Plant-Based


Spring Tomato Panzanella with Dijon Vinaigrette (Toasted Bread Salad) 2

Toasted sourdough, tangy vinaigrette and crunchy veggies come together in this Spring Tomato Panzanella with Dijon Vinaigrette (Toasted Bread Salad).   Ah spring. A time for fluffy baby chickens, pastel dresses and developing colorful recipes with tomatoes in them. Apparently that’s all I’m eating lately because when I uploaded the […]

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Oil-Free Hawaiian Pineapple Vinaigrette over Sesame Salad Skewers Featured

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 […]


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.  […]

Chickpea Salad Stuffed Avocado

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 […]


Four-Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Smoothie 4

Though it’s still warm here in Florida, fall spirit has descended upon us like a warm, cozy, trendy, scarf-wrap. This four-ingredient Pumpkin Pie Smoothie will help get you in the warm and cozy mood, without the hairline sweat you’d get from downing a hot PSL in 90 degrees.     But […]


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 […]


Honey-Ginger Chicken Wings, Vegefied! Try Honey-Ginger Tofu Wings. 6

My daughter and I like to lay around and watch the Food Network like it’s our own makeover challenge.  If we see something that looks awesome, but isn’t plant-based, we vegefy it.  Our newest creation is Dinner At Tiffani’s Honey-Ginger Chicken Wings – Vegefied! Meet (Agave or) Honey-Ginger Tofu Wings.   […]


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 […]


Jack-what? Jackfruit! Pulled BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches. 2

Have you ever heard of jackfruit? Seriously.  This fruit is crazy. I first came across BBQ jackfruit at Vegfest and was amazed at how much it looked like pulled pork. I hadn’t tried it until this very recipe.    Jackfruit became one of the top food trends of 2017. I […]


Grilled Balsamic Portabella Burgers 4

  Grilled Balsamic Mushroom Burgers are a light, delicious alternative to beef burgers. No cholesterol and low in calories – yet moist and full of flavor.  A win-win!     It’s time to take a vote. Portobello or portobella? Which is the correct spelling?   I tend to lead towards […]


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 […]


How To Cook Brown Lentils In Bulk Using A Pressure Cooker 2

What if you could live years longer just by eating a cup of super-yummy lentils per day? What’s that you say? I’d love to learn how to cook brown lentils but it takes too long to cook them? Let me introduce you to the pressure cooker.   But first, let’s get […]


How To Cook Brown Rice In Bulk In Three Easy Steps 5

    Even the most basic foods can be scary to cook when you’re first getting into the kitchen.  When you’re going plant-based, there are a few basics that you’ve gotta master to be successful – including how to cook rice and grains in bulk. Shopping and cooking from the […]