Sage Brown Butter Turnip Wedges

I ❤ Turnips! I never really eat them but when I do, I’m always surprised at how much I enjoy them. They are super easy to roast up in the oven and are a great alternative to potatoes, and have a touch more flavor and bite than potatoes.  In this recipe, the turnip wedges work…

Maple Caraway Brussels Sprouts

Here’s another heavy vegetable dish for your clean eating month between Thanksgiving and Christmas. With all the holiday parties and festivities that December typically brings, I always like to keep my home cooking very nutritious and light, because chances are the rest of my diet isn’t either of those things! I’ve never really cooked with…

Garlic Caper Roasted Mushrooms

Feel like you need to eat vegetables for the rest of your life to recover from Thanksgiving? Here’s a delicious recipe from Cooking Light that will have you drooling for veggies. It takes about 25 minutes and can be a side dish or a main served over a grain. I’ve been combining 1-2 different veggie…

Eggplant Caponata

If you’re having leftovers today but want to change things up a bit with a new appetizer for you and your guests, try out this Eggplant Caponata with some crackers, leftover bread, or pita chips. It’s super easy, healthy, and delicious – my favorite three things! This recipe is from Chef Chloe’s Vegan Italian Cookbook….

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Oh boy oh boy it’s Thanksgiving tomorrow!!! If you need another killer side in addition to cornbread stuffing, try out these candied sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes are my spirit animal so it’s no surprise that the candied sweets are my favorite Thanksgiving treat. It’s like dessert that’s acceptable to eat at dinner. Who isn’t into…

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

Need a last minute dessert to bring with you to your Thanksgiving celebration? Want to bring a host or hostess gift? Or just need a festive dessert to make that’s easy and vegan? This is just the thing, and chances are you won’t even have to go to the grocery store (mine has been a…

Pasta Bolognese

This is just a classic staple. You probably have all the ingredients on hand at any given moment, and it’s great for feeding a crowd or for unexpected dinner guests. Everyone loves a dish of pasta, and even better if it’s full of chunky, hearty sauce! You can use any vegan ground “meat” crumbles you…

Taters Beans and Kale

There are always those days when it seems like you have no ingredients, and you have to make a miracle happen to make dinner. Today was one of those days. I couldn’t quite figure out what we should have for dinner, so we had a hodge podge of delicious things, and lucky for me, they…

Cornbread Stuffing

Thanksgiving may seem like a tricky time for vegans, what with turkey famously being the star of the meal and all. But yet, I’ve found that it isn’t really that difficult for vegans due to availability of so many delicious sides accompanying the turkey. In my humble opinion, the turkey ain’t star – it’s all…

Beet Braid

I had a leftover sheet of frozen puff pastry and couldn’t figure out what to do with it, so I tried my hand at a fancy pastry braid and filled it with some beets, spinach, and pesto for an easy 20 minute dinner. The braid could use some work – don’t look too closely, it’s…