I loved nacho cheese growing up! So now I like to make a healthier version at home featuring sweet potatoes as the main ingredient! This cheese contains no dairy, but it still tastes rich and delicious like the cheese I remember! I love it for dipping with chips, but you can also take it and mix pasta in for a mac and cheese with a kick! Or as a sauce to drizzle over things like burritos or cooked veggies!
If you are trying to eat plant based for the new year, a tofu scramble is a great alternative to eggs! It is still packed with protein, but contains no cholesterol unlike eggs. This is really easy to make, and although this one is flavored with southwest veggies, feel free to switch the veggies up according to what you have on hand or prefer!
Looking for a simple hearty Mexican meatball soup? This is a filling, no-fuss, easy recipe that cooks in one pot while you take care of other things. Use your favorite salsa and a lean ground beef to make this easy version. The meatballs cook right in the broth. Delicious!
Adapted from allrecipes.com
Just because it is winter, does not mean you can’t enjoy veggie packed salads! We could all use a bit more vitamins from our food this time of the year, which is why I like to make things like this Chopped Kale Salad! It is easy to make, but packed with nutrients, and so delicious! I like to make a batch, then eat it in my lunches I take to work for the week with some edamame or tofu served on top for more protein!
I love salsa year round! Especially when I can make it with seasonal ingredients like pomegranates and oranges! This flavorful salsa is packed with nutrients, and it is perfect for serving with chips, over a salad, or spooned over some grilled tofu or other protein! Also it is festive so a good addition to your holiday table!
Looking for an easy, crowd pleasing ham recipe that can be done ahead of time or while you tend to other holiday events? Try this delicious slow cooker 5-ingredient ham recipe. I turn on the slow cooker at the start of the day and when it’s dinner time it’s ready to eat. Enjoy!
Adapted from ALLRECIPES.COM 2020
I love roasted squash in the cooler months! It is packed with nutrients and has a naturally sweet flavor. This salad combines it with colorful pomegranate seeds, and a tangy spicy dressing. It is healthy, delicious and perfect for serving with your holiday meal!
Best Slow Cooker Pot Roast to make in only 15 minutes of prep time to yield a pot roast that has tender meat and vegetables and will warm you up on a cold winter day. Easy weeknight meal, let the crock pot do the work for you!
Adapted and modified from dinnerthendessert.com
There is nothing like a warm mug of hot chocolate on a cold Winter day! So I like to make my own hot chocolate mix to have on hand. Most store bought ones contain dairy, but in this one I use coconut milk powder instead of milk powder to keep this one plant based. It is really delicious, and also good for gifting!
Looking for a quick and easy recipe that has sausage, coleslaw, veggies and rice? To add a little kick there is fresh ginger added that you will enjoy! This recipe takes 20 minutes tops to cook and then you can eat and relax.
Adapted and modified from Allrecipes.com