The Squash It! Bowl with Buckwheat Noodles and Sesame Dressing | Easy Vegan Recipes

For Wellness Wednesday with the Children’s Hospital Staff I made this adapted Blue Zones recipe. No meat or animal products and super healthy.  . I also asked everyone in the group their favorite song as the best way to destress in these times. I got some awesome answers and creating my playlist now! My fav… Continue reading The Squash It! Bowl with Buckwheat Noodles and Sesame Dressing | Easy Vegan Recipes

Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potatoes and Apples | Blue Zones Adapted Recipe | Plant-Based Fall Recipes

This little number is THE way to celebrate fall. It’s got everything fall like apples, pomegranate, pumpkin seeds, and sweet potatoes.  . Eating seasonally helps me feel more connected to the earth. Chefs love to cook seasonally. It’s like getting a new palette of colors to play with. It brings you more to the present.… Continue reading Quinoa Salad with Sweet Potatoes and Apples | Blue Zones Adapted Recipe | Plant-Based Fall Recipes

14 Healthier Recipes to make for Fall and Thanksgiving

Whether you need a show-stopper dish for Thanksgiving or just want to embrace some of the most exciting produce of the year, here are some recipes to get you inspired this Fall.  Fall welcomes produce like winter squashes and sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, apples, and pomegranates. Warm spices like cinnamon, clove, and allspice all make… Continue reading 14 Healthier Recipes to make for Fall and Thanksgiving

Butter Lettuce salad with Bleu Cheese, Candied Pecans, and Cranberries | Incredible Salads

{The Westlake} named after a salad I used to always get in Westlake. This goes nicely with simple grilled chicken. Enjoy 😋 . Butter Lettuce salad with Bleu Cheese, Candied Pecans, and Cranberries Ingredients:  Serves 2-3 1 head butter lettuce 1 apple, thinly sliced ⅓ cup candied pecans (see recipe below) ⅓ cup cranberries ⅓… Continue reading Butter Lettuce salad with Bleu Cheese, Candied Pecans, and Cranberries | Incredible Salads

Roasted Lemon-Thyme Brussels Sprouts

This recipe is always requested when I cater during the fall and winter seasons. If people don’t love Brussels sprouts, they probably don’t know how to prepare them! Most people grow up with steamed Brussels sprouts. Steamed Brussels sprouts not only smell bad but don’t have much flavor.  After I made this version for my… Continue reading Roasted Lemon-Thyme Brussels Sprouts