Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup

Prep Time / Total Time About 20-30 minutes. Meal Prep Friendly Can easily be stored for work lunches. Yields I didn’t measure, but probably 4-6 cups of soup. Meal Time Dinner and Lunch Best Served As It’s soup! Main dish or it can be served with toast or something. It’s been a while. I’m sorry….

Spicy Lentils

Prep Time / Total Time About 15-20 minutes. Meal Prep Friendly I made this specifically when meal-prepping. Yields About 3 cups of lentils. Meal Time Dinner and Lunch Best Served As Main veggie/vegan dish These lentils are┬áheavily-infused with all sorts of Mexican-flavored inspiration. The sauce I made packed a punch with its heat and spice…

Simple Crispy Tofu

Prep Time / Total Time 10-15 min / 35-40 min Meal Prep Friendly *Shaky hand* If it’s kept in an air-tight container and then re-heated in a toaster oven it’s best. Yields Depends on how you cut the tofu/how much you want. I did about half a block of tofu chopped into bite-size pieces. Meal…

Asiago and Olive Crackers

Prep Time 15-20 minutes. Meal Prep Friendly Sure, but more importantly snack-friendly Yields 10-20 crackers depending on how you cut them. Meal Time Snack, Lunch Side Best Served As A snack addition, added to a charcuterie board, a side to a packed lunch. You know what goes great together? Cheese and olives. More specifically, Asiago…

Superfood Taco “Meat”

Prep Time 30-40 minutes Meal Prep Friendly Absolutely! Serving Size 1-1/2 to 2 cups of meat replacement Meal Time Brunch, Lunch, Dinner Best Served As Taco filling, nachos, Mexican fusion brunch meat replacement, meat replacement filling for non-Mexican dishes (not best for soupy/wet foods as a meat replacement, may fall apart). I love getting creative…

Cauliflower-and-Bean-Loaf (Meatless “Meatloaf” Recipe)

It’s not meatloaf, but it’s pretty damn close! This meat-less “meatloaf” recipe is super simple and only requires a few ingredients. Now, growing up a little country, I’m partial to the meatloaf I grew up on: mixture of 2-3 meats, molded together, then covered in ketchup. However, I’ll take meatloaf, or meatloaf substitutes, really any…

Eggs in a Crescent Basket

Hey everyone, I know it’s been about a week since my last post! I’m trying to keep up my old pace, but some days are easier than others! The good news is, I have a delicious and easy breakfast (or brunch) recipe for you today. The bad news is, I lost all of my other…

Cauliflower Nuggets

You’ve likely seen cauliflower nuggets on Pinterest. It’s a novel idea. Honestly, for being what they are, cauliflower are incredibly versatile. For example, one of my favorite ways to prepare it is as a low-carb garlic mash (replacing garlic mashed potatoes, recipe to come!). I’ve seen different variations of cauliflower nuggets online, and in my…

Chicken Parmesan vs Zucchini Parmesan

One of my husband’s favorite dishes, of all time, is chicken parmesan. I still remember when he told me that, and I made the meal for him for the first time. I am happy to report that he loved my chicken parmesan, and the more comfortable I’ve gotten over the years with cooking, the better…

Taco Tuesday: Colorful Taco Bowl

I love to add splashes of color to my food – food is art, after all. This recipe for a vegetarian taco bowl is full of super foods, flavor and texture and multiple layers of fresh goodness. The other night my husband wanted tacos. Trying to determine how I could spin a vegetarian version of…