Great Plant Based Sides And Desserts To Make MDW!

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Plant-based and Memorial Weekend go together like sunshine and lemonade. Bet you never thought you would see those two ideas together! Don’t panic. Yes, Memorial Day Weekend is the unofficial start to summer. There will be lots of burgers and hotdogs on the grills. Roll your eyes as your neighbors make a big deal out of getting a … Read More

How To Turn Cauliflower Rice Into An Awesome Side

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Cauliflower was always the boring colorless cousin of broccoli. That’s how I described it anytime someone asked me what I thought of it. But with age comes wisdom and after years of avoiding it, I finally took a good look at cauliflower. I found out that cauliflower is great source of fiber and b-vitamins. It also is a … Read More

Easy Fonio Recipe Could Make You Cheat on Quinoa

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Fonio was a last minute discovery. Pronounced Phon-yo, the package caught my eye because there was a map of Africa on the front of the bag. So the backstory is that I was shopping online for a few items to restock my pantry. We were out of quinoa and that signaled an emergency. Ever since I started leaning … Read More

Easy Red Beans and Rice Recipe For Anytime

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Red beans and rice is one of those side dishes that appears visually intricate but always tastes simple yet delicious. I am a recovering carnivore. I never imagined a time when my red beans would not be simmering with seasonings, peppers and lots of sausage. Remixing my plate means leaning away from animal products. I’m having fun and … Read More

Easy Spicy Tofu With Honey and Garlic

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I decided to stop being afraid and made my own version of spicy honey garlic cubes. I love honey and spice so this was the perfect addition to my list of plant based meals. The truth is, I’d only been in contact with tofu in the bowls of miso soup I’ve enjoyed. However, leaning into plant based nutrition … Read More

Butternut Squash and Yams + Video

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Butternut squash is known for its high nutritional value including vitamins A & C along with magnesium and potassium. Yams are also rich in fiber, minerals and vitamins. Which is why the love affair began a couple of years ago. I always ignored the large bell shaped veggie at the farmer’s market. The woman who was running that … Read More

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