Vegan Burger with Creamy Cucumber Sauce

Healthy Vegan Burger with Creamy Cucumber Sauce

I love this vegan burger. It had an excellent texture, nice spices and held up pretty well. I bring that up because burgers made with animal protein have lots of sticky saturated fat which holds them together, but vegan burgers don't have all that fat, so they need a vegan egg replacer. I used the vegan flax eggs, but you could also just add some vegan mayonnaise to help hold the mixture together. I was able … [Read more...]

Healthy Recipe – Southwestern Stuffed Peppers

Healthy Recipe - Southwestern Stuffed Peppers If you are looking for a healthy recipe for dinner tonight, look no further. These stuffed peppers get all jazzed up with a robust filling of Southwestern spices, quinoa, corn, black beans and cilantro. Quinoa is one of the healthiest grains you can eat and it is loaded with protein, fiber and magnesium.  Pronounced “keen-wah,” this protein-packed wonder … [Read more...]

Vegan Chow Mein with Tofu & Vegetables

Vegan Chow Mein with Tofu & Vegetables "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated" Mahatma Gandhi Last week I met a very impressive young man. He was ten-years-old and he told me "he loves animals." Because of this love and compassion, he … [Read more...]

Hemp Seeds, Cannellini Beans and Greens

Hemp Seeds, Cannellini Beans and Greens Plant-based, simple, hearty, nutrient packed and delicious. What more could you ask for in a meal? Especially a meal that takes about 10 minutes to prepare like this hemp seeds, cannellini beans, and greens recipe. As many of you know, I am crazy about hemp seeds. They pack a nutritional wallop to any meal and are second only to soybean in protein … [Read more...]

Gluten-Free Zucchini Cakes with Spinach

 Gluten-Free Zucchini Cakes with Spinach, Arugula & Basil Sour Cream Pulitzer Prize-winning author and columnist, Dave Barry, once wrote: "minutes after you plant a single seed, hundreds of zucchini will barge out of the ground and sprawl around the garden, menacing the other vegetables." A clever and funny way to describe how bountiful zucchini can be. Which is why even though they are a type of … [Read more...]

Holy Moly Sweet Pea Guacamole

Sweet Pea Guacamole Just found out it is officially "Guacamole Day." Who knew? So to celebrate I made one of my favorite guacamole recipes. Hope you enjoy this easy sweet pea guacamole recipe as much as I did, and Happy Guacamole Day. Holy Moly Sweet Pea Guacamole   [Read more...]

Rustic Italian Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes, Raisins & Toasted Walnuts

Rustic Italian Pasta with Heirloom Tomatoes, Raisins & Toasted Walnuts If you cherish pasta like I do, I think you will love this plant-based, high protein rustic Italian pasta with heirloom tomatoes, walnuts, capers and olives. A mouthful but a delectable mouthful. I especially loved the addition of the raisins because they added a sweetness that offset the earthiness of the walnuts and the … [Read more...]

Vegan Gluten-Free & Soy-Free Diet Guide

 Vegan Gluten-Free & Soy-Free Diet Guide High Protein, Gluten-Free Quinoa, Corn & Black Bean Chili Recipe here Yesterday one of our Ordinary Vegan facebook community members reached out to me for help. She wants to … [Read more...]