Potatoes Two Ways

Potatoes Two Ways

  Serves 4 Ingredients: 4 medium russet potatoes 1 cup drained marinated artichoke hearts, oil reserved, hearts halved or quartered if large 1 medium zucchini, halved and sliced 1/2-inch thick (1 cup) 1 small red onion, thinly sliced (1 cup) 6 Tbs nutritional yeast, divided 1 Tbs kefir milk 1 Tbs herbs de providence 1 Tbs

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffins

What could be better in fall then pumpkin muffins? Pumpkin cream cheese muffins! Even better is that this recipe uses neufchatel cheese is similar to cream cheese with the taste and texture but with 1/3 less of the fat it actually is a lot healthier than cream cheese. You can find it next to the normal cream cheese in almost any grocery store. Feel free to add some toasted pumpkin seeds on top for an added crunch.

Acorn Squash Rice Bowl

Acorn Squash Rice Bowl

This is the perfect upgrade to a risotto. The squash and fig combine beautifully to add just a hint of sweetness. Its a great dish to spice up any dinner party and since most of the time spent is watching it cook its easier to make than it might appear. 

Cauliflower Margarita Pizza

Cauliflower Margarita Pizza

This pizza is so light and tasty you wont be thinking you are eating pizza at all. It also wont make you feel bloated like other pizzas. If I had to create my own pizza at a restaurant this would be my take on a margarita pizza. Feel free to add your own toppings or change up the toppings below (nutitional facts below are based on crust and toppings below).

Mushroom Risotto

Portabella Mushroom Risotto

  Serves 6 Ingredients: 6 Tbs sunflower seed oil 4 large portabella mushrooms, diced 1 cup diced yellow onion 2 garlic cloves, minced 1½ cups Arborio rice 4 cups vegetable stock 1 cup white wine ½ cup crumbled goat cheese ½ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 cup kale, chopped salt and pepper Directions: In

Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp

This is an absolutely delicious dessert that is super easy to make and perfect for fall. Everyone will love this especially with a simple scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Thanksgiving Sides 2016

Thanksgiving Vegetarian Sides

Sometimes Thanksgiving Dinner can be difficult for someone to eat healthy and be a vegan, vegetarian, and/or gluten free. Here are three super easy, quick, and delicious sides that make perfect healthy accompianments to any Thanksgiving feast. Try them for yourselves and put your own spin on things to fit with your other sides and tastes.

Chai Pumpkin Oatmeal

This is a super tasty oatmeal recipe that is perfect for a nice fall morning. Soaking the oats overnight make it super quick to make up the next morning. You can also keep leftovers in the fridge for up to 2 days if you want to prep some for the week.

Leek and Mushroom Pizza

Leak and Mushroom Pizza with Pumpkin Pesto Sauce

These pizzas are perfect for a quick and easy weekend lunch. It is super tasty and easy to make. Feel free to make your own pesto or pizza crust to make it your own. You could also add additional toppings like red onion or nuts, but I think it tastes great as is.

Halloween Featured

Halloween Meal Ideas

What’s better the celebrating the spooky nights of Halloween with friends? How about some delicious meal ideas for any adult Halloween party or dinner. Start with some lovely appetizers including these chipotle cheese topped bats, then enjoy some delicious red pepper soup, and followed by the hearty bean compote.

Quinoa 3 Ways

Quinoa 3 Ways

Quinoa is extremely versatile and super easy to make. I especially love having some warm quinoa in the fall and winter since it tends to have that hearty feel to it. Here are some easy ways to add some delicious quinoa to any of your favorite meals. I used tricolor quinoa however feel free to make it your own.

Monthly Favorites November 2015

Monthly Favorites: November Edition

Garden Veggie Chips With Sea Salt These chips are so delicious and healthy for you since they are made from real vegetables. They are also the perfect size to carry in a little bag when you want a snack on the go. I love having these as a little snack in the afternoon and since

Sweet Potato-Black Bean Falafels

Vegan & GF Sweet Potato-Black Bean Falafels

These falafels are great if you are looking for something to make but don’t have a lot of time to make it. Even the meat eaters in the family will go for seconds with this deliciously simple dish. Instead of using traditional pitas, you can use lettuce or cabbage as your wrap, as I have, for a gluten-free option. Add in your favorite vegetables to give it more health benefits and taste. I decided to go for some caramelized onions, sautéed asparagus, cucumber, beets, and bell pepper.

Spaghetti Squash Gratin

Simple Speghetti Squash Gratin

This is a great casserole dish for a cool autumn night. It can be easily parred with some vegetables, chicken, or lamb. When I cooked it for the family I picked up some simple pre cooked salad chicken strips and some zucchini and squash to cook up and pair with this dish. Serves 8 Ingredients:

Vegan Cauliflower Leek Soup

Vegan Cauliflower Leek Soup

This soup is absolutely delicious for a light, warm dish for the cooler weather; and makes plenty for more to have later in the week. It is also so simple and easy to make. You could add some vegetable broth instead of water to make it a bit thicker and heavier, but I loved the lightness of the soup as it was. I also cut up some bread to dip in to the soup which of course is always amazing.

Vegan Almond Butter Pumpkin Cookies

This is a delicious cookie for the fall season to crunch that pumpkin craving. Even with the amount of almond butter, you don’t taste the almond butter that much. If you find that they are too soft, simply put them back into the oven for about 5-8 minutes longer or until you have your desired texture.