Plant Based Oil Free Mayo 3 Ways

Here is a healthy way to still have your mayo and eat it too! These three Plant Based mayos are oil free, refined sugar free and super delicious. The first mayo recipe is even fat free, using cauliflower as the base. Creamy and spreadable, any one of these mayos would go great on your favorite…

Plant Based Vegetable lo Mein

One of my family’s favorite dishes is Vegetable lo Mein when we go out to eat but 20 minutes after eating it they usually regret it. They usually feel overfull from the oil, desperately thirsty from the salt and tired from the sugar crash. This Plant Based, low salt, oil free version will leave you…

Plant Based Mushroom Potato Soup

Looking for a satisfying, comforting soup to warm you on those cold winter evenings? Then this recipe is for you. Not only is it filling and delicious, but it is packed with nutrient dense kale and vitamin rich mushrooms. You will not be able to stop yourself from eating more than one bowl! Recipe: 2…

Puerto Rican Beans

Ready to give your tastebuds a treat? Try these smoky flavored Puerto Rican Beans! The flavor is good enough to just eat it by itself but you could also eat this over rice. Beans from one of my favorite companies Rancho Gordo was the inspiration for this crazy delicious recipe. If you are a thrill…

Plant Based for $10 or less a day!

One of the most common things that I hear people say when talking about switching to a Plant Based diet is that it is expensive. Well, that is just not true. The foods you should be eating most in a Plant Based diet just happen to be very affordable. Dry beans, oats, bananas, greens and…

Spaghetti Squash

  Squash is such an underrated vegetable. Once baked, they are so creamy, delicious and filling that you will want to include these super affordable veggies into your weekly meals! In my opinion, spaghetti squash is one of the most delicious and versatile squashes. You can eat it by itself or use is as a…

Green Curry

I decided to come up with a plant based Green Curry recipe after my husband and I visited Araya’s Place in Seattle and trying out their wonderful vegan cuisine.  We have not been able to get their green curry out of our heads since. It was so creamy and delicious, I just had to try and make…

Vegan 7 Layer Dip

Hello 7 Layer! Almost every holiday gathering that I can remember going to had a huge glass dish of 7 layer dip. Mmmmmm. This recipe has all of that same mouth watering flavor without the dairy! This is sure to be your go to dish to take to pot lucks or holiday gatherings. Recipe: Layer…

Mushroom Bourguignon

This recipe is modeled after Julia Child’s Beef Bourguignon recipe. I use portabella mushrooms in place of the beef because they have a great “meaty” texture and they soak up all of the delicious juices and flavors from the rest of the ingredients. Bonappetit Recipe: 2  8oz pkgs. sliced portabella mushrooms 2  onions, roughly chopped…

Vegan Waldorf Salad

This is one of my favorite salads after the Massaged Kale Salad. It is light and fresh and would be great to take to a potluck or just eat at home. I love the balance of the sweet and tart and especially the crunch from the roasted walnuts! Recipe: 1/2 cup roasted walnuts 2 bunches…

Greens n’ Beans

This has been a go-to recipe for me for years now. When I just can’t think of anything to make, this is what I usually end up with, but my family never complains because it is absolutely delicious. And for me it is a great recipe because it has loads of greens in it. You…

Meatless Monday Super Chili

This is the first recipe in the Meatless Mondays series and you are going to love it. I call it Super Chili because it has red cabbage and goji berries in it. You will never miss the meat because this chili is loaded with all kinds of chewable tasty goodness! You can top it with…

Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole is a staple dish at any midwestern potluck or holiday table. I know for sure that it was one of my mom’s favorite side dishes. This recipe is a cleaner version of that same dish. By cleaner I mean, it is void of dairy, and canned cream of mushroom soup that is…

Pumpkin Soup

It is fall and there is nothing better than sitting down to a nice warm bowl of soup on a cold evening! Here is a recipe to benefit from all of those wonderful pumpkins that are in season and filling our grocery stores. Recipe: 2 Pie pumpkins or 4 cans of pumpkin purée 1/2  15oz…

