Category Archives: sauce

Creamy Orange Herb Cashew Dressing

Creamy Orange Herb Cashew Dressing

Now that the weather is finally warming up, salads have started to take center stage on my table. But I will be the first to admit: I’m not a huge fan of them! I find salad to be kind of boring, tedious, and more of a chore than anything else. Until I created this creamy […]

Edamame Sweet Pea Pesto Hummus

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My love affair with homemade hummus started nearly a decade ago. And since then, I have experimented hundreds of times, and each batch gets just a little bit better. Today’s recipe for this edamame sweet pea pesto hummus is my favorite creation to date; it is so smooth and creamy, and you can’t beat the […]

Easy Cranberry Hand Pies

Easy Cranberry Hand Pies

This year for Thanksgiving, I want to try a few new dishes, just to spice things up, but without adding tons of time or stress. These easy cranberry hand pies take just 18 minutes to bake, and get this—you only need a couple tablespoons of cranberry sauce, which most folks will be making anyways, and […]

The Best Classic Hummus

The Best Classic Hummus

I have been making hummus for about a decade now; I buy it from grocery stories; order it at restaurants; find it at farmer’s markets and food trucks. So I feel confident when I say I am a hummus expert, and have finally cracked the code on what it takes to make the best classic […]

Quick Lemon Parsley Pasta

Quick Lemon Parsley Pasta

When I say this quick lemon parsley pasta comes together fast, I mean FAST. While waiting for the pasta water to boil, I prepped all the ingredients, then did some laundry, checked my email, and washed some dishes. And since I used chickpea linguine from Banza, this meal had enough protein for me to feel […]

Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce with Garlic Spaghetti Squash

Slow Roasted Tomato Sauce with Garlic Spaghetti Squash

This week my friend came over with a bag of about 20 tomatoes. What came to mind? My mom’s slow roasted tomato sauce with garlic spaghetti squash. Growing up, my mom was obsessed with garden tomatoes. If you’ve had the pleasure of eating a tomato straight off the vine, then you know what all the […]

Raw Vegan Avocado Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

Raw Vegan Avocado Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

Summer’s bounty is upon us, which means fruits and vegetables are in their prime. My goal is always to consume as many live foods as possible, and this recipe for raw vegan avocado pesto with zucchini noodles, ticks every box. Not only is it completely raw and unprocessed, it is PACKED with nutrients, healthy fats, […]

Vegan Chickpea Pasta with Garlic Cashew Alfredo Sauce

vegan chickpea pasta with garlic cashew alfredo sauce

This vegan chickpea pasta with garlic cashew Alfredo sauce happened by accident last week, when I was trying to compete in a giveaway by one of my favorite pasta companies, http://www.eatbanza.com. The entry challenged the competitors to create a completely plant based pasta dish. I was, as you can imagine, ALL over this. Plant based […]

Vegan Bolognese

To be clear, I have been a vegetarian my entire life, so I’ve never actually eaten bolognese. I have seen it many times, served it, smelled it, reheated it, cleaned it up, but that’s it! So I am calling this sauce “vegan bolognese,” knowing full well that it is not a typical bolgnese. It is […]