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Sides and Sauces

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 […]

Instant Pot Vegan Jambalaya

Instant Pot Vegan Jambalaya

  I recently received an Instant Pot as a birthday gift and I am loving it! I’ve been using it on a weekly basis, testing and trying different recipes, trying to find a version that I love and know that you’ll want to make again and […]

Vegan Peaches and Cream

Vegan Peaches and Cream

I’ve never been a fan of making desserts. To be honest, I find a lot of desserts have a lot of steps, take a lot of time, and then I’m stuck with all this dessert in the house when I only wanted one serving. So, […]

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 Scalloped Potatoes with Mushrooms and Collard Greens

Vegan Scalloped Potatoes with Mushrooms and Collard Greens

These vegan scalloped potatoes are a perfect example of a classic comfort food.  What’s not to love about potatoes in a casserole dish, covered with a creamy cheesy sauce? Comfort foods can leave you feeling nostalgic and remind you of happy times with family and […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]