Top 10 Family Favorites

Feeding a family of four is sometimes a daunting task when it comes to “what’s for dinner?” We all have slightly different tastes but there are a few recipes that we ALL agree on. I could choose any one of these recipes and everyone would be happy! These recipes have also been tried and tested…

Vegan Mushroom Tacos

Tacos, aren’t they all the craze right now. Understandably so! They are delicious and can also be super nutritious like this recipe. This is my take on tacos using mushrooms as the meat replacement and flavoring it a bit like mole sauce. Tacos really lend themselves to adding anything and everything so garnish as you…

Vegan Sweet Potato Flat Bread

Have you missed enjoying a soft, warm, slightly charred piece of naan with your Indian Food? Well suffer no more! Here is a delicious recipe that will help you get through it =) It is made mostly of sweet potato so this is a great way to get in some more veggies and makes you…

Garbage Potato Wedges

This recipe was shared with me from a young male friend our family made while living in Hawaii. His method was to place potato wedges and a bunch of spices into a garbage bag and toss it around until the wedges were well coated and then bake them. I no longer use the garbage bag…

Smoky Jalapeño Cheese

  Cheese is one of the things most people tell me they have the greatest trouble giving up when they change to a plant based diet. Finding a vegan cheese that can get you through this change is a bit of a challenge. Most vegan cheeses I have tried at the grocery store are just…

What I Eat in a Vegan Plant Based Day

The guidelines I follow for my family’s daily plant based meals come from Dr. Fuhrman’s book Eat to Live. He suggests to eat one large salad with a mix of greens, preferably including at least one cruciferous vegetable like kale, a double helping of steamed or cooked vegetables, 3 pieces of fruit, 1 cup of…

Vegan Baked Eggplant

One vegetable that is seriously under-rated is the beautiful Eggplant. I had never been much of a fan of eggplant until I learned how to cook it in this way. Eggplant is loaded with nutrients, extremely low in calories and full of fiber which means that they should definitely be a regular part of our…

Vegan Thai Massaman Curry

Mmmmmmm Massaman. I discovered Massaman Curry about a year ago in a local restaurant. It is typically made with chicken but at this restaurant you could have it vegetarian and even add tofu. Whenever I would have a hankering for a warm, rich, comforting meal I would convince my hubby that we needed to go…

Vegan Massaged Kale Avocado Salad

Transitioning to a plant based diet and finding kale a bit hard to get used to? This salad will help you to fall in love with kale. You will like it so much that you will be cleaning out the grocery store’s shelves of all the kale you can get your hands onto! When you…

Vegan Plant Based Sabzi Soup

This is a soup recipe that is so filled with flavor that you will never forget it! Sabzi is a Persian dish that typically has meat but I have made a vegan version for you and also made it into a soup because that is what my family has really grown to love. They love…

Vegan Plant Based Stir Fry

This will for sure be one of your staple weekly recipes! My hubby and two daughters just love this recipe. It is simple to put together and cooks up quick too. If you want to make it even easier you can prep the veggies ahead of time, like on the weekend so they are ready…

Vegan Baked Beans

BBQ Baked Beans are a classic summer favorite. Bake them up the Nutritarian way free of meat and sugar but loaded with flavor and nutrient dense goodness.

Vegan Nachos

We present for your viewing and cooking pleasure a movie themed show in honor of our family favorite film “Nacho Libre”.

Gluten Free Vegan Pizza

After months of research in the kitchen we present to you the most delicious Nutritarian Tofu Pepperoni Pizza recipe we have ever tasted!

Vegan Bean and Cheese Enchiladas

These Bean Enchiladas with homemade vegan cheese are a regular family favorite and so easy to make. With the countless added benefits of being a fully Whole Food Plant Based recipe! This recipe also fully qualifies as Plant Based,Vegan SOS (No animal products, salt, sugar, or oil), Vegetarian, nutritarian, gluten free, and wheat free. Is…