Hemp & Coconut Energy Balls

Whenever possible, I’m always looking for ways to sneak in “superfoods” into our kids’ hiking snacks! These hemp and coconut energy balls are not...

Simple Vegan Potato Salad

With summer upon us, that can only mean one thing: it's potato salad season! I'm a huge fan of potato salad recipes during the spring...

Vegan Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed bell peppers will always remind me of my grandmother. She would often cook traditional stuffed peppers with Cajun "dirty rice" (rice...

Roasted Cauliflower & Sweet Potatoes

When I've got the time, I always opt to roast my vegetables. Seriously... if you're not in a rush and you've got time to pre-heat...

Crock-Pot Balsamic & Dijon Brussels Sprouts

One of my partner's favorite all-time vegetables is Brussels sprouts, much to our kids' dismay. Don't get me wrong: I enjoy a good sprout...

Easy Homemade Peanut Sauce

This easy homemade peanut sauce came to fruition after I was trying to make a tahini sauce only to discover that, tragically, we had...

Shrimp Primavera Pasta

So... guess what. We're still eating seafood -- though in the past few weeks, I've narrowed it down even more. More on that in...

Vegan Chili Mac

Sometimes, you just want to travel back to your childhood and prepare one of those "comfort meals" that you nostalgically remember from...

Vegan Strawberries & Cream Cupcakes

I've been on a baking kick lately! Really, I've just been trying to be as productive as possible... especially as we head...

Vegan Sonoran Dogs

The Sonoran dog is like no other. A Tucson specialty, this isn't your ordinary frank. It's delicately wrapped in bacon and grilled until it’s crispy....

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