Garlic Cilantro Lime No Mayo Coleslaw Recipe

Looking for your next favorite slaw recipe? I’ve got you covered! This no-mayo coleslaw with creamy garlic cilantro lime sauce is a fresh spin on classic coleslaw but with much more flavor.  Vegan, dairy-free and egg-free, this is the perfect coleslaw recipe to whip up for cookouts. Give this fresh and healthy recipe a try for

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

Crispy Quinoa and California Avocado Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

I'm not sure where to start when describing why I love this salad so much.  Let's start with the creamy strawberry dressing.  It is addictive to the point that my two daughters were eating it plain like soup. First they were dipping California Avocado slices in it and next thing I know they were spooning it directly

Whole Roasted Rainbow Carrots Over Creamy Hummus with Green Tahini Sauce

This vibrant and seasonal side dish is always the center of attention when I serve it.  The warm, sweet, soft slow-roasted carrots served over a bed of creamy hummus is just the perfect combination.  I drizzled green tahini sauce overtop for an extra pop of herby flavor.  I used all parsley in the sauce but you can

California Avocado Kale Salad with Cashew Ranch Dressing and Crispy Chickpea Croutons (vegan)

This entirely plant-based recipe makes for a stunning and filling entree salad.  It is savory, satisfying and easy to pull together.  I kept the process simple and streamlined.  I'll be making it all spring and summer long!  In addition to tasting absolutely delicious this salad is super healthy.  I set out to make an authentic but nutritious ranch

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

Roasted Green Cabbage with Green Tahini Sauce

I recently was out to dinner and tried grilled cabbage for the first time.  I'm not quite sure how I have made it this far in life and in my food career without ever trying cooked cabbage before now.  I was literally blown away by both the flavor and texture.  It had a flaky, meaty quality to

Hemp Seed Crusted Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Green Tahini Sauce

Cauliflower takes center stage in this gorgeous dish.  It is perfectly crusted on the outside and tender on the inside.  If you haven't tried roasting a whole cauliflower yet, I strongly urge you to give it a try.  It is my absolute favorite way to eat cauliflower and is sure to get you out of

Quick & Easy One-Pot Curried Quinoa & Chickpeas

This is the perfect recipe for when you need a fast nutritious meal.  It comes together in less than 10 minutes.  Here are the features of this dish that make it one of my go-to weekly meals: One-Pot! Enough said, right?  This means the process is super simple and clean up will be a total breeze.

Toddler & Kid-Approved Creamy Vegan Carrot Soup

This time of year, I turn to easy soups as a way to get more vegetables in my kids.  While they don't always go for whole vegetables, they absolutely love my creamy colorful vegetable-based soups.  This eye-catching, vibrant carrot soup is one of their favorites.  It is quick and easy to prepare, mild in flavor,

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

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 cooking.  The potatoes cook whole (no need to chop) in just 14 minutes. While the potatoes cook, you can infuse the butter with garlic flavor which gives it a

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash

Sometimes the most simple recipes are the best recipes.  This basic dish can be served as a side dish or thrown into a salad or grain bowl.  The maple syrup makes this recipe.  Each cube gets slightly caramelized as they roast leaving them slightly sweet and perfectly golden brown. These little jewels are soft, sweet