• Healthy Fourth of July Menu for a Crowd

    A healthy menu for your Fourth of July party. Side dishes, appetizers, and desserts to feed a crowd. All recipes are vegan, oil-free, plant-based.

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  • Vegan Tofu Lemon Curd with Berries

    Silken tofu, dried dates, and fresh lemon come together for this healthy, plant-based vegan dessert recipe. Top with fresh berries. Perfect for 4th of July summer parties.

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  • Peach, Plum, Wild Blueberry Summer Oat Crisp

    Fruit Crisp: Pure Summer Flavor A simple fruit crisp is the easiest way to enjoy the season’s sweet bounty.  Once you master the basic technique, you can use it throughout the year for any fruit. Apples taste like the Fall. Spring has lemon and blueberries. Winter is the place for pears and dried fruits. But

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  • Mayan Raw Cacao Chia Energy Balls

    Healthy, plant-based ingredients like chia seeds, cocoa, almonds, and dates come together for this easy, vegan recipe. Based on local Guatemalan and Mayan traditions.

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  • Easy Baked Stuffed Apples

    Easy |  Servings: 8 |  Ready In: 45 minutes |  Yield: 8 apples Full of warm spices and a hearty raisin oat filling, these Baked Stuffed Apples will satisfy your craving for classic comfort food.  Make a batch of this easy, gluten-free recipe for a dinner party or enjoy for a weeknight dessert.  This is

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  • Step Three: 4 Fruits a Day, An Easy Change towards a Healthy, Plant-Based Life

    My third, 5-minute “Get Healthy” Simple Step:  4 Fruits a Day Pop question: Would you rather eat: 1 “Healthy” Energy Bar 200 calories 13g fat 15g carbs 6g fiber 6g protein Gone in 6 bites or: 4 Pieces of Fruit 230 calories 1g fat 58g carbs 11g fiber 3g protein 4 snacks you can spread

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  • Cherries, Berries, Pineapple, Pears: 15 Easy and Creative Healthy Fruit Recipes

    Cherries, Berries, Pineapple, Pears: 15 Easy and Creative Healthy Fruit Recipes Fruit is “Nature’s Candy”.  It’s all-natural sweet goodness. It is packed with nutrients like Vitamin C, Potassium, fiber, and even a shot of protein.  It’s gluten-free, plant-based.  Plus, you can splurge on organic for less than the cost of fancy granola bars. These are

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  • Mango Cardamom Sweet Brown Rice Pudding

    Easy  |  Servings: 4 |  Ready In: 40 minutes |  Yield: about 4 cups Sweet brown rice is a short grain rice that takes on a creamy texture after simmering for a while, making  it ideal for a satisfying rice pudding.  This healthy, gluten-free recipe is great for a satisfying vegan breakfast and delicious enough

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  • Simple Fruit Mocktail Salad

      Easy  |  Servings: 8 |  Ready In: 10 minutes |  Yield: about 12 cups Light, crisp, refreshing fruit “mocktail” is a healthy take on the classic canned version of pears, peaches, and cherries. Make this satisfying, easy recipe in the summer when sweet cherries are in season for a healthy, plant-based finish at an

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