Vegan

Buffalo Cauliflower Rice Bowls

Veggie-based meals are some of my favorite because they are filling and full of health benefits. This buffalo cauliflower bowl is so delicious (especially if you enjoy spicy food like I do) and I love all the different flavors and textures. If you prefer to keep this vegan, simple leave off the dressing. 1. Preheat […]

Watermelon Mint Moscow Mule

Ahh summer – it’s so close! If there’s one thing I always look forward to, it’s sitting on our patio with friends with a crisp, cold drink in hand. I love mint, and it always seems to be one of the herbs that grows like crazy in our herb garden, so I’ll add it to […]

Charred Lemon Hummus with Sumac

Hummus is often found on my menus. Whether I prepare it for a snack or as an appetizer for a dinner party, it’s always a delicious, comforting dish to share. I also love that it can be made so many ways – I often garnish it with toasted nuts, pesto or pomegranate seeds. This hummus […]

Berry Avocado Smoothie Bowls

Smoothies are a great way to pack lots of nutrition into one meal. This smoothie recipe in particular is full of fiber and healthy fats (but also tastes insanely good). I love serving smoothies in a bowl because garnishing with nuts, seeds, coconut and fruit is so fun – this would be the perfect cooking […]

Sweet Potato and Chickpea Burgers

This recipe combines two of my favorite ingredients: sweet potato and chickpeas. They both work together so nicely in this burger recipe – the sweet potato provides sweetness and creaminess and the beans provide texture and protein. I enjoy mine topped with avocado and fresh citrus, but feel free to top them with any of […]

Cinnamon and Mixed Nut Granola with Yogurt and Berries

I recently had the most delicious granola on our cruise ship and I came back determined to try to make my own version. This granola has less oats and more nuts, which I love because it provides more protein and a wonderful toasty flavor. The plain yogurt provides an even more protein and the berries […]

Toasted Coconut and Walnut Energy Bites

My clients LOVE energy bites and for good reason – they are the perfect grab-and-go snack and there are so many different flavor combinations to choose from. The coconut and walnuts in these bites add a good amount of healthy fat and the dates add fiber to help keep you full. I also like having […]

Brown Rice and Veggie Stir-Fry with Ginger Orange Sauce

I’ve been trying hard to up the veggie intake in our house lately (even the dogs are loving them – it’s so funny to watch them beg for carrots and sweet potatoes!). This stir-fry was something I developed as a lunch option since it’s super easy to separate into individual portions. And you can play […]

Grain-Free Cookie Bars

I was introduced to tiger nuts a few years ago by my friend who sells the flour and other tiger nut products through her business (sperafoods.com). So what exactly is a tiger nut? Well, it isn’t a nut, which can be confusing. It is actually a small root vegetable that grows in Northern Africa and […]

Roasted Brussels Sprout and Sweet Potato Tacos with Kale Chimichurri

I recently read that the vegan eating will be a popular trend in 2019. As most of you know, I’ve been creating vegan dishes for some time now, and I always encourage a plant-based meal at least once or twice a week. These tacos are so incredibly flavorful and filling. If you have any leftover […]