Simple Sriracha-Honey Cauliflower with Edamame

This asian inspired recipe is a light yet satisfying side dish with a sweet and spicy flavor. The cauliflower is roasted to perfection, bathed in a sriracha-honey dressing and seasoned with garlic and black pepper. Enjoy! Makes about 3-4 servings as a side dish Ingredients: 24 oz of cauliflower florets 1 Tbsp of olive oil […]

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Lemon-Dill Grain Salad with Peas & Carrots

Summertime is the perfect season to enjoy fresh and nourishing grain salads, like this lemon-dill grain salad with peas & carrots. I personally love the fragrant and delicious flavor of fresh dill, which gives this recipe its superstar flavor profile. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup of farro (uncooked) 1 1/4 cups of shredded carrots 1 1/2 […]

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Thai Vegetable & Tofu Curry

A classic curry is one of my all time favorite meals- it is flavorful, filling, and nutritious. This Thai cuisine-inspired curry is packed with tasty vegetables, tofu, and aromatic spices.  Enjoy! Makes 4-5 servings Ingredients: 1 14 oz block of firm tofu 2 Tbsp of olive oil, divided salt and pepper 1 yellow onion, chopped […]

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Vegan Egg Rolls with Asian Ginger-Almond Dipping Sauce

These savory Asian cuisine-inspired egg rolls are baked to perfection and filled with fresh vegetables and tofu. They are paired with a zesty dipping sauce, consisting of the perfect balance of spicy and sweet. Enjoy! Makes about 10 egg rolls Ingredients for the Egg Rolls: 1 Tbsp of sesame oil 1/2 of a white onion, […]

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Tomato-Cabbage Soup with Chickpeas

This tomato-cabbage soup is simple and light, but still so satisfying. Serve this soup with a side of toasted bread and some white wine. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 white or yellow onion, chopped 1 Tbsp of olive oil 1/4 tsp of minced garlic 1 zucchini, chopped 1/2 of a head of cabbage, chopped 2 14.5 oz […]

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Sweet Potato and Black Bean Shepherd’s Pie

This recipe is a delectable twist on a traditional shepherd’s pie. The filling of this pie is loaded with fresh vegetables and black beans, seasoned with the Spanish flavors of cumin and zesty lime. This dish is completed with a delicious layer of mashed sweet potato and fresh cilantro. Enjoy! Makes about 5 servings Materials […]

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Lemony-Basil Orzo Salad

This lemony-basil orzo salad is my take on a pasta salad. It is fresh and light, and serves as a perfect side dish for your summer bbq. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1.5 cups of dry orzo 3/4 cup of tightly packed fresh basil leaves 1/2 cup of chopped green onion 3 Tbsp of olive oil 4 Tbsp […]

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Roasted Cauliflower with Creamy Green Herb Sauce

This roasted cauliflower dish is coated in a creamy herb sauce with zesty hints of lemon, topped with a crunch of slivered almonds. This recipe makes about 5 servings. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower, chopped into bite size pieces A drizzle of olive oil 1/2 cup packed fresh cilantro 3/4 cup packed fresh parsley […]

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Coconut Chia Seed Pudding

Coconut Chia Seed Pudding is one of my favorite treats to make. This recipe has a creamy, rice pudding-like consistency and can be eaten as a sweet breakfast or a dessert. Enjoy! Makes 3-4 servings Ingredients: 1 can (14 oz) of coconut milk 1/2 tsp of vanilla extract 2 Tbsp of honey or maple syrup […]

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Spanish Rice & Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

These stuffed peppers are a tasty fusion of Spanish flavors, combining the richness of cumin and garlic with the freshness of lime and cilantro. This recipe makes 6 stuffed peppers. If you are preparing this meal for guests, serve the stuffed peppers with a green salad and a sangria on the side. Enjoy! Ingredients: 5 […]

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Lentil Bolognese with Spaghetti

This dish is a tasty, vegetarian alternative to a classic beef bolognese sauce. The recipe for this sauce is thick and creamy due to the texture of the red lentils. It is rich in flavor and simply fresh from the savory basil, thyme, and oregano. Enjoy! Makes 4 servings Ingredients: 1 cup of uncooked red […]

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Beetroot Hummus

Why wouldn’t you want to eat pink hummus?! This amazing beetroot hummus is not only a gorgeous & vibrant pink color, but is also one of the tastiest and most nutritious snacks! This recipe is sweetened with a subtle hint of maple syrup and lemon and graced with the flavors of fresh rosemary and cumin. […]

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Broccoli & Potato Leek Soup

This thick and creamy potato leek soup includes broccoli and carrots, with subtle hints of ginger and lemon. Devour this soup as a light dinner with a side of fresh bread. Bon Appétit! Ingredients: 2 Tbsp of olive oil 2 leeks, chopped 2 russet potatoes, peeled & chopped into small bites 3 carrots, peeled & […]

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Tempeh Mushroom Marsala

You may be wondering- what exactly is tempeh? Since becoming vegan 3 years ago, tempeh has become one of my favorite sources of protein. Not only is it high in protein, but it also has many probiotic benefits that aid in providing good gut health. Tempeh is basically fermented soybeans that originated in Indonesia. When […]

