Grand Slam Tempeh Burgers with Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

Grand Slam Tempeh Burgers with Spinach and Sweet Potatoes

Just in time for summer grilling, picnics and barbecues, I have a new favorite to mark the moment. I’m combining hearty tempeh with sweet potatoes and spinach for THE perfect new summer burger. It’s a grand slam in my book … Continue reading

Vegan Kale Caesar Salad with Polenta Croutons

Vegan Kale Caesar Salad with Polenta Croutons

Vegan-ized Caesar dressing! This is big! I mean, Breaking News big – at least in my house. Since I became vegan about 10 years ago, Caesar Salad has probably been my single most-lamented, yearned-for recipe. But Caesar Salad is back … Continue reading

Red Lentil and Black Bean Soup

Red Lentil and Black Bean Soup

I think a delicious bowl of hot soup makes the perfect meal, any time of year. Soup is just such good food, and this one is simple to prepare, and truly delectable over mashed potatoes. I especially love how the squeeze of … Continue reading

Roasted Beet and Roasted Garlic Hummus

Roasted Beet and Roasted Garlic Hummus

Recently, I started creating my own beet hummus, and my daughter and I have fallen in love with this. It’s creamy and deeply flavorful, and we’re enjoying it with raw vegetables (of course), on sprouted grain toast, in salad wraps, over … 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 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

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