Vegan Instant Pot® Black Beans and Rice, Cuban-Style

By |2020-12-23T20:17:19-05:00December 20th, 2020|Categories: Beans and Legumes, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Black beans and rice is one of my favorite dishes. But Cuban-Style black beans and rice takes my basic black beans and rice dish up a notch. This delicious, vegan recipe borrows elements from traditional Cuban black bean recipes, such as the oregano, dried cumin, and bay leaves, however, it isn’t intended as a classic “authentic” [...]

Vegan “Cast Iron” Blueberry Maple Crisp

By |2020-12-20T17:44:16-05:00December 19th, 2020|Categories: Desserts, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

Blueberries make the most delicious desserts! When I reminisce about blueberry treats, I think about blueberry pie, blueberry cobbler and now I am adding blueberry maple crisp to the list. Imagine mixing up a delectable blend of blueberries, maple syrup, cinnamon, allspice, rosemary, and salt. Next, stir up a topping mixture of old-fashioned rolled oats, almond [...]

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Vegan Pomegranate Orange Salad with Orange Champagne Vinaigrette

By |2020-12-13T15:22:04-05:00December 13th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Salads, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

This festive, vegan Pomegranate Orange Salad with Orange Champagne Vinaigrette features gorgeous colors and incredible flavor. Bright red pomegranate arils and vibrant sections of orange whet the appetite with strong visual appeal, while creamy avocado balances the satisfying crunch of the red onion and pecans. Finally, a little drizzle of the zesty orange champagne vinaigrette dressing [...]

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Vegan No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

By |2020-12-12T11:50:38-05:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: Desserts, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|

Chocolate is one of my favorite flavors for most sweet treats -- especially during the holidays. Chocolate makes everything better. So when you mix peanut butter, coconut oil, maple syrup, vanilla extract, unsweetened dark cocoa powder, oats and salt together, then form them into little balls, and chill them -- you magically create these delectable Vegan [...]

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Vegan Chocolate Date Hazelnut Truffles

By |2020-12-12T11:52:43-05:00December 7th, 2020|Categories: Desserts, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , , |

Looking for a healthy, delicious snack to satisfy your sweet tooth? Look no further than these decadent Vegan Chocolate Date Hazelnut Truffles. The best part? Dates and a touch of maple syrup add just enough sweetness without adding any refined sugar. It is worth noting that dates offer a significant amount of fiber and variety of [...]

Spicy Vegan Black Bean Sweet Potato Soup 

By |2020-12-03T14:41:20-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Soups, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Black beans are my favorite, go-to comfort food. I love the fact that they are so versatile. From rice and beans to black bean soup to black bean burgers, these beans are so versatile. Pair them with sweet potatoes, corn, spices and herbs and this Spicy Vegan Black Bean Sweet Potato Soup is next-level delicious! Savor the [...]

Quick and Easy Vegan Refried Beans 

By |2020-11-30T23:10:02-05:00November 30th, 2020|Categories: Beans and Legumes, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

After many wonderful vacations in Mexico over the years, I feel like have tried every variation on refried beans imaginable. Traditionally, refried beans are made from pinto beans. However, this version also incorporates red kidney beans for an interesting alternative. This Quick and Easy Vegan Refried Beans recipe boasts the powerful flavors of sauteed onions,  garlic, [...]

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Vegan Baked Banana Blueberry Pancakes

By |2020-11-26T23:33:48-05:00November 26th, 2020|Categories: Breakfast, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|

Pancakes -- or flapjacks  -- are a breakfast favorite in our home, but there is more than one way to make pancakes. I grew up with a mom who fried our pancakes in a cast iron pancake skillet on top of the stove, but here are other ways to make a pancake such as baking them [...]

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Festive Vegan Wild Rice Vegetable Pilaf

By |2020-11-25T14:48:11-05:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes, Vegetable Side Dishes|Tags: , , |

Wild rice (also called Canada rice, Indian rice, and water oats) is four species of grasses forming the genus Zizania, and the grain that can be harvested from them. The grain was historically gathered and eaten in North America and China. While now a delicacy in North America, the grain is eaten less in China, where [...]

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Vegan Roasted Rosemary Garlic Fingerling Potatoes with Sauteed Onions

By |2020-11-25T12:30:11-05:00November 25th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes, Vegetable Side Dishes|Tags: , , , |

What are your favorite comfort foods? Most people will include potatoes among the list of their top comfort food -- and I certainly agree. Potatoes are filling, delicious, and can be prepared in so many different ways. On top of that, there are more than 4,000 types of potatoes to choose from including these adorable fingerling [...]

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Beat Food Cravings with Healthy Vegan Snacks 

By |2020-11-21T20:36:04-05:00November 21st, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , |

Whether you’re giving up sugar,  animal products, carbs, or caffeine, any dietary change is going to be hard. It’s especially difficult when you love the food or substance you’re giving up -- and it’s hard not to love high-fat, high-sugar, high-calorie, carbohydrate-rich foods, if you’re a human being. Food cravings may be normal, but they don’t [...]

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Know Your Greens: Best Vegetables to Use for Juicing

By |2020-11-19T23:38:39-05:00November 19th, 2020|Categories: Juicing, Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet|Tags: , , |

Green juices offer a variety of health benefits for basically every aspect of our lives. They’re always just so jam-packed with good nutrients that I often wonder why not everyone has a juicer or can’t seem to invest in the practice of juicing! But since you’re reading this article, I bet you’re pretty aware of the [...]

