Spiced Apple Cranberry Muffins

This is the first time I've made this recipe, and I was surprised at how light and fluffy the muffins turned out. If you've every tried making a gluten-free, vegan baked goods, then you know the struggle that can be. This recipe, however, is a winner. I'm still playing with the flavor a bit - … Continue reading Spiced Apple Cranberry Muffins

4 Bean Vegan Chili with Avocado Crema

Back before I became vegan, I used to load up my chili with shredded cheese or sour cream. There was just something about combining that hearty, spicy flavor with something cool, smooth, and distinctly dairy in flavor. Now that I don't use any animal products, I've been looking for a new way to top my … Continue reading 4 Bean Vegan Chili with Avocado Crema

Smoky Split Pea with Portobello Mushrooms

The last few days of Winter are dragging by. The forecast for the next 10 days is finally showing a few sunny days, though it still won't be warm yet. And by warm, I mean above 70 degrees. Soon it will be too warm for soup, so I made a large batch today. It probably … Continue reading Smoky Split Pea with Portobello Mushrooms

Banana Pancakes

Every weekend, usually on both Saturday and Sunday, either my wife or I make these. They are our go-to breakfast for those lazy mornings when we having nothing more to do than let the dogs out. These can also be made without the banana, or with different type of fruit. We've made cinnamon apple, mango, … Continue reading Banana Pancakes

Cranberry, Mango, Apricot Cheesecake

Cashews are by far one of the most versatile foods in the vegan kitchen. They are used in so many of the recipes that my wife and I use. They are the base for our vegan parmesan cheese, we use them to make salad dressings, we use them to make cream sauces, and today I … Continue reading Cranberry, Mango, Apricot Cheesecake

Mexican Stuffed Peppers

What do you do when it's Taco Tuesday and you have no shells? Improvise! These Mexican inspired stuffed peppers have all of the flavors you would expect in a taco or burrito, but without the extra carbs, and with a long list of health benefits you will never find in a tortilla. Click here for … Continue reading Mexican Stuffed Peppers

Spaghetti Squash Pasta

Looking for an easy way to eat healthier, but not sure where to start? One of the first vegetarian meals my wife and I introduced into our lives, long before we made the decision to be vegan, was Spaghetti Squash Pasta. Here's a few of the nutritional differences to give you an idea of just … Continue reading Spaghetti Squash Pasta