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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Plant-based Irish Soda Bread 1

A plant-based Irish Soda Bread that will give you the Luck o’ the Irish!  Or at least something really yummy for breakfast.   This hearty bread is made with a mixture of oat and whole wheat flour, laced with warm cinnamon and sweet raisins – add a little bit of butter (such […]


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 […]


Vegetarian Slow Cooker Mexican Quinoa – No Pre-Cooking!

This 100% plant-based, Vegetarian Slow Cooker Mexican Quinoa recipe has bold flavor, is simple to make, there’s NO pre-cooking, and don’t take my word for it. It’s been family tested and approved.   Go ahead, ask me if I like my slow cooker.  Most normal people would reply, “Does a […]


Healthier Holiday Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies [Video] 4

Ah the holidays. Stress. Depression. Overwhelm….wait WHAT? Time to refocus on family with my Healthier Holiday Cranberry Almond Oatmeal Cookies. These cookies are the perfect way to spend time with family and enjoy a delicious holiday dessert without sacrificing health.     Every year I look back on the fond memories I’ve […]


Quick and Easy Refined Sugar-Free Ketchup Recipe 4

A quick, easy, YUMMY, refined sugar-free ketchup recipe for the days you open the refrigerator and (gasp!) there’s none in there! Tangy tomato, seasonings and real maple syrup make this a healthier version of conventional ketchup. (A full third of it is refined sugar!)   When I was learning more about […]


Mediterranean Grilled Asparagus Recipe 2

I’m not afraid to say this is the BEST Mediterranean grilled asparagus recipe EVER. It’s definitely a recipe to knock your socks off! Let the drooling commence.   Last week I finished something new. Never before have I actually “launched” something I’ve created. In the past I created a plant-based program or cookbook, […]