Vegan Asian Slaw Salad Recipe with Homemade Peanut Dressing

Asian Cabbage Slaw Recipe with Peanut Dressing

You’re in for a treat today: I’m sharing my recipe for Asian slaw salad with homemade peanut dressing! I could literally make this salad every week if there weren’t any other recipes to make. The base for this salad is quite simple – shredded cabbage, carrots, and onions. I like using both purple and green cabbage to make things extra pretty. The true star of this salad, however, is the … Read the rest of the post

Chickpea and Sweet Potato Burger Recipe

Ahh, the elusive Holy Grail of the perfect vegan burger… I’ve searched for you far and wide by making other people’s recipes and even experimenting myself a few times, but you just seem to laugh in my face and keep fleeing… …Until the other day it hit me: while it’s unlikely that a perfect vegan burger exists (I’m not talking about the store-bought burgers of the mystery-fake-meat variety), there’s no need … Read the rest of the post

Easy Recipe: Vegan Lentil Soup with Cauliflower and Rice

Hearty vegan lentil soup recipe with cauliflower and rice

Today i’d like to share my vegan lentil soup recipe that’s quickly become one of my family’s favorite soup recipes for the chilly times of the year. Not long ago Rob and I were returning home late at night after a day trip. This was just a few hours before the entire Gulf Coast area was hit with an ice storm, so the temperature outside was rapidly dropping. Rob said … Read the rest of the post

Vegan Bruschetta Pasta – the Quickest Dinner Recipe I’ve Ever Made (A Great Dinner Before a Running Race Too!)

We’ve all been there: after a long, busy day making an elaborate, time-consuming meal sometimes is the last thing we want to do. This is when a dish like today’s vegan bruschetta pasta comes in very handy. Not only is it easy to make, it’s also light and filling, and can be easily prepared with no oil! To say that this recipe for bruschetta pasta is quick to make is an understatement. … Read the rest of the post

How to Make Vegan Sausage at Home: a Recipe Review from Happy Herbivore Cookbook

Today I’m going to do something I haven’t done previously on my blog: I’m going to review someone else’s recipe, namely the recipe for Spicy Vegan Sausage from The Happy Herbivore Cookbook: Over 175 Delicious Fat-Free and Low-Fat Vegan Recipes by Lindsay S. Nixon. I’ve mentioned this cookbook a few times before for a good reason: I’m a big fan of Lindsay’s simple and tasty recipes that call for everyday ingredients, and … Read the rest of the post

More Holiday Running Streak: Weeks 4 & 5 (Days 19-32), Plus How I Managed to Keep Running Every Day and Eat Vegan While Traveling

Christmas morning in Huntington, NY Wow, I can’t believe how fast the last couple of weeks flew by! As I continued my Holiday Running Streak making sure to run daily for at least a mile (usually more), I also got a chance to get out of my comfort zone during our trip to New Jersey and New York for Christmas to visit my husband’s family. What was so “out of … Read the rest of the post

Veggie-Loaded Vegan Quesadillas (No Cheese!) and Easy Guacamole Recipe

Vegan quesadillas recipe with no cheese

Today’s Veggie-Loaded Vegan Quesadillas recipe is a result of me challenging myself to put extra veggies into everything I make. That’s what plant-based food is all about for me – the more vegetables, the merrier! I’m still amazed sometimes at how easy it is to sneak even more vegetables into an already healthy, vegetable-based recipe. The idea for these no-cheese quesadillas came from Preety’s Kitchen blog. Preety has a lot … Read the rest of the post

Classic Russian Borscht Recipe, Veganized

I am superexcited to be participating in my first Virtual Vegan Potluck – an online event that unites over a hundred food blogs in an awesome chain of all-vegan recipes, from appetizers to beverages to entrees to desserts! VVPs happen twice a year, and for this month’s event on November 16, my blog is being featured in the Soups category. Welcome Virtual Vegan Potluckers! I’m so glad you’ve stopped by my … Read the rest of the post

Veggie-Loaded Vegan Enchiladas Recipe – a Plant-Based Dinner to Warm Your Soul!

Plant-based vegan enchilada recipe with potato and veggie filling

Today I’m sharing my delicious new veggie-loaded vegan enchiladas recipe that just might leave you licking your plate clean 🙂 Better yet, these enchiladas are plant-based, contain no added oil, and are very satisfying! I haven’t seen a lot of enchilada recipes that call for a potato-based filling, but lately I’ve been kind of obsessed with potatoes, so that’s what I’m using for the base of these enchiladas. You may … Read the rest of the post