Vegan Seitan “Chicken”Paprikash

Vegan “Chicken” Seitan Paprikash This is a stovetop version of my Grandmother’s traditional Hungarian dish that was one of my most favorites growing up. My grandma would cook whole chicken legs in white rice bathed in oil with onions and a ton of Hungarian paprika. My mom would kid that in order to make this […]

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 […]

Chipotle Baked Tofu

Not feeling well and going through my fridge, I wanted something quick and delicious that I didn’t have to fuss over. This was so good I made it again today.In 35-40 minutes you have perfect yumminess that really does taste a lot like chicken. This is great to have on hand- in the fridge as […]

Ellen’s Italian Chickpea Spread

I ate this on crusty bread with fresh tomato. I am super into fermented breads lately and into topping them with simple delicious spreads and salads. I sat at the counter and ate so much of this, it is SO delicious and has a taste that is so comforting and round. It’s a good simple […]

Divine Peppermint Love Smoothie

I was trying out a new vegan protein powder so I wanted to make it simple enough that I could actually get a sense of the taste of the powder- WELL….this smoothie came out SHOCKINGLY, AMAZINGLY delicious…like…REALLLLY delicious…divine actually. I used my DoTerra Peppermint essential oil and holy wow…the health benefits of peppermint are many, find […]

Chocolate Marshmallow Power Smoothie

Tastes like chocolate marshmallows….not kidding… Chocolate Marshmallow Power Smoothie 1c hemp nut milk 2T chia seeds 1t raw agave or raw local honey 2T raw Coconut Manna 2T raw cacao 1t vanilla 1 scoop vegan protein powder 2-3 cashews 1c ice Blend all ingredients together except the ice and process until smooth- taste and adjust […]

Almond Kefir Strawberry Super Smoothie

Filled with probiotics, omega 3’s, and a gorgeous source of vegan protein, this has become one of my favorite smoothies. Because of the Cultured Almond Kefir, it has an incredible tangy-ness that is so delicious, reminiscent of a Fruit Lassi. Almond Kefir Strawberry Super Smoothie 1c fresh or frozen strawberries 1c prepared almond kefir 1T […]

Baked Tofu Marinara Steaks

Baked Tofu Marinara Steaks 1-Pound tofu, rinsed, pressed, and drained- cut into thick, even slices 1c prepared Marinara (see recipe) 1T olive oil 1T shoyu or Tamari 2T maple syrup OR coconut sugar Pink salt and pepper to taste Pinch cayenne pepper *optional 2T nutritional yeast — Preheat the oven to 400 degrees In a small […]