Category Archives : High Protein


Newly vegan and don’t know what to make this Thanksgiving? Try my Vegan Thanksgiving Bean Burger

Going into a holiday as a new vegetarian or vegan can be very disconcerting. Especially when your family believes you have lost your mind. (Insert eye roll here.) NOW what are we going to feed her? I’m sure she will be over all this nonsense in a month. Sigh Little […]

Thanksgiving Bean Burgers

Walnut Loaf

Coconut Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie – Vegan and No Baking!

Last Thanksgiving was my first plant based Thanksgiving experience.  Before the holiday I was a bit nervous.  No turkey? At Thanksgiving?  That can’t possible. But then I made this walnut loaf with all those comforting poultry seasonings.  And you know what?  I liked it even better.  It was moist, flavorful, made great […]


Sneaky Open-Faced Sloppy Joes – Vegan with Rice and Beans

What is so sneaky about a Sloppy Joe?  If you’re trying to get your kids to eat more fiber and veggies then this is the perfect way to sneak them into a dish.  I used red kidney beans and red cabbage that is full of fiber and antioxidants.  Cabbage has […]

Easy Vegan Sloppy Joes

Pineapple Tomato Chimichurri over Teriyaki Tofu

Pineapple Tomato Chimichurri over Teriyaki Tofu

Can tomato and pineapple be friends?  After tasting this recipe, I do believe they are the BEST of friends; neither overpowering the other, living in a sweet-savory harmony. And WHY would I put an Argentine chimichurri over a Japanese teriyaki? Because it works!  These flavors can go hand in hand […]


6 Ingredient Tempeh Fajitas

Tempeh (pronounced TEM-pay), as we know it in the US, is a fermented soybean cake that originated in Indonesia; however, the word tempeh actually covers a variety of fermented foods.  Soy tempeh it is a less processed form of soy than tofu – with a firmer texture, nutty taste and high […]


Is Soy Bad for Us? Find out what I learned.

Is Soy Bad for Us? Find Out What I Learned and Enjoy a Recipe – Cajun Tofu Fingers with Roasted Summer Squash and Tomatoes and Creamy Spiced Mustard on the Side Cajun Fu Fingers with Roasted Summer Squash and Tomatoes and Creamy Spiced Mustard on the Side With this being […]


Tofu Satay with Steamed Broccoli (without the skewer)

Tofu Satay with Steamed Broccoli is a mouthwatering medley of flavors – salty, sweet, savory, aromatic and pungent. One bite and you’ll be in heaven! This was one of those dinners that came out so great that I wanted to save the list of ingredients but I hadn’t measured everything […]


Macro Acorn Squash Bowl with Mila, Massaged Kale and Tahini Sauce

One of the best things in life is meeting new people and experiencing new things.  Last Saturday was one of the most fun and memorable.  My friend Gregg, who has been supplying me the wines for the Wine Down Wednesday posts, and his wife Kerry (I hope that is the correct spelling!) had us over […]


Greek Salad with Herbed Tofu Feta

The day I was reading through my VegNews magazine I happened to be relaxing on a sunny day, kicking back in a lawn chair, clad in bathing suit and floppy hat when I came across the recipe for tofu feta.  It sounded so intriguing that I got up and made […]


What is a Pattypan Squash? I’ll tell you all about it and share a delicious recipe – Grilled Pattypan Squash Stuffed with Bacon Tempeh, Quinoa, Daiya (Vegan Cheese) and Onions

Pattypan squash is what is known as a summer squash – all parts of it are edible, including the skin and seeds. There are TONS of benefits from eating this delicious squash. It’s full of vitamin C and A and specific antioxidants that are wonderful protection for macular degeneration and cataracts. […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Roasted Moroccan Carrots and Tofu

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I review a vegan dish paired with two different wines from Broadbent Selections. For an ideal pairing we look at wines that compliment the flavors of the Roasted Moroccan Carrot dish; cinnamon, coriander and cumin. The wines chosen to pair are Weinert Carrascal (2007), […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Mixed Beans with Kale and Quinoa

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I will review a vegan dish paired with two different wines.  To pair wines with a meatless dish we must look at the spices and main flavors of the recipe. Bay, garlic, thyme and vinegar are the flavors we will pair with this casual […]


Florida Coconut Thai Fish Packets

I will admit there are days I look in my fridge and no inspiration comes. Ha who are we kidding, that’s almost every day. But yesterday, inspiration struck in the form of parchment paper packets.  I found the basic recipe in Clean Eating, but chose to use my dad’s fresh […]