A hearty soup is just the thing to warm you up on a chilly winter day! I especially love thick stews. I grew up eating them, and my Mom usually used beef in hers, but I now make mine without meat. For this one, I used mushrooms and tempeh in place of the meat and it is just as delicious and hearty! The next time you are craving some healthy comfort food for dinner, give this a try!
If you are looking for a new way to enjoy broccoli, give this salad a try! It has a creamy peanut dressing with a little bit of a kick, crunchy peanuts and colorful carrots and red bell pepper. It is easy to make and so good! Perfect for making ahead of time to use in lunches!
If you are looking for a hearty, warming comfort food dish, this cassoulet is the perfect thing to make! It is packed with fiber and protein from the beans, so it will fill you up and leave you feeling satisfied but not heavy. It is even great made ahead of time and reheated and even more flavorful the next day. Serve it with a side of greens or green salad to round out the meal!
A quick and easy stir fry is a great week night meal! This one contains tempeh as the protein source, which is a heart healthy alternative to meat. It is a fermented soy bean cake, which may sound different, but trust me, it is delicious when tossed with a marinade, cooked and added to stir fry. I combine it with broccoli for plenty of fiber, and toss it with a flavorful sweet and tangy orange sauce. It is satisfying and hearty served over brown rice!
For Valentine’s Day this year, why not make some of your own special chocolate treats to give your loved ones? These chocolate raspberry truffles are easy to make and so good! Also, they are refined sugar free, vegan and gluten free but you would never guess by tasting them.
For Valentine’s Day it is always nice to give your loved ones home made treats. Like these chocolate heart cookies! They happen to be vegan, but you would never guess by tasting them. Also, they are easy to make, and they contain healthier ingredients than traditional cookies. Give them a try for Valentine’s Day this year!
A nice warming brothy soup is the perfect thing to enjoy on a chilly winter day! The broth in this soup happens to contain garlic and ginger which is good for boosting your immunity too! This is easy to make, hearty and so good but also good for you!
This chipotle chili recipe is a beanless healthy but hearty, spicy-sweet combination. This recipe combines great veggies as in cauliflower rice, onion, sweet potato, tomatoes, and spices combined with ground meat to make a hearty flavorful crockpot without a lot of effort.
Citrus is at its peak of season right now, and although it is good to just snack on it is also amazing in things like salads! This kale salad is packed with flavor and nutrients, as well as being delicious! It is perfect for making ahead of time and enjoying in lunches, or as a flavorful side for dinner.
Grapefruits are at their best and most flavorful this time of the year, so it is the perfect time to enjoy them! I like them just as is, but they make a lovely light dessert when combined with a few other things. Here, I combine them with a little maple syrup and rosewater plus some pistachios and mint for color and top them off with coconut cream. It is a heavenly combination!