Toasted Sriracha Garbanzos / Chickpeas Recipe (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Vegan)

Toasted Sriracha Garbanzos - a healthy, yummy snack - only five ingredients!

I’m fighting back against holiday sweets by sharing a savory and healthy snack recipe with you.

These yummy snacks are packed with healthy fiber and plant protein to keep your blood sugar balanced and your body strong throughout the assault of the non-stop sugar and Christmas cookies! They’re slightly sweet, a little salty, kinda spicy, […]

Roasted Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchiladas with Lemon-Garlic Cashew Cream

Butternut Squash & Black Bean Enchiladas with Lemon-Garlic Cashew Cream - Vegan, whole foods

Autumn is in the air, and I had a butternut squash practically begging to be used. The exotic combination of sweet, savory, spicy, and creamy of these Butternut Squash and Black Beach Enchiladas with Lemon-Garlic Cashew Cream hit the spot for me on this cool and rainy night. It’s a nice variation from traditional enchiladas […]

Simple Garlicky Greens-n-Beans – Easy Dinner Recipe

Dinner woes? No worries! Greens-n-beans never fail. Here’s an easy dinner recipe that will satisfy everyone at the table. It is loaded with garlic, greens, and beans – all tremendous sources of nutrients, healthy plant-based protein, and fiber. A side benefit is that this simple, almost vegan recipe happens to be very economical.


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Spicy Lemon Crunchy Chickpeas

A savory, healthy snack! - Spicy, Lemon, Crunchy Chickpea Recipe

I LOVE crunchy savory snacks like chips and crackers, and I am so happy I discovered kale chips and these little gems! This is totally guilt-free snacking. The fiber in the beans is awesome for you, plus you get a dose of plant-based protein while you snack.

These are highly adaptable. Use whatever seasonings you […]

Black Bean Rainbow Veggie Soup

Black Bean Rainbow Veggie Soup Recipe

This hearty, healthy, veggie-packed bean soup cooks on its own in the crock pot for most of the day, then an hour before eating you add the last batch of ingredients.

Don’t let the long list of ingredients intimidate you. Most of these are pantry or freezer items. Feel free to adjust the vegetables to […]

The dreaded question: What’s for dinner, Mom?


It was one of those nights when I didn’t have a clue what to make for dinner. Sometimes I’m good about meal planning. Sometimes I’m not. Anyway, I did have a big crock pot full of amazing smelling broth so I decided to start there. I just wasn’t sure exactly where I’d end […]