30 Minute Vegan Meal

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Recipe Request: Mom’s Classic Tofu Salad

Alright, I confess !!  My Mom's never made Tofu Salad.  But, if you are from the Midwest, you are going to love today's salad recipe! Often called the "Eggless" Egg Salad, minced tofu is dressed in a classic salad dressing that will bring you right back to your childhood .... Years ago, Cooking Light magazine [...]

By | December 12th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Appetizers, Sandwich, Tofu|0 Comments

Ringing in the Season w/ Linguini & Seafood Sauce

With Thanksgiving behind us, it was time to decorate for Christmas! December is a deeply spiritual time for many of us, and  I wasn't going into it without a clean slate:  Time to clear out the old to allow for the new!!   Since returning from vacation in October, Spencer & I undertook a major [...]

Repurposing Thanksgiving Leftovers: Mandrin Cranberry Chick’n Lettuce Wraps

My favorite part about Thanksgiving?  Leftovers!  Using Gardein's Mandrin Crispy Chick'n, I was able to quickly re-purpose my leftovers into something fresh, flavorful & low in calories! A bowl of Grandmother's White Beans made a perfect side dish.   As I sit here thinking about Spencer's Grandmother, and the delicious feast she so lovingly prepared when [...]

By | November 30th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Appetizers, Asian, Gardein, Quick Fix Mondays|0 Comments

Spring Cleaning the Winter Leftovers: Tuscan Mashed Chickpeas w/ Garlicky Kale Salad & Gardein Patty

It's April.   And time for Spring Cleaning !!!   If you enjoy bold flavors, I have the perfect bowl of food to wake you up out of your winter slumber, and cleanse the system:   Tuscan Mashed Chickpeas w/ Garlicky Kale Salad & Gardein Patty !! Normally at this time of year, as tourists depart our island,  [...]

By | April 1st, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Beans, Gardein, Vegetables|0 Comments

Joy to the Fishes in the Deep Blue Sea. A Smarter Lean Cuisine Entree using Garden Grown Protein instead of Salmon.

Last night, I decided to make over a tasty looking seafood entree being advertised by Lean Cuisine, and poke a little fun at them while I was at it.   My boyfriend, Spencer, has been away on a ski trip, so I've been fending for myself over the past week or so.   I started on a [...]

By | March 7th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Carrots, Food for Thought, Gardein, Pasta|0 Comments

Healthy Mexican Fiesta! A Makeover Crescent Roll Nacho Beef Bake + a Vegan Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

Today I share with you one of my all-time favorite comfort foods:  A Makeover Nacho Beef Bake using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. Plus, I'm sharing an added bonus, which I created this morning for breakfast out of the leftovers: A Vegan Taco Bell Mexican Pizza! It's all Plant-Based, healthy, Mexican Goodness, that your family will LOVE [...]