My Roasted Red Pepper Hummus blends chickpeas, roasted red peppers, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil into an irresistibly creamy dip. If you like a kick, you can always add a pinch of cayenne pepper as well. Roasted Red Pepper Hummus Rich in healthy fats like olive oil and tahini, hummus is a staple […]

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This easy baked balsamic tofu recipe is my favorite way to enjoy tofu – crispy outside, tender inside, and layered with flavor. Eat it on its own as a snack, add it to salads or mix with whole grains. Tofu is typically found in the refrigerated section of grocery stores, either in the produce section, […]

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Making baked falafel balls at home is not as hard as you think! This oil-free baked falafel recipe is healthy, quick and kid-friendly. Use canned chickpeas and food processor to make things even easier.  Baked Falafel I love using this Baked Falafel in place of meat or poultry. While we eat pretty much everything in […]

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This Southwest Quinoa Bean Salad uses black beans and is crunchy, hearty and most importantly, nutritious. Pro tip: make in advance to let the flavors build up! Print Southwest Black Bean Quinoa Salad Course Appetizer, Main Course, Salad, Side Dish Keyword grain bowl, grain salad, quinoa Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total […]

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Step up your salad game with this Mandarin Orange Salad with Black Beans. Using canned black beans is a quick and easy way to add a healthy boost of protein to any meal.   Print Black Bean Salad with Mandarin Oranges Course Salad, Side Dish Keyword bean salad, black bean salad Prep Time 15 minutes […]

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Our plant based Lentil Bolognese is a great way to get more veggies and legumes into your day! Works perfectly for Meatless Monday or, let’s face it, delicious any day! This dish is vegetarian, but if you skip the small amount of yogurt that we add in at the end, it is easily a vegan […]

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“Curry” your family’s favor with my vegan Eggplant Curry! This spicy dish is flavorful and packed with veggies. Great for vegans, vegetarians, and omnivores! Check out my recipe below for this easy Indian-inspired dish. Print Eggplant curry Course Main Course Cuisine Indian Keyword curry, eggplant, vegan, vegetarian Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes […]

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Chickpea Masala is a delicious vegetarian entree made with a variety of Indian spices. This simplified version uses Greek yogurt instead of cream or coconut milk, making a super fresh, lighter dish. The ingredients come together quickly and can be found primarily in the pantry. Goes wonderfully with your favorite whole grain, such as brown […]

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I received free samples of Sabra Hummus mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Sabra and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. I love hummus, especially one that’s as creamy and flavorful as Sabra. I had […]

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This quick and filling Brown Rice & Lentil Salad is an excellent source of vitamin B1, which supports mental function (more brain boosters!) and helps regulate metabolism. Lentils are legumes and a great source of protein and fiber — the best food combination to curb cravings. Print Brown Rice & Lentil Salad with Cucumber and […]

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