Russet Red Lentil Dahl

First of all, isn’t the color of the soup to die for?? Anything this vibrant and beautiful must be healthy for you!  And that it is!!! (Applause!)  I make this “Russet Red Lentil Dahl” every week! It’s sooooooo good!  Russet is another name for a golden shade of red…a perfectly fitting name for this vibrant Dahl. […]

Chilled Mint Pea Soup

  Chilled Pea Soup = SUMMER!  I think greens peas are pretty awesome and I have loved them since I was a little kid.  This may be the brightest green dish I have ever made.  It’s electric!  I decided to add a little basil as a twist to the traditional mint pea recipe.  I just […]

Creamy Tomato Basil Soup

I don’t know about you, but I have been super busy lately! It is that time of year…school is almost over, summer is upon us, lots of plans to be made, and not enough hours in the day!  That is where this soup comes into play.  This is true fast food, but healthy style!  Just […]

Romantic Vegan Dinner for Two (Anniversary Recipes)

We had the most relaxing and delicious evening last night!  Our 4 year anniversary could not have been better.  I have been working on a few recipes for our anniversary dinner, and I was very pleased with how these turned out.  I wanted to make something a little fancier than usual, but something that was […]

Mouthwatering Meat-less Meatballs

The title explains it all! I make these babies at least once a week! I am crazy addicted, and Danny is too! Lucky for me (and you now!) these are full of protein, low in fat, and free of salt, oil, and sugar.  I have a secret to share with you; I made these for […]

Southwestern Sweet Potatoes with Cheezy Cilantro Sauce

This is a new favorite recipe!  Total Tex Mex comfort food created vegetarian style! Danny and I love Southwestern cuisine and we are both obsessed with sweet potatoes.  Obviously this recipe is a hit in our world!  This hearty and wholesome meal is sure to satisfy; it has 21 grams of protein, 20 grams of […]

Easy Marinara Sauce over Spaghetti Squash

When I think about nostalgic childhood meals, one of my favorites was my dad’s spaghetti.  I remember his secret trick was to add a little brown sugar to the sauce to give it that delicious sweet yet savory flavor.  This marinara sauce is reminiscent of his delicious family recipe, but this one is extra special […]

Fat-Burning Spicy Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad is a filling and nutritious lunch, while giving you a huge dose of protein and fiber!  It is great for on the go, and is delicious chilled.  Better yet, this recipe is packed with metabolism boosting ingredients to help you start burning calories naturally.  It may sound too good to be true, […]

Zoodles with Carrot Ginger Sauce

Do you know what Zoodles are? If not, you’re about to find out! I just started using a vegetable spiralizer, and I am absolutely addicted!  A spiralizer makes the easiest, quickest, and healthiest meals! Ok, back to Zoodles!  Zucchini + Noodles = Zoodles!! Better yet, these are RAW zoodles!! (Applause!) I had a few lonesome […]

Holiday Stuffing with Mushroom Gravy

I am so excited and proud to share my holiday stuffing with you!  Creating this recipe was a true challenge, but a very exciting one!  I based the recipe off my sweet Grandmother Dale’s Original Family Recipe for Dressing.  I am originally from North Carolina, and you call it “Dressin” when you are from the […]