Mini Hasselback Potatoes with Garlic and Herb Vegan Aioli

These Mini Hasselback Potatoes are the perfect savory, salty, bite-sized appetizer to serve for the Big Game. They are super crispy on the outside and tender and creamy on the inside. I paired them with a flavorful, fresh and creamy Garlic and Herb Vegan Aioli that makes them extra addictive. Why Mini Hasselback Potatoes? First

Mini Hasselback Potatoes with Garlic and Herb Vegan Aioli2020-01-27T12:31:06-05:00

Black-Eyed Pea and Avocado Salsa

This fresh and boldly flavored vegan and gluten free black-eyed pea and avocado salsa is the perfect way to bolster your luck in the new year.  It is quick and easy to make and goes great with your favorite chip.  It is full of fresh zesty flavor and can be made spicy or mild depending

Black-Eyed Pea and Avocado Salsa2019-12-27T21:32:15-05:00

Crispy Vegan and Gluten Free Potato Latkes

A vegan and gluten-free take on the classic potato latke recipe.  These potato pancakes are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside.  They are seasoned to perfection and made with six simple ingredients.  No egg or matzo meal required and yet they still stay together.   Nothing says Hanukkah like the smell of latkes

Crispy Vegan and Gluten Free Potato Latkes2019-12-27T10:48:24-05:00

Crispy Smashed Potatoes

These vegan Crispy Smashed Potatoes have a golden brown exterior, extra crispy edges and a tender interior that makes them beyond addictive.  They are the perfect simple and quick-to-prepare side dish with incredible flavor and texture.  Whether you are hosting guests for a holiday meal or party or cozying up for a quiet dinner at

Crispy Smashed Potatoes2019-12-12T03:12:03-05:00

Walnut Crusted Roasted Delicata Squash

This Walnut Crusted Roasted Delicata Squash recipe is a flavorful, nutritious and easy side dish that is sweet, savory, salty, crispy and satisfying.  When roasted, delicata squash has a tender texture with crisp golden edges that make each piece irresistible.  Serve it as a fall side dish or over salads, in grain bowls or in

Walnut Crusted Roasted Delicata Squash2019-11-25T11:11:53-05:00

Vegan and Gluten-Free Baked Crispy Cauliflower Poppers

Warm, salty and "breaded" cauliflower poppers are baked to crispy perfection and dipped in a cool and creamy vegan garlic cilantro lime sauce.  Instead of using traditional frying/breading methods, this recipe is oven-baked and uses ground-up pea crisps which provide a bit of plant-based protein in every bite.  You're going to love this veggie-forward appetizer

Vegan and Gluten-Free Baked Crispy Cauliflower Poppers2019-10-07T23:40:58-04:00

Healthy After-School Snack Board (Vegan + Gluten-Free + Refined Sugar-Free)

After-school hunger is real!  Be prepared to feed your crew with this easy and nutritious snack board.  You can scale the board to your kiddos' appetite and preferences.  The idea is to make healthy choices readily available and more appealing aesthetically.  This snack board allows for a wide-variety of nutrients all from plants!   I'm in

Healthy After-School Snack Board (Vegan + Gluten-Free + Refined Sugar-Free)2019-08-22T11:10:28-04:00

Easy Almond Flour Crackers (vegan + grain-free + gluten-free + refined sugar-free)

I have been obsessed with Simple Mills Almond Flour Sea Salt crackers for over a year now.  I love how they taste and I love their clean ingredient list even more.  But, they are so pricey!  Right!?  I had to figure out a way to create my very own version so I could have them

Easy Almond Flour Crackers (vegan + grain-free + gluten-free + refined sugar-free)2019-08-16T23:23:27-04:00

Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad

This super patriotic and festive fruit salad is perfect for upcoming July 4th parties.  It is loaded with juicy watermelon, tart cherries, sweet strawberries, plump blueberries and slightly crunchy jicama stars!  I dressed it with a lime, mint and maple syrup sauce that takes it over the top in terms of deliciousness.  The sauce reminds

Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad2019-06-30T14:59:17-04:00

Crispy Socca with Avocado Mash

I'm completely in love with this simple, plant-powered, grain-free recipe.  I make it as a before-dinner nosh all the time.  The super crispy thin and slightly nutty warm socca pairs perfectly with the creamy, cool avocado mash.  It is loaded with protein and fiber from the chickpea flour and then topped with healthy fat and

Crispy Socca with Avocado Mash2019-05-30T15:48:33-04:00

10 Tips for Actually Crispy Oven-Baked Sweet Potato Fries

I have been making homemade baked sweet potato fries for a long time.  I love controlling the seasonings and knowing that they are baked instead of deep fried.  But, no one wants soggy fries.  Not appealing at all.  Over the years I have discovered some tips and tricks to help achieve the crispiest oven-baked sweet

10 Tips for Actually Crispy Oven-Baked Sweet Potato Fries2019-05-17T06:52:57-04:00

St. Patrick’s Day Snack Board

This no-fuss, super green and festive snack board is a fun way to fill up with all the good stuff on St. Patrick's Day.  This snack board proves green food can be enjoyable!  It is both adult and kid-friendly.  Below I provide exactly how I made the board plus alternate green food ideas.   If you

St. Patrick’s Day Snack Board2019-05-17T06:52:48-04:00

How to Build a Chocolate Dessert Board (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

This chocolate dessert board is the answer to all your entertaining needs.  It doesn't require any cooking, which is a relief this busy holiday season.  The beauty of a dessert board is it is both an impressive work of art and a short-cut all at once.  It is a great way to use up nuts,

How to Build a Chocolate Dessert Board (Vegan & Gluten-Free)2019-05-17T06:52:31-04:00