Banana Almond Granola recipes

This recipe was inspired by my favorite banana almond muffins. Whether in muffins or in cereal, bananas and almonds pair perfectly. From Forks Over Knives – The Cookbook Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 275°F. 2. Add the oats to… Read more

Sweet Potato Lasagna

This dish is ideal to serve to a group. It has all sorts of different tastes and textures. Use white-fleshed sweet potatoes with brown, purple, or reddish-orange skin (they may be labeled as yams), which can be found in most… Read more

Watermelon-Basil Ice recipes

It’s easy to fit in more fruits when they look, smell, and taste like this! All this dessert consists of is ripe watermelon, fresh basil, and a twist of lemon, yet this wholesome fruit sorbet offers a cool treat on… Read more

Hollywood Bowl Brown Rice Salad

This brown rice salad recipe has been my favorite for a long time. It is filling yet refreshing, especially in the summer, and doesn’t even need a dressing!

Cheesy Caesar Dressing

You can make this creamy, delicious (and very authentic-tasting) Caesar dressing as is, or add nutritional yeast for a cheesy twist. You can also reduce the milk and use it as a dip or sandwich spread. From Plant-Powered Families Instructions:… Read more

Cherry Soft-Serve Ice Cream recipes

This is a vegan version of Ben and Jerry’s Cherry Garcia ice cream. It’s a delicious, refreshing, and guilt-free soft-serve dessert. From The Abundance Diet Instructions: 1. In a food processor, combine the frozen banana pieces, cherries, and vanilla extract…. Read more

Herb-Crusted Asparagus Spears recipes

These garlic and ‘Parmesan’-crusted asparagus spears make a tasty side dish, snack, or party appetizer. Easy and elegant! From Naked Food Magazine. Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 300°F. In a food processor, blend garlic cloves, hemp, and tamari for… Read more

Chickpea Avocado Salad recipes

Serve this flavorful salad on a bed of greens for a complete meal. I like arugula with this dish, but feel free to use your favorite.

Green Chile Rice with Black Beans recipes

Black beans are not usually added to this popular Mexican rice dish, but their addition makes it into a one-pot meal. Use whatever beans you have on hand, or leave them out if you want to serve this as a… Read more

Rice Pudding with Mixed Berry Sauce

Chia seeds undergo a remarkable transformation when soaked in water— they plump up and develop a jellylike coating, making them a wonderful textural addition to all sorts of dishes. If you have clear pudding cups or even cocktail glasses, these… Read more

Cannellini Bean Sauce

Serve this cannellini bean sauce over kale, greens, salads, grains, or veggies, or use as a spread for sandwiches or as a topping on pizza.

Kale Bruschetta recipes

We adore kale bruschetta as an appetizer, and so does everyone else. It is always the first empty platter at our holiday party!

Pizza with Creamed Spinach, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Red Onion, and Olives

I like a pizza that kicks with flavor, and this one does it for me. The creamy sauce is rich without the added fat in most cream sauces, and the sun-dried tomatoes and olives add a perfect tangy-salty punch.

Dan Dan Mian Noodles recipes

This is a fast, filling dish that shows the boldness of Szechuan cooking. Every ingredient stands out, from the pickled greens and chili vinegar soy sauce, to the soft, succulent noodles. From 21-Day Weight Loss Kickstart Instructions: 1. Bring a… Read more

Lunchbox Chocolate Chip Cookies recipes

I call these “lunchbox” cookies because they hold up well to being knocked about a bit and because you’re definitely going to want one of these for an afternoon treat. Even though they are soft-baked, they are not cake-like at… Read more

Thai Noodle Soup recipes

Once the ingredients are prepped for this soup, the dish comes together quickly. Sautéing the vegetables first shortens the stewing time, so there’s no need to spend long hours over a soup pot. This is a great one-pot meal that… Read more