Plant-based

A large glass salad bowl filled with strawberry and spinach salad. Vinaigrette in a jar on the side.
Plant-based, Salads

Strawberry spinach salad

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Get a healthy dose of vitamins in this nutrient-rich strawberry spinach salad with balsamic vinaigrette. This bright and flavorful salad is the perfect balance of sweetness, acidity and crunch. The dressing for this salad is super easy to make. Balsamic vinegar is a dark, intensely flavored vinegar that is glossy […]

 
Blanched green beans topped with sliced almonds and a lemon vinaigrette.
Plant-based, Sides

Easy lemony green bean almondine

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Fresh spring green beans cooked tender-crisp are an easy and versatile side dish. They taste even better topped with toasted almonds and a bright lemony vinaigrette dressing.  This lemony green bean almondine recipe is “easy-peezy-lemon squeezy” as my six year old son would say. Lemony green bean almondine tastes great […]

 
Large bowl of pineapple pico de gallo. Pineapple wedges on the sides.
Plant-based, Sides

Pineapple pico de gallo

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Are you a salsa fan or a pico de gallo fan? Or are you like me and love both? Pineapple pico de gallo adds a wonderful sweet, tangy and tropical salsa to tacos or grilled seafood. It’s especially delicious and a favorite topping of mine with pork carnitas, shrimp or […]

 
A bright bowl of tuscan farro salad.
Plant-based, Salads

Tuscan farro salad

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Tuscan farro salad with cucumbers and tomatoes is a light and healthy alternative to traditional potato salad. It’s perfect for picnics and makes a great side dish for summer cookouts. What is farro? Farro, like Bob’s Red Mill Organic Farro is an ancient form of wheat that was a staple […]

 
Warm bowl of minnestrone soup with basil pesto on the side
Plant-based, Soups

Minestrone soup

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Minestrone is a great way to get your veggies! Eat the rainbow in one bowl of healthy soup. This colorful minestrone soup recipe features fresh in-season vegetables. It tastes great with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese, but this garnish can be left off for a well-balanced plant-based meal. Minestrone is […]