Creamy Golden Lentil Stew

I have only been cooking with lentils for about 6 months. For some reason they just sounded kind of…..blah to me. I feel pretty lame about that now because not only are lentils incredibly nutritious but they are insanely delicious! I think my slight aversion to them was because I had only ever tasted them in salads and I wasn’t a huge fan. After making … Continue reading Creamy Golden Lentil Stew

Vegan Crusty Soup Bread

I don’t know how your winter’s are going but ours have been one snowstorm after another. Before moving to Idaho I had friends and family assure me that it snowed very little in the Boise area and even when it did it would be melted by the next afternoon. Lies. All lies. I will give them the benefit of the doubt as they are also … Continue reading Vegan Crusty Soup Bread

Smashed Chickpea Salad

Recently,for some reason, lunch is always the meal I eat the worst during. That “some” reason is the fact that we have been snowed in for a little over a month now and this mama has a big case of cabin fever. By the time nap/quiet time comes around (aka mom’s lunch time) all I want to do is sit on the couch, watch a … Continue reading Smashed Chickpea Salad

Creamy Coconut Lentil Curry

Garren and I have been married for almost 6 years and for the first 5 he was always talking about Curry. I have always been adventurous when it came to food and so far have only found one thing I absolutely hate (I’m looking at you oysters) but for some reason I have never been interested in curry. When we first started this plant based … Continue reading Creamy Coconut Lentil Curry

Vegan Coconut Chia Seed Breakfast Cookie

Let me set the stage. It’s 7am and my toddler crawls into bed with me and I hand her my phone so she can watch a movie while I try and wake up (or you know… sleep longer). The baby is still peacefully sleeping. Fast forward 45 minutes and the baby just threw up all over the carpet and the toddler starts gagging at the … Continue reading Vegan Coconut Chia Seed Breakfast Cookie

Vegan Lentil Chili

We just had 8 extra people in our little home and they are all definite meat eaters. I made this chili and they couldn’t get enough of it! This recipe is what you want to make the diehard carnivore in your life. They won’t miss the meat, I promise! Ingredients 2 tbsp olive oil 1/2 large yellow onion; chopped 1 cup frozen tri-color bell peppers … Continue reading Vegan Lentil Chili

The Allplant Mama Challenge

7 days of delicious recipes, a ready to go shopping list and a fun way to start the year off right! What more could you want? (Someone to do the grocery shopping and cooking for you…. If I could, I would!) ¬†Now listen there is no commitment or consequences to this and the reward is simply healthy delicious food. If you can only make two … Continue reading The Allplant Mama Challenge

Vegan Chickpea Falafel

I had never heard of falafel before but since we are tying hard to eat a more plant based diet I have been branching out. When I say this recipe I knew I had to make my own. Ingredients 2.5 cups chickpeas 1 white onion;¬†chopped 1/2 cup oat flour* 1/4 cup scallions; chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tsp cumin roasted red pepper hummus fresh … Continue reading Vegan Chickpea Falafel