Brown Rice Breakfast Pudding

My mom used to serve a version of this for breakfast—cooked with milk, sugar, and a hint of cinnamon. It is still one of my favorite breakfasts, although now I make a more wholesome version with almond milk and chopped… Read more

Chock-Full-of-Veggies Pizza with Chickpea Crust

I love this recipe for chickpea flour pizza crust. It is so easy to make, holds up well, is gluten-free, and tastes delicious. The best part is that it is so much lighter than a wheat crust, so you can… Read more

Tasty (and Healthy!) Homemade Pizza Recipes

Pizza is such a versatile dish because there is no limit to what can be used as a topping. The possibilities are endless! With these recipes that feature toppings as diverse as creamed spinach, caramelized onions, and enchilada sauce, every… Read more

Spicy Red Lentil Soup

This is one of my favorite soups and is easy to make. My wish is for you to have fun and enjoy this lifestyle, and eating delicious meals is part of the process. Enjoy! Instructions: 1. Bring 4 cups water… Read more

Apple-Lemon Breakfast

Fresh and deliciously filling, this apple-lemon breakfast bowl is beautifully flavored with dates, cinnamon, and walnuts. This is my version of an everyday raw breakfast based on guidance from my friend Rebecca Michaelides, who is my go-to source for healthy… Read more

Whole-Wheat Berry Muffins

These are a perfectly delicious breakfast muffin with loads of berry goodness and a tasty, wheaty backdrop. If you can find wild blueberries, use them—they are perfect for muffins because they’re tiny and distribute beautifully without making the muffin soggy…. Read more

Moroccan Lentil Soup

My Australian sister-in-law Annette made this soup for us while her family was here vacationing in the United States. Here’s my interpretation of her soup, which is easily the most popular soup recipe on my website. Recipe from The Abundance… Read more

Sicilian Cauliflower Linguine

Traditional versions of this dish are made with extra virgin olive oil—lots of it—and anchovies. This version is far healthier, but still packed with flavor. Plus, with a little bit of flavor-packed miso, you won’t miss the fish—or all that… Read more

24-Carrot Gold Dressing

Fresh carrots combine with a touch of tahini in this nutrient-rich, creamy dressing. The hint of ginger adds a beautiful flavor boost. Try this on grains, too! From Plant-Powered Dressings Instructions: Using a standing blender (high-powered works best to smooth,… Read more

Aloo Baingan (Potato and Eggplant)

If you love Indian food like I love Indian food, then let me tell you: We found the mother lode! Since I did not grow up with an Indian mother and not even an Indian aunt, I had to teach… Read more

Cheesy Dressing

This versatile sauce is excellent tossed with veggies or with chips, pita bread, and anything else you or your kids like to dip. You can also mix leftover sauce with warm cooked pasta for a quick mac ‘n cheese, or… Read more

Lentil Enchilada Pasta

I wanted to spice things up a bit from my usual lunches, and I was pleasantly surprised by how easily it was done. By simply playing around with ingredients that I usually have on hand in the kitchen, this masterpiece… Read more

Easy Veggie Patties for Plant-Based Burgers

Mixed with a lot of healthy and nutritious grains, veggies, and spices, this veggie patty recipe is great for veggie burgers. It’s also fantastic as a vegan veggie crumble (in place of ground meat) for burritos, wraps, and food pies!… Read more

Healthy Homemade Sauces, Spices, and Dressings for Easier Cooking and Baking recipes

Nothing can beat delicious homemade food made from scratch, and the same can be said about homemade sauces, spices, and dressings. Create incredible pasta dishes, fresh wraps, and sweet desserts with these basic recipes that are anything but! Cauliflower Bechamel This… Read more

Pioneer Gingerbread

As a child, I was a big fan of Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie series, and some of my favorites parts of those books are the descriptions of what they ate. Almanzo’s childhood culinary recollections in Farmer… Read more

Party-Ready, Plant-Based Thanksgiving Menu

Happy Thanksgiving! We’ve put together a savory menu to celebrate the tradition of giving thanks. Rich in color and flavor, these dishes will create a memorable holiday. Apple, Grapefruit, Pomegranate Salad This bright, colorful salad does not need any added… Read more

Herbed Fingerling Potatoes

This recipe uses a lot of fresh herbs, but you can make it with dried herbs instead. Use only half the quantity for dried herbs as indicated for the fresh herbs. Instructions: 1. Add the potatoes to a saucepot and fill… Read more

Apple, Grapefruit, Pomegranate Salad

This refreshing salad does not need any dressing or seasoning. You can substitute oranges for the grapefruit, if you like. Instructions: 1. Place the apple, grapefruit, and pomegranate seeds in a bowl. Add the lemon juice (if using), salt, and… Read more