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Breakfast Potato Hash

Breakfast Potato Hash

Breakfast Potato Hash feels like it should be served for a special occasion breakfast, but only looks complicated!  Save some time the “morning of” by having the recipe components prepped the night before.  It is plant-based, and vegan.  This recipe uses the time-saving procedure of precooking the potatoes and, in […]

 
Smoky Tomato Tahini Sauce

Smoky Tomato Tahini Sauce

This smoky tomato tahini sauce is the bomb! Use it as a dip for veggies or chips,  a topping for veggie burgers, or  drizzle it over potatoes (like my Breakfast Potato Hash). The smoky tomato tahini sauce is vegan, plant-based, sugar free and oil free. The magical ingredients that give […]

 
Tofu Sausage Crumbles

Sausage Tofu Crumbles (Vegan)

This recipe for  Vegan Sausage Tofu Crumbles only looks and tastes like sausage. It is 100%  plant-based and oil free too!  When tofu is pressed and seasoned, it takes on the flavor of any seasoning or spice you mix in with it.  The Sausage Tofu Crumbles are light enough in […]

 
Ricotta Shells on Plate

Stuffed Shells with (Vegan) Ricotta Cheese

When I first started eating plant-based, I thought I was going to have to say good-bye to some of my favorites… like “cheesy” pastas.  This couldn’t be further from the truth! Tofu, eggplant, and nutritional yeast make for a  convincing creamy ricotta “cheese”.  These Stuffed Shells with (Vegan) Ricotta Cheese […]

 
Trail Mix Tofu Crumbles

Trail Mix Tofu Crumbles

These savory Trail Mix Tofu Crumbles are perfect as a topping for avocado toast, potatoes or other vegetable dishes.  Though they are for savory dishes, they have a pop of sweet/tart from the dried cranberries.  They are vegan, oil-free,  and whole food plant-based. To make these Trail Mix Tofu Crumbles […]

 
Pasta Sauce on Spaghetti

Pasta Sauce – Homemade (Plant-Based)

This home-made pasta sauce is not challenging to throw together.  It is plant-based, oil free, and vegan. Because I use canned tomatoes and (mostly) dried herbs, it’s a snap to assemble the ingredients, simmer for a bit and just like that, you have  homemade pasta sauce you can be proud […]

 
Italian Potatoes Served

Italian Potatoes (Vegan)

These Italian Potatoes definitely belong in the quick and easy category.  They were a natural extension of my Little Potato Meal Hack but I decided to make them a little fancier.  They are plant-based, oil free, gluten-free, and of course vegan. My original meal hack with The Little Potato Company […]

 
Guacamole with Chips Closeup

Table-side Guacamole at Home

This “table-side” Guacamole at Home recipe tastes like you are sitting at a table, eating it at a Mexican restaurant. It’s really not hard to make though and then lucky you, you get to munch on it in the comfort of your home. I’m all for using short-cuts; and when […]

 
Pico de Gallo with One Chip

Pico de Gallo

Pico de gallo is a type of salsa that is served fresh and chunky and has a funny name.  Pico de gallo literally translates to “beak of rooster” and was probably called that because people would pinch it up in their fingers – beak like – to eat it.  You couldn’t […]

 
Avocado Toast with Seasonings

Avocado Toast

Avocado toast – a gift from the millennials! Recently we were having breakfast with friends and avocado toast was on the menu.  I’ll just point out that the four of us sitting at that breakfast table were decidedly NOT millennials.  My husband and I – the crazy vegans – were […]

 
Little Potato Company Quick and Easy Ingredients

Little Potato Company Meal Hack (Vegan)

Plant-based cooking doesn’t have to be a challenge!  Try this vegan meal hack using The Little Potato Company Potatoes.  It’s quick, easy, and delicious! Sometimes you just need quick and easy.  Meal planning and meal prep – especially for plant eaters is most often the opposite of quick and easy. […]

 
three brownies on a plate with a dish of ice cream in the background

Vegan Brownie Hack with Duncan Hines Brownie Mix

Can you make vegan brownies from a mix?  Yes, you can! Just choose the right mix and use an egg replacer. Follow this recipe for the vegan brownie mix hack using a Duncan Hines Brownie mix and a combination of aquafaba (garbanzo bean juice), Bob’s Red Mill Egg Replacer, and […]