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One-Pot Winter Squash and Brussels Sprouts Panzanella with Dried Cherries 2

Celebrating health this Thanksgiving season with a One-Pot Winter Squash and Brussels Sprouts Panzanella Since we’re on the topic of Thanksgiving, I’ve gotta share a few things I’m grateful for. I have such gratitude for my beautiful daughter and husband, for my mom and her support, my entire family and […]

Winter Squash and Brussels Panzanella

Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries

Healthy Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries 5

Celebrate fall and fight zombies with super moist, healthy Pumpkin Muffins with Pepitas and Dried Cherries Last weekend I opened the front door, took a step out, ready to breathe in the crisp fall air and breathed in a balmy 85 degrees.  Even though my tastebuds are ready for fall, Florida […]

Cheesy, Baked Kale and Mushroom Stuffed Pumpkin Recipe – Healthy and Delicious 5

Get high-fives all around from family, friends and guests with this mouthwatering Cheesy, Baked Kale and Mushroom Stuffed Pumpkin recipe. Think quick! You’ve been invited to a holiday dinner and you know you need to bring a dish. Since you’re into eating plant-based, and it’s usually slim pickings at events. You […]

Stuffed Pumpkin

Fall Mushroom Barley Chili

Fall Mushroom Barley Chili 2

Open the door and step into the cooler weather with a recipe for fall – Mushroom Barley Chili. Fall is that slow, delicious, bundle-up-cause-it’s-coldish-outside descent into the holidays.   And even if you’re here in Florida, with weather in the upper 80’s, you still want to celebrate the season and get […]

Agnes Presents – All Natural Savory Lentil Muffins 10

All Natural Savory Lentil Muffins – single serving size, soft and savory with just the right seasoning. Perfect for a fall school lunch. One bite of these lentil muffins and we thought of you. I know you’re busy. You want to eat healthy, but need something simple and delicious that […]

Lentil Muffins

Banana Bites

Agnes Presents – Banana Bites with Chocolate Shell 4

Banana bites are the perfect dessert for a large group (kids or adults) – soft, sweet bananas with a delicate chocolate shell –  reminiscent of the Dairy Queen chocolate dipped cone but WAY healthier. I dare you to eat just one! I remember those hot summers in Milford, Massachusetts. We […]

One Step, Non-Dairy Hemp Milk 5

Say goodbye to boxed non-dairy milks and say hello to creamy, delicious, protein packed, one step, non-dairy hemp milk. Cow’s milk is nature’s perfect food. For cute baby cows. When it comes to humans it’s toxic. High fat dairy creates an acidic environment in the body. As your body tries to […]

Hemp Milk

Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta

Grilled Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta with Tofu Feta 10

You can’t go wrong with crunchy, grilled bread, tangy balsamic vinegar and ripe tomatoes. My Grilled Balsamic Tomato Bruschetta with Tofu Feta is the perfect way to wow-the-pants-off your dinner guests. This is one of those recipes that you want to hoard and gobble up all by yourself. But you won’t. Because […]

Grilled Eggplant Rice with Fresh Cherries & Toasted Seeds 2

Ditch the the plain ol’ Eggplant Parm. My Grilled Eggplant Rice with Fresh Cherries & Toasted Seeds will be a stellar addition to your weekly menu.  We all get stuck in ruts. For instance, I’m stuck in one right now. I tend to cook the same things over and over for dinner. My […]

Grilled Eggplant with Fresh Cherries and Toasted Seeds

Baked Vegan Crab Cakes

Baked Vegan Crab Cakes – Moist and Flavorful with a Crispy Crust 6

Less fat, more flavor – these tender, baked vegan crab cakes are chock full of corn, bits of veggies and all the seafood flavor you love, nestled under a light, crispy crust. Last weekend we visited our friends Jim and Dina at their beach home for a cookout. We sat […]

Grilled Southwestern Kabobs with Red Wine Vinegar and Mustard Marinade 4

You’ll be drooling over the sweet, succulent grilled pineapple, delicately charred veggies and tender-crisp tofu chunks on these Southwestern Kabobs with Red Wine Vinegar and Mustard Marinade. The leftovers get devoured cold because we can’t wait to heat them. With summer coming you’re gonna be invited to BBQ’s. Make these babies ahead […]

Southwestern Kebabs

Pina Colada Bites

Feel the Warm Bahamian Breeze as You Nibble Frosty Piña Colada Bites 1

Stay cool with these Frozen Piña Colada Bites – little frosty bites of pineapple-y goodness over a graham cracker-esque crust.  Last week I returned from a killer trip. I’m not sure what will top this one. If you know me, I’m usually camping, so this was out of the norm. I savored […]

Simple Miso Soup – Only 5 Ingredients!

There’s a lot to be said about simplicity. Decluttering both our diets and our lives. Getting back to basics. This Simple Miso Soup covers all your bases. You’re like me, always on the go. Whether we’re on the way to work, the gym or running the kids to camp, this […]

Miso Soup

Cheesy Vegan Bean Quesadilla

Cheesy Vegan Bean Quesadilla – 6 Ingredients, 8 Minutes 5

I once read that if you’re switching to a plant-based diet one of the first things you need to do is learn how to make a perfectly crisp, hot, melty, gooey and satisfying Cheesy Vegan Bean Quesadilla.  Or maybe I was just thinking that in my head. Regardless, I’ve got one of […]

How to Help Your Family Get Rid of Sugar Addiction 2

By now you’re aware that sugar is in everything – you get it. You need some creative ways to get the stuff out of your diet and out of your kids’ diet. I’ll show you how to help you and your family get rid of sugar addiction and share a recipe […]

Sweet and Sour Tofu and Cabbage

Pre-Travel Smoothie

3 Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant-Based Diet

Dining Out is Easy with My 3 Top Tips for Eating Out and Traveling on a Vegan or Plant-Based Diet. Before you leave, load up your body with nutrients – enjoy my fresh, sweet and creamy pre-travel smoothie. Dining out while attempting to eat a healthy diet is hard. Eating out and traveling on vegan or plant-based diet […]

Gluten Free, Vegan Banana Pancake Bread 5

This all natural banana pancake bread is warm banana bread and comforting pancakes all rolled into one. And just so happens to be gluten free, vegan, and no one will ever know there’s not an ounce of butter or a gram of refined sugar. My dad used to carefully craft […]

Banana Pancake Bread

Luscious Lemon Citrus Dressing

Luscious Lemon Citrus Dressing 2

Luscious Lemon Citrus Dressing is perfect for the beautiful, sun-drenched Florida citrus that is in season right now. It is delicious massaged into a kale salad, or even just over a bed of lettuce. Let’s Talk Trends There are TONS of 2015 trend predictions out there. Some of them I’m not so […]

Sautéed Beet Greens with Zucchini and Brown Rice 5

Get back to your roots with Sautéed Beet Greens with Zucchini and Brown Rice. Simple. Seasonal. Delicious. …one of the tricks of opportunity. It has a sly habit of slipping in by the back door, and often comes disguised in the form of misfortune or temporary defeat. Perhaps this is […]

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Roasted Rutabaga and Parsnip Soup - Image and Recipe by Gena Hamshaw, Care of Kris Carr

Best Vegan Holiday Recipes 5

What better way to start the holidays than planning the menu around some of the best vegan holiday recipes around? Christmas parties, visiting families and fun times with friends usually center around food and drink. This year I will be celebrating Christmas at my mother in law’s house. Luckily we […]