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

Spicy Black-Eyed Peas and Baby Kale (Winter Beans and Greens)

Spicy Black-Eyed Peas and Baby Kale (Winter Beans and Greens)

Happy New Year! January means fresh opportunities to take care of our health inside and out, and beans and greens might be one of the best ways to make impressive strides toward these goals. Here’s my truly delicious Winter Beans … 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

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

Creamy Vegetable Soup with Collards and Chickpeas

Creamy Vegetable Soup with Collards and Chickpeas

Oh my goodness, this Creamy Vegetable Soup is just about the best thing in the world, especially on a snowy winter’s night. It’s my spin on a 10-Spice Vegetable Soup with Cashew Cream created by Angela Liddon (from ohsheglows.com). I was inspired by … Continue reading

Spicy Black Beans and Greens over Rice

Spicy Black Beans and Greens over Rice

Here we are, well into January, the month that promises a fresh start after holiday indulging. Yet, many of us truly struggle to get on track (or stay on track), and if this sounds painfully familiar, you have lots of company. … 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

Breakfast Skillet Hash

Breakfast Skillet Hash

We’re planning a family brunch at our house this Sunday, and that’s probably my favorite of all meals to host. Once again we’ll have a table filled with vegan and non-vegan palates, so I’m going to serve this dish. I … Continue reading

Creamy Vegetable Lasagne

Creamy Vegetable Lasagne

OMG. SO GOOD! And that pretty much sums it up. This recipe requires a few more steps than many, because there’s no way around it…we need lots of layers. Starting with a great red sauce and cooked whole grain pasta, we’ll be … Continue reading

Fabulous Beet Burgers

Fabulous Beet Burgers

I made these burgers last night, and they were amazing! I feel compelled to add here (in case you can identify) that I don’t even like beets. Actually, no one in our family is a fan of beets, yet everyone loved … Continue reading

Summer Rolls with Spicy Peanut Tofu

Summer Rolls with Spicy Peanut Tofu

You may already be a fan of summer rolls (sometimes called salad rolls, or Vietnamese Spring Rolls), in which case you’ll understand my great enthusiasm for these. But if you aren’t familiar, you’re going to thank me once you try them. … Continue reading

Salad Wraps with Beans and Greens

Salad Wraps with Beans and Greens

Is your brown bag lunch routine ready for a shake-up? Try this whole-grain veggie roll-up, full of plant-based nutrition, for a brand new perspective on your entire afternoon. Serving up protein, fiber, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc, … Continue reading