8 Tips for Delicious Dinner Salads

This could easily become one of your favorite meals!

Here are a few tips for taking the "sad" out of your dinner salad and crafting it into a delicious, colorful, satisfying meal that you'll look forward to, time and time again.

1. Choose a yummy oil-free dressing.

We use a Fig Balsamic...

Continue Reading...

Instant Pot Lentil Soup with Fresh Vegetables and Brown Rice

I improvise variations on this lentil soup all the time, but I finally wrote down this particular version to share with you... a snapshot in time of an ever-evolving recipe of mine.

The impetus for posting it on the blog this week was that, a few days ago in my Instagram Stories, I...

Continue Reading...

2019 Meaningful Holiday Gift Guide

I'm pleased to bring you my annual Meaningful Gift Guide for the 2019 Holiday Season.

Below you'll find gorgeous gifts for everyone on your list. I hand-picked each item very carefully, based on the criteria that they are all ethically sourced and crafted, and...

Continue Reading...

How to Cook Tempeh

What is tempeh?

Tempeh is a specialty of Indonesian cuisine. It's a product made of whole fermented soybeans, which through the culturing process, are bound into a cake-like form.

Tempeh is less processed than tofu, and has a firmer texture, as the soybeans remain intact. It...

Continue Reading...

Healthy Homemade Vegan Nutella

There's a story behind this recipe.

I'm a dark chocolate lover. If I buy a bar of chocolate it's usually 80% cacao or higher. The purer the better, as far as I'm concerned.

One day, while I was checking out at Trader Joe's, I spotted on that shelf of last-minute "impulse buy" items,...

Continue Reading...

Garlicky Heirloom Tomato Sauce

Late summer tends to be prime tomato season. Are you still seeing tomatoes available at your local farmers' markets and grocery stores? If so, grab about six pounds and make yourself some tomato sauce from scratch!

Here are the advantages:

1. This tomato sauce is sooo delicious, you could eat a...

Continue Reading...

Thai Buckwheat Salad with Arugula, Coconut & Cashews

This meal is delicious! It makes a wonderful make-ahead-and-take-to-work lunch, as well as a crowd pleasing potluck dish (if you double it).

You can choose to go heavier on the greens and make it more like a traditional salad, or stick to the recipe and keep the ratio of buckwheat...

Continue Reading...

Tropical Berry Smoothie

Everyone loves a yummy smoothie, especially at this time of year when the weather is hot, you're caving something light and refreshing, and we're smack in the middle of fruit season.

You can make this one for breakfast, as a post-workout protein drink, or as a healthy snack to get you through the...

Continue Reading...

Chickpea Popcorn

If you like to munch on something savory and salty without resorting to junk food, this healthy snack is for you.

Chickpea Popcorn is a fun name for chickpeas sautéed with spices until they are golden and maybe even a little crunchy, depending on your preference. They make an awesome,...

Continue Reading...

Strawberry Shortcake

An Elegant Makeover

Strawberries are summer's natural beauties, perfectly gorgeous and enticing, exactly as they grow out of the ground.

But on special occasions, they get all dolled up and magically transform from their earthy vibe, into a look that could be described as sophisticated and...

Continue Reading...
1 2
Close

50% Complete

Never miss a new recipe!

Step 1: Subscribe for delicious plant-based recipes direct to your inbox.

Step 2: Confirm using the email link you'll receive momentarily.