Parsley-Cilantro Pesto

I am a HUGE pesto fan – really just a huge fan of anything I can load with garlic. Pesto enhances pretty much every food, from pastas, soups, curries and grain dishes to raw and cooked veggies (and even some fruits!). I LOVE fresh basil. It’s one herb that really has the ability to transports…

Pepper Jack and Multi-Herb Almond Cheese

As I mentioned in a previous vegan cheese post, the flavor of cheese was one of the hardest things for me to part with during my transition to adopting a fully plant-based diet. So it was VERY important for me to fill the void that was once abundant with salt, flavor and creaminess. While I…

Plant-Based “Cheese” Sauce

One of the main things people tell me they would miss if they gave up animal products in their diet is cheese. As a former cheese whiz (no pun intended) I once felt the same way. To my surprise, I have found that most cheese alternatives actually taste so much better than actual dairy. These…

Superfood Almond Butter with Medicinal Mushrooms and Herbs

I love putting nut butter on everything – sourdough bread, fruit, roasted carrots, smoothie bowls (of which I eat 2-3 a day 😜) – you name it. To make my meals and snacks even more nutritious, I made this almond butter, loaded with medicinal mushrooms and beneficial herbs. Medicinal mushrooms are an incredible superfood, because of…