Through the years as a special treat to my son I surprise him with a peppermint patty. I was so excited when I came across this recipe in one of my very favorite vegan cookbooks, the Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking. Today my son and I made these, and they were quite a treat! Very simple, yet so decadent. 3 cups shredded unsweetened coconut 2 Tablespoons maple syrup 3/4 teaspoon peppermint extract … Continue reading Vegan Dark Chocolate Mint Patties
This simple miso soup is so delicious and so quick and easy to make. I whip this up in 15 minutes! It is full of flavor and so satisfying. Miso soup is my new obsession. It makes my new vegan lifestyle that much easier, guys. For real! Let me share this simple recipe with you. 4 cups vegetable broth 2 cups water 1 package cubed tofu, extra firm … Continue reading Miso Hungry! Miso Soup!
Now that the weather is 90+ degrees outside I’m looking for light meals and this brothy rice noodle veggie Pho is what I craved. It’s light and full of flavor. This recipe serves 6. 64 ounces low sodium vegetable broth 2 cups water 4-inch piece of fresh ginger, grated 1 Tablespoon fennel seeds 1 bunch green onions, sliced 1/2 cup sliced carrots 4 whole star anise … Continue reading Vegetable Pho
It can be a little challenging finding recipes that my kids like but I know they love potstickers. I found a few recipes and pieced them together to create a potsticker with only ingredients they will appreciate. I like mushrooms, they don’t.. So these mushroom free vegan potstickers were a hit and they made enough for leftovers for the week. 1 package won ton wrappers 1 tablespoon olive … Continue reading Veggie Potstickers – Mushroom free for kids that love potstickers but don’t like mushrooms, like mine!
I have been eating completely vegan now for about 3 months and I have lost 13 lbs! I feel so much better knowing that I am putting pure plant-based foods into my body instead of meat and dairy. I know that making this decision was right for me and there is no going back. I still haven’t reached my goal weight so along with continuing … Continue reading Truffled Mashed Potato – Stuffed Portobellos
One of my favorite indulgences are fries. They are absolutely in my top 10 favorite things to eat list. In my journey of altering the foods I eat I am trying to eliminate most oils from my diet. I’ve made homemade fries ever since I first learned how to cook. The combination of these spices are delicious on just about anything, but are a definite … Continue reading Baked Seasoned Curry Fries – No Oil
This week our house was hit with both tummy and cold viruses. At the time I wanted so badly to comfort my family with some old-fashioned chicken noodle soup. I decided that this weekend I would find a recipe that sounded tasty so I could whip this up next time any of us felt under the weather. I found this recipe and know for sure … Continue reading Tofu Noodle Soup
I have always loved broccoli cheddar soup. My dad and I are on a mission to find a recipe that replaces this old friend of ours. My dad found this recipe and I’ve adjusted it a bit. This one is our first attempt and it’s not bad! head of cauliflower 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth 1 cup shredded carrot 1 gold potato 1/2 onion … Continue reading Dairy Free Broccoli Cheddar Soup
It’s spring and it is finally starting to feel like it. I was craving something light and full of healthy raw veggies. These spring rolls are so delicious and packed with flavor. I dip them in red Thai chili sauce. 8 rice Spring roll wrappers 1 cup fresh carrots 1 medium onion 1 stalk celery 4 cups fresh baby spinach 1 avocado pitted and sliced … Continue reading Veggie Spring Roll
So I have been eating a plant-based diet now for a couple of months and it is going very well. I am not missing meat or dairy what so ever and I am feeling really good about everything. One of the first recipes I tried was a red lentil dhal. I have made it now at least 15 times and have tweaked it to my … Continue reading Red Dhal