Crowd Pleasing Curry Chickpea Burger Patties

Want something the whole family and friends can enjoy? Try these super easy to make Crowd Pleasing Curry Chickpea Burger Patties.  These plant-based burger patties are dairy-free, egg-free, nut-free, gluten-free and soy-free, and can be made and baked in 30 minutes. The patties even freeze (and thaw out) well. And the best part? It’s toddler &…

Strawberry Chia Chocolate Parfaits

It’s been a busy week with the kids, and you’ve just realized that Father’s Day is around the corner! Not to fear, here is a SUPER easy plant-based dessert you can make for your husband on short notice, using ingredients from your pantry. Besides special occasions like Father’s Day, these Strawberry Chia Chocolate Parfaits also…

Cranberry Apple Energy Snack Bars

Here’s a quick to make winning ‘snack attack’ plant-based recipe to whip up as an easy but tasty afternoon snack or morning breakfast energy bar for yourself or the family. You can make these Cranberry Apple Energy Snack Bars for trips, camping, hiking, outdoor activities like a picnic lunch or relaxing day at the park,…

Easy Vegan Curried Chickpeas & Mushrooms

Chickpeas (also commonly known as garbanzo beans) are fast becoming a new favorite legume of mine.  When cooked, they have a unique chewy texture different to many in the legume family, and are lip-smackingly delicious especially if seasoned right. Have cooked chickpeas on hand or canned chickpeas in your pantry, but don’t know how to…

No-Added-Sugar Quick Blueberry Jam

The summer may be coming to a close, but our family is loving the onslaught of in-season blueberries and peaches right now. Enjoying fresh blueberries by generous handfuls really makes you appreciate more deeply the joys of summer! But summer needn’t end when these blueberries and peaches become less readily available. Buy those blueberries in…

Super Creamy Pumpkin Nut Butter

Our family makes this special delicious nut-seed butter blend about every 2 weeks – like clockwork…because we love it so much and go through a jar so quickly! The inspiration for this recipe actually came about because my husband loved peanut butter, but we were looking for a healthy home-made peanut-free alternative we could make…

Quick Blueberry Pumpkin Energy Snack Bars

Are you looking for a tasty healthy snack that will keep your children fueled through school, sports practice and other after school activities? Do you have ‘hangry’ children coming home after school hankering for a filling snack? Or perhaps you’re in need of a little ‘pick-me-up’ nutritious energy bar when those snack cravings hit… Well,…

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…