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Zucchini Noodle Vegetable Lasagna

Gluten-free zucchini noodle vegetable lasagna. A way to enjoy lasagna without the pasta! Whether you’re trying to cut back on carbs or simply trying to sneak more veggies in your food, this is a way to pack your meatless dinner full of nutrients.  This recipe is just a *bit* more complicated than my usual recipes, …

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White Cheddar Mac and Cheese with Spinach and Everything Bagel Croutons

White Cheddar Macaroni and Cheese with Spinach and “Everything Bagel” seasoned croutons. A delicious and unique spin on mac and cheese that comes together surprisingly quickly – in under 30 minutes! This flavorful combo sneaks in veggies and is sure to be added to your meatless dinner rotation. HELLO BEAUTIFUL! I’m talking to you AND …

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Christmas tree pita pinwheel

A Christmas tree pita pinwheel appetizer that is an adorable hit for any holiday party. Customizable and easy finger food! Originally posted on 12/23/13, republished with new pictures December 2017. This was one of the first posts (originally posted 4 years ago)! My grandma gave me a magazine clipping of this Christmas tree pita pinwheel, …

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Ultimate Vegan Breakfast Sandwich

This “Ultimate Vegan Breakfast Sandwich” with sauteed vegetables on an English muffin will keep you full all morning and is packed with good nutrition. As an Amazon associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. This recipe is adapted from the Vegan Weight Loss Manifesto book, of which I was gifted an advance copy. While I’m not …

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Zucchini Spinach Frittata with Mini Heirloom Tomatoes

Zucchini Spinach Frittata with Mini Heirloom Tomatoes. Quick and easy delicious meal to whip up for brunch or breakfast for dinner! You know one of the best things to do with your leftover vegetables? Make a frittata! I always want to call it a quiche but since I never make it with a crust, I …

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Pineapple Acai Smoothie Bowl

Pineapple Acai Smoothie Bowl or Boat. Lots of tropical fruit vibes and a handful of greens make this smoothie a refreshing treat! Superfoods + optional protein, vegan + gluten-free. Somehow I’ve gone over 3 years with only one smoothie recipe posted here. So here’s #2! Have you ever tried acai berries? (Pronounced “ah-sigh-EE” <-helpful when …

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Roasted Vegetable Spinach Salad with Avocado Dressing (Leftover Veggie Salad)

Roasted Vegetable Spinach Salad with Avocado Dressing, a.k.a. “Leftover Veggie Salad.” Use up your vegetables or roast your favorites for this healthy vegan and gluten-free meal! Seriously, it’s a shock I haven’t yet had a post specifically to use up leftover vegetables! Until now. More than once I’ve told you how I overbuy vegetables. Or …

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Homemade Pizza with Truffle Oil, Pear, Black Olives

Homemade Pizza with Truffle Oil, Pear, Black Olives. A sweet and salty combo to give pizza night a unique and delicious spin. Recently I was introduced to the wonders of truffle oil. It’s just flavored olive oil, but it tastes good. And is fun to say. Earlier this year my mom started putting truffle oil …

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Italian Blue Salad with Apricot Dressing

An “Italian Blue” Salad – mixed greens served with blue cheese, honey roasted pecans, fresh blueberries and a homemade apricot vinaigrette dressing. Great for a fresh summer salad, your family will love it! There’s a pizza place in Charlotte (my hometown) called Alino’s that has become a popular meeting place for family get-togethers. It’s basically …

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One Pot Spinach and Mushroom Bowtie Pasta

Spinach and Mushroom Bowtie Pasta. Vegan one-pot meal ready in less than 30 minutes! Sometimes I have so many things I’d like to cook, but the thought of doing dishes afterwards stops me from cooking anything. Does anyone else have that problem? If I had a full-time dish-washer maybe that would help. But until that …

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How to Substitute Fresh Spinach for Frozen

How to substitute fresh spinach for frozen spinach! Or, a simple way to saute spinach for an easy side dish. Several recipes I’ve attempted lately have called for frozen spinach. I love spinach, but I have some trouble getting flavorful dishes when I use the frozen spinach. For example, I’m going to blame frozen spinach for the …

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