Maple Walnut Baked Pears

This year, our pear tree provided an abundant harvest! These pears are completely organic, we never sprayed the tree, and some are ugly but taste fantastic. I am using them all in recipes and eating them just as they are. These Baked Pears are a great accompaniment to your morning yogurt or after dinner for

Quinoa, Sweet Potato and Brussels Sprout Salad with Dijon Dressing

This delicious warm salad is perfect for those days that you are tired of the same old sandwiches for lunch. The Brussels sprouts can be quartered and the leaves spread out on the roasting dish so they become crispy. You can prepare this in advance leaving off the dressing until lunchtime. It’s perfectly filling for

Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

The smoothness and creaminess of this frosting is surpassed only by the fantastic flavor. It is hard to believe that the recipe calls for only 3 ingredients! This tangy frosting can be used in place of Cream Cheese Recipe Frostings and has absolutely no dairy ingredients.

Easy 4 Ingredient Vegan Cheeze

  Dairy allergies make cheese eating quite impossible. Once you realize that you feel better without dairy, the first thing to go is restaurant food, and the next is cheese. I now have complete admiration for all of the vegan alternative cheese products out there, but many add weird ingredients and some aren’t even close

Maple sweet potato and baby kale salad

This delicious summer salad is packed with nutrition but yet doesn’t weigh you down in the hot weather. The creamy texture of the tahini dressing seems almost like you are eating a Caesar salad, only this is a vegan alternative. I browned the sweet potatoes in maple syrup prior to adding them to the kale.

Organic Arugula, Candied Pecans, & Beets with Balsamic Dressing

Summer is here,  and it’s time to enjoy the outdoors, and therefore local Farmers Markets. I love to shop at Rutgers Gardens here in New Jersey. My favorite booths are the ones selling ‘Jersey Fresh’ produce, and I was pleasantly surprised to find Organic Arugula. The shelf life on fresh Arugula is maybe 1-2 days,

Vegan Italian Potato Salad

The party invites are rolling in; Graduations, Backyard Barbecues, Pool Parties, just to mention a few. After attending a few so far, I’m always inspired by the great foods and recipes used in summer favorites. It’s no secret, I love summer salads. Potato salad, coleslaw, and pasta salad are fantastic dishes set out for parties.