Vegan

Herbed Chickpea Salad

We have gotten to that time of the year where cold dishes are so satisfying (and it keeps us from having to turn on the oven). I’m sure a lot of you have a good variety of herbs growing in your garden and this is the perfect way to enjoy those. Fresh dill is often Herbed Chickpea Salad

Rainbow Quinoa Salad

Picnic season is right around the corner and I like to have some great go-to salads that hold up well in a cooler. This salad is so delicious and colorful and can easily accommodate a lot of different diets since it’s naturally vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free. If you want to add cheese, I would recommend Rainbow Quinoa Salad

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 Cabbage Soup

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 Lentil Bolognese Sauce

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 Roasted Vegetable and Chickpea Stew

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 Pineapple Cashew Fried Rice

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 Dijon Herb Roasted Potatoes