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French-Style Baguette

French-Style Baguette

Though I usually go the easier route and just pick up baguettes in the bakery, occasionally I do enjoy baking the bread from scratch. If you’ve never made your own French bread, I recommend giving it a shot. It’s really very simple! All it takes […]

Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo with Fried Sage and Capers

Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo with Fried Sage and Capers

All the creamy goodness you love in an Alfredo pasta made lighter by substituting traditional dairy with lighter, plant-based ingredients. Print Yum Pumpkin Fettuccine Alfredo with Fried Sage and Capers Ingredients12 oz. fettuccine pasta 2 Tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup fresh sage, divided 2 Tablespoons […]

Vegan Crabby Cakes

Vegan Crabby Cakes

There was a time, five years ago to be precise, when I absolutely loved crab cakes and can honestly say it’s one of the very few dishes I actually “missed” going vegetarian. But, let me tell you… Amidst the virtual sea of meatless “crab” cake recipes […]

Sriracha Ramen Soup with Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms

Sriracha Ramen Soup with Bok Choy and Shiitake Mushrooms

Ah, ramen… for years, I refused to eat ramen because it just reminded me so much of the days when I was 18-years old in my first apartment and practically survived on the stuff… I mean, come on, at 10 for $1.00, you know I stocked […]

Spicy Black-Bean and Cabbage Stew

Spicy Black-Bean and Cabbage Stew

Happy New Year! The whirlwind activity of the holidays is behind us, decorations are packed away, and winter is settling in here.  The first snowfall of the season arrived overnight and, while it’s only an inch or so deep right now, I’m finding myself already looking […]

Leek and Potato Soup with Carrots

Leek and Potato Soup with Carrots

Leek and potato soup.  Whether you add the carrots or don’t (they do add a nice pop of color), you just can’t beat this type of soup, especially on a cold and rainy day like the one we’re having here today. These are the days […]

Holiday Cranberry Dip with Stella Blue Cheese

Holiday Cranberry Dip with Stella Blue Cheese

The holidays are busy enough so today’s post is featuring a super easy and tasty appetizer/snack you can throw together in five minutes! Seriously. I’m using Stella Blue Cheese in this dip for its tangy flavor and semi-soft texture and serving it with water crackers, […]

Italian-Style Stuffed Peppers with Spinach and Mushrooms

Italian-Style Stuffed Peppers with Spinach and Mushrooms

These are not the stuffed peppers of my childhood – loaded with rice-y ground beef and spaghetti sauce (?). Today, I present to you a significant upgrade to those old school stuffed peppers. Here, we’re keeping the rice but replacing the ground beef with hearty […]

Vegan Curried Pumpkin Soup

Vegan Curried Pumpkin Soup

If you’re like me and ready to take a break from all the super-sweet treats that are everywhere right now, but still want to get your seasonal pumpkin fix, I have just the thing for you. This warm and savory soup is full of the flavors […]

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Vegan Ranch Dressing

Confession: I’ve fallen into a bit of a junk food snacking rut over the last few weeks. Is it my imagination or are the snack food aisles at the supermarket really so much better this time of year? I may have gotten a little carried […]