Tag Archives : Nutritional Yeast


Behold the Eggless Breakfast Taco ~ Soft and Deliciously Egg-y without Tofu! 15

This Eggless Breakfast Taco is a simple and flavorful twist on a traditional breakfast burrito. Get your new year started off on the right foot – with an easy, healthy, delicious and light breakfast. If you are tired of the same old oatmeal, this recipe will knock your socks off! Plus I’ll share my food trend […]

Eggless Breakfast Taco ~ Made with Chickpea Flour

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Nutritional Yeast Vinaigrette 6

One of my most favorite ingredients ever! Nutritional yeast is a vegan support formula where yeast (a form of fungus/mushroom) is grown on molasses, heated to kill the yeast, and finally dried into the texture of flakes.  It may be fortified with B Vitamins and has about 70 calories and 8 grams of plant based […]


Three Tips on How to make a Great Vegan Veggie Burger (and a Savory Veggie Burger Recipe)! 7

  I’ve finally discovered the secrets to making great tasting great veggie or bean burgers when they used to fall apart, turning into mush. The first secret is some flour – any kind will do; add it a tablespoon at a time until the mixture is firmer but only just stays together.  (This does take […]

Savory Veggie Burger with Vegan Cheese

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Vegan Cheesy Broccoli & Rice Dip for a Clean Eating Cocktail Party 2

It’s a Clean Eating Cocktail Party at Cara’s Cravings! Recently my dear friend Cara invited me to join a cocktail party over at her place, www.carascravings.com.  Of course I said, absolutely! She got a bunch of us health food bloggers together and asked us to share a recipe we would serve at a cocktail party […]


Celebration of Fall from the St Johns River Farmers Market – Stuffed Acorn Squash with Roasted Garlic, Sage, Pumpkin Sauce and Fresh Squash Blossoms 2

What do you do with squash blossoms? This was the question I heard over and over from customers at the KyV Farm tent set up at the St Johns Farmers Market at Alpine Grove Park last Saturday.  There are many fried and stuffed recipes on the internet so here is a unique one that showcases […]

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Roasted Garlic, Sage, Pumpkin Sauce and Fresh Squash Blossoms

Wine Down Wednesday – Sweet Corn and Pattypan Squash Chowder 3

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I 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 – In this case, the Vinadloo spices – a mixture of coriander, garlic, cumin, ginger, cinnamon, cardamom, cayenne, mustard, […]


Kid Friendly Vegan and Gluten Free Pasta with Mixed Beans, Sugar Snap Peas and Garlic

Vegan and Gluten Free Pasta A while back I wrote in a post that I wasn’t going to buy and cook meat for my family any more. I will admit, sticking to my guns was tough at first – particularly because my daughter is allergic to soy and nuts.  I’m still working to overcome all the reservations […]


Caramelized Onion and Cabbage Sauce – A Tasty Replacement for Cheese Sauce!

Sunday I woke up with inspiration.  I set out to create a delicious vegan casserole for the family that they would like and was met with major success! But let me go back to the beginning.  The sauce. I have been struggling with the fact that my family still eats meat and made a decision […]


My dinner at Scalini Fedeli and a Simple Lunch-Broccoli and Pigeon Peas with Pasta, Sea Salt and Garlic Topping

Last week was my second trip to Jersey for work. The big plan had been to drive into the city on Wednesday but after a really long work day- the weather, gloomy and rainy-we ended up debating on where to eat locally. We scrolled through the pamphlet of local restaurants provided by the hotel and settled on […]


Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Kale and Pumpkin Cream Sauce

I learned something really interesting today from my coworker, Sarah.  Her son, Jake, did a fabulous presentation on plastic.  Have you heard of the Great Garbage Patch? It is this huge garbage mound of plastic in the middle of the ocean that is “roughly the size of Texas, containing approximately 3.5 million tons of trash. Shoes, […]