Overnight Oats

I originally posted this recipe for Overnight Oats here but wanted to break it out on it’s own. Of course I’ve since changed up my breakfast routine but the recipe is still great! I’ve been eating / drinking a smoothie as my sole breakfast since transitioning to a plant-based diet over two years ago. Smoothies are…

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Brown Rice Pasta with Chipotle Almond Cream Sauce and Sautéed Veggies

In many households, Spring = busy nights full of sports and after school activities. It’s easy to forget to plan ahead for meals and get home with little time to prepare something healthy. This Brown Rice Pasta with Chipotle Almond Cream Sauce and Sautéed Veggies is a perfect meal to make on one of those…

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Chipotle Almond Cream Sauce

Are you faced with boring prospects for dinner? Why not add a healthy and delicious sauce made from plant-based whole foods! Sauces make everything more interesting and are an easy and quick way to add instant flavor and heartiness to a meal. If you’re a label reader like me, you probably already know that most store…

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Kitchen Chronicles – Breakfast, Soup, Beets, and Homemade Treats!

Experimenting With A New Breakfast Routine I’ve been eating / drinking a smoothie as my sole breakfast since transitioning to a plant-based diet over two years ago. Smoothies are great for packing in a lot of fiber and nutrients in a convenient way. I’ve never followed a “recipe” per se but I’ve changed up my smoothie…

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Nighty Night Elixir

Sometimes the night calls for a little indulgence. Why not make it a healthy one with this warm and soothing Nighty Night Elixir?!! I have a longstanding habit of treating myself before turning in for the night. For many years this meant a big bowl (or 2!!) of ice cream. I always justified my habit…

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One Pot Creamy Garlic Pasta with Mushrooms

If you’re anything like me, washing dishes feels like a never ending task. It seems I finish the dishes, leave the kitchen for a few minutes and then return to find mysterious dirty dishes piling up in the sink while no meal time took place in between. Argh!!! I’m very grateful that we have the…

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One Pot Green Lentils and Quinoa (Pressure Cooker)

It was just me and the kids the other night and I needed a quick dinner. I used to just rely on leftovers or a makeshift meal of some sort when Scott was gone for dinner but now that the kids are getting bigger, eating a lot more, and we need leftovers for lunch the…

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Middle Eastern Chickpea Stew

Legumes (including beans, peas, and lentils) are essential components of a balanced plant-based whole foods diet, but we often get stuck in a rut eating the same common varieties over and over. Did you know there are thousands of legume varieties? Most likely you’ve only tried a handful. We currently have 15 different varieties of…

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British Style Breakfast Beans

I just had one child in school last year but, still, the weekday morning rush and last minute discussions about what to have for breakfast created unnecessary stress. Going into this school year knowing I’d have two kiddos to get ready and one who is NOT a morning person, I decided to plan out our…

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Rich Mushroom Sauce / Spread / Soup

I’m a bona fide lover of smooth and creamy dishes – desserts, sauces, soups, dips, and more! I think my former ice cream addiction had something to do with the rich and creamy texture of ice cream and how it seemed to bring comfort to my soul (of course in addition to the addicting fat/sugar…

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