VGF Black Bean Pasta Primavera

Everyone knows there are a ton of different pasta noodles to choose from. Spaghetti, linguine, angel hair, rotini, macaroni, etc. etc. etc. For me, there is only one problem with that. I need gluten-free options, and pasta is traditionally made from wheat. I’m also vegan, so finding a pasta that doesn’t use eggs. When my…

Maca Mocha

Recently I decided to go caffeine-free again. I’ve done it before, back when I cut all sodas out of my diet. This time, all I had left that was caffeinated, was coffee. I thought I would just switch to decaf, but a friend mentioned that even decaf coffee can have a negative health effect. So…

Garden Greens Pesto

Some of the best advice I ever received as I began my journey into the discovery of what was causing all of the physical and mental health issues I’ve been suffering with for years, was when my wife and I went vegan. At that time, someone told me, “Eat food that is as close to…

Slow Cooker Red Curry Lentils

One of the most common reasons I hear from people for not switching to a more healthy diet, is time. No one seems to have the time these days to prepare meals from scratch. And yet, the fatigue and illnesses we feel from running at the speeds we do, day in and day out, can…

Pasta Pesto-cado

Every once in awhile, I come across a flavor combination that strikes me as odd. Then I try it, and it’s like, ‘Why didn’t I think of this before?” That’s how this little gem came to be. It might sound weird at first, but mixing basil and avocado makes so much sense, especially in a…

Quinoa Burgers with Radish and Onion Slaw

I don’t know about you, but I get kind of tired putting the same old toppings on a burger. Lettuce. Pickle. Tomato. Blah, blah, blah. Today, I thought, since I had some leftover Quinoa Burgers in the fridge, it would be a good time to try something different. Not only did the outcome taste amazing,…