How to Prepare Quinoa


2 parts liquid, 1 part quinoa. Soak the quinoa in water first for 5 minutes. Drain in a colander. We use half water and half vegetable broth for the … [Read more...]

Quinoa, Black Bean, and Artichoke Salad


A food staple of Peru, Bolivia, and Chile, quinoa has an earthy flavor and slight crunch.  We love it. See our how to on preparing quinoa and keep some on … [Read more...]

Thai Green Vegetable Curry


This is one of my favorites.  Super fast to make, super simple, you can use whatever veggies you have on hand but it looks prettier (and is better for you!) … [Read more...]

Vegan Chili


Nothing beats chili on a blustery day.  Ours has a little kick...sometimes we tone it down for the kids...sometimes we don't. The bulghur is the secret … [Read more...]

Lentil Soup


This recipe is so easy and simple, quick to make.  I'm always so surprised by how good it tastes.  Try it, you'll like it... Ingredients: 2 carrots, … [Read more...]

Rice and Bean Burger


Although I really dig our "Mmm Burger", this burger recipe is darn good too and contains brown rice instead of quinoa. Ingredients: 1 1/2 cup smoked … [Read more...]

Potato Soup


This easy soup recipe is something we all enjoy especially when the weather turns chilly. Ingredients: 2 stalks celery 1/2 red onion 3 baked … [Read more...]

Mmm Burger


It has been my quest to come up with a killer burger recipe since getting serious about going plant-based and whole.  Burger cooking used to be one of  my … [Read more...]



We eat this almost every day...seriously.  It's so simple, but so good! Ingredients: 1 avocado 4 T salsa Lime juice and/or lime zest if desired. (see … [Read more...]

Edamame Hummus


Ingredients: 3 cups edamame cooked 1 t salt 5 garlic cloves 5 T tahini 3 T lemon juice 1 T olive oil 1 t cumin 2T fresh parsley 6 T … [Read more...]