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

How to Make Perfectly Cooked Quinoa in the Instant Pot

Today I'm sharing how to make perfectly cooked quinoa in the Instant Pot!  Once you try this easy hands-off method you will be hooked!  It produces light, fluffy quinoa every single time with no burnt spots, excess water or soggy quinoa.   A couple years ago I shared my fool-proof method for stove-top quinoa.  It is

How to Make Perfectly Cooked Quinoa in the Instant Pot2020-01-27T22:38:07-05:00

Perfectly Roasted Sweet Potatoes

These Perfectly Roasted Sweet Potatoes are a delicious and easy side dish made extra special with the right method and seasonings. My simple recipe produces roasted sweet potato cubes that are ultra-crispy and golden brown on the outside and seasoned to perfection for amazing flavor and texture in every bite.  I make this Perfectly Roasted Sweet

Perfectly Roasted Sweet Potatoes2020-01-21T09:50:39-05:00

Vegan Thai Curry Coconut Soup with Zoodles (grain-free + paleo)

This one-pot Vegan Thai Curry Coconut Soup with Zoodles is such a delicious, healthy and quick option to have for the upcoming change in season. The red curry paste and fresh ginger add the perfect amount of heat and flavor while the creamy coconut milk smooths everything out! I've added in mushrooms, spiralized red pepper

Vegan Thai Curry Coconut Soup with Zoodles (grain-free + paleo)2019-12-11T21:31:59-05:00

Vegan Baked Cheesy Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli

This easy, vegan Baked Cheesy Spaghetti Squash dish is loaded with fresh vegetables and cozy flavor.  The ingredients are all plant-based and yet this casserole feels like total comfort food.  It works as a side or a main and is ideal for serving to large crowds.  You can prep most of it ahead of time

Vegan Baked Cheesy Spaghetti Squash with Broccoli2019-11-25T11:20:04-05:00

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

Crispy Quinoa Falafel Bowls (Gluten-Free, Nut-Free & Vegan)

These falafel bowls are like a deconstructed falafel pita.  The base of the bowl is mixed greens and crispy quinoa.  I then topped it off with fresh veggies, olives, creamy homemade hummus and incredibly flavorful falafel.  The falafel is made from chickpeas, hemp seeds, pepita seeds, oats, herbs, shallot and spices.   You simply combine everything

Crispy Quinoa Falafel Bowls (Gluten-Free, Nut-Free & Vegan)2019-06-04T09:35:28-04:00

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

Simple Vegan Cream of Asparagus Soup

This effortless, dairy-free soup is ultra creamy and perfect for early spring.  I was surprised at how gourmet and absolutely delicious it turned out given how simple the process and ingredients are.  It is fresh tasting, full of flavor and so satisfying.   I love the creamy texture and vibrant green color of this soup.  It is loaded with wholesome

Simple Vegan Cream of Asparagus Soup2019-05-17T06:52:52-04:00

Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers

  You guys! If you have been following along on my Instagram stories then you know I have been so excited to share this recipe with you!  After testing the recipe four times I feel these veggie burgers could not be any more perfect.  The ingredients are simple and nutritious.  The process to make them

Sweet Potato Veggie Burgers2019-09-05T11:32:38-04:00

Spiralized Sweet Potato Latkes (Vegan + Gluten-Free + Nut-Free)

This is my gluten-free, egg-free and healthier take on the traditional deep fried potato pancake recipe.  Here, I'm using sweet potatoes, one of my favorite powerhouse vegetables which offers immune boosting antioxidants, potassium and fiber while still being low in calories.  So let's turn these babies into latkes for this Hanukkah season! This recipe is so quick, simple

Spiralized Sweet Potato Latkes (Vegan + Gluten-Free + Nut-Free)2019-05-17T06:52:22-04:00

Instant Pot Vegan Mashed Potatoes

On Thanksgiving day, saving precious minutes can be critical to pulling off the meal.  That is why I love recipes like this that leverage the Instant Pot for speedy, hands-off cooking.  The potatoes cook whole (no need to chop) in just 15 minutes.  And you don't need to hover over the stove keeping an eye on them. 

Instant Pot Vegan Mashed Potatoes2019-11-28T08:01:10-05:00

Dijon Chickpea Fritters (vegan + gluten-free + nut-free)

These crispy little fritters make a fun holiday appetizer or can easily be turned into a main course for a busy weeknight meal.  They are great to make ahead of time if you are doing your Sunday meal prep or readying for a holiday gathering and don't want to be cooking last minute.  You can form the patties in

Dijon Chickpea Fritters (vegan + gluten-free + nut-free)2019-11-07T14:39:55-05:00