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Easy Three Bean Salad, Naturally Vegan 4

Fresh summer produce gave me the idea for this Easy Vegan Three Bean Salad. There is nothing better than vine ripened tomatoes, hearty edamame and garbanzo beans, and crisp-tender green beans dressed simply with olive oil and sea salt. For cookouts, beach days, and everyday life, this is the PERFECT summer […]

Easy Vegan Three Bean Salad

Sweet Potato Sliders with Curry Pesto

Sweet Potato Sliders with Curry Pesto 4

Tender sweet potatoes, rich curry and toasted bread are the feature ingredients in my crunchy, delicious Sweet Potato Sliders with Curry Pesto. Well known as the home of the controversial Paula Deen, Savannah Georgia is one of my favorite places on earth. It is rich with history, has a great food scene and […]


Tender, Mouthwatering Teriyaki Tempeh Lettuce Wraps 6

My Teriyaki Tempeh Lettuce Wraps are as simple to make as they are delicious. Whether you put them in a tortilla to make a taco, or chop the tempeh and throw it over some salad – this is a versatile, filling and scrumptious meal. Summer is on the way and […]

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Garlicky Black Beans

Garlic Black Beans over Rice Pasta 1

The secret is in the sauce with my Garlic Black Beans over Rice Pasta. Extra garlic, onions, Kalamata olive paste and sundried tomatoes are tied together with a dash of balsamic for pure perfection. What is the first thing you are usually thinking about when you get up each morning? […]


Easy & Delicious Vegan Spanakopita Recipe 11

This Easy & Delicious Vegan Spanakopita Recipe has a healthy little secret. Within that oh-so light and flakey crust, it is stuffed with savory, seasoned greens and tangy sun dried tomatoes nestled inside. My whole family enjoyed each bite! Getting kids involved in cooking is fun. Especially with plant based cooking. No worries of contamination or […]

Vegan Spanakopita Recipe

Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

Vegan Marinated & Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms 3

These flavorful marinated mushrooms are stuffed with a soft vegan cheese and topped off with tart, tangy and sweet sundried tomatoes in my Vegan Marinated & Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms. In the middle of the night last night, thoughts started coming to me – rolling in like thunderclouds. Dark, worrisome, brooding. It […]


Loaded Falafel Burger with Roasted Vegetables 1

These easy Loaded Falafel Burger with Roasted Vegetables use fresh roasted veggies along with premade burgers to save time on a busy weeknight. Could there be anything better than eggplant, tomato and onion all roasted and caramelized? I think not. I give no apologies when it comes to dinner on busy […]

Loaded Falafel Burger

Luscious Lemon Olive Oil

Luscious Lemon Olive Oil Dressing over Crunchy Rainbow Salad 1

Healthy, fresh and raw with all the colors and flavors of the rainbow – you’ll love my Luscious Lemon Olive Oil Dressing over Crunchy Rainbow Salad. Luscious Lemon Olive Oil Dressing over Crunchy Rainbow Salad Since leaving my corporate job I have been so much busier than I thought I […]


Chicken Out! Vegan and Gluten Free Dilled Chickpea Salad 4

If you’re working on cutting out fish and chicken, you’ll love this vegan and gluten free dilled chickpea salad. Dilled Chickpea Salad I confess. I miss tuna fish sandwiches and chicken salad – but substituting chickpeas with the same flavors is just as satisfying on a plant based diet.  I love […]

Dilled Chickpea Salad

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3 Easy Ways to Make a Positive Change in Your Diet. 14

Discover the secret of my 3 easy ways to make a positive change in your diet, and enjoy a recipe for grilled tempeh with raspberry, horseradish mustard sauce. This quick and easy recipe will knock your socks off! The sauce does double duty as the perfect dressing, as well as a sweet/savory sauce – […]


Tips on How to Make Dinner Quick, Easy and Cheap! 2

True or False – you will save money if you make it from scratch. The answer may surprise you. Learn my tips on how to make dinner quick, easy and cheap! Kale Spa Salad True. Sort of. I think back to my days before children, when I could gallivant about […]

Kale Spa Salad

Savory Quinoa Florentine 2

Savory Quinoa Florentine is a simple and elegant dish with sautéed tomatoes, caramelized onions, aromatic garlic and wilted spinach. Before I get to my Savory Quinoa Florentine recipe – I’d love to  share a few insights I’ve learned over the journey of life. Make the time to do the important things.  What are the […]

Savory Quinoa Florentine

Quick and Easy Sloppy Joes with Tempeh and Black Beans 11

You’ll never miss the meat in this recipe for quick and easy Sloppy Joes with Tempeh and Black Beans. “What….is the number one reason people don’t join a CSA?” Francisco, the owner of KyV Farm asked me with eyebrows raised and eyes wide, waiting for my answer….. Sloppy Joe with […]

Vegan Sloppy Joe

Roasted Cabbage with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Roasted Cabbage with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes 2

Sweet Roasted Cabbage with Caramelized Onions and Sun Dried Tomatoes is a beautiful compliment to seared tofu or tempeh, great as a bruschetta topping or as a holiday side dish. Roasted Cabbage  There is one vegetable that always stumps me. I ask people what they do with it and they […]