Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls


My grandma Wiens used to make a version of these without the chocolate and with regular milk.  I used to love them when I was a kid, for sure.  So recently, I … [Read more...]

Mexican Lasagna


Years ago...geez, like 16 years ago...our friend Erika made a vegetarian Mexican lasagna.  Karen and I both remember it being super tasty.  We thought we'd … [Read more...]



Tabouli and hummus on a wrap or in a pita is one of my favorite lunches. It tastes like summertime to me! I actually started liking tabouli before I liked … [Read more...]

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Our goal at Vegan Meal Planing is to try and make it as easy possible to transition to eating a more plant based diet. One thing that can help is to have … [Read more...]

Fasting and Eating for Health


Fasting and Eating for Health: A Medical Doctor's Program for Conquering Disease by Joel Fuhrman I started reading this book on a plane, beginning our … [Read more...]

Tahini Soup


I absolutely love tahini!  This recipe idea came to me in the middle of a snowy day.  I wanted a rich, tasty soup, chowder, or stew.  But I also wanted the … [Read more...]

The Anatomy of a Green Salad


We recently posted The Anatomy of a Smoothie.  Much like a smoothie, a green salad is a great way to get more healthy greens, veggies, fruits and nuts into … [Read more...]

The Anatomy of a Smoothie


Extras - Flax seed in the smoothie while blending. Chia seeds floated on top. Include any superfood you want to add to your diet, maca, spirulina, … [Read more...]

Mexican Buffet


This is a quick and easy meal that we often turn to when we're feeling pressed for time. It's ready in a snap and everyone can make their own version so … [Read more...]

Vegan Sweet Potato Casserole


We've been making white potato hash browns in the house quite often in the mornings and I wanted to try something using the healthier and more flavorful sweet … [Read more...]