Peanut Butter Power Balls

Peanut Butter Power Balls

These little beauties are deliciously addictive, and perfect for a busy afternoon with no time for baking. Just add oats, peanut butter, and dried fruit to your food processor for an instant, energy-packed treat. These always disappear quicky, so you … Continue reading

Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Tofu Lettuce Wraps

These flavorful lettuce wraps transform plain tofu into delicious  – whether served as a light meal, or an adorable appetizer. The tofu mixture is very easy to prepare, and can be ready in just a few minutes. Leftovers for tomorrow’s lunch are … Continue reading

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

So, yea, this isn’t really a recipe. It’s more of an ode to the beauty of simplicity. Nothing compares to the elegance of this classic, and it’s fabulous year-round. I find that gently melting the finest vegan chocolate creates a perfect … Continue reading

Fresh Peach Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Fresh Peach Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Glorious fresh peaches are the star here. Rolled oats, bananas, and applesauce combined with juicy peaches create these very portable little muffin cups. I’ve fallen in love with them, and have been making a batch or two weekly. Here’s the bonus … Continue reading

Ratatouille Flatbread Pizza

Ratatouille Flatbread Pizza

My mom began making ratatouille when I was a young girl, and I remember it was unlike anything she usually served and I wasn’t really sure if it was supposed to be a side dish, a condiment, filling, or topping. Turns out that this lovely stew … Continue reading

Chocolate Banana Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chocolate Banana Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches

Oh my goodness. Ice cream sandwiches! This lovely summer indulgence begins with an easy, chewy cookie, baked from scratch with just a few simple ingredients, and out of the oven in about 10 minutes. Once they cool, sandwich your favorite … Continue reading

Zucchini, Kale, and Basil Tempeh Burgers

Zucchini, Kale, and Basil Tempeh Burgers

I have been making all kinds of tempeh burgers this summer, and for the last few weeks I’ve been adding zucchini, kale, and fresh basil from the Farmer’s Market for extra flavor. We think these burgers are perfect summertime fare. They’re oven-baked, … Continue reading

Creamy Avocado Sauce with Fresh Basil and Lime

Creamy Avocado Sauce with Fresh Basil and Lime

I’ve been looking for shortcuts in the kitchen now that it’s hot outside, and this recipe has been a dream come true. Who doesn’t like a sauce made with just a few fresh ingredients that requires no cooking? This is it…a loose interpretation … Continue reading

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

Fresh Strawberry Ice Cream

Warm weather is here, and fresh strawberries are at their very finest. So of course it’s time to add them to ice cream. You may have read about Ben and Jerry’s and their new nondairy ice creams. I do applaud … Continue reading

Summer Red-Skinned Potato Salad

Summer Red-Skinned Potato Salad

This potato salad made a big splash at our table the first time I made it, and it’s now a requested favorite – even by family members who never liked potato salad before. That’s when you know you have a winner. Like … Continue reading