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Vegan Instant Pot White Bean and Kale Soup

Vegan Instant Pot White Bean and Kale Soup

Soups are one of my favorite meals to make. I love that you can add in so many different vegetables, beans, and play around to develop different flavors. And this Vegan Instant Pot White Bean and Kale soup allows that. You can add in other […]

Creamy Vegan Zoodles with Asapragus

Creamy Vegan Zoodles with Asapragus

When Zoodles first become the new “in food” to eat, I wasn’t a fan. They didn’t fill me up and in my opinion, they weren’t at all like pasta. They didn’t taste like pasta and I didn’t feel like I had eaten pasta. I had […]

Creamy Mint Avocado Pasta

Creamy Mint Avocado Pasta

I’m going to be honest here. I’ve never been someone who uses mint very often in cooking. It’s not that I don’t like mint, I just haven’t made many dishes that call for it. Last week, I was following a meal plan that sounded interesting […]

Vegan Smashed Pea and Avocado Toast

Vegan Smashed Pea and Avocado Toast

First, there was Avocado Toast. And then…there was Smashed Pea and Avocado Toast! I’m a huge avocado toast fan, not gonna lie. It’s fast, satisfying and you can jazz it up in so many different ways. My recent new favorite version of avocado toast is […]

Smashed Potato Nachos

Smashed Potato Nachos

  What kind of cheese isn’t yours? Nacho Cheese! (Not yo cheese)  I’ve always loved that joke, regardless of how cheesy it is… LOL!   When I was in nursing school, I used to go out for nachos A LOT. I’d take nursing classes during […]

Sweet Potato Cheese Sauce

Sweet Potato Cheese Sauce

When I made the decision to go plant based, one of the first meals I decided to create in the kitchen was a vegan cheese sauce. This was a big deal for me.  You see, before I went vegan, I wasn’t much of a cook. […]

Oil Free Mushroom Bacon

Oil Free Mushroom Bacon

A B.L.T used to be one of my favorite sandwiches as a kid. I always loved the smokey and salty flavor from the bacon.There are many vegan brands that now make fake bacon but I’m not much of a fake meat person so, I went […]

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Vegan Quesadilla

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Vegan Quesadilla

This is a simple, healthy and delicious plant based sweet potato and black bean vegan quesadilla. This recipe will make 4-5 quesadillas. The preparation includes baking a sweet potato and cooking brown rice. I like to make extra potatoes and rice to use throughout the […]

Spicy Vegan Orange Vegetables

Spicy Vegan Orange Vegetables

This is a simple and quick meal to make. It requires minimal ingredients, it’s really healthy and it tastes amazing. I love getting orange tofu at restaurants but I don’t like how it’s often fried in oil. This is a healthy alternative that you can […]

Vegan Mac and Cheese Sauce

Vegan Mac and Cheese Sauce

This is my go to vegan plant based Mac and Cheese Sauce. I often use the leftovers as a Nacho Cheese Dip.  I love this recipe because it is easy, requires minimal ingredients and minimal time. Another win win in my book. Enjoy! Print Vegan […]