Pina Colada Rum Parfait

Summer is just heating up and I can’t help but crave that summertime staple…the Pina Colada….but oh, wouldn’t it be fun to turn that frosty tropical beach bar treat into a dinner party dessert? Grab your flip flops and a bottle of rum, we’re heading to the islands! You will want to make the coconut […]

Chocolate Almond Avocado Pudding

I am amazed by this dessert. Creamy, rich, chocolatey, nutty and absolutely dairy free! This was my first time making avocado pudding, and I’ll admit, I was skeptical. Sure, I’ve had vegan pudding before, but those little cups you buy in the store aren’t necessarily healthy, just a glance at the ingredients, and you know […]

Roasted Vegetables with Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes have always held a top spot on my list of comfort foods. But adding the sweet nuttiness of roasted garlic and topping with a colorful assortment of caramelized veggies takes this lifelong favorite to a whole ‘nuther level! This is one meal that leaves me with absolutely no room for dessert! Feel free […]

Spicy Black Beans and Rice

This easy to make staple dish can certainly stand on its own, but you could also serve over crisp shredded lettuce with salsa and a side of tortilla chips, or as a burrito filling along with sliced avocado and a dollop of vegan sour cream. A garnish of cilantro would add the perfect touch for […]

Capellini d’angelo with Portobello, Peppers & Onions

Oh my….meaty portobello strips, sweet peppers and onions, delicate strands of angel hair pasta (my favorite pasta) and the rich complex flavor of balsamic vinegar. I am in my happy place! Ingredients: 2 large portobello mushrooms, cut into 1/4” slices 1 yellow pepper, thinly sliced 1 large sweet onion, thinly sliced 8 oz. capellini d’angelo […]

Blueberry Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

I don’t usually have much of a sweet tooth, but I woke up this morning with a craving for blueberry muffins. I did my best to keep these as healthy as possible while still satisfying that desire for an indulgent breakfast treat! I have to say, I’m pretty pleased with the result! Ingredients: 2 C […]