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Splendid Spoon Noodle Bowls

You know I am all about home cooking, but sometimes you need a little help! Splendid Spoon is a great resource for healthy, whole-food, plant-based meals on the go. Their smoothies, soups, and rice bowls have been lifesavers for me when I need to pack

avocado cilantro dressing

Avocado Cilantro Salad Dressing

This avocado and cilantro salad dressing is super easy to blend up in a hot minute! It is also a great use for avocados and fresh cilantro that are past their short prime. Instead of tossing out your slightly brown avocado and wilted cilantro, toss

curried wild rice salad

Curried Wild Rice Salad

This salad has been one of my favorites for over twenty years. It is my go-to dish for pot-luck gatherings and is always a hit at a party. Wild rice, vegetables, and nuts give the salad a crunchy texture, while sweet fruit and the curry

zucchini roll ups

Ricotta Cheese & Spinach Zucchini Roll-Ups

These plant-based ricotta and spinach zucchini roll-ups are perfect when you want Italian food without the pasta. The dairy-free ricotta cheese is made from almonds. We combine the cheese with chopped spinach and roll it up with lasagna-shaped zucchini slices. Top with marinara sauce and

Air Fryer Egg Rolls

Air Fryer Egg Rolls with Sweet & Spicy Chili Sauce

These egg rolls were the very first thing I cooked when I got my air fryer. I love that I can make a plant-based version of one of my favorite traditionally-fried foods without all the oil. Egg rolls are not authentic Chinese food but are

spinach artichoke dip

Dairy-Free Spinach-Artichoke Dip

My dairy-free, oil-free Spinach Artichoke Dip is just as delicious as the traditional version with mayonnaise and cheese, but so healthy you can eat it all yourself, guilt-free! The dip is chock full of prebiotic-containing artichoke hearts and nutrient-rich spinach, but the creamy cashew-based dressing

stuffed peppers

Plant-Based Stuffed Peppers

Mushroom-sausage, lentils, and quinoa make up the filling for these savory plant-based stuffed peppers. Travel-friendly and easy to reheat, these peppers are great for meal prepping for the week ahead and packing for your lunch at the office. I used my mushroom sausage combined with

chickpea salad sandwich

Chickpea Salad Sandwich Trio

If you are a sandwich lover and a chickpea fan, look no further! Here are three great chickpea salads that make terrific plant-based versions of chicken, egg, and tuna sandwiches. My chik’n salad uses walnuts, grapes, celery, and tarragon for a healthy turn on a

baked bean nachos

Baked Beans Nachos on Air-Fried Plantain Chips

If you are a baked bean lover like I am, you will appreciate this twist on nachos. The sweet and spicy baked bean and plantain combination is so yummy! If you do not have an air-fryer, no worries! You can bake the plantain chips. The