The Best Kale Salad You’ll Ever Have with Creamy Thai Dressing

If you thought you knew and loved kale (and I'm being brave here to assume that you love kale), you will rethink your relationship with it having tasted this kale salad I have prepared for you! It is so addictive, I'm afraid you'll overeat! Now, if you don't love kale, or never tried to love kale, this is your chance! I guarantee that things will change and kale and you … [Read more...]

Vegan Cheesy Tofu Scramble Recipe

"Mommy," she begs, as she is looking at me with those lovely brown, poppy-like eyes, "can you make me tofu, ple-e-e-e-a-a-a-se?" The way she asks leaves no wiggle room for saying no. It is more of a command than a request.  And even if I attempt to deny her request, begging turns into nagging as she follows me around the house. "Sprout, we have other food we need to eat … [Read more...]

Eggless Vegan Frittata Recipe

Happy (almost) New Year! To go out of this year with style, I have a special treat for you... Vegan frittata? "Impossible!" you say. But I am about to convince you otherwise, because I created it!  And while it might not taste exactly like an egg frittata, it has an  AMAZING taste profile, so much so that you will not care about that at all. I whipped it up on a … [Read more...]

Vegan Gluten Free Crepe Recipe

Remember my excitement when I, years into my vegan living, was able to create the perfect vegan crepe recipe? If you don't, I can tell you that I was over the moon and spoiled my family rotten making those mouthwatering, delicious, low fat vegan crepes. Now my excitement doubled. Why? I honestly never thought that it was possible to create a perfect gluten free crepe … [Read more...]

Low Fat Sweet Potato Soup Recipe

Have I already told you that soups have a very special place in my heart? Just in case if you missed it--I do!  I cannot go a few days without having a soup. There is something special and warming about drinking broth and chasing it with vegetable bites, especially on a windy, stormy day like we were having yesterday--65 mph wind gusts.  If you let me, I would have soup … [Read more...]

Fat Free Vegan Borscht Recipe

Mmmmmmm.... The Queen of Soups is back!  You can never go wrong with a soup in my life.  What about you? Today I bring you one of my absolute favorite soups--borsht! I've been eating it since my childhood! Every time I make it I take a trip down the memory lane. I treasure the memory of my Mom making it for us when we wee things, running around. It was the first ever … [Read more...]

Low Fat Vegan Bean Enchilada Recipe

What's your favorite meal? I have to be honest that I have too many to list.  However, they have this in common--they have to have a great taste profile, sending my taste buds into the happy dance the moment they touch my tongue, and they have to look great--after all, we eat with our eyes first, and who wants to eat something that looks like goop or brown overcooked … [Read more...]

Easy Coconut Macaroons Recipe

Christmas is just around the corner, so the demand for holiday dessert recipes is going up.  But who has time to bake?  The simpler the recipe, the better it is!  And just think how much better it gets, when the recipe does not have loads of sugar, eggs, butter, processed junk and other sort of shenanigans you would not want to find on your plate...or your hips. When I … [Read more...]

Kid Friendly Vegan Veggirama Gnocchi with Basil Pesto

“Me, me, me! More please!” This excited string of words coming from family members at mealtimes, brings unexplainable delight to a mom's heart – the whole world over!  After all the love and thought we’ve poured into the meal, we can now revel contentedly as we watch them happily devouring all that yummy, healthy goodness. (Disclaimer: If your kids are anything like my … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan Gnocchi Recipe 4 Ways

For the last several weeks I have been chained to the kitchen--almost literally.  While working on developing EAT, DRINK, SLEEP=SHRINK WEIGHT LOSS PLAN, I went way out of may way to create 4 weeks worth of brand new recipes.  From scratch! Some days I've been in the kitchen for 3-5 hours straight, cranking out as many as 5-7 new recipes at a time.  Poor me! (my poor … [Read more...]