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Nava A. Healthy Living Professional

Hudson Valley, New York
Nava Atlas is the author and illustrator of many books on vegetarian cooking, most recently, The Vegetarian Family Cookbook and The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet. Her earlier books, Vegetariana, Vegetarian Celebrations, and Vegetarian Soups for All Seasons are considered classics. Nava has also... Full Bio
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Recipe of the Week: Mediterranean Salad-Stuffed Bread by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Hello! I am getting to be so lazy about cooking and posting that this should probably be retitled Recipe of the Month. But for a blog, that wouldn’t do, so I’ll aspire to be ... Read on »
Recipe of the Week: Vegan French Onion Soup by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Though this is listed as the first fall soup in my book, Vegetarian Soups for All Seasons, I was craving this soup this week. I haven’t made it in ages! It’s still a good ... Read on »
Recipe of the Week: Pasta with Enlightened Alfredo Sauce by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Over the years, one of the recipes readers have asked me for most often is a lighter, dairy-free version of pasta with Alfredo sauce, that creamy concoction that in ... Read on »
Vegan Express on the Blogosphere by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Since I am too lazy to take photos of the recipes I post, you might enjoy, as I do, browsing the photos that other bloggers have taken of the recipes they’ve made from Veg ... Read on »
Recipe of the Week: Potage Polenta by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian It’s just a couple of short weeks away from spring, but it still seems like an eternity. This winter has been a hard slog all around the U.S., not sure how it has been aro ... Read on »
Recipe of the Week: Seitan “Peppersteak” with Bean-Thread Noodles by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I am such a space cadet! I do mean to post Recipe of the Week on Sundays, and then, before I know it, it’s Wednesday. Maybe if I try to do this on Wednesday, the post will ... Read on »
Recipe of the Week: Tofu and Tortilla Scramble by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Oh, dear. I had vowed to post a Recipe of the Week on this blog every Sunday evening, and here it is, practically Thursday. Here is why I am so late with Recipe of th ... Read on »
Pasta with Enlightened Alfredo Sauce by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional 2 Comments Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Over the years, one of the recipes readers have asked me for most often is a lighter, dairy-free version of pasta with Alfredo sauce, that creamy concoctio ... Read on »
West African Peanut Stew by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian 6 to 8 servings Adapted from The Vegetarian Family Cookbook 1 1/2 tablespoons light olive oil 1 large red onion, chopped 3 to 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 ... Read on »
Tofu and Tortilla Scramble by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian Here’s one of my favorite quick dishes of all time; it’s always a hit, even with people who think they don’t like tofu. Based on a southwestern dish called “Migas” (in its o ... Read on »
Lemony Bulgur with Green Beans and Walnuts by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian The dish that still most appeals to me is the one that follows. There’s nothing about it that’s traditionally “Easter,” but it’s a nice transitional kind of dish, bridging the ... Read on »
Seitan by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I am such a space cadet! I do mean to post Recipe of the Week on Sundays, and then, before I know it, it’s Wednesday. Maybe if I try to do this on Wednesday, the ... Read on »
Curried Cashew and Green Pea Soup by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian 6 servings In the book, I describe how this soup can be made warm or cold, but since we’re in the middle of a bitter February, I’ll present only the warm version here. ... Read on »
Recipe of the Week: Seitan "Peppersteak" with Bean-Thread Noodles by Nava A. Healthy Living Professional 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Vegetarian I am such a space cadet! I do mean to post Recipe of the Week on Sundays, and then, before I know it, it’s Wednesday. Maybe if I try to do this on Wednesday, the post ... Read on »