Recipes

I love this hearty, yet light stew that introduces summer's harvest! The squash pulls it all together, bringing the soup to a stew-like consistency and the lemon at the end brightens it all up. I hope you like it as much as I do!  

With Mother's Day coming up, we are soon ushered into brunch season! Lots of wedding showers, graduation celebrations etc. on the calendar, and that means lots of eggs! But what if you are allergic to eggs, you are watching your cholesterol or fat intake or simply don't want to put them on your plat...

This is a great Cinco de Mayo party nosh to set out for your guests as it leaves one hand open for the obligatory margarita! That's only the beginning, whip this up all summer long and take it to BBQs, summertime parties, to the pool, etc. It makes a perfect light meal or needed snack just when you ...

Growing up we dipped everything in the coveted Hidden Valley Ranch. So, when I transitioned to a fully plant-based diet, I knew I'd need a substitute for this little addiction too. Enter the Hemp Heart Ranch. There are a lot of dairy-free ranch recipes out there, but I wanted the thick creaminess wi...

This take on a popular Persian dish is one of my favorites as I can never get enough dill! It's so fresh and screams, Spring! This is also a great way to introduce your palate to the poorly unpopular lima bean (AKA butter bean). Let's give this guy a little respect! Packed with fiber, folate, iron a...

Lentils, beans and quinoa make up the protein trifecta of this power bowl. Depending on whether you divide it into two or four servings, this hearty meal dishes up 11-21 grams of protein per bowl.

Meanwhile, knowing bikini season is right around the corner, you're gnawing on celery, hoping that will satisfy your appetite. Girl, stop that! Muddle a few ingredients (fine, put in your blender - it's kind of the same), top with a bit of simple syrup (the real stuff!) and vodka. Go smile and stru...

Recently, I was invited to created a recipe for Kitchen Club Kids and they requested a farro recipe aimed toward kiddos 3-5 years old. I'm a big fan of having healthy snacks around the house and what kid (big or small!) doesn't like a sweet snack that you can eat with your hands? So, the no-bake far...

This thick, chunky and oh, so creamy tomato soup has a lot of little secrets, but one of them is the use of San Marzano tomatoes. Italy's little gem is a must for that great flavor here.

Sure these pancakes are cute; who doesn't like heart shaped food? And yes, they're pretty darn good for you, too - I've added date past for the sweetness, created a flax egg and there is no-oil! But the real kicker here is the BEETS! These little gems effortlessly increase levels of our nitric oxide...