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 […]

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. […]