Beans and Vegetables · Burgers and Sandwiches · Main dishes · Recipes

Artichoke Sun-Dried Tomato Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

We went out to lunch at Urbane Cafe recently (before seeing the new Star Wars movie) and my daughter and husband each had The Californian vegetarian sandwich - with artichokes, sun-dried tomatoes, avocados, etc. Since they loved it so much, I thought we'd recreate it at home - adding in some chickpeas for additional protein.… Continue reading Artichoke Sun-Dried Tomato Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

Cookies and Bars · Desserts · Recipes

Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

I had some extra time this week after teaching, so I thought it would be nice to bake some homemade cookies for the family. These hearty cookies are loaded with whole grains, coconut, raisins and chocolate chips. I've also included a couple of healthy twists! They are perfect for snack, or maybe even breakfast? (I've found they pair… Continue reading Loaded Oatmeal Cookies

Recipe Roundup · Recipes

My Top 9 Favorite Vegan Convenience Foods

With so many friends trying more vegan cooking (this is soooo exciting!), I thought I'd take a moment to share some of our favorite vegan convenience foods. While I aim to make most of our meals from whole-foods, as a working mom (who tries to fit a full-time job into a part-time schedule!), with a… Continue reading My Top 9 Favorite Vegan Convenience Foods

Main dishes · Pasta · Recipes · Slow-Cooker Recipes · Tofu

Slow-Cooker Spinach Lasagna

Who loves lasagna?! My slow-cooker has been SAVING me lately. I've been so swamped with work and family duties that it's been difficult to carve out time around dinner for meal prep. So, out comes the slow-cooker! (I'll admit it, I'm a little obsessed - it's even been a topic on our Sunday runs, etc.).… Continue reading Slow-Cooker Spinach Lasagna

Desserts · Ice cream · Recipes

Strawberry Nice Cream for Valentine’s Day

We are going pink for Valentine's Day! I thought a refreshing nice cream recipe is fitting for today since it's been 75-80 degrees here the past couple of weeks. Unfortunately, there is no rain in sight, but we've been taking advantage of our summer weather by hiking our local trails and getting in some beach… Continue reading Strawberry Nice Cream for Valentine’s Day

Recipe Roundup · Recipes

10 Crowd-Pleasing Vegan Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday

If you are serving a crowd this weekend (maybe for the game, or the commercials), here are some easy to make and delicious recipes for you. I've also included a few slow-cooker dishes that will stay warm until fans are ready to eat. Black Bean Brownies by Chocolate Covered Katie Slow-Cooker White-Bean Chili Spicy Vegan… Continue reading 10 Crowd-Pleasing Vegan Recipes for Super Bowl Sunday