Recipes

Commonly found in the Mediterranan, the cardoon is a thick fibrous multi-stalk vegetable - think, a giant bunch of celery. However, it is a part of the sunflower family, closely related to the artichoke. Actually, they are known as the artichoke thistle! Be sure to cook these as they are not as cris...

As a long-time fan of Crazy Bowls and Wraps restaurants, I was pretty excited when they asked me to collaborate and create a whole food, plant-based dressing for them! We've name it Smokey Mediterranean. It's a simple and very versatile dressing that also is a great sandwich spread, great for pitas,...

Did someone say scallops??Forget the fish and get all the awesome health benefits of these big 'shrooms instead. The broth infuses in, and the searing at the end adds the bit of crispiness that scallops are knows for. These are fantastic!  

You think you don't like kale - until you have these.

I'm guilty of coming home and pouring a glass of wine, probably more often than I should. Honestly, I don't even think it's the effect of the wine I'm after, more so the act of pouring and having that big glass with red juice in my hand. Bad habit alert! When I'm being really mindful and actually tr...

Nothing says Christmas like the undeniable scent and flavor of gingerbread. And, who doesn't like a doughnut?! Let's put them together, dunk in our coffee and start opening presents!

"...legend these three plants when planted together thrive in the same way three sisters can be found to be inseparable. The Native Americans chose to plant corn, beans and squash in the same mounds, which created a sustainable system that provided for soil health and fertility. The connection of th...

Pick your favorite dried fruit and nuts, add them to this easy cornbread muffin mixture, and you have and easy meal on the run or a really great addition to any meal. This works great with the Three Sisters Stew and also the Big Bold Chili!

If you caught Dr. Loomis and Caryn at this year's STL Veg Fest, this is the recipes that were demonstrated. They make great appetizers/party food for the upcoming holidays!We are also scheduling for private events up to 20 people! The Center for Plant-based Living is all yours for an evening and the...

These cute little gluten-free fritters take care of that over abundance of summer squash in your garden and add a low calorie addition to any meal! They also make great appetizers for the upcoming holiday season!