Lunch/Dinner

Mushroom + Black-bean Vegan “Meat”balls

Last night for dinner, I wanted to make some pasta and “meat”balls.  Obviously I don’t eat meat, so I needed to come up with something that could be a great substitute.  I always wanted this ball to be something my meat eating husband could enjoy.  He’s really great about trying things I make, so I… Continue reading Mushroom + Black-bean Vegan “Meat”balls

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Breakfast · Lunch/Dinner

Cinnamon Banana Quinoa-Hemp Oatmeal

More oatmeal, I know! I’ve been on an oatmeal kick lately.  This oatmeal is gluten-free, vegan and packed of flavor and nutrients.  The oatmeal itself is made from quinoa and hemp seeds.  Both, have protein which is something I’m always trying to integrate into every meal.  Many people have this vision that vegans don’t eat… Continue reading Cinnamon Banana Quinoa-Hemp Oatmeal

Holiday · Lunch/Dinner

Vegan + GF Cranberry Sauce

Can you believe Thanksgiving is almost a month away?!  It’s my favorite holiday!! This year, I’ll be hosting my first ever vegan Thanksgiving! I’m so excited!  I have some recipes I’ve made over the years that are already vegan, but there are some new ones I need to experiment with.  I’m starting now, in hope… Continue reading Vegan + GF Cranberry Sauce

Lunch/Dinner

Roasted Maple Chickpea Salad – Vegan & Gluten Free!

Okay so this salad may be more of a fall specialty with the cinnamon maple chickpeas and butternut squash, but it can be enjoyed any time.  This is so delicious! Along with the chickpeas, there is avocado, pomegranate seeds, spinach leaves, apple and roasted butternut squash. I mean, this is already making me wish for cooler… Continue reading Roasted Maple Chickpea Salad – Vegan & Gluten Free!

Lunch/Dinner

Blueberry Mango Chickpea Salad

This salad is so colorful and beautiful, it was almost too pretty to eat. Almost!  This salad has spinach leaves, mango, blueberries, avocado, pomegranate and roasted chickpeas. A great combination of fresh fruit and protein. It’s the perfect salad for a hot summer day! I didn’t take any photos prepping this, as I literally threw… Continue reading Blueberry Mango Chickpea Salad

Lunch/Dinner

Tofu Nuggets (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

I originally had the blog titled “Tofu Fingers” and thought that sounded really weird, haha! These are shaped more like little nuggets, so it works! I made some delicious Tofu Nugget things that could be a great meat-less alternative to chicken fingers!  They are so delicious.  The marinade alone is my favoriteeee!!! I completely just… Continue reading Tofu Nuggets (Vegan & Gluten-Free)

Lunch/Dinner

Gluten Free Crispy Breaded Tofu

I’ve been experimenting with different ways to make a breaded tofu. Something with a crispy coating, and juicy inside. And, something that is not only vegan, but gluten free as well!  I played around with different breadcrumbs and different ways to prepare it. Adding in nutritional yeast not only adds in some extra nutrients, but it… Continue reading Gluten Free Crispy Breaded Tofu