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Cathy Fisher

Cathy Fisher is the creator of StraightUpFood.com, a website offering free recipes and information on eating a whole-food, plant-based diet free of salt, oil and sugar. She is also a cooking instructor, teaching classes at TrueNorth Health Center and the McDougall Program, both in Santa Rosa, CA. Cathy began eating a plant-based diet in 1999, and in 2016 published her first cookbook, Straight Up Food: Delicious and Easy Plant-based Cooking without Salt, Oil or Sugar.

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Vanilla Bean Frosting

This all-purpose vegan frosting is especially tasty on carrot cake but can be used for any dessert that calls for a rich, creamy…

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Perfect Vegan Carrot Cake

Perfectly moist and studded with raisins, this vegan carrot cake is sweetened with dates and banana and gets its rich flavor from…

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Almond-Poppy Seed Cake

This festive and hearty cake is not only delicious, but very fragrant. Its few ingredients and steps make for easy preparation, and…

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Tu-No Casserole

This hearty casserole calls for garbanzo beans instead of tuna, and mushrooms instead of the traditional can of salt-heavy Cream of Mushroom…

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Raw Apple Crumble

This dessert is easier and faster to make than an apple pie or crisp, and it requires no baking. Instead of refined…

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Quinoa Curry Bowl

This quick and easy dish uses “stir-fry” frozen vegetables, along with fresh ginger and garlic. Frozen veggies have come a long way, and they can be a healthy and delicious meal addition. Look for 100% vegetables without any added salt or oil.

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Broccoli Soup

This hearty soup not only tastes great, but it’s easy to make!

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Pumpkin Pie Squares

These pumpkin squares are easier to make than pumpkin pie, and they are firm enough to be eaten as finger food. They…

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Southwestern Enchilada Casserole

Filling and flavorful, this casserole is easier to make than enchiladas, since you don’t need to roll the tortillas or make a…

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Creamy Mushroom Gravy

This gravy is delicious with Mashed Potatoes or Lentil & Rice Loaf. It’s rich and flavorful even without the typical processed ingredients…

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