Non-Chicken Waldorf Salad

This is like chicken waldorf salad, except it uses chickpeas instead of chicken. As I was making it my husband was getting out a can of tuna and turning up his nose at the thought of replacing chicken with chickpeas. Then he tried a bite and that can of tuna went back in the pantry…

Creamy Mac and (not) Cheese topped Sriracha Croutons

Ingredients: Sriracha bread cubes (croutons): 1 Tablespoon olive oil 2 cups chunky bread cubes 3 Tablespoons Sriracha sauce 1 Tablespoon unsweetened plain almond milk Cheesy non-cheese sauce: 1 Tablespoon plus 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion 2 starchy potatoes, such as russets, peeled and cubed (about 4 cups) 3 carrots, cubed (about…

Penne with Broccoli in a Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

As you scroll through the ingredients here you might be wondering where the cream is. Surprise! this is a vegan recipe. The creaminess comes from the soaked cashews that you will blenderize. Fun fact: Cashews are actually the seeds of a cashew apple and the shell of a cashew contains a toxin similar to urushiol in…

Garlic Bread Pizza with Crispy Chicken

This is a delicious quick weekday dinner when you have kids that need to be rushed around to various activities. So next time you’re at the grocery store buy a few frozen garlic bread loaves, a bag of frozen crispy chicken tenders, a jar of pizza sauce, and some shredded cheese and you’ll have everything…

The Best Veggie Soup

This is a favorite meal in our family and is sure to warm up a cold winter night. Ingredients: 1/2 cup butter (1 stick) 1 small onion, diced (about 1 cup) 1 cup diced celery 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 4 cups chicken or vegetable stock 1 tsp pepper 1 cup broccoli florets, chopped small 1 cup…

Tofu Vegetable Casserole

For meatless Monday try this healthy and tasty combo of colorful veggies and seasoned tofu. Ingredients: 20 ounces extra-firm tofu, drained and pressed (this is about 1 1/4 blocks. See Side note at bottom if you’re a tofu virgin) 1/4 cups nutritional yeast 1/4 cup olive oil 1 Tbsp dried parsley 8 ounces thinly sliced carrots…