Indian Lentil Stew

This is a wonderful vegetarian stew full of warm Indian spices that has become one of our family favorites. Feel free to change out the vegetables to whatever you may have in your fridge that you need to use up. Ingredients 1 Tbsp canola oil 2 1/2 cups chopped onions 2 garlic cloves, minced 1…

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…