Lebanese Chickpea Balila

This simple Lebanese Chickpea Balila is a flavorful, warm mixture of soft chickpeas, rich olive oil, fragrant garlic and fresh parsley with a squeeze of tangy lemon. There is a group of girls that are my lunch friends. The same group gets together about every other week and we typically […]

Lebanese Balila 3

Walnut-Tofu Loaf 2

Celebrate the holidays with all the traditional flavors you know and love, without the meat in this Vegan Holiday Walnut Tofu Loaf. Welcome home… This loaf was super easy to make-it sounds like a lot, but it took under 30 minutes to prep using my food processor to chop the […]

Walnut Tofu Loaf

Fall Harvest Soup

Florida Fall Harvest Soup 2

Florida Fall Harvest Soup with a secret ingredient – radishes! Shhh… one will ever know they aren’t potatoes. Last Thursday was my second CSA pickup and I stayed behind to discuss some workshop ideas with Vivian and Francisco for KYV farm.   As we chatted, Vivian offered me some soup.  […]

Turkey Tempeh Recipe, Perfect for the Holidays!

If you’re new to living a vegan or plant-based lifestyle, this Turkey Tempeh recipe is perfect for the holidays. All the flavors you love – and better for your health, animals and the planet.   Before I get started with the recipe, let me quickly share a few veggie pics I […]

Turkey Tempeh

Lettuce Wraps with Pickled Black Eyed Peas and Barley

Black Eyed Peas

Move over traditional, ham-filled black eyed peas, there’s a new version in town that’s even more delicious. Pickled black eyed peas nestled in lettuce wraps. My 3-year old and I made up a song about our trip to the farm last weekend since my description of the trip was turning […]

Crunchy Kale Fattoush

That wasn’t a sneeze. It’s a fattoush. A Crunchy Kale Fattoush Mediterranean salad filled with fresh herbs, tangy dressing and crunchy crackers.       I do believe I’ve discovered the dressing secret of my favorite salad at Mandaloun Mediterranean. It is tart, tangy, sweet perfection and I think I figured […]