Three Cheese Blend Macaroni and Cheese

 Made right on the stove, this one pot mac and cheese is a one pot delight that's creamy, gooey, and oh so delicious. This is a three cheese  blend I made combining colby, sharp cheddar, and pepper jack cheeses. I made this for a family dinner and it was a big hit! Yield: 8-10 servings Ingredients:  … Continue reading Three Cheese Blend Macaroni and Cheese

Three Olive Blend Cannellini Bean Dip

This is a great snack that's perfect on sandwiches and wraps. I love the blend of three kinds of olives together in this recipe! You can also serve this with pita chips, and fresh-cut vegetables also tastes wonderful. Ingredients: 1 cannelloni/ navy/white beans, drained and rinsed 2 tbsp. olive oil, plus more 1/4 cup warm water 1 … Continue reading Three Olive Blend Cannellini Bean Dip

Rise and Shine Tofu Scramble

Breakfast is my favorite time of day, especially when I have the morning off and I can make something special. This tofu scramble is a great alternative to eggs, it packs a good amount of protein and has fewer calories. Tofu is also cholesterol free. This is a nice healthy dairy-free breakfast option that's great … Continue reading Rise and Shine Tofu Scramble

Baked Dates filled with Cream Cheese Topped with Apricots and Honey

This appetizer is a simple, elegant dish that's perfect for parties. Six ingredients, a little preparation, and you're ready to impress. Note: You can also bake these at 250*F for 15-20 minutes, so the dates are warm, the cheese is gooey and soft. Drizzle the honey after you pull them from the oven. Ingredients: 12 … Continue reading Baked Dates filled with Cream Cheese Topped with Apricots and Honey

Slow Cooker Spicy Homemade Vegetarian Chili

When winter time rolls around, making a spicy chili is comforting and great for gatherings with friends.   Yield:  3 quarts.   Vegan Note: To make this dish vegan, substitute the sour cream and cheese for non-dairy versions available at most supermarkets.   Ingredients: 1 can chili beans  1 can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 … Continue reading Slow Cooker Spicy Homemade Vegetarian Chili

Vegan “Tuna” Salad with Chickpeas

When you are craving tuna salad, this chickpea version will amaze your plant loving friends, and delight your taste buds. This salad is great on toasted bread, served with crackers, lettuce cups, and raw vegetables.  This recipe is vegan and dairy-free. This is a quick and easy recipe to make any time of the year. … Continue reading Vegan “Tuna” Salad with Chickpeas

Vegan Navy Bean “Queso” Dip with Fresh Cilantro

I absolutely love this dip! This queso was a labor of love to get just the right consistency and flavor I was looking for. When I want to make nachos, or enchiladas, this is my go to recipe. This easy homemade "cheese" dip is wonderful right off the stove. Yield: 2 cups Ingredients: 1 15 … Continue reading Vegan Navy Bean “Queso” Dip with Fresh Cilantro