Dreamy Vegan Acorn Squash Pasta

This easy go-to plant-based dish turns super nutritious acorn squash and white navy beans into a deliciously creamy and dreamy pasta sauce to top any whole grain pasta or gluten-free noodles you prefer. You can use canned white navy beans or pre-cooked white navy beans (from dry) in this recipe. (Want to learn more about…

Acorn Squash

Acorn squashes are a variety of winter squashes, whose close cousins are summer squashes such as zucchini and crookneck squash. The acorn squash you see at the store are most commonly these vibrant beauties pictured above. They sport a smooth dark green skin with grooved ridges and have bright orange flesh on the inside. What’s…

Sweet Asian Black Bean Noodles 

During Lunar New Year, some favorite celebratory foods make regular appearances on tables, and many for a good symbolic reason. Examples include clementines or mandarin oranges to symbolize good fortune and wealth, sweet rice balls (or ‘tang yuan’) to symbolize a family gathering for togetherness, glutinous rice cake, and fish to symbolize an increase in…

Protein Content of Top 30 Plant-Based Foods

Have you ever wondered, “How much protein is there on my plate?” If so, you are definitely not alone. Often vegans and plant-based eaters are criticized for their perceived lack of adequate protein intake. The good news is that there are many protein-rich sources in the plant-based world, so those eating a variety of plant-based…

Vegan Kale Mushroom Bruschetta

With the holiday celebrations fast approaching, here is a simple and uncomplicated plant-based dish you can serve as an elegant appetizer for the upcoming Christmas party, office function or family gathering. These toasty pieces can be served as a tasty side to go along with a main course meal any night of the week, and…

Creamy Vegan High Protein Butternut Soup

This cold frosty weather of late has had me long for some warm toasty bread dipped into a bowl of steaming hot soup…like rich comforting butternut squash soup. Over the summer, a friend presented me with two beautiful blemish free butternut squashes from her backyard garden. It was the first time I had tasted such…

Tangy Cinnamon Sweet Potato Bake

This holiday season, serve this super simple but beautifully colorful festive dish to ‘wow’ your family and guests. This plant-based Tangy Cinnamon Sweet Potato Bake will bring back all the warm fuzzy thoughts about the holidays, as the fragrant smell of sweet potatoes bathed with cinnamon and nutmeg baking in the oven spreads through the house. In…

Super Easy Crispy Baked Tofu!

Here is a fast and flavorful plant-based recipe you can make on a busy weeknight for the dinner table, or meal prep on the weekends to add some plant-based powered protein to meals during the week! There are only 4 ingredients to the recipe and the oven does most of the work in cooking. What…

Vegan Red Lentil Pumpkin Pasta

For some reason, pumpkins have become the hallmark of the start of the Fall season. You may have noticed this trend from the abundance of pumpkins and pumpkin flavored products lining store and supermarket shelves. For example, just walk into Trader Joe’s and you’ll be surrounded by pumpkin shaped pasta shells, pumpkin pasta sauces, pumpkin…

Golden Delicious Vegan Banana Bread

As Summer turns into Fall, this becomes the perfect time to turn our attention to some comfy foods that are all round favorites. Favorites that you can pack into school lunches, work lunches, enjoy as an afternoon snack or even as an after-dinner dessert. A good example would be…banana bread! Who doesn’t like banana bread?…