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Quinoa Curry with Lentils & Sweet Potato

This delicious one-pot curry is an easy 40 minute dinner that I like to whip up on a week night. It is rich in flavor and very satisfying. This recipe makes about 6 servings and will last in the fridge in a sealed container for about 4 days. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1/2 of a white or […]

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Pesto Mashed Cauliflower

Mashed cauliflower seems to be a huge buzz right now in the food world. It is a great lower calorie and lower carbohydrate version of mashed potatoes, but tastes just as delicious. I wanted to create a twist to this recipe by making a pesto version of this dish. Enjoy! Makes 4 servings as a […]

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(Vegan) Maple Apple Cinnamon Oatcakes

These tasty oatcakes are made with an oat flour base, spiced with sweet maple cinnamon plus slivered almonds as an added crunch. They make for a delightful Sunday morning breakfast, paired with some fruit salad and herbal tea. Enjoy! Ingredients for caramelized apple topping: 1 Tbsp of coconut oil 1 small honey crisp apple, peeled […]

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Black Bean Soup

Preparation + Cook Time: 45 minutes Makes 7-8 servings Ingredients: 1/2 a red onion, diced 1/2 tsp of minced garlic 2 Tbsp of avocado oil or olive oil 2 stalks of celery, chopped 2 carrots, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 3 green onions, chopped 1 Tbsp of cumin 1 tsp of paprika 1/4 cup […]

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Cranberry and Roasted Yam Quinoa Salad

This tasty roasted yam & quinoa salad is tossed in a savory maple-balsamic dressing, sweetened with dried cranberries with a delicious crunch of toasted pumpkin seeds. Enjoy on its own as a simple lunch or as a flavor-packed side dish! Preparation + Cook Time: 50 minutes Makes 6-7 servings Ingredients: 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1.5 lbs of yams/sweet […]

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Vegan 3 Bean Chili

This delicious vegan chili is a protein-packed alternative to a classic meat chili. It is filled with lots of fresh vegetables and savory spices. Top this dish with some chopped avocado and serve with fresh bread. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 45 minutes Makes 6-7 servings Ingredients: 1/2 of a yellow onion, diced 1/4 tsp […]

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Chickpea Noodle Soup

The weather is finally becoming chilly here in California, which motivates me to make lots of soups. This high-protein soup is a vegan alternative to the classic chicken noodle soup. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 50 minutes Makes 8-9 servings Ingredients: 1 small yellow onion 2 Tbsp olive oil 1/4 tsp minced garlic 1 cup […]

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6 Delicious Vegan Side Dishes for Thanksgiving

Can you believe it? Thanksgiving is just a few days away! I am looking forward to making a delicious turkey-less feast for my family. Our annual vegan thanksgiving meal consists of seasonal vegetables, pumpkin flavored goodies, and traditional dishes with a plant-based twist. I have put together a list of my favorite recipes that would […]

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Pumpkin Hummus

Are you having trouble finding the perfect appetizer to bring to your thanksgiving potluck? This pumpkin hummus is festive, wholesome, and delicious. Enjoy this tasty dip with some chips, crackers, or fresh vegetables. Preparation + Cook time=  10 minutes Ingredients: 1 can of chickpeas, drained 1 Tbsp of tahini 1 Tbsp of olive oil 1/2 […]

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Wild Rice Stuffed Butternut Squash

As I was browsing the produce section of the grocery store, I couldn’t help but buy these gorgeous butternut squashes. I decided to top them with a thanksgiving-inspired wild rice stuffing. This stuffing is filled with cooked vegetables, dried cranberries, tasty herbs, and sweet Bartlett pears with a hint of orange zest and maple flavor. […]

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Vegetable Risotto

This recipe is creamy and delicious, packed with healthy vegetables and exploding with savory Italian flavor. I like to enjoy this dish with a side of vegan sausage for some extra protein. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook time=  40 minutes Makes 5-6 servings Ingredients: 1 shallot, diced 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 zucchini, chopped 1.5 […]

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Honeycrisp Apple Salad with Candied Walnuts & Dates

This delicious kale salad is seasoned with a simple vinaigrette dressing, topped with sweet honeycrisp apple, chopped dates, and candied walnuts. This is a great salad to pair with a autumn meal. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook time=  20 minutes Makes 6 servings Salad Ingredients: 1 cup of candied walnuts (recipe below) vinaigrette dressing (recipe below) […]

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Creamy Sweet Potato Soup

It is finally soup season in my kitchen! This sweet potato soup is savory and creamy with a hint of warm, aromatic spices. It is surprisingly filling but tastes lovely with a side of fresh toasted bread. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook time=  65 minutes Makes 4-5 servings Ingredients: 1.5 lbs of sweet potatoes (peeled and […]

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Autumn Vegetable Couscous

I am very excited for autumn to begin! That excitement motivated me to create this autumn vegetable couscous. This couscous dish is filled with hearty vegetables seasoned with fragrant fresh herbs, sweet gala apple chunks, and chopped walnuts. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook time= 45 minutes Ingredients: 1 head of cauliflower, chopped small 1 large yam/sweet […]

