Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Pasta

Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Pasta

Simple and savory, this quick and easy pasta dish made with a deliciously creamy sauce of in-season butternut squash, cashews, onions, and spices  This seasonal comfort food takes only about 20 minutes from start to finish and makes a nice holiday alternative to traditional mac…

Vegan Irish Potato Pie

Vegan Irish Potato Pie

We love potatoes around here so when I started looking into traditional Irish foods to serve for St. Patrick’s Day, potato pie seemed like an obvious choice. Traditional potato pie, however,  is actually quite meat and dairy heavy so this is a new and improved,…

Vegan Stuffed Mushroom Dip

Vegan Stuffed Mushroom Dip

I knew this dip was a hit when I set it out as part of our pre-Thanksgiving snack spread and my meat and dairy-loving son declared, “Mom, this dip is insane!” This Stuffed Mushroom appetizer dip, loaded with mushrooms, garlic, vegan cream cheese and vegan…

Holiday Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Holiday Roasted Sweet Potatoes

The gorgeous pop of color and irresistible flavor combination make these potatoes perfect for the holiday table! The sweet potatoes of my childhood Thanksgivings were of the traditional Southern-style casserole variety which meant loads of sugar, butter, and, of course, marshmallows. I’m not knocking it…

Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Fresh Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving Week is upon us, friends! Are you ready? For me, the cooking begins on the Tuesday before and the first order of business is always the cranberry sauce.  I put on my holiday apron, turn on my favorite Christmas music station, and get the…

Vegan Thanksgiving Wellington

Vegan Thanksgiving Wellington

Thanksgiving is easily my favorite holiday! I love all the planning and prep, decorating and buildup to a day of food and festivities with the family, especially since it’s so rare to have older kids all home at the same time. I first served made…

Brussels Sprouts and Apple Tart

Brussels Sprouts and Apple Tart

    Today, I’m sharing a new recipe created for Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry. This recipe yields two tarts by cutting one sheet of Puff Pastry dough in half but you could totally just make one big one using the same instructions. Here, savory and sweet flavors…

Sourdough Stuffing Muffins with Apple and Fresh Herbs

Sourdough Stuffing Muffins with Apple and Fresh Herbs

Super cute and perfectly portioned, these savory vegan stuffing muffins are a fantastic addition to your holiday table. I like to use rosemary-infused olive oil for a little added depth of flavor but regular olive oil works just fine. And if you prefer your stuffing…

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

Cucumber and Feta Appetizer Bites

File this one under “easiest appetizers ever”. Seriously, you can have these tasty little cucumber bites ready to go in a matter of minutes. Slice, mix, pile it on; that’s it. Here’s the recipe: 1 small-medium cucumber 1/2 cup Mediterranean feta cheese, crumbled 2 teaspoons…

Marinated Cheese and Olives ~ Game Night Snack

Marinated Cheese and Olives ~ Game Night Snack

This was our Thanksgiving night snack as we were all gathered around the dining table, playing Taboo, which has recently become my new favorite old game. We all enjoyed the briny-cheesy-carby goodness so much I’m thinking this may make an encore appearance as part of…