Plant Based Recipe: Simply Delicious Veggie Chili

Behold, the all-favorite, power-packed veggie chili!  It's simple, it's delicious, it's simple.  Did I mention it's simple?  BAM! So, let's dive in. First you're going to DRY pan sauté (no oil) your chopped onions and frozen (or fresh) sweet corn.  I like using medium high heat and browning these suckers to bring out the caramelized … Continue reading Plant Based Recipe: Simply Delicious Veggie Chili

Plant Based Recipe: We Creamed Beans of Orient Aren’t -Holiday Green Bean Casserole

It's a holiday favorite, the creamy green bean casserole.  But how do you make it whole food plant based?  Here's how with a win-them-over recipe that will replace your cream of mushroom soup cans forever. Green Bean Casserole Your favorite green beans, cooked or steamed Whether you do canned, frozen or fresh, grab as many … Continue reading Plant Based Recipe: We Creamed Beans of Orient Aren’t -Holiday Green Bean Casserole

Plant Based Recipes: Quinoa of Many Colors and Merry Peary Mixed Greens Salad

Quinoa of Many Colors Recipe 1 c quinoa Rinse your quinoa in a fine mesh strainer. Put in a pot with 2 cups water, cover and bring to boil.  Turn down to simmer and let it cook until it absorbs all the water.  Fluff with fork.  (That's my favorite part.) Red Onion, diced Red Sweet … Continue reading Plant Based Recipes: Quinoa of Many Colors and Merry Peary Mixed Greens Salad

Vegan Recipes: Heavenly Mashed Potatoes with Celery Gravy, Sweet Potato Delight | Happy Holidays!

Ever since Brian suggested we go to Denny's for Thanksgiving I had been dreaming of pancakes.  Not the healthy kind. But the kind topped with whipped butter, maybe sprinkled with chocolate chips, a mountain of whipped cream on top in a pool of fake maple flavored heavy corn syrup. Not.  Healthy. But.  Sometimes I fall … Continue reading Vegan Recipes: Heavenly Mashed Potatoes with Celery Gravy, Sweet Potato Delight | Happy Holidays!

Addicting Apples | Fall + Winter Recipes | Plant Based / Vegan Cooking with Instant Pot

Let's talk about addiction, shall we?  As in, "I'm ADDICTED TO THESE DANG APPLES!" It's autumn.  The apples are on fleek.  (Let it be noted this is the first and ONLY time I have or will ever use that word.  Amen.)  Especially my faves: Fujis. I asked Brian to pick up a bunch so I … Continue reading Addicting Apples | Fall + Winter Recipes | Plant Based / Vegan Cooking with Instant Pot

Video: 34 Weeks Pregnant and I’m Not Perfect | Plant Based Pregnancy

Oh dear me.  How good are our intentions.  How high our expectations. And then reality hits. I planned to vlog (yes, that's such a crazy weird word, but it's part of our social vocabularly) regularly and when I went to post today's video I saw that it's been ...what's 34 minus 9?  That many weeks … Continue reading Video: 34 Weeks Pregnant and I’m Not Perfect | Plant Based Pregnancy

Recipes: Plant Based Loaded Baked Potato | Savory Cashew Sauce

Over bubbling bottles of Topo Chico, my friend, Karin, told me that she had started a mobile Baked Potato Bar and it was a HIT!  Over 80 toppings and 12+ sauces, with both regular and sweet potatoes -whipped and baked- in addition to spaghetti squash and portobello mushrooms, all of her customers were happy making … Continue reading Recipes: Plant Based Loaded Baked Potato | Savory Cashew Sauce