Chocolate Blueberry Brownies

Chocolate Blueberry Brownies

Meet my favorite new brownies! Oh my, these are so good! Yet no sugar, no flour, no dairy, no oil, and totally yummy through and through. Just fudgy, chocolatey goodness studded with blueberries for a rich delicious moment, perfect for celebrating … Continue reading

Easy Ancho Chili Lentil Tostadas

Easy Ancho Chili Lentil Tostadas

Tostadas (toasted tortillas) are one of my favorite meals – for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, so I’m endlessly exploring new variations. This version marries ancho chili with fresh lime juice for a little extra kick, but with very little extra effort. … Continue reading

Curried Sweet Potato, Eggplant, and Quinoa Tagine

Curried Sweet Potato, Eggplant, and Quinoa Tagine

This flavorful dish is my very uncomplicated version of a complex North African vegetable tagine. Tagines are savory Moroccan stews prepared by slow cooking in a shallow cooking dish with a conical lid, and both the cookware itself, and the stews … Continue reading

Jalapeño Queso

Jalapeño Queso

It almost strains credulity that plant-based ingredients alone can create a queso this creamy and versatile. Dip your baked whole grain tortillas HERE..of course. But don’t stop there. Drizzle everything you’re ready to love even more – from bean burgers to baked potatoes, and … Continue reading

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 the Super Bowl 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

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

Simple Salad with Radicchio, Hazelnuts, and Vegan Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Simple Salad with Radicchio, Hazelnuts, and Vegan Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

A vegan buttermilk ranch dressing – that’s whole-food, plant based – and delicous? Yes, yes, and yes. This creamy dressing might be the answer you’ve been looking for all this time. It’s become a favorite at our house. This time … 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