This new year means new opportunity for us all. Many of us are resolving to live healthier in 2016. Living healthier can mean different things to different people depending on one’s current state of health. For me, I want to feel and be my best. So, in addition to staying active and keeping my stress […]
Thanksgiving is over. Time to reset before the holidays! If you overdid it on the pies and dinner rolls, this “meal-in-a-bowl” vegetable soup will get you back on track. Split pea soup is a fantastic (and inexpensive) option for vegans or anyone trying to live a little healthier as it contains plant-based protein, iron, […]
As everyone knows, quinoa is my go-to food. It is so easy to prepare and offers such amazing health benefits. It is loaded with fiber (one serving has over 5 grams) and is considered a complete protein with all eight essential amino acids which makes it a great source of plant-based protein for vegans. […]
This is my all time favorite chickpea salad. Not only is bursting with yummy flavor but it is quick and easy to make. It is perfect for a portable lunch on the go since it is meat-free and super satisfying. Even if you are not vegetarian, it is a great way to switch things up when you […]
A hearty soup that is both comforting and filling while packing a lot of nutrition into one bowl.
Soup season is finally here. I’m ready to welcome cooler nights where you can cozy up to your favorite bowl of homemade soup. The best thing about soup season is the ease of cooking with ONE pot. One-pot, […]
Lunchtime routine in a rut? Bored of turkey sandwiches and tuna fish? Try this easy salmon salad that makes for a quick, light and healthy lunch full of protein and heart-healthy omega-3s.
The apple provides a subtle tartness and sweetness to the salad. The capers and fresh herbs add depth of flavor throughout. And the celery and […]
Ground meat can be boring and I’m always looking for easy ways to liven up the flavor and wow my family (without having to slave in the kitchen). This recipe does the trick while staying light and healthy.
It is an easy one-pot meal with ingredients you will likely have on hand. It is super […]
Out with the old, in with the stew! This unique and healthy stew is sure to help kick off your 2015 on the right foot.
This creamy, vegan stew is perfectly satisfying during this frigid weather. Loaded with protein-filled quinoa and health-boosting veggies – it is the perfect way to stay healthy while indulging in a comfort-food-like recipe. […]
Vegan, gluten-free, nut-free, refined sugar-free, soy-free
These crispy quinoa cakes are packed with arugula, sun-dried tomatoes, sweet potatoes, shallots and sunflower seeds. Delicious! My husband says he loves them over salmon cakes. And they actually stay together very well.
They pair well over an arugula salad with avocado and roasted sweet potatoes and drizzled with tahini […]
My mayo-free coleslaw was recently featured in a fantastic (and free) online cookbook. You can access the full cookbook here. Flip through to page 20 to find my recipe for Mayo-Free Coleslaw and enjoy!