Holiday Lentil Bolognese

Holiday Lentil Bolognese

This Lentil Bolognese is my newest go-to pasta sauce, with chunks of sautéed vegetables, hearty lentils, and a jalapeño kick that together elevate plain tomato sauce into a rich, company-worthy meal. Serve this over whole grain pasta for a delicious dining … Continue reading

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal Muffin Cups

If you have extra canned pumpkin on hand after Thanksgiving, you’re going to thank me. Here’s another healthy and delicious way to create a lovely breakfast or snack with pumpkin and whole rolled oats. Amazingly, these are sweetened only with fruit, … Continue reading

Perfect Plant-Based Thanksgiving Menu

Perfect Plant-Based Thanksgiving Menu

Surrounded by family and a kitchen filled with delicious flavors, Thanksgiving has long been at the top of my favorite holidays list. But it’s not without challenges. If you host guests who aren’t vegan, like we do, you know that pleasing … Continue reading

Cinnamon Applesauce Donuts

Cinnamon Applesauce Donuts

I made these three times this week. Yep, three times. They’re soft and chewy and scrumptious and easy, and pretty much perfect. We (my husband, our 2 kids, and I) can’t get over them. I’d have to add these to … Continue reading

Harissa-Spiced Butternut Squash Air Fries

Harissa-Spiced Butternut Squash Air Fries

It’s butternut squash time and I can’t seem to get enough of this stuff. The hardest part of using butternut squash (no pun intended) is slicing it, right? I do love a good shortcut, so I’m always happy to see it already prepped … Continue reading

Banana Monkey Bars

Banana Monkey Bars

Here’s what I can say about these Banana Monkey Bars… The first batch disappeared before they even had a chance to cool. By the next morning, my son, daughter, and husband had each separately asked if we could make more.  … Continue reading

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 Air Fryers 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 … 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