Vegan

Blueberry Oatmeal Bowls

Blueberry Oatmeal Bowls

Blueberry and Cinnamon Oatmeal 1/2 C. dry old-fashioned oats handful of blueberries 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. vanilla extract 2 Tbsp. chopped almonds or walnuts Cook oatmeal according to package instructions (typically with 1 C. water).  Add in blueberries, cinnamon, vanilla and chopped nuts.  Serve.

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

Vegan Blueberry Muffins

2 large eggs lightly beaten 1 tsp. vanilla  2 large bananas, mashed 1 Tbsp. raw honey 2½ C. dry old-fashioned oats 1 Tbsp. cinnamon 1½ tsp. baking powder 1½ cups unsweetened almond milk 2 C. fresh blueberries Preheat your oven to 350.  In mixing bowl, combine the eggs, vanilla, bananas and honey.  Mix well.  Add the dry ingredients:  oats, cinnamon, baking powder, combine.  Next, […]

Easy, Quick Salad Recipes

Easy, Quick Salad Recipes

I love my salads. I eat them nearly daily, either for lunch as a main course or for dinner as a side dish.  They’re a great way to get in your greens and use up your leftovers.  Not just leftover proteins like chicken and salmon, […]

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.  […]

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 […]