Garlic Lemon Pepper Zoodles

This was maybe the best meal I’ve made all summer, and one of the quickest!!! It was super easy to throw together and filled me up well enough to garden for quite some time. Ingredients 2 medium sized zucchini, spiralized 2 Tablespoons almond bits optional: I garnished mine with edible nasturtium flowers! Dressing Juice ofContinue reading “Garlic Lemon Pepper Zoodles”

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Buddha Bowl with Miso Tahini Dressing

I made this meal for my sister and boy, did we love it. So many textures and flavors. It’s a little bit time consuming, but if you pace things just right, super simple. Ingredients 1/2 cup chickpeas, cooked and drained 1/2 cup quinoa, cooked 1/2 lb brussels sprouts, cleaned and halved 2 medium sized beets,Continue reading “Buddha Bowl with Miso Tahini Dressing”

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Smoky Roasted Brussels Sprouts

My sister likes to make a sweet and sour brussels sprouts recipe with bacon in it, and it always looks delicious minus the bacon. I wanted to veganize it without losing the smoky and salty flavor. I think I got pretty close, with the simple addition of smoked paprika. Ingredients 2 pounds fresh brussels sprouts,Continue reading “Smoky Roasted Brussels Sprouts”

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DIY Calendula Salve

Welcome to the season of sunburns, bug bites, and gardeners hands. Calendula is a wonderful little golden bloom that offers anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties for the skin, among other things. It also hosts many benefits when consumed internally, but I’ll focus on skin here. It is beneficial for dry skin, inflamed skin (sunburn!!!), can helpContinue reading “DIY Calendula Salve”

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Chickpea Noodle Soup

  My niece was hanging out with me the other day and asked if I would make chicken noodle soup… She’s two and a half and doesn’t understand the realm of veganism in the way my five year old niece Sophia has picked up on it. (Sophia always watches out for me and gets concernedContinue reading “Chickpea Noodle Soup”

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Marinated Portobello Sushi Rolls

I love veggie sushi. One of the local restaurants here makes an amazing marinated shiitake roll that I absolutely adore but since it contains soy sauce, I get a headache if I eat them. They’re so wonderfully delicious that sometimes I get them anyway. I wanted to recreate the flavors at home so I couldContinue reading “Marinated Portobello Sushi Rolls”

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Adventures in Homemade Vegan Yogurt

I have always been a yogurt lover. I don’t like taking straight probiotic capsules, but I love consuming probiotic rich foods. Vegan yogurt, though… gets so expensive. I purchased some yogurt starter a few weeks ago and began researching making homemade yogurt. I was afraid that I’d need a lot of equipment and that it’dContinue reading “Adventures in Homemade Vegan Yogurt”

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Pineapple and Black Bean Fried Rice

I loooove fried rice. Toss in any veggie combo and you’re set. Easy, delicious. My dad had some pineapple slices he was about to throw away because he was sick of trying to eat an entire pineapple himself, so I snatched them up before they hit the trash can and decided to make fried rice.Continue reading “Pineapple and Black Bean Fried Rice”

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