Arugula and Roasted Beet Salad with Cream Cheese, Dates, and Raw Pistachios

Arugula and Roasted Beet Salad with Cream Cheese, Dates, and Raw Pistachios

This salad is beyond delicious. Until recently, I haven’t used (or liked) beets much, other than in my Fabulous Beet Burgers, which I completely adore. Now, I actually LIKE beets! I know, this is shocking news to me, too, but … Continue reading

Easy Air-Fried Potatoes

Easy Air-Fried Potatoes

Have you been hearing lots of buzz about Airfryers lately? If so, there’s a reason for it. They’re pretty awesome. At least mine is. I took some time before jumping in, and did a bit of research – including talking directly … Continue reading

Chocolate Over Strawberries Ice Cream

Chocolate Over Strawberries Ice Cream

Confession. Although I try to avoid added sugars much of the time, I make exceptions now and then – and perhaps a few more than usual for homemade dairy-free ice cream. That’s where this brief story begins. Picture a hot Sunday night – … Continue reading

Fresh Basil Hummus

Fresh Basil Hummus

I eat a LOT of hummus. No surprise. But sometimes I like to intensify the flavor with fresh herbs for a little extra zip, and this 2-ingredient recipe does the trick. It’s just a little hummus, plus the fresh herb of … Continue reading

Pasta Primavera Alfredo

Pasta Primavera Alfredo

Mmmm…so delicious. My newest favorite. Colorful freshly sautéed vegetables over warm pasta, smothered in a luxurious, creamy Alfredo sauce. An outstanding dish. Trust me, you’ll want seconds. PASTA PRIMAVERA ALFREDO Alfredo Sauce 3/4 cup raw cashews 1 cup nondairy milk 1 cup … Continue reading

Super Summer Smoothie Bowl

Super Summer Smoothie Bowl

This refreshing Super Summer Smoothie Bowl starts with a base of blended frozen cherries and frozen bananas, and finished with a colorful array of watermelon, cantaloupe, fresh bananas, and berries. You might like to try mango, peaches, or plums, or add … Continue reading

Pan-Steamed Broccolini with Toasted Pistachios

Pan-Steamed Broccolini with Toasted Pistachios

Two ingredients (plus seasonings). It’s a combination that’s almost magical…tender, crunchy, salty, slightly bitter, and just a tad smoky. Ridiculously easy, and oh so good! In case you aren’t acquainted with broccolini, it’s similar to broccoli. But broccolini has smaller florets, with stems … Continue reading

Cashew Cream Maple Date Ice Cream

Cashew Cream Maple Date Ice Cream

Summer’s here and our ice cream machine is calling my name. This particular frozen creation is truly company-worthy. Even your non-vegan friends will be amazed by how creamy and decadent this is. I usually start with soy milk or almond milk, … Continue reading

Brown Rice and Black Beans in Homemade Green Salsa with Cilantro and Lime

Brown Rice and Black Beans in Homemade Green Salsa with Cilantro and Lime

This past weekend, I made burritos filled with this simple combination of black beans and brown rice, simmered in a zesty homemade green salsa. Fresh cilantro and lime juice make this sauce just a little unusual, and really delicious. Although the non-cilantro folks at home … Continue reading

Mashed Potato Stacks with Mixed Greens

Mashed Potato Stacks with Mixed Greens

Mashed potatoes with mixed greens are meant for each other. Such simple ingredients, but they are somehow far from ordinary when combined. Greens and potatoes are so satisfying and extraordinarily nutritious that they make their way onto my plate almost daily. But my potatoes and … Continue reading

Deep Chocolate Brownie Bites

Deep Chocolate Brownie Bites

If you get serious chocolate cravings like I do, these little brownie creations will amaze you. Seriously, every time I make these, they’re quickly devoured – and I mean by everyone. You’ll find it very hard to believe that these … Continue reading

Cremini Mushroom Sauce with Shallots and Madeira Wine

Cremini Mushroom Sauce with Shallots and Madeira Wine

One of my clients asked if I might create a cremini mushroom sauce for her to use over baked potatoes and pasta. Well. Full disclosure. I’m not a huge mushroom fan. Quite the contrary. So this one is for you, Laura. ; … Continue reading