Summer Watermelon Salad

Summer Watermelon Salad

It’s been so hot lately I really haven’t been in the mood to cook much (and trust me, as a food blogger not cooking is no fun)– so I’ve been enjoying all kinds of fresh fruits and veggies as easy meals. Maybe the heat is 

Creamy Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Cheese Soup

Cauliflower soup with white cheddar, onions, and garlic in a cream base. Perfect as an entrée or complement to a steakhouse style meal. Soup comes together quickly and is flavorful with minimal ingredients. Vegetarian (uses dairy). Makes 8 servings (1 cup). Creamy Cauliflower Cheese soup 

Spinach Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Spinach Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette

Summer salad featuring spinach, fresh ripe strawberries, avocado, shallot, and pistachios finished off with homemade vegan strawberry vinaigrette. Makes 4 salads. Vinaigrette recipes makes approximately 10 ounces.
Salad is ready in 10 minutes. Dressing needs 4 hour refrigeration time. Vegan/Vegetarian.

Avocado Lime Ranch

Avocado Lime Ranch

The beginning of May always triggers sunny vibes in the kitchen! We enjoy fresh spring veggies, cool temperature foods for dinner, and lots of fresh fruit for dessert! Due to Cinco de Mayo, avocados are especially affordable over the next few weeks here in Virginia 

The Best Vegetarian Zuppa Toscana

The Best Vegetarian Zuppa Toscana

Tuscan Potato Soup is a Vegetarian Copycat of Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana. Full of rich, hearty cream and broth with potatoes and fresh kale. Great balance of spice and flavor.

Easy Pasta Fagioli

Easy Pasta Fagioli

Looking for a hearty, healthy weeknight meal that’s ready in about 30 minutes? This Easy Pasta Fagioli is perfect! It falls between a soup and a pasta dish but it’s definitely not “just” a vegetable soup and it’s not your typical heavy, starchy pasta meal, 

Darn Good Vegan Chili

Darn Good Vegan Chili

Slow simmered vegan chili made with homemade chili puree, beans, and plant-based beef. Delicious, hearty, and deeply flavored. Great as is or topped with traditional chili toppings.

Winter Harvest Salad

Winter Harvest Salad

What are your favorite foods to enjoy over the holidays? My favorites are definitely the potatoes (however many ways they can be made) and the biscuits/rolls. Those carbs are craveable and delicious…but the day after leaves you feeling bleh. The day after Thanksgiving this year 

Vegetable Soup with V8 Juice

Vegetable Soup with V8 Juice

Easy vegetable soup made with vegetable juice. Hearty, filling, healthy and completely customizable. Written vegan but can be adapted for meat eaters, too. Recipe for slow-cooker on low (8-10 hours).

California Citrus Salad

California Citrus Salad

Every year near Christmas, my grandmother gifts me a huge box of grapefruit and oranges she bought to support the local high school Future Farmers of America. I love any and all citrus fruits and Grandma Ree knows this–so she buys a very large box