Chinese ginger date stir-fry

Chinese ginger date stir-fry

I love Chinese take-out for many reasons. Chinese dishes are full of vegetables and cooked tofu. The Chinese stir-fry sauces are full of flavor. In addition, I love going out to eat with a group, so I can try all of the different vegetable and 

Vegan Eggnog (healthy, sugar-free)

Vegan Eggnog (healthy, sugar-free)

One great way to celebrate during the holidays with friends is with yummy drinks. Here is a vegan eggnog recipe that only uses 8 whole food ingredients and 1 blender.  You can pour in some alcohol for a boozy eggnog. However, I prefer it without alcohol. 

Easy Vegan Hot Chocolate (sugar-free)

Easy Vegan Hot Chocolate (sugar-free)

Here is an easy vegan hot chocolate that you can make in less time than it takes to eat a banana. When I was a kid, I played at the park almost every evening until sun-down. I ran home with my dog, and my nose 

Thai Peanut Tahini Cabbage Salad

Thai Peanut Tahini Cabbage Salad

If you are like me and are trying to eat more cabbage this year, then the perfect way to get your dose of these cruciferous vegetables is to make a cabbage salad. This creamy peanut tahini dressing makes this cabbage salad delicious and is also 

Cranberry Pecan Salad with Tahini Balsamic Vinaigrette

Cranberry Pecan Salad with Tahini Balsamic Vinaigrette

  This oil-free salad dressing is the perfect addition to a green winter salad.  What is the strategy for creating the PERFECT green salad? To make the perfect green salad, first add an abundance of fresh greens. Add a variety of greens like romaine for 

Banana Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Banana Coconut Tapioca Pudding

This tapioca pudding combines all of my favorite dessert ingredients into one warm and satisfying healthy dessert. If you are like me and ate tapioca pudding as a kid, then this pudding will give you great nostalgia. This pudding is the perfect quick and easy 

Purple Sweet Potato and Cabbage Soup

Purple Sweet Potato and Cabbage Soup

This purple soup’s color is sure to captivate your attention and your tastebuds. I wanted to create a soup that was bright purple because most fall soups are orange or brown and that get repetitive. This soup only uses whole plant ingredients and is a 

Vegan Butternut squash chili

Vegan Butternut squash chili

  Ingredients: 1.5 cups dried black beans 1.25 cups dried kidney beans 1 medium butternut squash 1 tsp better than bouillon vegetable base (optional) 3-4 small sweet green peppers 1 red bell pepper 3-4 jalepeno peppers (seeds removed) 1.5 cups chopped tomatoes 2 ears of 

Vegan Fig bars-oil free and gluten free

Vegan Fig bars-oil free and gluten free

Fig season is here and I have been getting an excessive amount of figs from people I know and from picking wild figs. I have been using up my figs in these healthy fig bars. They are great for dessert, a snack, or breakfast. They 

Whole Wheat Berry Pancakes

Whole Wheat Berry Pancakes

My favorite breakfast for a lazy Sunday morning is always some type of fruit pancakes. These whole wheat pancakes are fluffy, not too thick, and use only simple whole food ingredients. They are great with blueberries or blackberries, but are also great with other types