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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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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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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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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