Vegan

Cabbage Soup

There’s a number of restaurants I loved going to growing up. I sadly don’t live anywhere close to Charleston anymore and a lot of those restaurants are now closed so I was thankful that my Mom had this recipe in her recipe box. This restaurant served cabbage soup and hush puppies as a starter for

Lentil Bolognese Sauce

Getting clients to enjoy vegetables in fun and new ways has been a passion of mine for quite some time now. This sauce is one of my favorites to enjoy throughout the week because it reheats nicely and the flavors really meld if you make it a day or two ahead of time. It’s chock-full

Roasted Sweet Potato and Carrot Soup with Crispy Shallots

This soup is one of my favorites because it’s so simple, but bursting with flavor. The roasted veggies add a nice nutty flavor and the crispy shallots add a pop of sweetness in every bite. Serve this with crusty bread for dipping and a big side salad drizzled with oil and vinegar. You can easily

Olive, Sundried Tomato and Walnut Tapenade

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s time to start planning your holiday menu. To me, the holidays are all about the appetizers (especially dips). This olive tapenade is so simple to make and can be made a few days ahead of time. I recommend serving this with crostini or buttery crackers. If you would

Pumpkin Pie Pudding (gluten-free, dairy-free)

I absolutely love pumpkin pie, but I don’t enjoy how sugary it can be (one slice has around 25 grams of sugar). 100% pumpkin puree is such a wonderful ingredient to use in recipes because it’s chock-full of vitamins, antioxidants and fiber. This simple recipe combines pumpkin and coconut cream, plus a small amount of

Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Stew

1. Preheat oven to 425. Place diced veggies on a large sheet pan and drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper and roast for 25 minutes, or until nicely caramelized.  2. Place the veggies in a Dutch oven or large saucepan and add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, Italian seasoning (or fresh herbs), garlic

Pineapple Cashew Fried Rice

Fried rice is one of my favorite pantry meals. It comes together so quickly and makes great leftovers for lunch throughout the week. I love the combo of crunchy cashews and sweet pineapple in this one! If you want to add more protein, feel free to add some diced extra-firm tofu or chicken. 1. Heat

Dijon Herb Roasted Potatoes

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s time to get your holiday menu in order. Potatoes are always a client favorite and these crispy mustard and herb potatoes are no exception. These go well with beef tenderloin, roasted whole chicken or pork tenderloin.  If you have vegetarian/vegan guests or those with a gluten allergy, this

Butternut Squash Curry

I love curries – especially ones that are chock-full of veggies. This dish is perfect to make at the beginning of the week and enjoy for lunch because it will keep you full until dinner time. And it’s a great meal to make for any of your vegan friends or those with food allergies since

Ratatouille

Ratatouille is a classic end-of-summer dish because it’s a wonderful way to use up your garden veggies. It’s delicious on it’s own, but also pairs well with fish and pasta. It’s also makes great leftovers – simply cover the pan and reheat in a 350 degree oven for 15 minutes or scoop onto plates and