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Miso Glazed Yams adapted from True Food Kitchen

Miso Oven Glazed Yams

These Miso Oven Glazed Yams are flavor-packed, addictive, and made with less oil than the True Food Kitchen recipe they are adapted from. It was a good day when I got ahold of the recipe for True Food Kitchen’s Ancient Grains Bowl. I first made the yams with one third […]

Easy Vegan Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates

Easy Vegan Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates

These decadent Easy Vegan Cream Cheese Stuffed Dates are inspired by Devils on Horseback and the many variations of the aforementioned I served while working in hip restaurants. I used to describe them to customers as “meat candy” and they were always a hit. I thought about trying to cutesy up the […]

Easy Vegan Nacho Cheese Queso on a burrito bowl

Easy Vegan Nacho Cheese Queso

This is one of those I could drink it and maybe I have recipes. In the best way possible, this Easy Vegan Nacho Cheese Queso reminds me of nacho cheese you’d get at a gas station, the difference being this is vegan and contains no refined oil, no food coloring, […]

Chipotle Official Guac

Chipotle’s Official Guac Recipe

I go a little bonkers for Chipotle guac! This is Chipotle’s Official Guac Recipe. Yep, I am a guac on my vegan burrito plus more guac on the side kind of Chipotle customer. This guac recipe is easily my favorite thing about Chipotle. It’s a great place to eat vegan […]

Baked Oil-free Tortilla Chips

Easy Baked Oil-Free Tortilla Chips

This Easy Baked Oil-Free Tortilla Chips recipe is a fabulous, quick, and simple recipe to have in your arsenal. Do you remember the early part of the 90’s when everyone said all that and a bag of chips? Perhaps you’ve seen a re-run of ALF, The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, […]

Orange-Rosemary Glazed Beets plated with orange slices mint leaves and macadamia ricotta

Orange-Rosemary Glazed Beets

These Orange-Rosemary Glazed Beets are decadent, flavorful, and wonderful to make ahead. They are delicious hot or cold, great as a side, in a salad or power bowl, or on crackers with Green Cashew-Fu Ricotta (a.k.a vegan cashew tofu ricotta) or Lux Vegan Macadamia Ricotta and Easy Stove Top Maple […]

Banana Coconut Chia Pudding

Banana Coconut Chia Pudding

This Banana Coconut Chia Pudding tastes like the delicious spawn of coconut cream pie and tapioca pudding. Chia pudding is delicious, nutritious and so easy to make. The only hard part is waiting overnight for the chia seeds plump up and become ready to eat pudding. I love this richness […]

Easy Vegan Cauliflower Walnut Taco Meat

Easy Vegan Cauliflower Walnut Taco Meat

This Easy Vegan Cauliflower Walnut Taco Meat is spicy, zesty, and simple to make. Once you’ve made it, you’ll be happy it’s around and ready to eat. This stuff: is health-forward, but you wouldn’t know it—it’s so good! makes a lot, keeps for up to a week in the fridge, […]

Silky Spanish Farmhouse Gazpacho in a big jar and a small jar with Thai Basil

Silky Spanish Farmhouse Gazpacho

I learned and ate so many delicious things while working at the Spanish Tapas Restaurant. Until I had Silky Spanish Farmhouse Gazpacho, I used to think eating gazpacho was like eating a bowl of cold, chunky salsa without chips. I was way off—this gazpacho is smooth, refreshing, and tangy. At […]

Personal Pizzas with Quinoa Flatbread Pizza Crust

Personal Pizzas with Quinoa Flatbread Pizza Crust

These Personal Pizzas with Quinoa Flatbread Pizza Crust are tasty and easy to customize. I am pleasantly surprised by the springiness of the crust. Quinoa continues to amaze me. Even NASA is down with quinoa. Cornmeal dusted on the pizza baking sheet helps make this crust easy to handle. Too […]