Delicious protein-packed banana shake

Banana Shake

I’m recovering from a little too much fun over the weekend by enjoying this Vegan Banana Shake. It’s as if I have an insatiable need for continuous pleasure that begins with brownies on Friday night, cake on Saturday, cookies on Sundays and is now edging its way into my weekday routine. You’d think after a […]

Vegan Chili, sour cream and cheese top these filling baked potatoes

Loaded Vegan Baked Potatoes

Being vegan means you get to still enjoy all the great foods you love, but just in a healthier package. Take these loaded backed potatoes for example. With a little bit of vegetarian chili and vegan cheese, you can turn a simple potato into something downright delicious! As you can tell, I speak from experience.

Trumpet Swans at sunrise at Squaw Creek

Sunday Morning with Shawn and a Million Snow Geese

Come join Shawn and me on a photography excursion to Squaw Creek Wildlife Refuge where we saw over a million snow geese in migration. That’s right, over a million! It was a sight to behold. Sometimes it’s hard to get out bed early in the morning for these photo shoots, but the results are well worth the effort. I hope you agree!

A delicious and creamy cauliflower soup with vegan cheese

Cheesy Creamed Cauliflower Soup

Winter may be singing her swan song, but I’m not quite ready to give up on one of my favorite parts of that season – soup. So here’s my homage to winter – a vegan cheesy cauliflower soup. It’s so creamy I even serve it over a baked potato with a little steamed broccoli on top. It’s equally delicious in a bowl, slowly savoring one spoonful after another.

A delicious vegan sandwich with sliced jalapeños and vegan cheese

Avocado and Jalapeño Grilled Cheese Sandwich

You may not have all the ingredients on-hand, but once you do, you can delight in the simple steps to make this delicious vegan sandwich over and over again. Tender slices of peppered Tofurkey with avocado and melted Daiya Havarti Garlic Jalapeño cheese. To top it off I used thick cut slices of artisan rosemary herbed bread.

Marinara sauce accompanies this vegan, cheesy pull apart bread

Vegan Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread

Mounds of tender homemade pizza dough with a crunchy, garlicky crust infused with hearty slices of spicy pepperoni and cheese is what this Vegan Pepperoni Pizza Monkey Bread is all about! I know today is the beginning of Lent which means a time of sacrifice, but that’s the beautiful thing about begin vegan. Every day is a meat-free, dairy-free, cruelty-free Fat Tuesday when you’re vegan!

Pretzels dipped in chocolate are a perfect Valentine's Day treat

Peanut Butter and Chocolate Covered Pretzels

February is a time for love which means you might not want to spend all your time in the kitchen. Peanut Butter and Chocolate Covered Pretzels. Dark chocolate infused with peanut butter dipped over a salty pretzel and decorated with a few sprinkles to set the mood. It’s enough to make the faint of heart grab their smelling salts, fan their face and say, “Oh my!”

A simple but delicious vegan breakfast casserole

Vegan Breakfast Biscuit Casserole

Having guests for breakfast usually means I’m scurrying to find the perfect breakfast recipe that doesn’t keep me in the kitchen and missing out on the fun discussions! You can’t go wrong with a casserole on days like that and that’s why I decided to create this Vegan Breakfast Biscuit Casserole. I think it’s perfect for when you have guests…and even when you don’t!