Category Archive: Vegetables

Instant Pot Garlic Mashed Potatoes

One of the perks of following a whole food plant based diet is that we enjoy potatoes of all kinds all the time! They get a bad wrap but potatoes are actually very healthy. It is what people put on them that makes them little calorie bombs. It’s so easy to make amazing mashed potatoes …

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Crispy Spring Rolls – Breville Air Fryer-Vegan-Gluten Free

Let me just say that I was perfectly happy with my whole food plant based lifestyle prior to owning a Breville Smart Oven Air Fryer. Having said that I must admit that an air fryer really is a game changer because you can make so many amazing oil free foods in it. I didn’t realize …

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Big Beautiful Chopped Salads

For months now I have been enjoying big beautiful chopped salads that I lovingly refer to as my BBS. I saw Chef AJ demonstrate how to make one of these chopped salads in a cooking video and once I tried it myself I was hooked! Chopping the salad does something wonderful to the ingredients that …

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Fresh Spring Roll Wraps / Gluten Free

One of my favorite summertime lunches is Vietnamese Spring Rolls. They are so refreshing and light because they are not fried. I love the colorful, crunchy fresh vegetables all wrapped up inside a rice paper wrap! They are so easy to make at home and you can use whatever vegetables you happen to have in …

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Plant Based BBQ Time!

Some people think that just because you no longer eat meat that you can no longer enjoy a BBQ. It isn’t so – we can cook so many plant foods on the BBQ grill. Everything from the humble zucchini, portobello mushrooms, eggplant, bell peppers, onions, green onions, baby peppers, corn on the cob, romaine lettuce, …

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