Your Guide To Summer Berries

Berries are one of the jewels of summer months. These colorful fruits tend to be lower in sugar and calories than other fruits and high in antioxidants, fiber and other key nutrients. More research is emerging about how berries can contribute to your health. Epidemiologic research from the Nurse’s Health Study has shown that women […]

Fresh Vegetable Spring Rolls

Inspired by Vietnamese spring rolls, this vegetarian dish is made with fresh herbs and vegetables, served with a hearty dipping sauce. It’s like a mini salad wrapped in rice paper with your dressing on the side. You can find these gluten-free rice wrappers in the Asian section of the grocery store or at a specialty […]

Chai-Spiced Donut Holes

Did you love donut holes as a kid? Here’s a snack that will remind you of this tasty treat without the guilt. This fun party snack (or anytime snack) is made with dried fruit and nuts and flavored with chai spices. These balls are high in fiber, iron, magnesium, vitamin B6, B1, monounsaturated fats, vitamin […]

Mushroom “Not Beef” Stew

This hearty vegan stew replaces beef with chunky pieces of portobello mushrooms and sweet potatoes to satisfy even the hungriest of appetites. Green peas offer a source of vegetarian protein while fresh herbs like parsley, which is rich in both vitamin C and folate, and rosemary round out the dish and bring the flavor. Serve […]

Easy Vegan Apple Crumble

I love tasty desserts especially when they’re vegan, gluten free, warm, tasty and delicious. Add this vegan apple crumble to your holiday dessert recipe list because it’s a crowd pleaser and you can make it with only a few ingredients in your fridge. Additionally, apples are seasonal right now, which makes them both more nutritious […]

Spaghetti Zoodles & “No-Meat” Balls

Zoodles and vegan meatballs

One of my favorite activities is taking classic comfort foods and spinning them into a new, fresh, plant-based dish that holds strong as a family favorite. Making over your traditional main course meals can be fun and lets you stay on track to your health goals without sacrificing flavor or visual appeal. Tried and true […]