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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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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Broiled Tofu with Roasted Bell Pepper Sauce

One of the great things about tofu is that it is so versatile and will take on the flavor of whatever you are cooking it with / in. It also comes in a variety of textures ranging from silken to super firm that can be used in recipes ranging from desserts, smoothies, and creamy sauces…

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Roasted Bell Pepper Sauce

We frequented an Italian restaurant called Bravo when we were first married that had a signature pasta dish that was smothered with a rich and creamy roasted red pepper sauce that was made with heavy cream and Parmesan cheese.  It was one of Scott’s beloved dishes and so when we became plant-based I set out…

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Mushroom Marinara

Marinara sauce is a familiar staple in most households. While store-bought versions are inexpensive and convenient, they are often loaded with ingredients we just don’t need more of – salt, sugar, oil, etc. This sauce was one of the first recipes I created after transitioning to a plant-based diet in January 2015. It’s simple, straightforward,…

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Lemon Tahini Sauce

This plant-based sauce has a wonderful creamy texture and is refreshing thanks to the fresh lemon juice and herbs. It is great as a creamy dressing or as a sauce to add an extra touch to any dish.

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