maple tahini dressing

maple tahini dressing

This Maple Tahini Dressing. Ohmygoshitissogood. You will die. Not literally. I promise! But you may actually believe you have died and gone to heaven when you try it. It is vegan, gluten-free and paleo.I wasn’t even going to share this maple tahini dressing until...
foolproof stovetop popcorn

foolproof stovetop popcorn

If you’re wondering how to make stovetop popcorn without burning the kernels, then you have to try this trick to get perfect Foolproof Stovetop Popcorn. It is one of my favorite snacks, because it comes with a HUGE nutritional bonus: It is whole grain,...
curry roasted cauliflower

curry roasted cauliflower

This Curry Roasted Cauliflower is a super easy gluten-free and vegan side dish to add to your weekly dinner routine.  It’s ready in just 30 minutes and the curry adds that flavorful boost that makes you want to eat all your vegetables! I originally shared this recipe...
skinny oven fries

skinny oven fries

These Skinny Oven Fries are a deliciously healthy makeover of an all-time favorite side dish — french fries! Bonus: they are ready in 40 minutes, have only 3 ingredients and are vegan! I originally shared this recipe on April 5, 2011. I have updated the images...
hot moroccan carrots

hot moroccan carrots

I finally figured out a way to turn my favorite summer side dish into a winter side dish! It’s like a seasonal cooking miracle. Okay, maybe that’s a bit of a stretch, but it isn’t a stretch to say that these Hot Moroccan Carrots are a new favorite side dish recipe for...
carrot ginger soup with oregano croutons

carrot ginger soup with oregano croutons

This Carrot Ginger Soup with Oregano Croutons is the perfect mid-Winter vegan soup! And it is only 123 calories per serving. Granny smith apples, fresh ginger and thyme add wonderful layers and depth of flavor and the aromatic and crunchy oregano croutons...
chopped winter salad

chopped winter salad

This Chopped Winter Salad with apples, celery, radishes and carrots is colorful, crunchy and clean-eating friendly! I am re-sharing it today and I have a bit of cool stuff to share about the health benefits of apple cider vinegar, which I used in the shallot cider...
sweet potatoes with coconut, curry and mint

sweet potatoes with coconut, curry and mint

Sweet Potatoes are simmered in coconut milk and vegetable broth with curry and spices. The dish is finished with cilantro, mint and lime and a scattering of roasted cashews for crunch. It is naturally vegan, paleo, whole30 and gluten-free. This post was originally...
maple spiced rum punch

maple spiced rum punch

This festive holiday drink is about to rock your party punch bowl my friends! It’s a Maple Spiced Rum Punch and it’s sweetened naturally with pure maple syrup and 100% juice. It has a classic foamy head and a bit of sparkle from seltzer water instead of ginger ale or...
vegan maple granola

vegan maple granola

This Maple Granola with walnuts and cranberries has been with me for a long time. It is vegan and refined sugar-free. I make it every year for gifts for the holidays. I originally posted this back in 2010, and it also appeared in my Maple cookbook. I wanted to share...
five spice healthy mashed sweet potatoes

five spice healthy mashed sweet potatoes

I dare you to not fall in love with these (vegan and paleo) Five Spice Healthy Mashed Sweet Potatoes. Actually, I do not think it is possible to have even the tiniest taste without declaring it to be the most amazingly delicious thing you have ever tasted. It’s...

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