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Celebrate Plants-Giving with 5 Plant-based Thanksgiving CAULIPOWER Recipes  

By |2020-11-18T20:47:20-05:00November 18th, 2020|Categories: Meatless Monday, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes, vegetarian|Tags: , , , , |

Cauliflower has become one of the hottest vegetable swaps for so many of our favorite plant-based dishes including rice, pizza crusts and tortillas. And the best news is that clever creators like CAULIPOWER make meal-prep faster and easier with veggie-forward innovations, including cauliflower pizza, cauliflower tortillas, and more. They have created a variety of delicious, vitamin-rich [...]

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Different Ways to Improve Your Diet 

By |2020-11-17T22:00:04-05:00November 17th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Improving your diet might seem like a hard task, but you can break it down into more manageable lifestyle changes. It has been proven over the years how important it is to eat a well-balanced and nutritious diet. Lack of proper nutrition can lead to life-threatening health conditions like heart disease or diabetes. With a few [...]

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Vegan Quinoa White Bean Minestrone Soup

By |2020-11-13T16:58:09-05:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Soups, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

One of my favorite things about cooler weather is making and eating hot, hearty vegan soups. And this Vegan Quinoa White Bean Minestrone Soup is one of the best! This chunky, vegan Minestrone soup is brimming with rich flavor and texture from onions, carrots, celery, garlic, vegetable broth, tomato paste, crushed tomatoes, white beans, quinoa, baby [...]

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Vegan Roasted Apple Cauliflower Mash with Brussels Sprouts

By |2020-11-30T22:07:40-05:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes, Vegetable Side Dishes|Tags: , , , |

Creating delectable dishes from seasonal fall produce is always a pleasure. But imagine creating a creamy mash from roasted cauliflower, apple, shallots and rosemary leaves, then topping it with the crispy Brussels sprouts, warm cherries, and chopped pistachios. That's what makes this vegan Roasted Apple Cauliflower Mash with Brussels Sprouts so delicious. From cauliflower and apples [...]

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Roasted Golden Beets and Cherry Tomato Arugula Salad

By |2020-11-13T13:56:48-05:00November 9th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Salads, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|

Beets, beets, glorious beets! Most of the time when I shop, I find red beets, so it was such a delight to discover gorgeous golden beets at the farmers' market this week. While still relatively unknown compared to their red counterparts, Golden beets are favored for their mild flavor and bright color.  They are believed to [...]

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Vegan Baked Maple Cinnamon Apples

By |2020-11-13T14:11:35-05:00November 5th, 2020|Categories: Desserts, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

It's apple season and apples are everywhere. Apples taste good, but more importantly, they are very good for us. That's why they say "An apple a day, keeps the doctor away." Apples are provide disease-fighting antioxidants which help prevent and repair oxidation damage that happens during normal cell activity. They are a good source of fiber [...]

Crunchy Strawberry-Banana Homemade Granola Parfaits

By |2020-11-04T13:26:34-05:00November 4th, 2020|Categories: Breakfast, Desserts, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

Granola is one of my favorite, healthy, breakfast treats, but I must admit that most of the time I use convenient, store-bought, natural granola. But imagine the fun you can have making your own homemade granola by combining pitted dates, almond butter, maple syrup, coconut oil, and vanilla extract with rolled oats, cinnamon, salt, almonds, and [...]

5 Vegan Foods That Provide a Protein Hit 

By |2020-11-13T14:07:27-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Nutrition, Plant-based diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , |

Vegan diets have become more popular in the recent past, with more people trying them for animal welfare, health and even religious reasons. These diets are low in cholesterol and saturated fats, provide an abundance of nutrients and are also high in dietary fibre. While some people may be worried about not getting enough nutrients required [...]

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Roasted Apple Butternut Squash Harvest Soup

By |2020-11-03T14:17:48-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Soups, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

When I reflect on the joys of fall and the wealth of fall produce that is available, apples and butternut squash are two of my favorite joys. When I go the our local farmers' market each fall, apples, pumpkins and winter squashes are everywhere. Fortunately, I have found so many healthy, delicious ways to prepare apples [...]

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Stuffed Eggplant with Stewed Chickpeas, Pomegranate & Tahini

By |2020-10-31T15:44:15-04:00October 31st, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes, Vegetable Side Dishes|Tags: , , |

I fell in love with eggplant during my magical trip to Turkey. Everywhere I went in Turkey, I tried different delectable eggplant dishes, so now I am hooked. That's why I love this vegan Stuffed Eggplant with Stewed Chickpeas, Pomegranate & Tahini recipe -- and I hope you will too. According to the World's Healthies Foods, [...]

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Roasted Fennel and Red Onion Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing

By |2020-11-13T14:05:54-05:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Salads, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , , |

This delectable Roasted Fennel and Red Onion Salad with Lemon Tahini Dressing is one of my favorite vegan salads. First of all, the natural sweetness of roasted fennel and red onion add subtle depth to this beautiful and delicious salad, Next, the addition of preserved lemon rind adds an unexpected pop of flavor to the dressing. [...]

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Spicy Vegan Moroccan-Inspired Chickpea Stew

By |2020-10-22T18:12:07-04:00October 22nd, 2020|Categories: Beans and Legumes, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, Vegan Recipes|Tags: , , |

One of my most memorable vacations was the 21 day tour of Morocco--not just because of the amazing people and culture, but because of their delectable spices and distinctive cuisine. That's why this Spicy Vegan Moroccan-Inspired Chickpea Stew is one of my favorites. The intense spice blend of garlic, red onions, red bell peppers,  ground cumin, [...]

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