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  • Main Dishes,  Veganism

    Asian Inspired Tempeh Salad

    One of my New Year intentions for 2019 was to eat more greens. While I am vegan, I do not particularly love salads. In the past, I would only eat taco salads, for obvious reasons. I became determined to create a salad that I could actually enjoy eating. I thought of all the foods I love. My favorite protein is tempeh. I eat stir fry a lot. Tahini is a staple. I also go for cheap meals. Not cheap as in bad, but cheap as in affordable. I try to eat mainly whole foods as long as they are tasty. This recipe checks all of the boxes for me. Pin…

  • Main Dishes,  Veganism

    Vegan Pasta Bake + Tofu Ricotta

    I used to roll my eyes when a food blogger talked about tofu ricotta and how it was so similar to traditional ricotta. I didn’t believe them to be honest. Cheesy lasagna and pasta bakes were something that I missed from before I was vegan. So I started experimenting with tofu ricotta. The first time I made it, it was garbage. It tasted so bad, but I finally have a recipe that tastes good and performs similarly to traditional ricotta.  Pin This For Later ⇓♥ This recipe is also gluten free. I used a pasta that was made out of green lentils and that’s why the picture has a green…

  • Sweets,  Veganism

    Sweet Breakfast Crepes // Vegan

    Let me tell you about this recipe…it’s amazing! Sorry about tooting my own horn, but you need these crepes in your life. This is the first time I have made the vegan version and I can’t tell a difference! Pin This ↓♥ The recipe is essentially a combination of multiple vegan crepe recipes. So here are the details. Difficulty: Medium Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: A few minutes on each side | Total: 15 minutes. Serves: 1-2 people (makes 6 small crepes) INGREDIENTS… 1/2 cup water. 1/4 cup olive oil, coconut oil, or vegan butter. 1 tablespoon coconut sugar. 2 tablespoons agave nectar or maple syrup. 1 cup oat flour…

  • Main Dishes,  Veganism

    Thai Peanut Noodles // Vegan

    This is something that sounds complicated, but really this recipe is incredibly easy. I make peanut noodles whenever I need a quick meal that is very filling and nutritious. This recipe is plant-based of course, but carnivores will also like this. I used a meat substitute, but that is not even necessary. Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 5 minutes Cook Time: 15-20 minutes Printer Friendly Version HERE INGREDIENTS… 1/2 package of rice noodles or preferred noodle. 1/2 yellow onion. 1 cup of spinach. 1/2 bag of frozen stir fry vegetables or… 1 cup of broccoli. 1 carrot. A handful of mushrooms. 1 cup of sugar snap peas. 1 teaspoon of minced…

  • Veganism

    Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies // Vegan

    “Do you only eat salads?”. I laugh every time someone asks this. Eating vegan doesn’t have to be boring. I have proved this time and time again. Before making this recipe, I didn’t really eat cookies. That’s changed for sure. These cookies are easy to make, really tasty, and somewhat healthy. PRINTER FRIENDLY VERSION Oven: 350 degrees Bake Time: 7-8 minutes Prep Time: 10 minutes Serves: 4-8 servings (makes 1 dozen) WHAT YOU’LL NEED… ½ cup chunky peanut butter. ½ cup brown sugar. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. 1 teaspoon maple syrup.   1 tablespoon ground flax seed. 3 tablespoons water. 1.5 cups rolled oats. 1 teaspoon of cinnamon. 1 teaspoon…

  • Lifestyle,  Veganism

    Colorful Winter Chili (Vegan)

    In the warmer months, my diet is made up of tons of fruit. However, now that it is absolutely freezing; I crave warm foods like pasta, chili, and baked potatoes. I have posted a vegan chili recipe before, but this one is a little different. As the title suggests, it is colorful. It also has spices that are better in the colder months. This recipe is packed with protein and with spices that promote immune functioning. Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 30 minutes (at the least) | Servings: 4-6 INGREDIENTS… 1 cup of black beans. 1 cup of garbanzo beans. 1/2 cup of corn. 1 cup of lima…