Speedy, healthy dinners are my love language these days. This one is ready in under 30 minutes. With three young kids I want to be able to get dinner on the table fast but also feel good about what I'm putting on the table (and in our bodies). These burrito-like bowls have been game changers for us.
This comforting, vibrant soup is creamy and flavorful without any dairy or butter. It would be the perfect healthy addition for Thanksgiving dinner or any fall-time gathering. Everyone loves the velvety, silky-smooth texture and slightly sweet and nutty taste of butternut squash soup. This recipe includes instructions for your stove top, slow cooker and Instant Pot. For
Growing up, almost every Sunday during football season my dad made a huge pot of chili. His chilis were totally epic. He would taste, adjust seasonings and stir it regularly as it simmered on the stove for hours. It was a ritual. He liked to let it really thicken and for the flavors to meld together. I
Fall is my favorite time of year for salads. I love to top them with warm roasted squash, thick creamy homemade dressings and seasonal and colorful ingredients. This salad is both beautifully vibrant and filling. It offers plant-based protein from the pecans, quinoa and tahini. I've been enjoying this salad all fall and am excited to
This savory-sweet salad is perfect for summertime. It is a healthy, satisfying, plant-based meal that can be served as an entree for two or divided four ways as a side salad. The tart and juicy berries and cherries pair wonderfully with the sweet and salty toasted walnuts and creamy avocado. And the tangy balsamic dressing
This light and refreshing quinoa salad is full of flavor and incredibly satisfying. It is bursting with fresh clean ingredients and makes the perfect plant-based meal or side dish for picnics or outdoor gatherings. You can add chickpeas or avocado for a more filling meal. I find the textures and flavors to be completely addictive.
Summertime is all about cold pasta salads loaded with veggies and drenched in amazing homemade vinaigrettes and sauces. A cold pasta salad is the perfect outdoor dining side dish and great for large group entertaining. I'm always trying out new dressings and veggie combos to mix things up. This classic Mediterranean pasta salad recipe is really
Avocado toast is one of my favorite health trends and I'm so happy it is still going strong (at least it is for me). I adopted the routine early on as my mid-morning "can't make it to lunch" snack. Or, sometimes as my actual lunch. I love to bulk my avocado toast up with veggies
If there is one salad in need of a healthy recipe makeover, it is the classic Caesar salad. Loaded with raw egg, creamy dressing, croutons and a mound of Parmesan cheese, it can pack in a surprising amount of saturated fat, sodium and overall calories. I wanted to create a vegan, gluten-free and nut-free healthy
This spicy and flavorful quinoa salad is loaded with plant-based protein from the quinoa and black beans. It can be served as an entree or side dish. I like it best at room temperature but it can be served chilled or slightly warmed. It is oil-free and flavored from the red onions, jalapeno, fresh lime
Moroccan soup for the soul! I'm telling you, this soup is the brothiest and spiciest soup that will hug you and at the same time make you sweat out whatever you need to get out of your body. This past weekend my husband and I were both fighting off colds and this soup was the
All the flavors of fall come together in an easy and refreshingly sweet Fall Quinoa Buddha Bowl that will satisfy everyone. The concept of a Buddha Bowl is growing more and more popular and not just with hippy vegans. So what is a Buddha Bowl exactly? It is a large bowl packed so full that it has a
When I dream about the perfect salad (and, yes, sometimes I do that), I think about peppery arugula topped with fresh fruits, candied nuts or seeds and the perfect creamy dressing to bring it all together. This is that salad plus it contains quinoa for added protein. This salad is light and just screams summertime. I