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Simply Delicious Roasted Beets

Beets are one of my favorite vegetables. First of all, they have the most absolutely gorgeous color. They are packed with many amazing health benefits and taste sweet and delicious when prepared the “Eat Well Mademoiselle” way. Here is my basic recipe to roasting beets to perfection. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: […]

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Pecan & Pumpkin Spice Oat Bars

It is almost October which means it’s almost pumpkin spice season! These pecan & pumpkin spice oat bars are a healthy way to satisfy your pumpkin spice craving. These treats make a great pair with your afternoon tea. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 cup of canned pumpkin puree 1/2 cup of […]

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Lemon-Dill Roasted Potatoes

These lemon-dill roasted potatoes are a great, flavor-packed side dish. This recipe makes about 5-6 servings. Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 lb + 8 oz of fingerling potatoes, chopped into bite sized pieces 1 cup of sliced red onions 1 Tbsp olive oil juice of 1 lemon 1/4 tsp lemon zest 1/4 cup tahini 1 Tbsp of […]

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Thai Pineapple Fried Rice

This fried rice dish is easy to prepare and delicious to eat. Feel free to throw in your favorite protein source, such as chickpeas. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 40 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup of uncooked basmati rice 1 1/2 cups of diced onion 1/2 tsp of minced garlic 1 red bell pepper, chopped 1 […]

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Black Bean Guacamole Tacos with Fresh Mango Salsa

These black bean tacos topped with fresh mango salsa and homemade guacamole are a delicious choice for a summer inspired taco. I recommend making extra mango salsa to snack on it with some tortilla chips. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 50 minutes To make the Mango Salsa Mango Salsa Ingredients: 2 Mangoes, chopped 1 Red […]

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Greek Veggie Protein Salad

This Greek Veggie Protein salad was created when I was trying to cook a quick and healthy meal filled with protein and some delicious vegetables…..and it turned out delectable! This makes a wonderful lunch or a light dinner. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 45 minutes Makes about 5-7 servings Ingredients: 1/2 C Lentils 1/2 C […]

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Mango Coconut Cream Pudding

This mango coconut cream pudding is perfect for a light, fruity dessert for summer. This pudding is served best chilled and topped with fresh fruit of your choice. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 Large Mangoes 1 Can of Coconut Cream 3 T Honey or Agave Nectar 3 T Fresh Orange Juice Instructions: Cut the mango into cubes. […]

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Roasted Vegetable Abundance Pasta

This delicious pasta dish is loaded with an abundance of healthy veggies and flavorful herbs. Feel free to add whatever vegetables you prefer. Enjoy! Makes 4-5 Servings as a main course Preparation + Cook Time: 60 minutes Ingredients: 3 1/2 C Uncooked Pasta of your choice (I used Cybele’s Gluten Free Rotini) 1 C Marina […]

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Chocolate Dessert “Hummus”

Chocolate hummus is a great option for a healthy dessert. You can dip or spread anything you want with it! I would recommend dipping fresh fruit in it such as apples or strawberries, or snacks like pretzels and crackers. This would also be a delicious treat to put on a platter to bring to a […]

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Chana Masala with Green Chile Rice

One of my favorite meals to eat is a tasty curry with a side of rice! This chana masala recipe is rich in flavor with a savory tomato-based sauce. The green chile rice is the perfect compliment to the curry. Enjoy! For the Green Chile Rice Ingredients: 1/2 C Yellow Onion 1 C Packed Spinach […]

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Delicious Sweet Potato Smoothie Bowl

This delicious sweet potato pie-tasting smoothie bowl is packed with healthy, powerful ingredients to give your morning a tasty start. Who knew that adding sweet potato to a smoothie could taste so good? After trying this recipe, you won’t be questioning it! Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 10 minutes Makes 2 servings Ingredients: 1 Frozen […]

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Mediterranean Bowl with Baked Falafel

Mediterranean cuisine is one of my favorites! It’s fresh, flavorful, and healthy. This mediterranean bowl is centered around crispy, baked falafel paired with a delicious tomato-cucumber salad, lemony quinoa with lentils, fresh vegetables, and a creamy tahini dressing to tie all of the flavors together. I experimented with my falafel recipe several times until I felt […]

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Fruity & Fresh Thai Summer Salad

This salad is inspired by the tasty flavors of Thai cuisine. The fresh mango and pineapple make this dish refreshing and juicy. Enjoy this salad as a perfect light dinner for a warm summer’s night. Preparation + Cook Time: 40 minutes Makes about 6-7 servings Salad Ingredients: 1 C Uncooked Quinoa 3 C Red Cabbage, […]

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Homemade Tropical Fruit & Nut Mix

Fruit and Nut Mix is one of my favorite protein-filled snacks. This tropical mix is the perfect mixture of subtle sweetness and salty crunch to satisfy your healthy snack cravings. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: About 35 minutes Ingredients: 2 C Raw Cashews 1 C Raw Pistachios 1 T Melted Coconut Oil 2 T Honey […]

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