Taco Salad with Spiced Roasted Potatoes

I wanted a new way to spice up a burrito bowl or taco salad so I decided to use crispy roasted potatoes to replace rice. It was so delicious and hearty yet healthy. The potatoes add a denseness and texture to the salad and I topped it with black beans, onions, and corn mixture then…

Tu-no Noodle Casserole

I was looking through my foodie apps on my phone to meal plan this week and found this Tu-no Noodle Casserole on my Forks Over Knives app. It’s something I haven’t found in forever, and something I never really craved but it’s a change! Forks Over Knives is a great resource for plant based meals…

Oil Free Teriyaki Noodles with Crispy Tofu

This is one of my staple dinners because it’s easy, healthy, and always delicious. I am always down for a noodle bowl! I made up this oil free teriyaki recipe a while ago and use it all of the time for Asian dishes. It’s the perfect balance of sweet and savory and is great over…

Vegan Waffles

When I made my blueberry pancakes last weekend, I found my waffle maker sitting on top of my griddle so it made me want to use it. I’ve probably only used it a handful of times since we got it for our wedding, and I usually use it to make oil free hash browns. Since…

Oil Free Eggplant Parmesan (vegan)

I love how versatile eggplant is and it’s such a great main for any meal. One of my favorite ways to make it is Eggplant Parmesan for an Italian flair and it’s so good. This is a quick and easy recipe to make and it doesn’t require layering or baking a 9×13. I like how…

Vegan Mac n Cheeze

This was a tasty version of vegan mac n cheeze that’s plant based and didn’t include any vegan cheese. I try not to use a lot of vegan meat and cheese replacements because they’re not very healthy. They’re better for you than actual meat and cheese, but they’re still full of oil and things I…

Meal Planning 12.3.18

It’s December!! I’m so excited because it’s my favorite time of the year. Our house is decorated and I’m trying to get into the holiday spirit. I’m hosting our team Christmas party at my house on Friday and I’m making some tasty appetizers to share. While my curry is currently simmering, I’ll fill you in…

Portobello Fajitas

These are a really simple and delicious option for a quick dinner. They’re healthy, full of flavor, and have the same taste of traditional fajitas. I love using portobellos as a meat replacement because they’re hearty and can take on the same flavors and texture. They have protein and are great for you! You just…

Cranberry Banana Muffins

I felt like baking again this morning, as most weekend mornings. I looked around the kitchen to see what I had and I found some brown bananas, Craisins, and my usual baking ingredients. I wanted to come up with some tasty muffins and I also used some lemon juice. The lemon juice didn’t really come…

Vegan Blueberry Pancakes

These were so delicious! Josh’s parents spent the night with us last night and we slept in because it’s rainy. We had a slow morning and I made these blueberry pancakes. I looked up a recipe on Pinterest and it was perfect. All I did was use 2 cups of all purpose flour and I…

Vegan Sushi Donuts

I saw these somewhere online and thought they were so cute! I decided to give them a try and they look like they’d be easier than regular sushi rolls, but I actually think they were a little harder because everything wouldn’t stay on the curved donut or wouldn’t curve to fit like I wanted. They…

Vegan Broccoli Cheezy Rice

Josh has been craving his mom’s broccoli cheddar rice, so I told him I would try to find a veganized version. I asked her for her recipe and then felt a little confused as to how I would veganize it because it had condensed soup, cheddar, and more dairy. I researched how to make vegan…

White Bean and Veggie Soup

It’s FREEZING today and I’m so glad I had this soup to keep me warm for lunch. I made it the other night and love how easy soup is to throw together. You can pretty much add whatever you want inside it and turns out to be tasty and keeps you warm. It’s a cozy…

Creamy Baked Ziti

THIS WAS SOOOO GOOD! Seriously, one of the most delicious things I’ve had and much better than what I remember non-vegan baked ziti was. I got this recipe from Nora Cooks Vegan and I’m so glad I tried it out. It was a higher fat meal than I usually make from the fat from the…

Blueberry Lemon Oatmeal

Blueberry Lemon Oatmeal I’m always looking for a way to get oatmeal into my diet, so this morning I decided to try something new! I used what I had to make this blueberry lemon oatmeal and it was so good I finished my bowl! It tasted like a tasty blueberry lemon muffin. I added a…

Meal Planning 11.25.18

To say I stuffed myself to the brim on Thanksgiving and the day after would be an understatement, yet I still want another piece of pie since I was too full to have it last night! That means it’s time to get back in a healthy eating routine before Christmas parties and goodies arrive! Yesterday…

Our Very Vegan Thanksgiving

It’s our 2nd vegan Thanksgiving so this year I have full confidence that we’ll get to enjoy the holiday with some delicious and traditional food, minus the bird. I just spent about 5 hours cooking a feast that we’ll get to enjoy tomorrow, and let’s be real, I just had a pretty hearty sample as…

Meal Planning for the week of Thanksgiving!

It’s Thanksgiving week! Time for family, food, and beautiful fall weather. Thanksgiving has always been big in our family. I’m from a huge family (my mom is one of six) and when I was little we used to go to my grandparent’s house with my grandma’s siblings as well so it was a big, fun…

Vegan Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

I woke up this morning with no alarm at 6:30 so I figured I should enjoy my time off and start with a fun breakfast! I ordered some donut pans from Amazon and I’ve been waiting to try them out! I found this simple vegan donut recipe on Pinterest that’s oil free and they don’t…

Stuffed Shells with Tofu Ricotta, Mushrooms, and Spinach

I haven’t made stuffed shells in years so why not make a vegan version? I just used my usual tofu ricotta recipe and pulsed it with some cooked mushrooms and spinach for a yummy filling. The filling it’s herby, creamy, and reminds you of the real thing It almost tasted like spinach dip! These were…