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…

Oil Free Lemon Poppyseed Dressing

Spring is almost here so it is time for fresh salads! Salad isn’t salad without the dressing though, so here is a light, refreshing dressing to get your spring started. Typically Lemon Poppyseed dressings are made with oil but because this is a Whole Food Plant Based recipe we are not going to use oil….

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…

Garlic Tahini Dressing

I am always looking for new salad dressings to keep my salads interesting and this one is a keeper. It is light with a bang of garlic and lemony goodness. This dressing is also versatile. You can use it as a salad dressing or pour it over steamed veggies, spaghetti squash or a baked potato….

Kale Chips

Ok, so you have decided to go Plant Based and adopt a vegan diet! Yay you! Kale is one of the greens you should be eating the most of but maybe you aren’t quite used to it yet. The flavor is very strong and you just don’t like it or can’t get your kids to…

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…

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…

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 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 JalapeƱo 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…

Vegan Plant Based Ranch Dressing

Ranch Dressing. I don’t know any kids raised during the 80’s and 90’s that isn’t familiar with ranch dressing. It was considered a healthy dip for veggies and was about the only dressing that mothers could get to eat on an iceberg lettuce salad. Now, however, we know that dairy is not actually healthy for…

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 Low Fat Strawberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Summer calls for a lovely light salad dressing. This recipe is perfect for those who are looking for a delicious low fat dressing and with it being strawberry season, that is the fruit of choice. I especially enjoy this dressing on arugula salad with toasted walnuts and chopped red onion. YUM! Recipe: 1 cup strawberries…

Two Oil Free Vegan Salad Dressings

Struggling to find a salad dressing that isn’t loaded with oil or unnecessary fats and sugar? Well, look no further. I have two fantastic salad dressing recipes for you that are free of added oil and sugar! The first one, is reminiscent of Thousand Island dressing which my husband has renamed “crack” because of its…

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 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”.

Vegan Acai Bowl

Delicious Acai Bowls are a fun trend in healthy breakfasts but they can be expensive and have added sweeteners.

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!