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!

Grilled Veggie Salad recipes

This recipe was adapted from the original in The Plantpower Way, a new book by Rich Roll and Julie Piatt. Summer on a plate, this very hearty mix makes a lovely main dish during the warmer months. The combination of… Read more

Roasted Buckwheat Salad recipes

Roasted buckwheat, also called kasha, has an earthy, woody flavor that I find very interesting. It makes a nice variation to my grain salads. You can easily change the grain to rice or quinoa and add any mix of herbs… Read more

The Quickest Black Bean Salad recipes

We could eat this for every meal in summer, even breakfast. It is the salad I make when I have to take a dish to an event because it is so quick to make, everyone comes back for seconds, and it… Read more

Yamadillas

Serve these with salsa (and guacamole, if you wish) spooned over the top. You can eat them with a knife and fork or cut them into wedges that you pick up with your fingers and dip into the salsa and/or… Read more

Chickpea Avocado Salad Super Bowl

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.

Heather’s Mashed Potatoes & Gravy

This gravy takes just minutes to put together. Sometimes my boys eat just a bowl of mashed potatoes and gravy for a snack. For dinner, we serve this dish with sautéed broccolini or green beans. From drmcdougall.com To Make the… Read more

Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

It’s not hard to see why this dish represents comfort food for people of many different backgrounds. Its creamy, savory goodness is always a hit! From The Forks Over Knives Plan Instructions: 1. Place the cashews in a small bowl… Read more

Radicchio Salad with Cranberry Orange Dressing brunch

This simple salad of seasonal autumn fruits is easy to make and yet has an interesting sweet and sour flavor. You can add some cooked grains to make it a heartier dish. Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 250°F. Roast… Read more

Potato Salad with Avocado and Dill

How do you make a creamy potato salad when using whole foods? Simple! Mash up a fresh ripe avocado, and substitute it for the vegan mayo (not an ingredient I use in my kitchen!) I like to season this recipe… Read more

Basic Mashed Potatoes

Just thinking about mashed potatoes makes me swoon—they’re so fluffy and belly-pleasing, mmm. But what’s not pleasing is all the butter, milk and cream that is typically added. Below you’ll find an easy recipe for basic dairy-free mashed potatoes. From… Read more

BBQ Beans & Greens

If you miss the tangy, sweet flavor of BBQ sauce, but not all the salt and sugar, you will love this recipe. It’s easy to make and uses pineapple as its secret ingredient. Instructions: Place the pitted and chopped dates… Read more

Mixed Winter Vegetables with Spicy Poppy Seed Sauce thanksgiving

This is a nourishing dish showcasing the rich taste of Indian curry—it’s perfect when paired with steamed rice. The word curry comes from the southern Indian word kari, which means “sauce”—and if you’re used to cooking with store-bought curry powder,… Read more

Autumn Wheat Berry Salad thanksgiving

Wheat berries are one of the heartiest grains, which gives them a long cooking time along with their exceptional health benefits. Use quinoa or millet for a gluten-free (and somewhat quicker-cooking) alternative. From Forks Over Knives ­— The Cookbook Instructions:  Bring… Read more

Fire Brigade Stuffing

My brother-in-law, Brian, makes this stuffing, which will make your palate swoon and your tummy sing. Here’s a fun twist to make your guests swoon as well: Cook, then serve this inside a pumpkin. Seriously! Find a cooking pumpkin that… Read more

Vegetable White Bean Hash

Making hash is a great way to use whatever vegetables you have left over from the night before. But in the case of this delicious recipe, it seems unfair to consider it just a dish of leftovers. From Forks Over… Read more