Super Bowl 2016 Recipes holidays

Full of simple but satisfying recipes, this game day feast will be a winner with your guests! This “Super Bowl” menu is good for any tailgate party or casual gathering. Spinach Ranch Dip This dip has more color than the traditional creamy white… Read more

Smashed Chickpea Avocado Dip recipe

This is probably one of the fastest appetizers I have ever made. You can serve it with toasted pita bread or corn tortillas. I make wraps or sandwiches with any leftover dip. Spice it up with some hot sauce if… Read more

Spinach Ranch Dip recipes

This dressing has more color than a traditional creamy white ranch recipe. I like to use fresh herbs, but feel free to substitute dried ones, reducing the measure by half. Besides a salad dressing, you can also use this versatile… Read more

Egyptian Breakfast Beans (Ful Medames) recipes

This traditional Egyptian breakfast (pronounced fool mudammis) is almost always made with dried fava beans. They need to soak at least 8 hours before cooking, so start this dish the day before you want to serve it, to let the… Read more

Tu-No Casserole recipes

This hearty casserole calls for garbanzo beans instead of tuna, and mushrooms instead of the traditional can of salt-heavy Cream of Mushroom Soup. Perfect for “comfort food” night. There’s a no-nut option, as well. From straightupfood.com Instructions: 1. Place the… Read more

Crispy Baked Falafels

I love falafels. I eat them as an appetizer, in a pita with Green Sauce, or even on pizza. But I don’t want all the added fat that would normally be in a deep-fried dish. So I bake them instead,… Read more

Quinoa with Kale and Roasted Butternut Squash recipes

This is a great lunch or dinner dish no matter what season it is. During the summer, serve it chilled on a bed of greens, and during the winter, serve it at room temperature with a cup of hot soup…. Read more

Fruit & Spice Cookies recipes

My childhood holiday seasons were always filled with Grandma Kenrick’s infamous “Christmas rocks.” These cookies looked a little like rocks, but they were sweet and chewy, and they had the perfect amount of spice. They were so delicious that this… Read more

Raw Apple Crumble recipes

This dessert is easier and faster to make than an apple pie or crisp, and it requires no baking. Instead of refined sugars, this recipe uses dates for sweetness, and lemon juice and nutmeg for that extra zing. From Straight Up… Read more

Basic Veggie Burger Recipe recipes

Savory and satisfying, and loaded onto a whole-grain bun with the works, a good burger is always a hit. Plant burgers—aka veggie burgers—are a popular transition food that you can carry well on into full-fledged practice of your plant-centered meals…. Read more

A Plant-Based Thanksgiving Menu To Be Thankful For recipes

Thanksgiving is a real foodie holiday, so we’ve put together this incredible menu to help you celebrate. We’ve mixed traditional flavors with some newer ideas to create a gorgeous feast for a crowd. Kale Bruschetta with Cannellini Bean Sauce Roasted… Read more

Shepherd’s Pot Pie recipes

A close friend of mine loves to eat my vegetable pot pie with mashed potatoes on top. This recipe is a great way to find out why. From The Forks Over Knives Plan Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 350°F…. Read more

Butternut Squash Soup with Sautéed Green Peas and Pesto Sauce

This butternut squash soup is so good, even if you only have time to make one of the two beautiful and tasty toppings. However, I highly recommend that you make both whenever possible, so you can fully enjoy the flavors… Read more

Pumpkin Parfait with Cashew Vanilla Cream

This is one of the easiest Thanksgiving desserts that I have ever made. It blends the spices in the pumpkin with vanilla cream very well. I love that it tastes so delicious and yet doesn’t require any cooking except for… Read more

Smoky Chili with Sweet Potatoes recipes

The smoky, golden notes—rich in heart-healthy beta-carotene—in this chili make it a fall favorite perfect for a potluck or tailgate party.

Haunting but Healthy Halloween Treats

You don’t have to celebrate junky candy and excess sugar to get into the spirit of Halloween. Whether it’s costumes, enjoying festive and healthy snacks, going door to door in your neighborhood, or getting some spooky thrills, there’s a lot… Read more