Dessert

Avocado Brownies

Brownies are my favorite dessert of all time!  Personally, there is nothing better than boxed brownie mix.  They taste the best to me.  However, these taste pretty fudgey and delicious, and they’re made with Avocados!  So, they’re a lot better for you than the box stuff. Mash the Avocado! Combine dry ingredients (flour, sugar, cocoa… Continue reading Avocado Brownies

Dessert

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Almond-Vanilla Frosting

For anyone who knows me, knows I love cupcakes.  My birthday is on Monday, and I always wonder what treat I want to make myself.  Yup, I usually make my own birthday cake!  I don’t mind though, as I know exactly what’s going into it and I enjoy baking so much. This is actually an… Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Almond-Vanilla Frosting

Lunch/Dinner

Roasted Butternut Squash & Couscous Salad

Ingredients: 1 small butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and diced into 1/2-inch cubes 2 tablespoons olive oil salt and freshly-cracked black pepper 1 cup dry Israeli (pearl) couscous*, cooked in water according to package instructions 1/3 cup dried cranberries 1/3 cup chopped walnuts easy orange vinaigrette (recipe below) Vinaigrette Ingredients: 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 2… Continue reading Roasted Butternut Squash & Couscous Salad

Lunch/Dinner

Butternut Squash Tater Tots

Butternut Squash is my favorite.  That vegetable is so versatile, I’m always amazed at what I can make with them.  I found a recipe for squash tots online and had to make and try them.  These are AMAZING! I loved these so much. I made these with Popcorn Tofu.   If you want the recipe for… Continue reading Butternut Squash Tater Tots

Lunch/Dinner

Red Pepper Vegan Buddha Bowl

I’m sure some of you are wondering what the heck is a Buddha Bowl.  Honestly, Buddha bowls, sometimes referred to as glory or hippie bowls, are hearty, filling dishes made of various greens, raw or roasted veggies, beans and a healthy grain like quinoa or brown rice. Sometimes they also include toppings like nuts, seeds and… Continue reading Red Pepper Vegan Buddha Bowl