Category Archives: vegan

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

Healthier Super Bowl Snacks

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 […]

Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Truffles

Healthier Super Bowl Snacks

Creamy, luscious, melt-in-your-mouth. These are a few of the first words that pop into my head when I think about these peanut butter cookie dough truffles. Coated in a thin layer of chocolate, and just a pinch of salt, they are the perfect dessert to finish off a meal. If you’ve ever made edible cookie […]

Baked White Bean “Meatballs”

Baked White Bean “Meatballs”

It’s mid-January, and if you’re like me, you’ve likely been on the meal-prep train for the past few weeks. I whipped up these baked white bean “meatballs”—I wish there was a better word, but there isn’t, hence the quotes—and woah, SO GOOD. So easy, so much flavor, and an all-around crowd pleaser.

Healthy Apple Crumble (Vegan, Gluten free)

Healthy Apple Crumble (Vegan, Gluten free)

Once the weather changes, all I want to do is bake. Holiday flavors are my favorite, because NOTHING smells better than cinnamon as it is cooking. When it comes to easy, festive desserts, crumbles are hands down, the best way to go; they are warm, gooey, and there’s no finicky pie crust needed! This healthy […]

Breakfast Quinoa Power Bowls

Breakfast Quinoa Power Bowls

This recipe for breakfast quinoa power bowls is actually one of my old creations that I decided to revamp, making it easier, quicker, and just as tasty! While I will forever love oatmeal, it’s good to take a break every once in a while, and quinoa is a ready substitute when you’re craving a warm, […]

Baked Apple Cinnamon Donut Holes

baked apple cinnamon donut holes

When fall hits, my baking juices start flowing. These adorable baked apple cinnamon donut holes are just the ticket to make your kitchen smell like heaven and get your taste buds singing. They are vegan, soft, fluffy, and quick to throw together. I used half spelt flour and half all purpose flour in these baked […]

Zesty Berry Blast Bowl

zesty berry blast bowl

Whether you live in a warm climate, chilly mountains, or sweltering Los Angeles, this zesty berry blast bowl will instantly transport you to summer! Made with frozen raspberries,  strawberries, a dollop of almond butter, and lemon juice, you can see why it gives you a zing. Add in a scoop of vanilla plant based protein […]

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 […]

Easy Vegan Spelt Biscuits

Easy Vegan Spelt Biscuits

Even though I live in sunny California, this weekend was miserable and gloomy, not quite the blizzard in the Rocky Mountains, but still gross. To combat the dropping temperatures, I baked all day, and the results were these easy vegan spelt biscuits.