Month: August 2018

Spicy Red Lentils

Spicy Red Lentils

Spicy Red Lentils These spicy red lentils are a fan favorite in my household.  When we switched to a plant-based diet, red lentils became a staple – they’re tasty, simple and really good for you!  I make them early in the week and we use […]

How to Make the Perfect Crispy, Crunchy Kale Chip

How to Make the Perfect Crispy, Crunchy Kale Chip

Crispy, Crunchy Kale Chips I’ve been on a quest for a while to bake the perfect kale chips.  Over the years, I’ve tried and failed.  Tried and failed.  For a while, I let failure carry the day and I gave up trying.  It wasn’t until […]

Peach Gazpacho

Peach Gazpacho

Peach Gazpacho Come mid-August, peaches are a big deal in Colorado.  Hailing from the warm, desert-like climate of the western slope, Palisade peaches are sweet and juicy – everything you could want from a peach.  And they’re in abundance.  Sure, you can find them in […]

Vegan “Fish” Tacos with Hearts of Palm, Tempura Avocado and Chipotle Mayo

Vegan “Fish” Tacos with Hearts of Palm, Tempura Avocado and Chipotle Mayo

Vegan “Fish” Tacos with Hearts of Palm, Tempura Avocado and Chipotle Mayo One of my favorite meals in the summertime is fish tacos — bright and colorful with a mix of fresh produce, they really hit the spot on a summer night, especially when prefaced […]

Toasted Pepitas

Toasted Pepitas

Toasted Pepitas (Pumpkin Seeds) I use pepitas all the time — in burritos, on tacos, sprinkled on my soups and salads.  When I am not adding them to a dish, I am snacking on them.  In my mind, there are three basic ways to approach […]

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa

Fresh Tomato Salsa Summer gets me in the mood for salsa!  Whether I’m dressing up some nachos, filling a taco or just snacking on it with some warmed tortilla chips, salsa is so satisfying. While I like new and different combinations — pineapple green salsa […]

Vegan Chipotle Mayo

Vegan Chipotle Mayo

Vegan Chipotle Mayo When it comes to condiments, my heart belongs to vegan chipotle mayonnaise.  I had to give it its own recipe listing because I use it all the time!  Cross referencing, you know?  It’s super simple, but it packs a lot of punch. […]