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
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
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
Last week I was shooting a commercial and when lunch was served I was utterly delighted to find a sweet potato-lentil dish that was filled with sweet and savory flavors. "Wow!" my mouth said, "I mean, like, WOOOW!" So, of course, I had to try to make something like it at home. The result was … Continue reading Plant Based Recipes: Home Sweet Potato Home Stew
This weekend we had a family over for lunch. I made one of their kids a PBJ. Part was left over and the husband -like any self-respecting father would do- finished it off. "Wow! What kind of peanut butter is this?" "We made it." "What's in it?" "Um, peanuts?" "Yeah, but, I mean, what else?" … Continue reading Recipe: Homemade Peanut Butter, Embarrassingly Easy
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!
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
I know, when I used to think of the word "lentils" it was less than appealing. We didn't grow up eating them. Their close cousins, split peas, were the nearest I got and -ahem- split pea soup was just a little... heavy... the way I usually had it. But I have a new appreciation and … Continue reading Recipe: Plant Based Blossoming Veggie Lentils