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Vegan Lentil Meatball Stroganoff

Vegan Lentil Meatball Stroganoff

Leaves are falling, temperatures are dropping, and there’s just something about this time of year that puts me in the mood for classic comfort food like this delicious stroganoff made with homemade, pan-seared lentil meatballs tossed in a vegan sour-cream-and-mushroom sauce and served over wide fusilli…

Easy 20 Minute Vegetable Broth

Easy 20 Minute Vegetable Broth

This rich, fragrant, easy to make homemade vegetable broth is an excellent base for soups and also works to boost the flavor in risottos, pastas, and casseroles. Homemade stock is a great way to use up vegetables that may otherwise get tossed.  This recipe was…

5-Ingredient Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip

5-Ingredient Vegan Spinach and Artichoke Dip

This is one of those recipes that has worked its way up into the ranks of those worthy of holidays, potlucks, and parties. I first served this vegan version of the classic spinach and artichoke appetizer last year as part of our Thanksgiving snack spread…

Vegan Pub Style Beer Cheese Dip

Vegan Pub Style Beer Cheese Dip

The classic beer cheese dip has gone vegan. Perfect for Oktoberfest, game day, movie night, or anytime you need a crowd pleasing appetizer; you just can’t go wrong with a classic cheese dip. Serve with big, salty Bavarian pretzels or try it drizzled over burgers…

Vegan Sausage and Sauerkraut Stuffed Potatoes

Vegan Sausage and Sauerkraut Stuffed Potatoes

Fall is in the air here in Northern Virginia I love a good baked potato dinner and these potatoes stuffed with vegan Bratwurst, cheese, and sauerkraut definitely hit the spot! Vegan Sausage and Sauerkraut Baked Potatoes Ingredients: 4 large russet potatoes, baked 1 tablespoon olive…

Vegan Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

Vegan Salisbury Steak with Mushroom Gravy

I had a craving for simple and satisfying, old school stick to your ribs comfort food and this dinner of vegan Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes and peas was exactly what I was looking for. The first bite took me right back to the nostalgia of…

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…

Easy Classic Marinara Sauce

Easy Classic Marinara Sauce

So simple, fast, delicious, and loaded with fresh flavors, this marinara sauce is perfect for quick and easy pasta dinners, as a zesty pizza sauce, even as a dip for mozzarella sticks and garlic bread. Every home cook should have a few classic sauce recipes in…

Vegan Spinach Parmesan Fettuccine

Vegan Spinach Parmesan Fettuccine

Busy days call for quick and easy dinners! With only five ingredients and a start-to-finish time of 30 minutes or less, it’s easy to see why this has become one of our favorite go-to meals when we’re short on time or just want the simplicity…

Late Summer Okra Pilaf with Coconut Bacon

Late Summer Okra Pilaf with Coconut Bacon

This easy rice bowl dinner is made up of fresh, in-season okra tossed with a bold and savory, cayenne-infused rice pilaf then topped with a sweet and smoky homemade coconut bacon. And while you can have this ready and on the table in 30 minutes, it…