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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Tofu & Vegetable Curry

A classic curry is one of my favorite meals- flavorful, filling, and nutritious. This coconut-milk based curry is packed with tasty vegetables and tofu. If you prefer to use different vegetables or protein source, just swap it out for your preferred ingredient. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook time=  45 minutes Makes 4-5 servings Ingredients: 14 oz […]

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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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Classic Vegan Mashed Potatoes

Growing up as the daughter of an Irish woman, my mom would always make mashed potatoes for dinner. It was a staple and a comfort food for our family. As I got older I stopped eating dairy products due to my dairy sensitivity, therefore I stopped eating mashed potatoes because of the added butter and […]

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Vegetable Stir-Fry Rice Bowls

Vegetable Stir Fry Rice Bowls are the perfect healthy meal to make when you are craving Chinese food! This recipe is fast and easy to make. Enjoy! Makes about 4 servings Preparation + Cook Time= 45 Minutes Stir-Fry Ingredients: 1 Cup of Short Grain Brown Rice 4 Cups of Broccoli, chopped 2 Cups of Carrots, cut […]

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Banana-Coconut Cookies (Vegan & Gluten Free)

Bananas and coconut are two of my favorite foods to make treats with! These tasty banana-coconut cookies are baked with super healthy and nutritious ingredients. They are soft and slightly cake-like, similar to a muffin top texture. I actually will eat these for breakfast or for a healthy snack. Enjoy! Makes about 13 cookies Ingredients: 2 […]

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Veggie-Packed Chickpea Stew

Making a delicious stew is a great way to combine a bunch of vitamin-packed vegetables into a healthy meal. This veggie-packed chickpea stew is hearty, filling, and simple to make. I would recommend serving this dish with basmati rice. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: Approximately 60 minutes Makes about 7-8 servings Ingredients: 2 T of […]

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Tropical Green Smoothie Bowl

One of my favorite breakfasts to make are smoothie bowls! This tropical green smoothie bowl is packed with tasty, wholesome fruits and vegetables which will help power your day. You can also add protein powder or a scoop of almond butter to the smoothie for some extra protein. This bowl is especially enjoyable in the […]

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Curry Spiced Quinoa with Roasted Cauliflower

I love anything with a curry flavor…and this dish definitely has that! This is a satisfying dish packed with the rich flavors of curried quinoa, garam masala-spiced cauliflower, and fresh vegetables and herbs. A bowl of this dish makes a great lunch or a delicious dinner side dish. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 75 minutes […]

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No-Bake Vegan Carrot Cake Oatmeal Bars

Recently I have been obsessed with making healthy treats with a sneaky ingredient: CARROTS! If you haven’t already checked out my Sweet & Creamy Carrot Pudding recipe, you must try it. Adding carrots to your healthy treats is great because you are getting so many extra health benefits, yet it does not taste like you are eating […]

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Creamy Avocado Pesto Salad

I love pesto, so combining a leafy green salad with savory pesto dressing is a no-brainer for me. This salad is packed with the flavors of fresh herbs and lemony goodness. The avocado is loaded with nourishing healthy fats and creates a creaminess to this salad. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 30 minutes Makes about […]

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Health Hack: Eating Papaya Seeds!

Papaya Seed Benefits I am always intrigued to find foods that have super power benefits. My recent find is papaya seeds! When most people cut into a papaya, they throw away the seeds. Little do they know, the seeds contain so many properties that can benefit your body. The top 3 benefits that I find […]

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5 Health-Boosting Teas I’m loving right now

Ever since I stopped drinking coffee about a year ago, I have been completely hooked on tea. Drinking herbal teas can heal many ailments in the body, keep you hydrated, and are filled with immune-strengthening antioxidants. Tea benefits your wellbeing and nourishes the body from within. Here are a few of my current favorite teas that […]

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Curried Chickpea Salad on Toast

Smashed Chickpea salad on toast is so satisfying and scrumptious. It has a similar texture to tuna salad or chicken salad. The curry flavor added to this dish is savory and rich, but not spicy at all.  This is a great meal to enjoy for breakfast, lunch, OR dinner. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 25 […]

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Simple Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

This is my simple recipe for shepherd’s pie. For me, it is true “comfort food”. Enjoy! Ingredients: 3 lbs Potatoes 3 T Organic Coconut Oil (Melted) 1 1/2 C Cashew Milk (unsweetened, unflavored) 1/2 t minced Garlic 2 T Fresh Parsley 2 C Green or Brown Lentils (Uncooked) 2 T Olive Oil 1/2 Yellow Onion, […]

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