• Watermelon Heirloom Tomato Salad (Oil-Free, Vegan)

    Sweet juicy watermelon and heirloom tomatoes make the perfect pair. Pops of flavor from Sherry vinegar, toasted pine nuts, and fresh mint complete the dish. This oil-free vegan salad is summer, pure and simple.

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  • Plant-Based Peach Cake with Pecan Vanilla Frosting

    Naturally sweet, juicy peaches shine in this healthy, plant-based oil-free vegan cake. With whole grain oat and spelt flour. Topped with Pecan Vanilla Frosting

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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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  • Roasted Cauliflower Steaks with Spicy Tunisian Chermoula Sauce

    Bold flavor packs this hearty, vegan entrée. Cauliflower “steaks” are oil-free roasted and topped with spicy Tunisian Chermoula Sauce. Healthy, plant-based.

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  • Baked Polenta Discs with Vegan Wild Mushroom Ragout

    Easy Appetizer: Polenta Discs Baked polenta discs are one of my favorite vessels to use for appetizers.  You can buy a tube at almost any grocery store. Slice it up into 1/2-inch thick discs, bake them off, and you’re ready for topping. Because polenta is gluten-free and vegan, I can serve them to just about

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  • The Best Veggie Burger Recipes

    These are the best veggie burger recipes ever! These healthy, plant-based recipes are gluten-free and full of flavor. Garden Chickpea Burger, Southwestern Black Bean, Ultimate Portobello, Korean Teriyaki and more

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  • Southern Collard Dolmades with Smoky Sweet Potato Puree

    Advanced |  Servings: 4  |  Ready In: 50 minutes |  Yield: 12 collard rolls This healthy, vegan recipe is a Southern twist on the Greek classic Dolmades.  Instead of grape leaves, collard leaves are filled with southern Carolina Gold rice, one of the heirloom ingredients that’s part of Slow Food USA’s Ark of Taste movement.  This

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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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  • 3-Ingredient Poached Pears with Vanilla Bean

        Easy  |  Servings: 4 |  Ready In: 20 minutes |  Yield: 4 pears Three ingredients come together to make an easy, elegant dessert in this healthy recipe.  Slowly poaching the pears in a vanilla broth highlights the beauty of simple plant-based flavors.  Naturally oil-free, vegan.  Enjoy with 4-Ingredient Raw Walnut Brownies, serve over

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