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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 […]

Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts and Breadcrumbs

Spaghetti with Brussels Sprouts and Breadcrumbs

A company-worthy pasta dinner with in-season flavors of roasted Brussels sprouts and  lemony, toasted Panko breadcrumbs for a crisp, light touch on top that is super easy to toss together! We begin with roasting the Brussels sprouts. Meanwhile, the breadcrumbs are toasting and the pasta […]

Ginger Veggie Noodle Stir-Fry

Ginger Veggie Noodle Stir-Fry

Happy 2018!! It’s the 4th of January and I feel like we’re still recovering from the holidays around here. I finally got the tree and everything that goes with that packed away yesterday but there are still toys and whatnot that need a home. This […]

King Oyster Mushroom Cioppino

King Oyster Mushroom Cioppino

Cioppino – the Italian-American stew traditionally made with fish is getting a plant-based makeover that is sure to satisfy. King Oyster mushrooms, with their remarkably similar size and texture to scallops are seared and added to a hearty and fragrant, vegetable rich and protein packed, […]

Creamy Vegan Mac & Cheese

Creamy Vegan Mac & Cheese

Is there a better comfort food than mac & cheese? I don’t think so. When I first went all plant-based, mac and cheese was one of those food groups – yes, mac & cheese is in a category all its own in my mind – […]

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 […]

Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Pine Nuts

Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Pine Nuts

The latest addition to our Pasta Night rotation is this creamy Alfredo deliciousness packed with colorful, good-for-you veggies. This recipe is easily customizable to whatever vegetables and pasta you have on hand. Enjoy! Print Yum Fettuccine Alfredo with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Pine Nuts Ingredients2 cups […]

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

Slow Cooker Mac and Cheese

You know those days when you don’t want to turn on the oven or do any real cooking on the stove but you could really go for some good old-fashioned cheesy carb-loaded comfort food? I had one of those days last week and this mac […]

Zucchini Noodles and Spaghetti Pasta Olio with Chickpeas and Mozzarella

Zucchini Noodles and Spaghetti Pasta Olio with Chickpeas and Mozzarella

We actually ate dinner outside on the back deck last night! This is a big deal because it has been cold and raining here in our part of Northern Virginia for what feels like the entire month of May. But that seems to be over […]

Sourdough Stuffing with Vegan Chicken, Apples, and Sage

Sourdough Stuffing with Vegan Chicken, Apples, and Sage

One thing I know for sure about stuffing is that everyone has an opinion on what makes a good one. Personally, I prefer mine with a little crunch and minus any cream-of soups which is the exact opposite of the cornbread-based dressing I was exposed to […]