Spicy Red Lentil Soup with Spinach & Ginger

Spicy Red Lentil Soup with Spinach & Ginger 1  onion, small dice 1” fresh ginger, grated 1 medium onion, minced 1/4t cayenne pepper or 1 pepperonicini 1/2t smoked chipotle powder 3T olive oil 1t turmeric powder 1/2t pink salt 1/4t black pepper 2c red lentils, cooked 2c fresh spinach, cleaned and trimmed 1 veggie boulion cube […]

Amazing Lentil Chili

  Amazing Lentil Chili This simple bowl of yum is packed with protein, fiber, and flavor. With or without the Vegan ground beef, this chili is a winner. The vegan ground beef by Beyond Meat is gluten free and soy free! I topped this with Field Roasts’Chao Cheese and it is just awesome. 2c-cooked lentils, […]

Coconut Curry Lentil Soup with Vegan Sour Cream

This soup is DELICIOUS! Just a perfect balance of savory, coconut curry love, and sweetness. The lentils provide a powerful punch of vegetable protein- I will be making this all the time from here on out. The sour cream offers a plain yogurt tang that completes the flavor profile- especially if you make it on the spicier […]

Cheesy White-Bean Béchamel Sauce

I had just enough Red Sauce and Tofu Ricotta Filling left over for a personal sized lasagna and I also had cooked some Baby Lima Beans this weekend that I had made Escarole & Beans with hanging out in my fridge so I thought about experimenting with a white cheese sauce. White beans have such […]

Savory Chickpea Pancakes

These are scrumptious little bits of amazing. I LOVE them. They are so easy to make and super satisfying.  You could easily add in veggie combinations, spices and flavors of your own choosing, maybe even make them into a sweet variation. I love  this particular combo dipped in Herbed Tamarind Sauce. S P E C T […]

Baby Lima Bean-Basil Spread

This is summer in a dip. Delicious- super easy especially if you have the pesto in your fridge! Baby Lima Bean Basil Spread  1c cooked baby lima beans (white) 1t ground chipotle powder 2T extra virgin olive oil 2T prepared basil or arugala pesto 1 lemon, juiced 1/4t black pepper 2 cloves garlic, smashed 1t […]

Amazing Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Salad This is BOMB served in a wrap with fresh veggies and lettuce or in between your favorite sprouted whole grain or gluten free bread slices- LOVE THIS! The celery really makes it taste like a mock tuna fish salad so don’t skimp! Feel free to choose other add-ins, like olives, herbs, fresh sweet […]

Hearty Summer Black Bean Soup with Greens

Local greens, tomatoes, corn, onions and garlic- this soup is so satisfying and absolutely delicious. Hearty Summer Black Bean Soup with Greens Wheat-free * Gluten-free* 1 large onion, medium dice 2c fresh tomato medium dices or crushed tomatoes 2 cloves garlic, minced 3c black beans, cooked and drained or 2 cans 1 medium sweet potato, […]

Black & White Bean Soup with Greens

Black & White Bean Soup with Greens This soup is wonderfully hearty and delicious. The rice can be substituted with gluten free pasta or another grain of your choosing. Adding in a mix of greens would be amazing but I am partial to kale. Wheat-free Gluten-free 1 large onion, medium dice 1c tomato puree or […]