Recipes

Rosemary Maple Broiled Grapefruit

I'm usually the type of person who likes big hearty breakfasts consisting of full platters with tofu scramble, toast, sausage, pancakes, etc.- so getting me to indulge in a 'healthy' breakfast isn't always appealing to me.  One of the only things that gets me are these broiled grapefruits with rosemary maple glaze & a side [...]

White Chocolate Pistachio Granola Bars

So I'm going to be honest with you guys...  I've never made granola bars before.  Ever.  It seems like something that people make all the time, but I don't eat them very often so never thought about making my own.  My boyfriend on the other hand... he eats them on a daily basis.  I was [...]

Garbage Plate

Right out of high school, I lived in Rochester, New York for about 2 years.  If any of you are from Upstate New York, you've probably heard of the infamous Garbage Plate.  The perfect late night drunk / early morning hungover meal consisting of macaroni salad, home fries, chili meat sauce, either 2 cheeseburger patties, [...]

Vegan Cheese Board

With Super Bowl Sunday approaching, I wanted to create a recipe for you guys that's something you can easily serve to a party full of guests, but still is fancy and decadent at the same time.  I know at Super Bowl parties you usually find things like dips, sliders, and finger foods... but how awesome [...]

Sweet Potato Turmeric Soup with Zhoug & Crispy Green Garbanzos

It has been really cold in Los Angeles lately (I know, you're thinking it can't be that cold.. but for being used to the 80 degree weather here, 50s are pretty cold haha), and all I've wanted to eat are hearty, creamy, warming soups.  This one sure does deliver, trust me!  Creamy Sweet Potato Turmeric [...]

Sun-Dried Tomato Chickpea Sandwich

A lot of you have requested to see some healthy recipes that are good to take to school or work, & boy do I have some delicious ones headed your way!  This Sun-Dried Tomato Chickpea Sandwich packs some bold flavors, is incredibly healthy & delicious, and transports well so you can enjoy this during your [...]

Crispy Tofu Tacos with Cilantro Avocado Pesto & Chipotle Mango Salsa

Now that it's the new year, I know a bunch of you are looking for super healthy recipes that pack a big punch of flavor.  Tacos are a go to for me, because you can make them healthy very easily, and you can put just about anything you have lying around in them.  I wanted [...]

Pistachio Butter

I know all of you have tried the classics- peanut butter, almond butter, hell even cashew butter... right?  But have you ever tried PISTACHIO butter?!  I'm not quite sure why this isn't sold in stores, because it's just as easy to make as other nut butters.  Pistachio butter is so delicious on its own, but [...]

French Onion Burger

Have you ever had a craving for French onion soup & a burger at the same time?  I have, and well, that's how this recipe came about.  I've always loved French onion soup, I mean, who doesn't, but I never have found it to be filling enough for a whole meal.  Combining these flavors into [...]

Honey Mustard Pretzel Turkey Burger

Growing up, one of my favorite snack combinations was pretzel sticks dipped in honey mustard.  They just make the most perfect pairing, and I could literally eat them all day.  I already created a recipe using The Abbot's Butcher's Turkey Burgers on here, and I wanted to create another one to show how versatile they [...]