Chickpea Tuna-Free Salad

This chickpea tuna-free salad sandwich has the taste and texture of tuna salad but is completely vegan. It also has tasty mix-ins like onions, celery, parsley, and a slightly sweet secret ingredient! This recipe is a food pun-loving writer's … [Read more...]

Matcha Benefits +
a Lavender Matcha Latte

Reap the benefits of matcha with a delicious and health-promoting beverage — my Lavender Matcha Latte. It's simultaneously stimulating and relaxing!  You've probably seen this outrageously green powder before — it's quickly become a popular … [Read more...]

Strawberry Mango Vegan Creamsicles

These strawberry mango vegan creamsicles are so easy to make and only require four ingredients. We may be heading into fall, but here in L.A., the summer heat is still going strong. And since hot days call for cool treats, I’ve been busy in … [Read more...]

Turmeric Tofu Scramble

This turmeric tofu scramble is made with flavorful, nutrient-packed spices and is a wonderful plant-based alternative to your typical egg-centric breakfast.  The versatility of tofu continues to amaze me. A few weeks ago, I shared with you … [Read more...]

Quick Chickpea Coconut Curry

This chickpea coconut curry comes together in less than 30 minutes — it's an incredibly quick and easy weeknight meal! My husband calls me a whirling dervish in the kitchen. Recipe creation for me usually follows this disorderly pattern: I … [Read more...]

Vegan “Egg” Salad Sandwich

 This vegan egg salad sandwich takes two minutes to whip up and makes a delicious, easy lunch at home or on-the-go. When I started phasing out animal protein from my daily diet, one major staple caused me a lot of grief — eggs. I LOVE eggs. I've … [Read more...]

Easy Veggie Burgers

These vegan veggie burgers are quick, easy, customizable and made with simple, whole ingredients like mushrooms, beans, carrots, and bell pepper.  I'll admit it, I usually buy my veggie burgers. As someone who prides herself on whole foods home … [Read more...]

“Confetti” Carrot + Pea Salad

This colorful confetti pea salad features a bounty of spring vegetables - peas, carrots, cauliflower, celery, and radish — tossed in a light, flavorful dressing. When I was younger, I not-so-fondly dubbed my mother, "The Fruit & Vegetable … [Read more...]

50 Vegetarian + Vegan Brunch Recipes for Mother’s Day

Treat your mom to a tasty Mother's Day with these delicious vegetarian and vegan brunch recipes. Mother's Day is this Sunday and what better way to show your mom your appreciation than by whipping up a meal made with love. I recruited my … [Read more...]

Banana Nut Buckwheat Cereal

This buckwheat cereal is made with four simple ingredients. It makes a delicious, gluten-free breakfast or a tasty snack for summer road trips. Despite the name, buckwheat does not actually contain wheat. Confusing, I know. This grain-like … [Read more...]