MealsPure Plant-Based Joy
Spicy Thai Lasagna infuses a savory Italian dish with a burst of Indian flavor. The chili garlic and sriracha sauce marinate eggplant, mushroom and kale. A cooling cashew cream softens the heat—a perfect blend of yin and yang. This unique recipe is an absolute delight to the senses.
Simple Spicy Red Beans are the ultimate comfort food. Use canned beans for a meal done in minutes, or start from scratch with dried beans.
Lentil fritters are a complete meal packed into a small ball, full of fiber, vegetables and anti-inflammatory nutrition. Serve them over salad, with cucumber, tomato and avocado in a pita wrap or as a stand alone meal. Freeze the leftovers and use them as a grab-and-go lunch.
Can you make a meatless meat sauce? Yep. For vegan bolognese, use lentils. This recipe is about as easy to prepare as it gets.
The chili garlic sauce for this recipe is perfection. It’s rich and layered, with a kick that isn’t obnoxiously spicy. I also use a lentil based pasta, instead of soba noodles, as it’s high in fiber and protein, and gluten free.
Cooking the pasta in the sauce creates a depth of flavor that is unexpected with only a few basic ingredients, and makes this a quick meal with little mess.
The vegan mozzarella cheese sauce and homemade croutons that tops this French onion soup create a trifecta of flavor. It’s as divine as you want it to be.
According to ancient Eastern legend, the illusive forbidden rice (black rice) should be reserved exclusively for emperors. But in modern Western civilization, royalty is self-appointed. (Indeed, I consider myself a princess.)
Taco Tuesday is back. Where’s the beef?
While this smoothie is delicious, it is also very powerful medicine. It contains super foods and spices that will heal your gut, support your immune system and regulate your hormones.
This is not a “fake meat” recipe. The only thing lacking authenticity is a title worthy of it’s culinary genius. It’s whole food plant-based perfection.
Seven teenagers taste tested this recipe and declared it “as good as Panda Express.” The real compliment came when they ate it all . . .
It’s normal to have low expectations for a vegan crab crake, but the Old Bay Seasoning and extra coat of avocado oil create exceptional flavor and texture.
- This fast and easy vegan macaroni and cheese recipe is the perfect blend of classic comfort food and clean eating. Baked squash or sweet potato adds depth to the flavor and a sharp cheddar color to the sauce. You can even take a...
Fast and easy vegan macaroni and cheese is the perfect blend of classic comfort food and clean eating.
Cheater Chili isn’t made from scratch, exactly, but it’s still a powerhouse of nutrition and flavor. Stock your pantry with these essential ingredients.
Savory Mushroom Risotto - Properly prepared risotto is a creamy treat. This recipe is great on it's own or as a compliment to a larger meal. - Yellow Onion (chopped), Shiitake Mushrooms (sliced), garlic cloves ((minced)), thyme...
Lasagna Alfredo - Nothing about this recipe screams "vegan." You can serve it to omnivores with confidence. It's just as creamy and flavorful as a traditional lasagna, and far superior in nutrition. - Lasagna: lasagna...
Buffalo Mac & Cheese - This family favorite is decadent. My picky teenagers love the gooey combination of Buffalo sauce and creamy pasta. - pasta (our favorite are the high protein, gluten free varieties), cauliflower (minced)...
I’m not a big fan of potato salad. Too carb-y. But the carmamelized onions knock this into another orbit, and the lentils add enough protein to make it a stand alone meal. Even when I double the recipe, there are no leftovers.
This hearty staple of beans and rice turns Caribbean with the addition of coconut milk and lime juice. Whole food plant based eating tastes so good!
Use any combination of beans, nuts and squash in this easy, quick and dairy free alfredo masterpiece that everyone will love.
Tuna-free Eggless Salad is a simple, plant-based alternative to the lunchtime classics. Mash beans and/or tofu, add veggies and seasonings.
Cauliflower Pizza Crust - Cauliflower pizza crust is a great way to add more veggies to traditional pizza. This recipe is tasty, nutritious and easy to make. You can add flour to create a deep dish variety, or keep it grain free for...
This simple and flavorful vegan chili recipe is high in protein and nutrients.
This belly-warming soup is hearty and flavorful, and chocked full of nutrients and protein.
- This creamy, old-fashioned casserole recipe will work with whatever you have in your fridge, freezer or pantry. Use a hodgepodge of ingredients to create a unique masterpiece. - cashews (raw, soaked), white beans of choice,...
Black beans are Texas Caviar! Creamy, mouth-popping flavor serves as a stand-alone meal or as a nice addition to the Cowboy party buffet.
This authentic Italian white cream sauce is a culinary masterpiece. Serve over fettuccini and/or with sautéed seasonal mushrooms and vegetables.
How do you get kids to eat good food? Trick them, of course. Sneaky pizza may look like the real deal, but it’s so nutritious that you’ll have to act like you don’t want them to eat it…