side dishes

Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary

I love, love, love hummus. It's healthy, you can mix it with anything. It's fast and easy to make. I love this dip with the sweetness of the yellow bell pepper, the fresh garlic, and rosemary to tie it altogether. Ingredients: 2 cans of chickpeas/ garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 1 yellow bell pepper 3… Continue reading Roasted Chickpea Hummus with Yellow Bell Peppers, Garlic, and Rosemary

side dishes

Roasted Kale Chips 

Kale is one of my favorite ingredients, and roasting them in the oven makes them light and crispy. These kale chips are a healthy snack ready in 30 minutes! You can also use this method for any greens. Ingredients: 2 cups of kale 1 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. nutritional yeast 1 tsp. sea salt… Continue reading Roasted Kale Chips 

raw vegan recipes, salads, side dishes

Kale Salad with Broccoli and Creamy Avocado

This lovely salad, is a light healthy option. Full of creamy avocado, broccoli, and fresh kale. I love to make this salad after a long day at work, its ready in minutes, and full of healthy fats like avocado and olive oil. Yield: 2 servings Ingredients: 1 bunch kale leaves 1/2 cup broccoli, diced 2… Continue reading Kale Salad with Broccoli and Creamy Avocado

side dishes

Navy Bean Dip with Olives

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… Continue reading Navy Bean Dip with Olives

sauces, dressings, and condiments, side dishes, vegan recipes

Vegan “Cheese” Sauce with Fresh Cilantro

I absolutely love this dip! This sauce 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" is so wonderful right off the stove. Yield: 2 cups Ingredients: 1 15… Continue reading Vegan “Cheese” Sauce with Fresh Cilantro

side dishes, vegetarian recipes

Creamy Polenta

Polenta is a wonderfully easy recipe that is done in no time at all, and it makes a great side dish. You can also make it the main course. Use it as a base and add roasted vegetables and some fresh herbs and you have a hearty meal in no time at all.  Vegan Note:… Continue reading Creamy Polenta