“Confetti” Carrot + Pea Salad

Carrot and 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

50 Vegan + Vegetarian Brunch Recipes for Mother's Day - delicious, nutritious vegan and vegetarian recipes perfect for your Moth

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

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...]

Chia Seed Lemon Pancakes (GF, V)

chia seed lemon pancakes

These chia seed lemon pancakes are light, fluffy, and full of fresh flavor. Made with oat flour and chia "eggs" they're vegan and gluten-free. When we decided to landscape our front yard a year ago, I had one request: I wanted a lemon tree. Well, … [Read more...]

Guacamole Deviled Eggs

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These guacamole deviled eggs are full of heart-healthy fat and creamy Southwest flavor. I’m of the belief that if there is an option to add avocado to something, that option should always be taken. So when I was thinking of a tasty twist on one … [Read more...]

Panade aka Savory Bread Pudding

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This colorful dish is called a "panade" — a savory bread pudding, the perfect use for leftovers like stale bread and wilting vegetables. I'll admit it, this is not the prettiest dish around. Sure, it's got a lot of color, but it is a big soupy … [Read more...]

Anti-Inflammatory Green Smoothie

green smoothie with pineapple and ginger

A delicious anti-inflammatory green smoothie recipe featuring non-traditional ingredients like ginger. Happy St. Patty's Day friends! I'm not going to try to talk you out of enjoying a green beer tonight, but first, why not get in a few real … [Read more...]

Halibut En Papillote

Easy Fish En Papillote

Cooking fish "en papillote" is a great way to enhance flavor and preserve nutrition with the added bonus of a beautiful presentation. Halibut "en papillote" — sounds fancy, right? Totally isn't. This simple cooking method is a go-to when I am … [Read more...]

Chia Seed Jam

Strawberry Chia Jam

Chia seed jam is the easiest recipe ever — whip up this tasty, two-ingredient topping up in just two minutes!  This just may be the easiest recipe ever. Two ingredients (chia seeds and fruit) + two minutes = unbelievable tastiness. I learned … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan French Toast

Healthy Vegan French Toast

Vegan French toast — a simple recipe that is perfect for lazy weekend mornings.  This vegan French toast is easy like Sunday Saturday morning. Slice, swirl, dunk and drop — those are the directions. It's the kind of recipe that takes … [Read more...]