• Homemade vegan baked potato chips flavored with smoked paprika and salt

    Homemade Potato Chips

    Three ingredients, one stove, and a love for potato chips – that’s all you need to make healthy, plant-based homemade potato chips. One of the first snacks learned to make in college by scratch was baked potato chips. Looking back, I am sure there were a few things I could have done to make baked homemade potato chips optimally delicious, but we all live and learn. …

  • crispy baked potato wedges fries

    Crispy Baked Potato Wedges

    Now that we have our cheap food essentials, it’s time crank up the oven and cook up crispy baked potato wedges.  Potatoes are one of the more affordable and long-lasting vegetables you can keep around in your kitchen. Besides, they are great candidates for snack time.  …

  • Two slices of whole wheat toast topped with cooked mushrooms and kale

    Kale and Mushroom Breakfast Toast

    I open my fridge and what do I see? Bread, kale, and mushrooms.  And that’s exactly what I planned to have for breakfast this morning. Actually, the mushrooms were my partner’s but, you know, sharing is caring. Although I enjoy common mushrooms, cremini mushrooms are on another level when it comes to texture. …

  • How To Make Vegan Cheese Sauce

    Just because you’re eating plant-based doesn’t mean you have to give up fun foods. That includes a decadent, creamy vegan cheese sauce that can be topped on just about anything: nachos, french fries, mashed potatoes, or pasta.  Better yet, just add it to whatever you want.…

  • Avocado Toast With Pears Recipe

    Autumn is here and avocado toast is coming back with a sweet twist. When I think of healthy fast food breakfast, I automatically sift through the hundreds of toast ideas flipping through my head.  And you know…the occasional peanut butter and jelly toast that I, as an adult, have every right to enjoy, comes up.…

  • Easy Vegan Lentil Meatballs

    Guess who has lots of lentils hanging out in the pantry, begging to be used? ::raises hand::  It was time to use them and get my fiber and protein back on track, so I decided to go for a delicious, not-so-much chopping, easy vegan lentil meatball recipe to serve over a huge pile of whole wheat pasta.…

  • Vegan Pumpkin Smoothie

    Drumroll, please. We’re trying out Trader Joe’s pumpkin butter today…in a vegan pumpkin smoothie.  Smoothies for fall? I mean, why not. Also, if you live in a city that’s summer all year long (ahem, I am looking at you Miami), but still want to hop on that pumpkin train, a cool and creamy vegan pumpkin smoothie just makes sense. …