(ALMOST) CLASSIC CHICKPEA VEGAN MEATLOAF

This hearty vegan meatloaf is made from a base of seasoned chickpeas, baked up to perfection and topped with a flavorful maple glaze. It’s not quite a classic meatloaf. It’s better. When I’m creating new recipes for this blog I always try really hard to work from a place of knowledge and experience. Like, if […]

DAIRY FREE MAC AND CHEESE

This lighter dairy free mac and cheese is super creamy but still healthy. This sneaks carrots in place of cheese to make this dairy free, Vegan, gluten free, peanut free, tree nut free and soy free. Macaroni and cheese is just one of those comfort foods that always sounds good. Especially for kids. I grew […]

RAINBOW VEGETABLE NOODLE STIR-FRY

Rainbow Vegetable Noodle Stir-Fry. A quick and healthy weeknight dinner that takes less than 20 minutes to make! Stir fry’s are so easy to make. That’s why I love them. They are perfect for fast weeknight meals. This Vegetable Noodle Stir-Fry is fast and healthy. Loaded with colorful vegetables and whole wheat spaghetti. The noodles […]

LIFE-CHANGING VEGAN CHEESE SAUCE

You won’t believe how authentic this vegan cheese sauce tastes! And get this – it’s super easy! You probably have everything you need to make it right in your kitchen. The other day my mom emailed me this recipe from Oatmeal with a Fork for a vegan cheese sauce. It promised authentic cheddary flavor using […]

SPICY VEGETABLE SAMOSAS

These spicy vegetable samosas are an easy treat for Indian food lovers! Hot, crisp and delicious – and no frying! Indian food lovers, I ask you: what could be better than a sumptuous platter of hot, crisp, spicy samosas? How about a sumptuous platter of hot, crisp, spicy samosas you made yourself, without assistance from […]

Cheesy Vegetable Chowder {AKA Broccoli Cheese Potato Soup}

Love love LOVE this soup! What you are basically getting here is creamy potato soup meets broccoli cheese soup and it is unbelievably delicious! Definitely one of my top three favorite soups and that’s saying something because I have sooo many soup recipes that I love. This has even taken over the place of my […]

Fried Spring Rolls

Fried spring rolls – the best and crispiest spring rolls recipe ever, filled with vegetables and deep-fried to golden perfection. On weekends when I have all the sweet time in the world, I like puttering around the kitchen—flipping through my cookbooks, digging out ingredients—you know productive activities. Never mind the plants need pruning, the house […]