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Green Vegetable Penne Pasta with Pesto Sauce

Most pesto sauces stream in olive oil, so I try hard to find options to substitute for the sometimes overpowering olive oil. For this recipe, I found that vegetable broth works very well. Also, you can do any variation of vegetables. I think this dish is very tasty and pretty as a result of all […]


Baked Spaghetti Squash with Spinach

Spaghetti squash is mother nature’s pasta! – easy to prepare, and chock full of flavor and nutrients! Spaghetti squash is just as versatile as regular spaghetti so you can top it with any of your favorite healthy sauces! Here’s a great baked spaghetti squash recipe:


Vegan Bean Chili

It’s chili time! Nothing beats a good, hot and filling bowl of chili in the winter. This is a delicious vegan bean chili that my mom and I put together. It goes great with corn bread, on top of some leafy greens, or just by itself.   If you feel like the  chili needs more spices, add what you […]


Portabella Mushroom Fajitas

Mushroom fajitas are a great alternative to normal fajitas. They are low in fat and calories and are just as filling.


Vegan Mincemeat Cupcakes (Hold the Meat)

If you’ve been making homemade treats, chances are you have a lot of random bits and bobs left over. Turn them into vegan mincemeat cupcakes! No, it’s not meat, but instead a mixture of ingredients, usually dried fruits. I like to make my own mince pies and treats so I know they’re vegan friendly. We […]


Quinoa and Kale Pilaf with Caramalized Balsamic Onions and Peppers

Is there anything more versatile than quinoa? It’s healthy, filling, relatively affordable, and super-easy to make. In comparison to it’s grain counterparts such as wheat, quinoa is a richer source of protein, healthy fats, and a number of nutrients, most notably manganese and calcium. Best of all, it’s tasty with a wonderful nutty texture that […]


Stuffed Avocado Southwestern Style

This simple southwestern style stuffed avocado recipe is made with fresh ingredients such as black beans, corn, garlic, cilantro, lemon, onion, tomato, and of course the star ingredient, avocado. We highly recommend you use Avocados from Mexico. Mexico is the perfect place to grow avocados because it has extremely fertile volcanic soil and a great climate […]


Vegan Risotto Recipe

If you’re a vegan eater in a non-vegan family, the meals surrounding holidays can be stressful.  Truly they are not meant to be.  The food is supposed to add to the togetherness of the day.  But more often than not if the gathering is not at my home, I am destined to eat a plateful […]


Kid-Friendly Italian Spiced Green Beans & Brown Rice

There is nothing like a good mixture of vegetables and brown rice that your kids will love. But sometimes, that gets a little boring so this is a way to add delicious spices, vinegar, and tomatoes to make it become pure deliciousness that you and your family will never get tired of. I make this […]


Easy Leeks Recipe with Barley

It’s springtime! Yay! As much as I love winter vegetables (root veggies, dark leafy greens, squashes) it’s time to bring some light into the kitchen. Leeks are one of my favorite spring veggies, and they are one of the most versatile, and fun vegetables to cook with. Not fun to clean, but easy to cook […]

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