Category Archives: Recipes

Yummy Vegan Summer Salads

I love salads.  I do tend to get stuck in one kind of salad and I love getting new ideas for healthy salads to have on a hot summer day.  Here are some that I found.

1. Black bean and corn salad

2. Chickpea Salad

3.  Healthy, Creamy, Mexican Kale Salad

4. Corn, Avocado, Tomato salad


Low Fat Vegan BBQ Recipes

Here are some yummy, healthy recipes I have found for summer barbecue days!

1. Veggie stuffed Quesadillas (substitute Daiya cream cheese to make it vegan)

2.   Healthy BBQ sauce

3.  Summer Vegetable Platter

4. Grilled Portobello Steaks

5.  Grilled Portobello Mushroom burgers

Easy Easter Cake ideas!

Here are some ideas for a fun cake for yummy Easter treat!

Easter Peeps Cake

Bunny Butt Cake

Easter Bunny Cake

Kit Kat Easter Basket Cake

Easter Basket Peeps Cake

Peeps Easter Bunny Dirt Cake

Easter Chocolate Bunny Cake

Easter Bunny Face Cake

Corn Tomato Avocado Salad

I LOVE new recipes and I love anything fresh and yummy. I guess that is one of the reasons why being a veggie works for me. I found this recipe recently and it is so good!!!

Corn Tomato Avocado Salsa Salad

Prep time
15 mins
Cook time
5 mins
Total time
20 mins

This can be served as a salad or salsa. It goes perfectly with any barbecue.
Serves: 8 as a side dish

    1 tablespoon olive oil
    4 cups corn (frozen works fine)
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
    1 red bell pepper, finely chopped
    1 avocado, chopped
    1 scallion, minced
    ¼ cup cilantro, minced
    ½ jalapeno pepper, seeds removed, minced
    juice of 2 fresh limes
    a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
    ½ teaspoon ground cumin
    sea salt
    fresh ground black pepper

Heat oil in pan and add corn and garlic. Saute until corn has some brown spots. Toss all ingredients together in a large bowl and serve.

Yummy, Quick and Vegan Mug Cakes!

Chocolate Cake for one!

Chocolate Peanut Butter Mug Cake

One Minute Chocolate Cake


Banana Bread Mug Cake

Red Velvet Mug Cake

Pumpkin Pie In A Mug

Sweet Potato Mug Cake

Vanilla Mug Cake Recipe 

Skinny Apple Spice Mug cake

Vegetarian One-Pot Pasta Recipes

Here are some yummy vegetarian and vegan one-pot pasta recipes I found!
Click the pictures to go to the recipe.


2.One-Pan Veggie Fajita Pasta

3. One Pot Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca with Chickpeas & Artichoke

4.  Rainbow Very-Veggie Pasta

5.  Mushroom Spinach Pasta

6.  One Pot Pasta – Road Tested

7.  One-Pot Tomato Basil Spinach Pasta

Italian Wedding Soup


  • 1 lbs lean ground Chicken1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 1 Tbsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated


  • 6 cup chicken stock (broth)
  • 1 cup boneless cooked chicken breasts (baked & chopped into shreds)
  • 2 cup spinach (frozen or fresh), cut into small pieces
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp pepper 

Directions For Meatballs:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl
  3. Form into very small balls (approximately 90 per 1 lbs of ground chicken). 
  4. Place on a non-stick cookie sheet.
  5. Bake about 10-15 minutes. 
  6. Turn them halfway through the cooking time. They should be browned on the outside but are still soft.
  7. Remove from oven and drain on a paper towel if necessary.

Directions Soup:

  1. Place all ingredients, except spinach, into the crock pot with meatballs.
  2. Cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 8-10 hours (Add spinach during the last hour).
  3. Remove bay leaves. Enjoy!

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