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Oil-Free Hawaiian Pineapple Vinaigrette over Sesame Salad Skewers 2

Oil-Free Hawaiian Pineapple Vinaigrette over Sesame Salad Skewers is sweet, salty, savory and crunchy. This healthy salad-on-a-stick appetizer is sure to wow both your plant-based peeps and omnivores alike.   There are all kinds of meats on a stick – satay, corn dogs, and meat kebabs, so I thought, what […]

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Chickpea Salad Stuffed Avocado

Chickpea Salad Stuffed Avocado 2

  Chickpea salad – reminiscent of a chicken or tuna salad – stuffed into half a creamy avocado, served over crunchy salad greens.    This versatile recipe not only features all the filling-ness you’d expect from any protein-filled salad, it’s also got three different levels for corresponding levels of complexity.  […]


Fight Cold and Flu with Chicken-less Noodle Soup 2

  Immune boosting, virus-fighting, Chicken-less Noodle Soup to help you through cold and flu season on your vegan or plant-based lifestyle.   There are three things that tell me it’s flu season – the weird remedies that start to come out (such as one made from Muscovy duck liver and […]


Winter Spinach Salad

Winter Spinach Salad with Warm Rice and Beans 4

A Winter Spinach Salad with warm rice and beans, and tons of winter veggies like fennel, broccoli and radishes, smothered in a lemon, garlic dressing.   It’s January. Isn’t this the time of year we’re supposed to be doing a detox?     Let’s face it.  The “holidays” really start when Halloween […]


Lasagna Quinoa Burgers 2

Lasagna Quinoa Burgers are a super fun way to get the lasagna flavor you love this fall – without the pan.     You know how we all tend to make the same things over and over until someone keels over and dies of boredom?  That was my family.  I had […]


Our Top Ten Most Popular Plant-based Recipes 2

  Ten of our all-time, most searched recipes, all in one place!  Check out our Our Top Ten Most Popular Plant-based Recipes.   Sunday night, Hurricane Irma rolled through my quiet, oak lined street like a freight train. She toppled oaks and brought flood waters to my next door neighbor’s back […]


Grilled Tomato Sauce 4

Have you ever made a grilled tomato sauce?  Ooooo…..have I got the recipe for you!   A few weekends ago I took a trip to NYC. A friend of mine made salsa by grilling the tomatoes, onions, garlic etc. and then pureed it for a smoother texture. The flavors were […]


Mango & Avocado Spring Rolls with Nutty Dipping Sauce 4

Here in Florida we’re in full even-my-eyelids-are-sweating mode, and it’s only June.  It’s time for something cool and fresh – like Mango & Avocado Spring Rolls with Nutty Dipping Sauce.   These fresh mango and avocado spring rolls are a little sweet, a little savory, a little crunchy, a little soft […]


One-Pot Moroccan Carrots, Lentils and Rice 3

  Ever wonder what to do with leftover rice and beans or lentils? Well I’ve got the recipe for you! One Pot Moroccan Carrots, Lentils and Rice – a “my-family-went-back-for-seconds” recipe.   There’s one thing I’ve learned to be true as I’ve transitioned to a plant-based lifestyle….if you cook and buy […]


Indonesian Peanut Gado Gado Sauce Recipe And Roasted Veggie Salad 4

  You’ve landed here because you’re either looking for a Gado Gado sauce recipe or you’re one of my awesome email subscribers. Either way, you’re gonna be stoked – because this Indonesian peanut sauce is perfect for dressing, marinade or dipping sauce.  It’s sweet, spicy and savory with a little […]


Corn and Black Bean Salad 5

Bumble Bee Corn and Black Bean Salad – a salad that got a self-professed veggie and bean hater to say, “I actually enjoyed that. I could eat that. It had a lot of flavor!”  And shhh……he had no idea it had no oil in it!   Note: This is the […]


Coconut Quinoa Broccoli Bowl 3

Risotto. Creamy, filling, sweat and savory balance. That’s what this Quinoa bowl reminds me of.    If you’re gonna go plant-based, even if it’s only some of the time, you must have a go-to “bowl” recipe.   One that brings together veggies, protein, fiber, vitamins and nutrients….but most importantly, tastes good. […]


Easy Roasted Red Pepper Lasagna – No Pre-Cooking Noodles! 5

You’ll absolutely love this Easy Roasted Red Pepper Lasagna.   It’s cheesy, packed with flavor and so simple to make, even your kids can help make dinner. Give them the task of creating the layers. Kind of like how Subway calls their employees Sandwich Artists, they can be the Lasagna […]


Pesto Penne With Crunchy Broccoli and Grape Tomatoes

  Healthier eating without sacrificing taste – my Pesto Penne With Crunchy Broccoli and Grape Tomatoes is a delicious gluten-free side or perfect as a main with some grilled tofu or tempeh on top.    Note!  If you’re staying home for Valentine’s Day, this is the perfect meal – simply […]