Brussel Sprouts & Sweet Potatoes with Quinoa

Brussel Sprouts combined with the sweet potatoes is like a happy little get together with new friends you know will be around for a long time! Try out this simple and delicious recipe that’s healthy, colorful and comforting.

Black Bean Burger with Garlic Aioli

For the past few weeks, I’ve been experimenting with black bean meat substitutes. I first tried black bean balls (stop laughing and think meat balls). I baked them and didn’t use any kind of egg replacer. The result: dry and not what I was hoping. Last week, I tried my hand at making burgers, this time, adding ground flax to help bind and moisten. I also felt it would go great with some type of aioli, and I was right! This recipe is super easy and very satisfying. Happy Meatless Monday to all and to all a good bite!

Shirataki with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil

Pairing shirataki noodles with sun-dried tomatoes and basil was the best thing I could have done. The Sicilian in me felt the comfort, but the health-conscious vegan felt light afterwards.

No Cluck Chicken & Taters

This recipe is something I came up with years ago when I still ate chicken. It was one of my mother’s favorite dishes that I created. My sister gave it the name “Sandy’s Seasoned Cluck & Taters”. I had all the ingredients on hand…

Veganize It: Starbucks Chicken Santa Fe Panini

Before my vegan days, my favorite sandwich at Starbucks was the Chicken Santa Fe Panini.  Sometimes I still get a hankering for the sandwich served on flatbread with the sour cream chili spread and peppers.  I always paired it with BBQ chips. (My favorite…