Meatless Monday – Banana Bread

Growing up, banana bread was a staple in my house. Why? Because it’s a delicious way to use up all those old bananas you forgot to finish eating. And if there is one thing I love to do, it’s to eat leftovers and use up ingredients lying around my house–rather than throwing them out. WasteContinue reading “Meatless Monday – Banana Bread”

Meatless Monday – Black Bean Mushroom Balls

Meatballs–vegan or otherwise–are a versatile meal. Eat them with pasta, in a sandwich, on top of a salad, or all by themselves, Meatballs can be the center of a filling meal. Plus, you can make a batch of meatless meatballs, freeze them, and then take them out one at a time. By far, the easiestContinue reading “Meatless Monday – Black Bean Mushroom Balls”

Meatless Monday–Rainbow Spring Rolls

Every time I speak with someone about shifting to a vegan diet–salads are one of the first meals that come up. But if you’re like me, and there are only so many salads you can eat, let me introduce you to your new best friend–Rice Paper! These are lunchbox friendly, kid friendly, and over allContinue reading “Meatless Monday–Rainbow Spring Rolls”

Meatless Monday–Maple Chili Garlic Tofu

A couple years ago I was searching for decent chili sauce to make my special “diner” sauce for veggie burgers and other Americana fare, when I stumbled upon Huy Fong Foods’ Chili Garlic Sauce. The Vietnamese-American Company is most commonly known for sriracha–a condiment I normally avoid. I was raised in a house who concentratedContinue reading “Meatless Monday–Maple Chili Garlic Tofu”

Meatless Monday–Tomato Cucumber Salad, with a twist!

Happy Meatless Monday! This weeks recipe is a twist on a modern classic–the Tomato and Cucumber Salad. You will need: 1 Cucumber 1 Zucchini 2 Roma Tomatoes 1/4 cup Chickpeas 1 teaspoon Dill 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 2 tablespoons Rice Vinegar Salt & Pepper to taste Wash all vegetables. Peel cucumber and zucchini. Chop intoContinue reading “Meatless Monday–Tomato Cucumber Salad, with a twist!”

So, I’m Vegan! Now what?

So, I’m Vegan! Now what? You’ve decided to go vegan and live a plant-based life. Yes! It was your New Year’s Resolution, and let’s face it—you’re kicking butt and taking names. Well, most days… There *was* that piece of cake you ate at work for Janet’s birthday. Oh, and that Thursday—the one where everything sucked,Continue reading “So, I’m Vegan! Now what?”

Meatless Monday: Plant-Based Lunch

That you can even take to work. Welcome to the third week of 2018! This Meatless Monday, I bringing to you another delicious recipe and amazing resource. I discovered The Minimalist Baker years ago when I was looking for a plant-based dinner roll recipe. Created and maintained by a woman named Dana, The Minimalist Baker’sContinue reading “Meatless Monday: Plant-Based Lunch”

Quick & Easy Plant-based Breakfast

The path to a animal free diet can seems overwhelming when the simplest things in your life, feel upended and unobtainable. Finding a resource with healthy and economical choices is key. For the second Meatless Monday of 2018, let me introduce you to Oh, She Glows! A fantastic, and mostly raw, plant-based resource. Behind thisContinue reading “Quick & Easy Plant-based Breakfast”