Detox Pesto Recipe

This detox pesto recipe is packed with super detoxifying and nutrient-dense ingredients. It's vegan, nut-free, dairy-free, and has an oil-free option. Nutritarian, ETL,

I love any kind of pesto. One of the things I love about it is the flexibility. You can literally use any greens and any nuts or seeds and end up with a beautiful paste to blend with pasta, toss with steamed veggies, spread on pizza, or use as a dip for crackers or veggies.


Crispy Oven Baked Garlicky French Fries Recipe (+ oil-free option)

crispy oven baked french fries - gluten free - dairy free - nutritarian - vegan - vegetarian - plant based

French Fries. Need I say more?

I love all things potatoes. Some people might get sick of them, but not me. I’d rather not have fried food so this is a much healthier alternative. You can even choose to make them oil-free if that’s your fancy 🙂 Try the seasonings I’ve suggested […]

Spring has Sprung! ** FREE gift ** Time to turn over a new leaf?

Happy Spring!

Wow, I’m so thankful for the new season. Winter was a rough one for me. Life is hard sometimes, but isn’t amazing that the sun continues to rise, the moon progresses through its phases, and the seasons change like clockwork.

The weather may not feel especially springlike where you are (it hasn’t […]

Quick & Delicious Taco Soup Recipe (vegan/vegetarian & slow cooker options)

I love this quick and easy taco soup. It's flexible so you can easily make it for omnivores, vegans, or vegetarians!


Who doesn’t love Taco Soup? Or taco anything for that matter! Every Friday night is taco night at our house, but I seriously could eat Mexican food every day so I like to squeeze it in on other days too. If someone in my house complains about the frequency (I’m sure this doesn’t […]

Mountains of Mushrooms and an Almost Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup Recipe

This is the best almost vegan Cream of Mushroom soup I've ever had!

I was recently blessed with an abundance of mushrooms lately and had to quickly figure out what to do with them. First off, let me just say that I haven’t always loved mushrooms. In fact, I don’t remember ever eating them as a child except for the canned ones that occasionally came on top […]

Smokey Sweet Potato Fries with Cilantro Lemon Dip

Crispy Sweet Potato Fries with a delicious Cilantro Lemon Dipping Sauce - Vegan - Healthy

I confess. I’m a potato addict. I’ll blame it on my Irish heritage.

If I could eat potatoes at every meal I would be totally content. It’s one food I just don’t get sick of. French fries. Potato chips (not really a “food” I know . . .). Hash browns. Mashed potatoes. Shepherd’s Pie. Potato […]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

I love seeing the tall, unusual stalks of fresh Brussels sprouts in the store in the autumn. It’s one of those signs of the season like orange pumpkins, crispy leaves, and cozy sweaters! I love the long days of summer, but I also love the changes each season brings. (See more about that here.) I’m […]

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 […]

Basic Go To Mango Green Smoothie

Perfect basic green smoothie recipe

I hope you have experienced green smoothies, but just in case you haven’t I want to introduce you to my favorite Go To Mango Green Smoothie. I’m not sure why this is my go-to smoothie. Maybe it’s because I almost usually have all the ingredients on hand. Maybe it’s because it tastes so yummy. Or […]

Veggie Spring Rolls with Coconut Crusted Tofu and Peanut Sauce (Recipe)

I hope you are treasuring these last few weeks of summer. It’s still warm in the Pacific Northwest, but the days are starting to get a little shorter and the nights are starting to get a little cooler. I wanted to be sure to share this fun, colorful, summery recipe for spring rolls before soups […]