Vegan Italian Orzo Soup

I have never made orzo before but when I saw this recipe on Gimmie Some Oven I knew I needed to try it. As usual I adapted it to fit our family (or rather pantry) and I love how turned out. Blair said, “This is yummy,” so it was a winner all the way around. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 2 Carrots peeled and diced … Continue reading Vegan Italian Orzo Soup

Vegetarian Enchilada Soup

If you are anything like us, you ate way to much yesterday and are desperately in need of something light. Thankfully light doesn’t have to be bland. This soup basically tastes like you blended up a garden, in the best possible way. It’s not vegan but is vegetarian! We have a blendtec so you can make (and heat) the soup right in there. If you … Continue reading Vegetarian Enchilada Soup

Beefless Portobello Mushroom Stew

Stop what you are doing and MAKE THIS TONIGHT! This is by far my favorite thing I have made since starting our plant based adventure. This stew (found at the Connoisseurus Vegan) is so decadent and rich with savory flavor. The leftovers did not last long.  I can’t wait to make this again. Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1 pound portobello mushrooms, chopped into large … Continue reading Beefless Portobello Mushroom Stew

Wild Blueberry and Maple Overnight Oats

Breakfast is a hard meal for me. By the time I drag myself out of bed, get the kids fed, dressed and ready for the day we are on to our next task and I forget to eat. (My husband says this is ridiculous because you “can’t forget to eat”, I just tell him he would make a terrible mother 😉 ) This is made … Continue reading Wild Blueberry and Maple Overnight Oats

Vegan Pasta Fagioli

Well this is the second time I am writing this post! First bout of technical difficulty for our little blog but luckily it didn’t take me too long to figure out! This recipe is worth the wait though, I promise! The finally recipe of our pasta week is definitely my favorite. Ingredients 1 tbsp olive oil half an onion, chopped 1 carrot, peeled and diced … Continue reading Vegan Pasta Fagioli

Easy Vegan Spinach Pesto

Another perfect dish for our Pasta Week recipes. This pesto is easy and a great way to sneak spinach into your kids! Ingredients 1/2 cup raw cashews 4 cups loosely packed spinach 1 small bunch of basil (about a cup loosely packed) 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1/2 – 1 cup vegetable stock Juice of half a lemon 1 tsp salt pepper to taste 1 … Continue reading Easy Vegan Spinach Pesto