Tofu Noodle Soup

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…

Dairy Free Broccoli Cheddar 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…

Veggie Spring Roll

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…

Red Dhal

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…

Chipotle Copy Cat Sofritas – In Taquitos!

My family loves Sofritas Burrito Bowls from Chipotle! So, I found a copy cat recipes of their sofritas. Another thing I love is my mother’s taquitos. I came up with the idea to make sofritas taquitos. SO happy I did! Family approved. I will for sure make these again and again. I hope you enjoy!…

Butternut Squash Maccaroni -Non- Cheese

I’m craving something a little creamy, savory and carby. This is the first time I have ever made a sauce out of any type of squash, so I was a little excited. I was very pleased with how this turned out. Now, it isn’t a replacement for your typical mac & cheese but this dish…

Jambalaya In A Crockpot! (Vegan)

This one is easy and delicious! Slow cooker meals are perfect for middle of the week dinner options. It has been foggy and chilly this week. Something warming and spicy was in order. 1 onion, diced 2 celery stalks, diced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 green bell pepper, diced 1 14 ounce can diced tomatoes 5 cups vegetable broth…

Chickpea Loaf & Dairy Free Scalloped Potatoes

Comfort food done right! It’s been a rain filled day, chilly and damp. I wanted something to warm up with for when we settle in to watch a movie on the couch. My dad made the scalloped potatoes and I put together this vegan loaf. The combo worked out perfectly! Husband approved! Chickpea Loaf 24…

Sloppy Cauliflower Joes

Yet again another delicious recipe that my dad found on Brand New Vegan. We switched it up a bit to our liking below. Recipe: Cauliflower meat mixture 1/2 head cauliflower 4oz mushrooms 1 cup walnuts 2 tablespoons amino acids (you can use soy sauce) Sloppy Joes 1/2 onion diced 1 red bell pepper diced 4 oz green chiles,…

Golden Milk

A couple of years ago on a trip to NYC my husband and I found a warm little bakery-restaurant that served the most delicious turmeric chai latte. I had never had one before and from that day on I searched and searched for this comforting aromatic beverage everywhere. I still haven’t found another bakery, coffee…

Roasted pumpkin seeds

I LOVE Fall. I love Halloween, scary movies, making costumes for my kids, decorating inside and out, hayrides, turmeric chai lattes, carving jack-o-lanterns AND roasting pumpkin seeds! We even pack them in school lunches. Recipe: pumpkin seeds from 1 pumpkin 1 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 1.5 teaspoon paprika 1.5 teaspoon chili powder .5 teaspoon tablespoons garlic powder…