Desserts and Sweets

Chocolate Pots de Creme (Vegan)

This is the dessert to make when you really want to make a positive impression.   Translated from French, the dessert in English would be called “Pots of Cream”.   Kind of humdrum when translated, so we much prefer the French version, pronounced “Poe-de-krem” This is not only a truly exquisite dessert, it’s also very… Continue reading Chocolate Pots de Creme (Vegan)

Side Dishes

Twice Baked Vegan Baked Potatoes with Sauteed Cremini Mushrooms

Having a fair bit of Irish in my blood, I (Jen) have always been a huge fan of potatoes.  I love baked potatoes, mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes, fried potatoes, potato soup… Okay, perhaps I am starting to sound like Bubba going on about shrimp from the classic movie Forest Gump. Truthfully, I never believed the… Continue reading Twice Baked Vegan Baked Potatoes with Sauteed Cremini Mushrooms

Crafty Stuff

Roasted Fennel and Portabella Gravy – A Versatile Vegan Must-Have

This is a superb gravy that is so versatile, and will become a go-to recipe for Vegan and plant-based foodies.  While this recipe is positively fabulous on baked, roasted, boiled or mashed potatoes, it also makes a wonderful topping on open faced hot sandwiches, crepes, squash, asparagus, savory pies and various types of seitan products.  … Continue reading Roasted Fennel and Portabella Gravy – A Versatile Vegan Must-Have

Desserts and Sweets · Tried and True Healthy and Yummy Recipes

Yummy Antioxidant Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting (Vegan)

Antioxidant cake?   What is that?   A misprint? Nope! This recipe is so healthy, you could feed it to your children for breakfast! It’s really hard to count all of the ways this yummy cake will do good for your body, but every ingredient will help, as it’s packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.… Continue reading Yummy Antioxidant Chocolate Cake with Peanut Butter Frosting (Vegan)

Main Dishes · Tried and True Healthy and Yummy Recipes

Vegan Fish Tacos Made with Healthy Homemade Tortillas and Mango Salsa

Scott made this yummy dish for our Sunday dinner.  Everything was freshly prepared and even the tortillas were made from scratch.  Replacing the white flour with a mix of whole wheat and rice flours, makes for a healthier tortilla. Scott made the tortillas quite small, about 5 inches, which made for more of an appetizer-sized… Continue reading Vegan Fish Tacos Made with Healthy Homemade Tortillas and Mango Salsa

Soups · Tried and True Healthy and Yummy Recipes

Creamy Acorn Squash Soup with Crispy Kale Chips

It’s a rich creamy soup without the cream, with the addition of smooth coconut milk.  While creating, I had chosen a number of spices to add, however, when I tasted the blended heated mixture, I simply could not add a thing to improve upon it.  It was perfection.  If you didn’t realize just how truly… Continue reading Creamy Acorn Squash Soup with Crispy Kale Chips

Tried and True Healthy and Yummy Recipes · Veggies

Maple Roasted Brussel Sprouts

  I know many have tried boring and bland boiled Brussel sprouts.  Understandably, you did not like them.  However, these roasted brussel sprouts, crispy, slightly sweet, with a hint of horseradish, will forever change your mind.  Will you try them Sam I Am?  You’ll be glad you did!  Promise! And just so you know, Brussel… Continue reading Maple Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Tried and True Healthy and Yummy Recipes · Veggies

Crispy Sweet Potato Chips with Spicy Chipotle Mayo

Tasty, crispy, healthy!  We all need to eat more sweet potatoes…. they contain powerful antioxidants, are good for our cardiovascular health and are packed with beneficial vitamins and minerals. Enjoy with a meal or as a snack. Gluten-free, dairy-free, vegetarian   Recipe:  Crispy Sweet Potato Chips (serves 2 with a meal) 1 large Sweet Potato… Continue reading Crispy Sweet Potato Chips with Spicy Chipotle Mayo