Month: July 2020

Baked Falafel Burgers

Baked Falafel Burgers

Check out these baked falafel burgers! This summer has me trying to up my veggie burger game and this baked falafel recipe is one of my new favorites. Fafafel, made out of chickpeas, is a healthy alternative to traditional hamburgers and are super easy to make! I opted to bake these falafel burgers as well, making them less messy and better for you!

Vegan Cooking 101: How to Cook Chickpeas

Vegan Cooking 101: How to Cook Chickpeas

Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) are a key ingredient in many vegan recipes. “Sure, sure, I know all about hummus,” you might be thinking, but did you know you can make cookie dough out of chickpeas? It’s good too! And don’t forget about other vegan-friendly chickpea recipes like chickpea curry and chickpea salad sandwiches! Check out my blog post to learn more about how to cook chickpeas!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Vegan Nice Cream

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Vegan Nice Cream

Satisfy your summer sweet tooth with this chocolate peanut butter banana nice cream! Never heard of nice cream? It’s exactly what it sounds like – a vegan version of ice cream! This nice cream recipe mimics Ben & Jerry’s Chunky Monkey® but uses a creamy cashew base instead of heavy cream. Chocolate and peanut-butter covered pretzels and just a hint of banana make this nice cream recipe truly delicious!

Vegan Cooking 101: How to Cook with Chia Seeds

Vegan Cooking 101: How to Cook with Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are quite possibly the mightiest ingredient in vegan cooking. Packed with antioxidants, protein and calcium, these tiny seeds are a nutritional powerhouse. A popular vegan substitute for eggs and gelatin, chia seeds are packed with plenty of health benefits.

Homemade Herb Vinaigrette Recipe

Homemade Herb Vinaigrette Recipe

Nothing tastes better than fresh herbs! This homemade herb vinaigrette recipe features fresh parsley, oregano and basil. These herbs are blended with tangy red wine vinegar, spicy garlic and creamy extra-virgin olive oil for the perfect herb vinaigrette recipe.

Vegan Lettuce Wraps with Asian Dipping Sauce

Vegan Lettuce Wraps with Asian Dipping Sauce

Do you love PF Chang’s Lettuce Wraps, but wish they were vegan? Then this Vegan Lettuce Wraps recipe is for you! I’ve dressing up simple tofu lettuce wraps with some extra veggies for a healthier version of the original. And that dipping sauce? I’ve got you covered there too! This recipe for my tangy, salty Asian Dipping Sauce will have your taste buds singing!

Apple Butternut Squash Soup with Crispy Sage

Apple Butternut Squash Soup with Crispy Sage

Here’s a savory vegan recipe for you as we head into cooler fall weather – Apple Butternut Squash Soup! What’s so lovely about this easy vegan recipe is that it’s full of natural ingredients and unrefined sweeteners. This butternut squash recipe uses freshly roasted butternut squash and gets its delicate flavors from slow-cooked shallots, apple sauce and, of course, its featured topping – crispy sage and toasted pepitas!

The Easiest Vegan Tom Yum Soup

The Easiest Vegan Tom Yum Soup

Craving Thai food? Tom yum soup is one of my favorite Thai recipes, but finding the ingredients to make a vegan version of this soup can be tricky. I’ve found an easy way to get my Tom Yum Soup fix though! I start with at Lotus Foods’ Tom Yum Soup Rice Ramen Noodle Cups and then add a few key, fresh ingredients. Spice craving satisfied!

Garlic Smashed Potatoes with Chimichurri Sauce

Garlic Smashed Potatoes with Chimichurri Sauce

Move over baked potatoes, smashed potatoes are the new kid in town! Baked smashed potatoes are an easy vegan recipe that will have your taste buds singing your praises. For this vegan recipe, I chose to top my smashed potatoes with a tangy, herby chimichurri sauce – one of my favorite summertime condiments.