Vegan and Gluten-Free Baked Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Ganache Glaze (refined sugar free + nut free)

These homemade vegan and gluten-free Baked Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Ganache Glaze are light, fluffy, moist and have a rich chocolate flavor that makes them so incredibly decadent.  The chocolate ganache glaze makes them extra indulgent and allows for festive toppings like dye-free sprinkles or coconut flakes.  The donuts are naturally sweetened and refined sugar-free

Vegan and Gluten-Free Baked Chocolate Donuts with Chocolate Ganache Glaze (refined sugar free + nut free)2020-01-28T22:15:02-05:00

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

Creamy Black Bean and Roasted Sweet Potato Tostadas

These plant-based Creamy Black Bean and Roasted Sweet Potato Tostadas have it all: a salty, crunchy gluten free flour tortilla topped with creamy refried black beans, crispy seasoned roasted sweet potatoes, crunchy and flavorful red cabbage slaw, cool and creamy avocado, fresh cilantro, green onions and zesty lime juice.  Altogether this wholesome vegan dish is

Creamy Black Bean and Roasted Sweet Potato Tostadas2020-01-16T12:26:42-05:00

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

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

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

Restaurant-Style Sautéed Mushrooms

These simple restaurant-style sautéed mushrooms are quartered white button mushrooms cooked in olive oil, salt and pepper until caramelized and tender. This is an easy side dish that cooks in just 20 minutes.  It is perfect for busy weeknights or as a holiday side dish. Restaurant-Style Sautéed Mushrooms This might just be the most simple

Restaurant-Style Sautéed Mushrooms2019-11-21T03:39:14-05:00

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

Crispy Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

An easy oven-baked method for the absolute crispiest Brussels sprouts.  This is a simple and flavorful vegetable side dish that everyone will quickly devour.  The outside is golden brown, caramelized and crispy and the inside is perfectly tender.  With a couple simple tricks, you too can achieve easy crispy maple roasted Brussels sprouts.   These easy

Crispy Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts2019-12-10T10:50:27-05:00

Soft and Chewy Vegan and Gluten-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (nut-free + refined sugar-free)

These vegan and gluten-free oatmeal raisin cookies are the perfect combination of soft and chewy.  This is a classic cookie recipe made healthier with nutritious ingredients.  The cookies are full of warm and comforting flavors like cinnamon and vanilla that are perfect for this time of year.  I love this easy recipe because the ingredients

Soft and Chewy Vegan and Gluten-Free Oatmeal Raisin Cookies (nut-free + refined sugar-free)2019-11-02T06:11:29-04:00