Italian Bread and Tomato Salad (Panzanella)

Italian Bread and Tomato Salad (Panzanella)

Delicious and simple bread salad with fresh tomatoes, garlic, and basil. Perfect for warm weather and grilled entrees as a side dish, or as a lighter lunch. Recipe is vegan. Serves 6 to 8.

Kale and Apple Salad with Walnut Oil Vinaigrette

Kale and Apple Salad with Walnut Oil Vinaigrette

If you like salads year round, it’s time to give this fall version a try! Kale and apple base with raisins, carrots, walnuts and walnut oil dressing. The dressing is blended with fresh apple cider for a little [natural] sweetness and Dijon mustard for extra 

Roasted Root Vegetables with Almond Oil Marinade

Roasted Root Vegetables with Almond Oil Marinade

Savory roasted carrots, parsnips, sweet potatoes, beets, and onions in an almond oil marinade. Delicious and healthy fall side dish perfect for the holidays. Recipe is vegan and gluten free. Makes 6-8 side dish servings.

Vegetarian Southern Green Beans and New Potatoes

Vegetarian Southern Green Beans and New Potatoes

Easy and comforting green beans with new potatoes. Vegetarian (made without bacon or ham). A delicious, classic Sunday dinner fixin’. Makes 8 servings.

Southern Deli-Style Macaroni Salad

Southern Deli-Style Macaroni Salad

Macaroni salad loaded with veggies in a lightly tangy dressing. Perfect for cookouts, game days, or potlucks. Vegetarian (can be made vegan). Egg-free. Makes 12 servings.

Fresh Peach Salsa

Fresh Peach Salsa

Fresh, summery salsa made with tomatoes and peaches. Lightly sweetened, naturally flavored with a little heat, this salsa is perfect for any occasion. Recipe is vegan + gluten-free. Makes 3 cups (24 oz).

Steakhouse Mac and Cheese

Steakhouse Mac and Cheese

Delicious and easy homemade copycat of an Outback Steakhouse signature dish. No processed cheese. Vegetarian.

Easy Vegetable Ratatouille

Easy Vegetable Ratatouille

Last summer we belonged to a local farm CSA. I loved having a surprise of fresh veggies every other week. Some new to me items and some familiar favorites showed up. One thing that kept showing up was a variety of eggplants. And while I’m 

Pico De Gallo (Salsa Fresca)

Pico De Gallo (Salsa Fresca)

Staple for Southern California style or Fresh Mexican foods. Healthy and fresh salsa perfect for dipping or topping. Use for tacos, nachos, rice bowls, grilled proteins and more. Vegan. Yields ~ 2.5 cups.

Hatch Chile Mac and Cheese

Hatch Chile Mac and Cheese

Creamy cheddar mac and cheese with Hatch chile peppers. Stove top prep and ready in under 20 minutes. Perfect as an entree or side dish. Vegetarian. Makes 6 cups.