There is no denying the fact that oil is not good for our health. Even if you rely on vegetable oil for cooking, it releases harmful compounds whenever heated. This is why many health freaks cook their food without oil. And if you are a vegan, you are lucky to be here as we have brought some incredible oil-free food ideas for you. From roasted vegetable pasta to oil-free hummus, these
Roasted Vegetable Pasta
Pasta lovers can delight their taste buds with a bowl of roasted vegetable pasta. Take a bowl of mixed vegetables like onion, carrots, bell peppers, etc., and toss them with salt. Spread the veggie mixture on a lined baking tray and roast in a preheated oven set at 425 degrees. After 20 minutes, take the veggies out and toss them with garlic, black pepper, and thyme. Again bake for some 12 minutes and add them to cooked pasta. At last, sprinkle some chili flakes, and salt and also pour in some balsamic vinegar.
If hummus is what you crave with your veggies or snacks, make it oil-free and without tahini. To make vegan hummus without oil, blend chickpeas with garlic, fresh lemon juice, and low-sodium tamari. Add some water to the hummus if the mixture is thick. You can customize this hummus by adding other ingredients such as sweet potato, spinach, and more.
Make your vegan dinner healthy with ginger-garlic noodles that are truly oil-free. Take whole wheat spaghetti as doesn’t contain egg. Start by making a sauce with arrowroot powder, water, vinegar, and soy sauce. Now cook garlic, ginger, carrots, peppers, and scallions in water. Let the vegetable cook for about 4 minutes and then add some bok choy. Pour the sauce over the veggie mixture and again cook for 6 minutes. Combine the cooked noodles with veggies, toss, and serve.
Baked Vegan Sausage Patties
Baked vegan sausage patties make for one of the exceptional
Carrot Cake Baked Oatmeal
Dessert lovers can make a combo of carrot cake and baked oatmeal. This incredible twist on a classy dessert requires making flax seed eggs by combing flax seeds and water. Combine rolled oats, chopped pecans, maple syrup, shredded carrots, almond milk, and baking powder in a bowl. Sprinkle some cinnamon powder, salt, and nutmeg on the oat mixture, and then mix it with flax eggs. Pour the mixture into a lined baking tray and bake for some 36 minutes in an oven preheated to 375 degrees. Let the cake and oatmeal combo cool down. At last, garnish with coconut whipped cream, pecans, and maple syrup before serving.
Stir-fries are great to serve with bread but they often contain oil. Make oil-free chickpea stir-fry and enjoy with rice, bread, etc. Marinate the chickpeas in some tamari for some 16-17 minutes. Make a sauce with minced ginger, cornstarch, minced garlic, tamari, coconut sugar, red pepper flakes, rice vinegar, and water. Heat a tablespoon or two of water in a skillet and cook bell peppers and onion. Now., stir in some mushrooms and cook for a few minutes. Add the chickpeas followed by the prepared sauce. Let the mixture heat well and garnish with green onions.
Try these oil-free vegan food ideas and satisfy your taste buds without harming your health!