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…

Whole Grain Mustard Mashed Potatoes

Whole Grain Mustard Mashed Potatoes

Creamy and buttery; just like regular mashed potatoes but with the added kick of coarse, whole grain dijon mustard. And what a difference that one little ingredient makes! This savory side dish is super easy and ready to serve in under 30 minutes. These potatoes…

5-Ingredient Spanish Rice

5-Ingredient Spanish Rice

A quick and easy vegan Spanish rice that you can have on the table in 30 minutes and all you need is five simple ingredients: vegan butter yellow onion long grain white rice vegan chicken broth chunky tomato-based salsa This rice is perfect on the…

Lemon Orzo and Rice Pilaf

Lemon Orzo and Rice Pilaf

Orzo pasta and rice simmered in a lemony dill-seasoned broth and topped with fresh parsley. This quick and easy recipe begins with cooking the orzo, rice, and garlic together, then adding the broth. As it simmers, your kitchen will be filled with the absolutely delicious…

Easy Roasted Okra

Easy Roasted Okra

Sometimes the simplest dishes are the best! This okra is delicious as a simple side dish or appetizer and, aside from the flavor brought out by roasting, what makes it so great is: This okra is baked; not fried and when it’s finished roasting, there…

Easy Vegan Hollandaise Sauce

Easy Vegan Hollandaise Sauce

Rich, creamy, and so very easy!! The classic hollandaise sauce has gone vegan and the flavor is exactly what you remember of the egg-based version. You’re going to want to drizzle this over roasted asparagus, tofu Benedict, even breakfast enchiladas and tacos. For the perfect…

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…

Cilantro Lime Rice

Cilantro Lime Rice

Simple and subtle… this easy rice offers the perfect complement to bigger, bolder flavors such as those found in hearty and spicy enchiladas or fajitas. Most  recently, I served this rice alongside tacos dressed with a robust sauce of chipotle chiles and adobo seasoning and…

Cold Soba Noodle Salad with Asparagus and Cucumber

Cold Soba Noodle Salad with Asparagus and Cucumber

A light and refreshing vegan meal you can have on the table in thirty minutes or less. Look for Togarashi spice in the Asian food section or in specialty food markets. Or just make your own by mixing equal parts sweet paprika, hot paprika, dried orange…

Vegan BBQ Baked Beans

Vegan BBQ Baked Beans

Remember how I was all, “Summer’s coming!” in my last post? Well, I may have been prematurely excited because it’s still cold but that is not stopping me from looking ahead to summertime and all the classic picnic and potluck favorites we love, including these…