writer, advocate, holistic health coach

Month: September 2016

Easy Roasted Cauliflower

Easy Roasted Cauliflower

This is better than French fries. Really. There is no magic to this recipe – one I almost hesitate to call a recipe, it’s so easy. And I promise you, a vegetable never tasted so good! I can almost guarantee it’ll be one of your […]

Scrambled Tofu and Veggies

Scrambled Tofu and Veggies

Don’t let the ingredient list and the length of the instructions fool you – this is a quick and easy breakfast (or lunch, or dinner). It only takes 10-15 minutes to prepare. The texture mimics scrambled eggs, but this is much more flavorful and nutritious […]

Five Ways to Use Basil Essential Oil

Five Ways to Use Basil Essential Oil

Did you know that the essential oils of common kitchen herbs are 50-70 percent more concentrated than the raw herbs? I recently received a bottle of basil essential oil in my monthly order, and it is AMAZING! Most of us have used basil, an aromatic […]

Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

This recipe is so comforting…and easy! I use Yukon Gold potatoes, purple potatoes, or a combination of whatever potatoes I have on hand.  I used a mandolin to do the slicing, and this is an excellent use of leftover “nooch” (nutritional yeast) sauce (if you manage […]

Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

Sweet and Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

Sweet potatoes are a nutritional all-star. They are loaded with vitamins, minerals, and fiber. These wedges make a great side dish or a perfect mid-afternoon snack. Dip them in ketchup, or curried plant-based mayonnaise, or barbecue sauce…all good!

Easy Roasted Chickpeas

Easy Roasted Chickpeas

This is a wicked easy appetizer or snack, and they’re packed with protein and flavor. I make a big batch (double or triple this recipe) and break in into single servings, ready to grab and go in a snap.

Five Best Vegan Cheeses

Five Best Vegan Cheeses

Every vegan has heard it a million times, and some of us have said it ourselves: “I could never be vegan – I can’t live without cheese!” Well, sure you can, but there is a scientific reason that people often feel addicted to cheese. As explained […]

Split Pea and Parsnip Soup

Split Pea and Parsnip Soup

This soup can be made in a slow cooker or on the stove top. These instructions are for the stove top, as that’s how I made it. If you want to use a slow cooker, I recommend cooking the vegetables first in a sauté pan […]