Recipes

My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things

Farberware Air Fryer I’ve posted quite a few recipes that use an air fryer. While I don’t have experience with any other models, I’ve been really happy with the one that I have and it also gets great ratings on Amazon.  Someone recently asked me […]

Sweet Potato Fries in the Air Fryer with Yogurt Chipotle Aioli Dressing

Sweet Potato Fries in the Air Fryer with Yogurt Chipotle Aioli Dressing

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries in the Air Fryer For the sweet potato fries, I cut them in very thin strips to get them crispy. I drizzled about 1 tsp. of extra virgin olive oil over them and seasoned with sea salt and cracked black pepper. […]

Tofu in the Air Fryer

Tofu in the Air Fryer

Select firm or extra firm tofu.  Place in a towel to absorb excess moisture.  Dice tofu in small pieces.  Marinade in: 1/4 C. liquid aminos 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1-2 Tbsp. Sriracha sauce 2 Tbsp. maple syrup 2 tsp. sesame oil Marinate for 20-30 minutes.  […]

Clean Eating Tuna Salad

Clean Eating Tuna Salad

Clean Eating Tuna Salad 1/2 red or orange bell pepper, chopped finely 2 green onions, minced 2 cans tuna in water, drained 1 1/2 Tbsp. dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Black pepper and Himalayan salt to taste Serve over […]

Greek Chickpea Artichoke Salad

Greek Chickpea Artichoke Salad

Greek Chickpea Artichoke Salad 1 15-oz. can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 14-oz. can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1/2 C. Kalamata olives, chopped 1/4 C. fresh parsley (I used parsley flakes) 2 Tbsp. olive oil […]

Super Quick Vegan Pizza

Super Quick Vegan Pizza

Since I’ve been trying to incorporate more plant-based foods and less meat and dairy, cheese has been my nemesis.  Vegan cheeses often don’t cut it, and leave me feeling unsatisfied.   This vegan cheese spread is actually pretty good, if you don’t think of it was […]

Fall Detox + Reset 7-Day Elimination Challenge

Fall Detox + Reset 7-Day Elimination Challenge

Are you up for a challenge?  Here’s how it works:  I’ll provide you with a menu plan.  Phase One you’ll be “weaning” yourself off meat and dairy.  Phase Two is entirely vegan.  I mean, you can do anything for a few days, right?!  This just […]

Superfood Energy Bites

Superfood Energy Bites

1 1/4 C. pitted dates, packed 1 C. walnuts 1/2 C. goji berries 1/4 C. cacao nibs 1/4 C. peanut butter 1/3 C. vanilla protein powder or 1 packet vanilla Shakeology 1/4 C. chia seed These energy bites are packed with SO MUCH superfood goodness!  […]

Chickpea Curry with Cashew Milk

Chickpea Curry with Cashew Milk

Giving up meat in favor of a whole-food, plant-based diet is a good strategy — not just for eating more healthy foods, but saving money as well. You don’t have to become vegetarian or vegan entirely. A Meatless Monday is a great start for those just […]

Vegan “Cheese” Spread

Vegan “Cheese” Spread

Cashew cheese spread is a vegan alternative to “real” cheese and it’s pretty easy to make! Here’s how. In a food processor, blend: 1 C. unsalted cashews (soak in warm water 1+ hour) 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 cloves garlic 1/4 C. nutritional yeast 3-4 […]