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5-Minute Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup

This recipe was born out of sheer desperation. Okay, maybe that’s a little dramatic. But one day for lunch my almost-4-year old really wanted tomato soup – but I was all out of the kind that we usually buy in the carton (hey, don’t judge.)…

BUFFALO CHICKPEA SALAD SANDWICH – VEGAN & OIL-FREE

Looking for a vegan lunch idea? Try this buffalo chickpea salad sandwich – only takes 5 minutes to make. If you feel the same way, definitely try this buffalo chickpea salad sandwich recipe. It’s vegan, it’s oil-free, it’s spicy, it’s…

KALE & CRANBERRY QUINOA SALAD

Packed with flavor and texture, this Kale & Cranberry Quinoa Salad will knock your socks off! Quinoa is elevated to the next level when it’s mixed with cranberries, walnuts, kale and – drumroll please – apple sage dressing made with…

EASY ROASTED VEGGIES WITH ZESTY HUMMUS DRESSING

Great as a side dish or on their own for lunch, these oil-free roasted veggies are tasty + flavorful + easy! Drizzling them with vegan hummus dressing totally takes them to another level of deliciousness. Easy Roasted Veggies with Zesty…

VEGAN LUNCH RECIPES YOU CAN MAKE IN 10 MINUTES OR LESS

First thing’s first: I created a NEW Facebook Group called “Eating Vegan” that I’d love for you to join – it is a positive, supportive group for vegans AND for omnivores and vegetarians who are trying to transition to a vegan diet/eat more…

Recipe: Vegan Chickpea Noodle Soup

Testing Notes from Maria This recipe isn't ostentatious and doesn't try to reinvent the wheel, and that's exactly what makes it such great comfort food. It hits all the right notes of traditional homemade chicken noodle soup, but without…

EASY INSTANT POT GREEN COCONUT CURRY

Delicious homemade curry is only minutes away with this EASY Instant Pot Green Curry recipe! This vegan curry is super healthy and oil-free.  EASY INSTANT POT GREEN CURRY My love affair with curry started when I tried Trader Joe’s Thai…

SORE THROAT RELIEF SMOOTHIE

Sore Throat Soothing Shake By Sweetphi This past week was rough – I had a sore throat that just kept getting worse. One day my husband came home from work and surprised me by making this sore throat soothing shake, and I gotta tell…

CANNED VS. CARTON COCONUT MILK

Canned vs. Carton Coconut Milk: Which is better? A breakdown of ingredients and packaging in terms of health and eco-friendliness. Coconut milk is the super delicious liquid that comes from the meat of a coconut. (Coconut water, on the…

Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts

Better than the store bought kind. Ingredients FOR THE POP TARTS 2 refrigerated pie crusts Flour, for rolling out pie doughs 3/4 c. pumpkin puree 1/3 c. brown sugar 1 tsp. pumpkin pie spice Pinch salt Egg wash…