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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 […]

Plant Based Pad Thai Salad

Plant Based Pad Thai Salad

A Salad a Day. That’s been my jam lately. Eating one big ole’ salad each and every day. Well, when you eat the same type of dish everyday, you need a little variety right? So, I got to thinking, what is my favorite kind of […]

Oil Free Roasted Beet Hummus

Oil Free Roasted Beet Hummus

When I was in my early 20’s, I used to have “Girls Night” all the time with my girlfriends and there was one girl in the group who was vegan. One week, we decided to have a potluck and guess what everyone brought… Veggies and […]

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 […]

The Best Vegan Ranch Dressing

The Best Vegan Ranch Dressing

When I ask people what food they miss most now that they are a whole food plant based eater, a surprising number of people say that they miss ranch dressing. It can be hard to find a vegan ranch dressing recipe that doesn’t call for […]

Tex-Mex Rice for Buddha Bowls

Tex-Mex Rice for Buddha Bowls

If you were to ask me what I really eat… I’d give you an honest answer and say smoothies, soups, salads and Buddha Bowls. These are my go-to meals. Don’t get me wrong, I’ve obviously made all the other recipes on this blog and plenty […]

Everyday Lentil Soup

Everyday Lentil Soup

I’m not gonna lie, I’ve made plenty of underwhelming lentil soups in my day, that never had a chance of making on this blog. But, this might just be the best lentil soup I’ve ever had. And really, what vegan blog would be complete without […]

Simple Tahini Sauce for Everything

Simple Tahini Sauce for Everything

What’s the trick to have a kick ass salad? Having a kick ass sauce to drizzle on it. You can have a really basic and simple salad taste amazing as long as you have a great sauce to go with it. One of my goals […]

Vegan Cherry Garcia Nice Cream

Vegan Cherry Garcia Nice Cream

When I first went plant based, there a problem I needed to solve… Ice Cream! Growing up, ice cream could have easily been considered one of my food groups. I had a smallish dish, okay maybe a large dish, of ice cream after dinner on […]