Roasted Spring Asparagus

This winter took SO LONG to break…for me the 1st signs of light are tulips and asparagus- so when I walked into the River Valley Co-Op and saw beautiful bunches upon bunches of purple tipped asparagus, I knew spring had finally sprung. I am of the school that the simplicity of the main ingredient is […]

Basic Everyday Sautéed Greens

The perfect side every day. I mostly stick to kale, I can’t ever get enough. Pictured was fresh baby spinach- divine.  All of the greens come out super tasty, kale’s just my fave. You can vary the flavors by adding spices, like ginger and for depth shoyu or gluten free tamari. In Italy they add […]

SAUTÉED SESAME KALE WITH GARLIC

  Fricken delicious. In 6 minutes you have fricken awesomeness. Serve with beans, tofu, tempeh, brown rice or quinoa etc. I ate mine with my fermented hot sauce. Kale with Toasted Sesame and Garlic 1 bunch kale, washed, trimmed, and cut into bite size pieces 1 large clove garlic, smashed, minced 1T un-hulled sesame seeds […]

Smoked Tofu Vegetable Salad

This is my favorite served in romaine lettuce leaves but it also makes a great sandwich filling. It is so easy to make and I love having it in the house as a quick snack option- it light, crunchy and fresh tasting. You can try using different varieties of the baked tofu, they will all […]

Coconut Cream Power Smoothie

Super creamy, raw, and delicious,  this shake will leave you satisfied for hours. Use straight cashew milk for an even more decadent “ice cream” style smoothie. For everyday, I like to use raw almond milk, as it has a lighter taste that compliments the coconut really nicely. Coconut Cream Power Smoothie 1c almond or cashew […]

Tofu Vegetable Crust-less Quiche

VOTE FOR THIS “FOLLOW YOUR HEART VEGAN CHEESE SHREDS RECIPE CONTEST” HERE!!! This is so so good, super easy to make, only takes some prep work; chopping, getting your ingredients in order. I woke up knowing I wanted this for brunch today after Lora’s class at the studio so I got up, walked the pups […]

Sauteed Kale with Tomatoes & Garlic

 My new  favorite way of making kale. Simple simple simple but oh so tasty. Use as a side for any vegan main. Can also be enjoyed cold the next day. I can easily go through a whole bunch of kale on my own so plan accordingly. Fricken Yum. Sautéed Kale with Tomatoes & Garlic 1 […]

Sunshine Burgers

These are delicious, they just are….whether you keep them almost raw (the only cooked ingredient is organic brown rice) and stuff it into lettuce leaves or it is perfect inside a bun, pita or bread of your choosing baked, pan fried or toasted. Today I made this lightly pan fried, just to get a crust […]