GARLICKY CURRIED LENTILS

Garlicky Curried Lentils

When I started cooking more plant-based dishes, I got really interested in Indian cooking. I love how Indian is packed with not only lots of veggies but tons of flavor…

Avocado Mint Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

Avocado Mint Chip Ice Cream Sandwiches

If you like mint chocolate chip ice cream, you’ll love these little gems. They’re delicious, dairy-free and gluten-free. They’re real crowd pleasers because even the pickiest of eaters can enjoy…

Wild Mushroom Soup

Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup

This is an oldie but goodie recipe that I’ve revised. If you’re a mushroom lover, you’ll love this Creamy Wild Mushroom Soup. If you’re not, this may not be the…

Cheesy Stuffed Zucchini Boats

Cheesy Quinoa Stuffed Zucchini Boats

These Cheesy Stuffed Zucchini Boats are a delicious, healthy fall dish you can make at home for date night.  These boats are light yet packed with bold fall flavors thanks…

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

This Fried Green Tomato recipe is a remake of an oldie but goodie recipe. You remember the 1991 film, Fried Green Tomatoes, with Jessica Tandy and Kathy Bates? I loved…

Southwestern Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Southwestern Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

These quinoa stuffed pepper beauties are light yet spicy and packed with bold flavor. The overall Southwestern theme make a fabulous date night {in}. This recipe is more than enough for…

Homemade Taco Seasoning

Homemade Taco Seasoning

If you’re like me and love the flavor of taco seasoning but you’re not that crazy about some of the questionable ingredients in some of the seasonings, why not make…

BBQ Roasted Chickpeas Hawaiian Style

BBQ Roasted Chickpeas Hawaiian Style

BBQ roasted chickpeas are definitely becoming one of my go-to snack foods. If you’re looking for a healthy afternoon snack and you like chickpeas, this recipe is definitely for you. If…

Fennel & Pear Smoothie Bowl

Fennel & Pear Smoothie Bowl

Smoothie bowls are great because they allow me to blend as I normally do with smoothies, but then I’m able to top the smoothie with fixings like organic coconut shreds,…

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Kicking off avocado season with a deliciously sweet yet healthy recipe! If you haven’t tried chocolate avocado mousse, you must! It’s an easy no-bake dessert and so yummy. Plus, it’s…

Chewy Carrot Cake Granola Bars

Chewy Carrot Cake Granola Bars

In grammar school, my mom would pack me a granola bar that was so dry I’d nearly break my teeth. Perhaps I made the Chewy Carrot Cake Granola Bars extra…

Dark Chocolate Clusters

Dark Chocolate Clusters {No-Bake}

Dark chocolate clusters are what I make when I’m looking for a sweet treat but something that’s not too naughty. They are delicious and so easy to make using simple ingredients.…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin pie smoothie is my favorite smoothie to make during fall. And pumpkin has been on my mind lately. A  l o t. I love this smoothie so much that…

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

These Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites are delicious and addicting. Beware! Who doesn’t love raw cookie dough? Something about the chewy, moist texture and pronounced flavors that make the dough…

Fiesta Black Bean Quinoa Roll-Up Tacos

Fiesta Black Bean Quinoa Roll-Up Tacos make a simple weeknight meal for the whole family. I tried this dish out for one of my cooking classes and it was a…