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Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes with Maple Pecans

Purple Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Maple Pecans is a gorgeous side dish to add to any dinner! I first discovered purple sweet potatoes when I lived in Mexico City. I just couldn’t get over their color! The first recipe that I created with the beautiful sweet potatoes was Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes with Maple Pecans.

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Soy Chorizo and Potato Tacos

This recipe for Soy Chorizo and Potato Tacos is my favorite quick and easy dinners. If you’re looking for a crowd pleasing recipe, this taco recipe is perfect! Whether you’re vegan or omnivore, you’ll love these tacos! Over the years, I’ve made these tacos for omnivores and everybody loves them. They can’t believe the tacos …

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Healthy Asian Chopped Vegetable Salad

This Healthy Asian Chopped Vegetable Salad with peanut dressing is packed full of veggies! This is a great salad to serve alongside any Asian inspired meal. This Asian chopped salad has been a weekly staple the past few months. I’ve been trying to incorporate more raw veggies into my diet and this chopped salad is …

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Butternut Squash Casserole

Butternut Squash Casserole is a healthier alternative to the classic holiday sweet potato casserole. It is sure to become a new family favorite! Sweet potato casserole tends to get all the love during the holidays, but I think that butternut squash should get more love—especially in casserole form. Traditional holiday casseroles tend to be full …

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Cranberry Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Cranberry Stuffed Sweet Potatoes combine two holiday side dishes in one!  Since visiting the cranberry harvest a few weeks ago, I have been cranberry obsessed. I have been looking for new creative ways to use cranberries. Two of my favorite dishes on Thanksgiving are sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce. I thought way not combine to …

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Jackfruit Salsa Verde Tostadas

Switch up taco night with these Jackfruit Salsa Verde Tostadas! As much as I love taco night, I like to switch things up by having tostadas for dinner. Tostadas are kind of like an open face sandwich. You can top your tostadas with your favorite taco toppings. My current favorite are Jackfruit Salsa Verde Tostadas.  You …

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Pumpkin Maple Cornbread Muffins

These fall inspired Pumpkin Maple Cornbread Muffins are super moist, a hint of pumpkin and slightly sweet. I can’t get enough of these Pumpkin Maple Cornbread Muffins. I have been enjoying them for breakfast, snacks and served them alongside some vegan chili {recipe for that coming later this week.} On Sunday I made two batches of these …

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Purple Potato Soup

Last weekend when I was at my local farmer’s market, I found my favorite purple potatoes. Aren’t purple potatoes just gorgeous? Not only are these potatoes beautiful in color, they are also loaded with antioxidants, including anthocyanin which is the same antioxidant that is found in purple produce. Purple potatoes can  also lower your blood …

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Creamy Cilantro Avocado Dressing

A healthy salad dressing with lots of fresh cilantro and creamy avocado; silken tofu adds a protein boost and additional creaminess. A healthier alternative to store-bought salad dressing.  Salads where never quite my thing, even after I became vegan 8 years ago. I ate plenty of green veggies and truthfully I never craved salads. If I where …

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Mushroom Posole Verde

When I am thinking of new recipes to create, I am always inspired by two things. My first source of inspiration is Mexico. I am very inspired by the time that I spent living in Mexico City and traveling to other parts of Mexico. In many of the recipes on the blog, you’ll notice the …

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Vegan Irish Vegetable Stew

Hearty and comforting Vegan Irish Vegetable Stew is healthy, nutritious and full of veggie goodness. Root vegetables are the highlight of this stew while brown rice adds texture and bulkiness.  The Vegan Irish Vegetable Stew is a family favorite that I make around St. Patrick’s Day every year. In the spirt of St. Patrick’s Day coming up in a …

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Slow Cooker BBQ Jackfruit Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Let’s chat about jackfruit. Are you a fan? Not quite sure what in the world jackfruit is? Well, jackfruit makes a wonderful vegan ‘meat like’ replacement. The jackfruit has a texture that is similar to pulled pork when it is cooked. It shreds just like pork would. I will admit that the first time that …

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Potato Packets

I am always looking for new ways to cook up potatoes. I usually have a wide assortment of them on hand: sweet potatoes, yukon gold, and russet potatoes are definitely staples in our family. The other day I bought a 10 pound back of local Michigan russet potatoes. Yes. This is probably way too many …

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Lemon Vanilla Rice Pudding

It sure doesn’t feel like Spring here in the Midwest. Since the temperatures are still freezing and chilly, I find myself still craving wintry types of food that are warming + comforting. One of my new favorite comfort recipes would definitely have to be the Arroz con Leche recipe that I shared back in December. I didn’t …

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Mashed Potato Enchiladas

Mashed Potatoes are one of my favorite comfort foods. No matter the time of year, I love making a big batch of mashed potatoes. I usually have leftovers and I am always looking for new ways of repurposing the potatoes. Today I am sharing one of my favorite recipes: Mashed Potatoes Enchiladas. This is an updated …

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Refried Beans

Refried beans are a staple in our household. I usually make a batch at least every two weeks. There are just so many different ways that you can use a batch of refried beans during the week. Is is weird that I find refried beans addicting just like candy? If I had to choose between a …

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Frijoles de Olla {Mexican Beans}

Beans are an important part of any healthy diet because they are rich in protein, vitamins, and minerals. Beans are so a great protein source for a Vegan diet. Over the years, I have been incorporating more beans dishes into my weekly meals. When I started cooking more Mexican inspired bean dishes, I learned about …

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