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 1/2 cup of tightly packed fresh basil leaves 1/4 cup of yellow or white chopped onion 3 Tbsp of olive oil […]

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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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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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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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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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Lemony Walnut-Pesto Brussel Sprouts

There’s no better way to do Brussel sprouts than mixing it with homemade pesto. These sprouts are nutty, lemony, and full of great flavor. Enjoy! Preparation + Cook Time: 50 minutes Makes about 6-7 servings Ingredients: For Pesto Sauce: 2 C Packed Fresh Basil Leaves 1 C Raw Walnuts 1/4 C + 1 T Olive […]

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