Quick & Easy Protein Banana Muffins

I’m not a big sugar or breakfast eater. But I do LOVE all kinds of breads and muffins anytime of the day – especially in the afternoon with a cup of Tulsi Tea or as an after-dinner treat. These easy-to-make gluten-free Protein Banana Muffins are my current favorite baked good because they are so easy […]


Glazed Barbecue Tofu

Holy smokes, you guys, this Glazed Barbecue Tofu is perfection. It has the ideal smokey flavor that comes with a traditional barbecue dish, with none of the carcinogenic concerns associated with eating barbecued meat! This recipe includes some crushed red pepper flakes to give it an extra kick, and fresh ginger provides the perfect tang. […]


Gluten-Free Blueberry Lemon Scones

Sometimes I get a little crazy and eat dessert for breakfast. Okay, not dessert dessert – but these Gluten-Free Blueberry Lemon Scones are pretty darn close. They’re absolutely delicious and are sweetened with monkfruit, so you won’t have to worry about any harmful refined sugar. And the Just Egg egg replacement makes the texture perfectly […]


Mushroom Stroganoff

This Mushroom Stroganoff might just be the most comforting and decadent dish I’ve ever had. The coconut milk and almond butter give it the creamiest texture, while the blend of mushroom and miso create the most delicious umami flavor. I swear I could heat a mug of this soup up for breakfast and then eat […]


Creamy Veggie-Filled Pasta

If you’re like me and get the occasional rogue craving for a decadent pasta alfredo dish, this recipe is for you. I’m not saying it’s the exact same thing, but this Creamy Veggie-Filled Pasta is pretty darned close. It definitely does the trick when the desire strikes. And believe it or not, blended up into […]


Zucchini Pizza

I’m never not craving pizza, so I’ve had to get super creative with how to make healthier versions of the pies I love. The easiest ways to make a pizza healthier? Add on the veggies, replace the refined white flour with a gluten-free option, and swap out the dairy for vegan cheese. This Zucchini Pizza […]


Curried Lentil & Chickpea Stew

My love for curry started with the flavor, I love complex spices. I began to explore cooking with it more often – it was a pleasant surprise to learn that curry is not only a culinary delight, but also full of disease fighting antioxidants and minerals. Many herbs and spices (chili, coriander, turmeric, cumin, ginger, […]

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Smokey Black Bean Soup with Cilantro Crema

Holy smokes (literally), you guys! This Smokey Black Bean Soup with Cilantro Creme is my favorite soup at the moment. It’s also been a crowd-pleaser on the new S.O.U.P. Cleanse menu and for a good reason – it’s abso-fricken-lutely delicious! It’s loaded with protein-rich black beans, complex carbohydrates in the form of sweet potato, and […]


Tempeh Bacon

Tempeh Bacon is an easy and delicious vegan bacon substitute. It’s smoky in flavor, made with minimal ingredients and ready in under 10 minutes! I love the following about tempeh: Tempeh is a great protein substitute, only 4 ozs = 20 grams of protein. Tempeh is a good dairy-free source of calcium. 1 cup of […]


Tempeh Chili

Photo from: The Simple Veganista It wasn’t so long ago that I posted one of my favorite tempeh recipes, is it too soon for another?  I think not! This tempeh chili recipe is packed full of flavor and ideal for a chilly day. Why tempeh, you ask?  Tempeh has a slightly earthy taste that adds a nice […]

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