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Garden Fresh Gazpacho

This year our garden has been doing really well, with a variety of tomato plants, a couple different types of peppers, zucchini, cucumber, pumpkin, and a few others. Now that we’re in mid-August and things are really starting to pop, Mike and I are…

How To Make Homemade Vegan Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

I took a halt from our Japanese food “tour” to make this dessert that I have been eying for awhile, posted on Alicia Silverstone’s site. Alicia is vegan and has a book published called The Kind Diet.  I was searching her book online and…

Healthy, Easy Sesame Noodles

When I think of quick and easy meals, the first thing that comes to my mind is pasta. I found this sesame noodle dish recipe at the volunteer place I work.

Two Perfect and Easy Breakfast Smoothies

I’ve been teaching a workshop on Healthier Living, and each week the class members have to do an action plan – basically, something they want to achieve during the week. It can be anything from exercising to adding more fruits and vegetables to their meals…

Amazing Vegan Lettuce Soup

I love discovering new recipes, especially the ones that use excess food that is about to go bad. In our case, we had about two heads of lettuce from our fresh produce delivered, starting to wilt in the fridge.

How to Make the Best Egyptian Vegetarian Dish: Koshari

Koshari is a traditional dish from Egypt, one that tastes so good that you can’t stop eating until nothing is left. The dish has many parts, all of which are pretty simple but combine together for complete deliciousness: Rice/lentil (referred to as koshari), spicy tomato sauce, macaroni, garbanzo beans…

Simple Homemade “No-Cheese” Parmesan Sprinkles

Here’s my take on a very quick and easy “no-cheese” parmesan seasoning. This takes about 2 minutes to make, and will transform most of your dishes with a fantastic blast of flavor.

Homemade Pineapple and Pomegranate Chia Seeds Drink

Chia seeds have quickly become the current health food rage, with great benefits like promoting cardiovascular health, assisting with joint function & mobility, improving digestion & natural detoxification, and supporting healthy weight loss. They’re easy to use; you can add them whole to any meal…

Our Favorite Vegan Mac and Cheeze Recipe

For our New Year’s Day dinner we decided to make a modified version of our favorite super-delicious mac & cheeze recipe from vegan yum yum.

Roadside-Style Vegan Bacon-Wrapped Hot Dogs Stuffed With Cheese

You either love bacon-wrapped hot dogs, or you despise them. There’s no middle ground with these things. Almost exclusively made by road-side vendors who cook up the sizzling dogs with a crispy twist of pig fat, often with melted cheese filling a slit down…