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It’s not just younger kids living at home that need healthy snacks when school starts. College students going back to school also need to think about nutrition and healthy food habits. It’s August and kids on the west coast have returned to school and kids on the east coast are preparing to go…(Read More)

Faux gras


There are so many variations of this appetizer, which is basically a plant-based version of liver paté. In my version I used lentils, mushrooms, and walnuts to achieve the perfect texture and flavor combination that will wipe your memory clean of the organ meat variety and will keep you coming back for more! When…(Read More)

vegan spinach artichoke dip, plant-based, spinach artichoke dip

A dip to warm your (artichoke) heart! One of my favorite dips is spinach artichoke dip. It’s creamy and I love the texture of the spinach and artichokes. But not eating dairy anymore made me think about how I can recreate those flavors in a healthier version. I was thrilled when I got to…(Read More)

vegan, plant-based, whole food, buffalo cauliflower, wings, cauliflower wings,

Fly on the lighter side with these cauliflower “wings”! I am a human being. One that used to go to bars and eat bar food and occasionally drink anything (beer, wine, Long Island Iced Teas, Vodka mixed drinks) that would either send me sleeping under the table or dancing on top. Ah, the good ole…(Read More)

gluten free, dairy free, vegan, snack

Roasted Chickpeas


Roasted Chickpeas Learning How to Live to 100 Years Since I started learning about the Blue Zones, I have been trying to incorporate more beans into my diet. They are already a major source of protein for me since I don’t eat animals, but I don’t eat them everyday. Beans are not only…(Read More)