Raspberry-Dusted Cocoa Caramel Truffles

Raspberry-Dusted Cocoa Caramel Truffles

Oh my. These are good. Amaaaazingly good. And decadently delicious, yet with no added sugar. How about that? World, please meet my Raspberry-Dusted Cocoa Caramel Truffles! And Happy Valentine’s Day! xo

Spicy Cauliflower Wings

Spicy Cauliflower Wings

I recently created this plant-based snack with big game days in mind, but it’s really a great appetizer for any occasion. These cauliflower bites get oven-crisped and are almost addictively flavorful, yet with no added oil or sugar, and they’re … Continue reading

Lasagne Minestrone

Lasagne Minestrone

This one pot dish is a comforting cross between Minestrone Soup and a hearty pan of Lasagne, with vegetables, white beans, lasagna noodles, and greens. All of these wonderful ingredients cook together in a flavorful, rich tomato broth, and it’s … Continue reading

Double Cherry Steel Cut Oats

Double Cherry Steel Cut Oats

Mmmm…a cold winter day and hot oatmeal. They go together like…well, like a cold winter day and hot oatmeal. Good stuff. Here’s my newest favorite combo which can be prepared in all matter of ways, but the fastest is in … Continue reading

Easy Seven-Layer Tex-Mex Dip

Easy Seven-Layer Tex-Mex Dip

This simple Seven Layer Dip and celebrations of all kinds are made for each other. My very favorite way to serve this is in pretty little glasses, but if short of time, just spread ingredients one layer at a time in … Continue reading

Breakfast Panini with Potatoes and Greens

Breakfast Panini with Potatoes and Greens

There’s something universally appealing about paninis, and I’m pretty sure one of the keys to grilled sandwich bliss centers around the happy contrast between the hot filling and its perfectly crisp exterior. Truth be told, my preference most mornings is for savory … Continue reading

Pumpkin Pie Bites

Pumpkin Pie Bites

Here’s a SUPER simple, completely guilt-free, and utterly delicious holiday dessert. You’ll see the short list of healthy, whole ingredients below. What you WON’T see is dairy or eggs, and you won’t see processed sugar, processed flour, or added oils. The perfect sweet ending … Continue reading

Homemade Muesli

Homemade Muesli

Ready to make your mornings easier than ever? Homemade Muesli to the rescue. The coolest part of this happy mixture is how truly delicious it is, but this is amazingly easy to customize, too. Start with rolled oats, then add your favorite … Continue reading

Smoky White Bean and Potato Stew, and Book Review: The Vegan 8 (100 Simple, Delicious Recipes Made with 8 Ingredients or Less)

Smoky White Bean and Potato Stew, and Book Review: The Vegan 8 (100 Simple, Delicious Recipes Made with 8 Ingredients or Less)

The Vegan 8 cookbook, from author Brandi Doming, is finally available, and it’s lovely, with striking ideas for breakfast, snacks, dinners, sauces, and desserts, and each one representing the author’s commitment to utilizing 8 ingredients or less – not counting salt, pepper, … Continue reading

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables with Arugula Pesto Pasta

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables with Arugula Pesto Pasta

Flavor-packed and dramatic, this is a jazzy dish that’s perfect for guests, yet easy enough for a great family dinner. An easy arugula pesto is tossed with cooked pasta and loads of oven-roasted shallots, zucchini, bell peppers, and tomatoes. The flavorful … Continue reading

Apple Cider Sorbet

Apple Cider Sorbet

I batched cooked (as I often do) over the weekend, prepping for the days ahead with lots of good stuff. So, dinner on Sunday included a smoky bean stew, roasted butternut squash and onions, mashed potatoes, roasted cauliflower, and steamed … Continue reading

Vegan Mac and Cheese Perfection

Vegan Mac and Cheese Perfection

This cheesy vegan pasta…well…I think it’s so heavenly that I had to name it accordingly. The cream sauce is magical, made with a blended mixture of cashews, roasted red peppers, and grilled onions. It’s addictively comforting, and absolutely delicious. It’s … Continue reading