Black Bean and Quinoa Tofu Scramble

black bean and quinoa tofu scrambleAlmost every plant-based blog, cookbook and YouTube cooking channel has a recipe for tofu scramble – now it’s my turn. Tofu scramble is one of those dishes that is a staple for breakfast in my house, but it doesn’t have to be boring. For this recipe, I used black beans and quinoa to add more protein and substance, then spiced it up with a pinch of cayenne pepper and topped it with salsa to give it a little southwest flair.¬† Continue reading

Super power smoothie

Super Power SmoothieNot only is summertime the best time to see the newest super hero movie, but it is also when many of the super fruits are at their seasonal peak. This smoothie is one of my go to recipes. It contains blueberries and spinach from California, Mangos from Florida, bananas, flax seeds and almond milk. It is packed with all sort of nutritional goodness; Vitamins A and C, omega 3 fatty acids, antioxidants and fiber. Together these nutrients bolster your immune system and help protect you from diseases like cancer, heart disease and diabetes. Continue reading

Meatless Monday – Roasted Vegetables

photo of Roasted vegetablesHappy Meatless Monday! January is a wonderful time of the year. The holidays are behind us, our New Years resolutions are in place and Spring is just around the corner, so what’s for dinner? A visit to the farmers market this time of year will provide a great selection of late winter and early spring veggys. Continue reading

Meatless Monday – Butternut Squash Soup

butternut squash soupHappy Meatless Monday! We are about half way through autumn, just a few weeks away from Christmas, and Thanksgiving is just around the corner. One of my favorite things about this time of the year is the flavors of the season. Pumpkin, cranberries, spiced cider and all kinds of squash. While I enjoy all of these flavors, there is one that is a step above the rest – butternut squash. Continue reading

Vegan Macaroni & Cheese

image of rooster mac-n-cheeseUsually when I take a food photo I include some of the ingredients used in the dish…so why the rooster in this macaroni and cheese photo? to highlight a point that the rooster has as much to do with this recipe as cheese…nothing. I have tried many different vegan mac-n-cheese recipes but this one by far is the best. Please enjoy and let me know what you think. Continue reading