Recipes

Vegan Lentil Burger with Shiitake Bacon
Entrees

Vegan Lentil Burger with Shiitake Bacon

Anyone can make a ground beef burger taste good, and if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Instead, I present to you these hearty, wholesome vegan burgers made with brown rice and french lentils. These burgers get doused in a special sauce and topped with roasted shiitake mushrooms. I was inspired […]

Sesame Udon Noodles with Asian Greens
Entrees

Sesame Udon Noodles with Asian Greens

What’s better than sesame + udon noodles + asian greens? I tried to think of what to name this dish, what with Chinese broccoli, bok choy, and shiitakes all vying for attention. I finally settled on sesame udon noodles with Asian greens. At the end of the day, different combinations of seasonal […]

Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Fries
Appetizers

Indian Spiced Sweet Potato Fries

When craving comfort food, why not indulge in some Indian spiced sweet potato fries? Must make these tonight! Sweet potatoes make a healthy alternative to white potatoes because they contain complex carbohydrates and fiber. Instead of deep frying, these sweet potatoes get coated with extra-virgin olive oil, then baked with the skin […]

Soft Baked Vegan Pretzels
Appetizers

Soft Baked Vegan Pretzels

In honor of national pretzel day, I am giving you the scoop on how to make perfect soft baked vegan pretzels. I developed this recipe last December for an edible holiday gifts class and have been just waiting for the right time to share it. Well, I got your pretzels […]

California Bowl with Chimichurri Tempeh
Entrees

California Bowl with Chimichurri Tempeh

Cooking a satisfying vegan meal is all about problem-solving. Since plant foods contain simpler fats, I really like to focus on using the best quality fats to make my vegan dishes just as satisfying as meat alternatives. This California bowl is made up of cooling cucumber, fiber-rich brown rice, blackened […]

Vegan Raspberry Muffins with Chia Seeds
Breakfast

Vegan Raspberry Muffins with Chia Seeds

These vegan raspberry muffins with chia seeds are healthful, hearty muffins that don’t taste like “health food.” Using whole grains, seeds, and fruit–these make a satisfying breakfast treat or mid-day snack. Leftover muffins can be stored in a sealed plastic bag in the fridge or even longer in the freezer. Finally, a […]