Homemade Veggie Stock

Posted on Jan 13th, 2014 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

*This post was originally posted 1-10-14 and has been transferred from my old blog to this new one!* This has been a weird week.  I was all…

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TVP Chili

Posted on Mar 11th, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

"What the heck is TVP?" Direct quote from my mother.  Yes, it sounds more like an ingredient in fixing car engines and less like a vegan protein…

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Rainbow Detox Salad

Posted on Jun 6th, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Well hey there, summer. If you live in Ohio, you're surely well accustomed to the drastic weather changes, severe weather alerts, and complete and…

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Watermelon Feta Salad

Posted on Jul 10th, 2014 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Hey guys! I was so excited for school to get out so that I could spend copious hours slaving away in the kitchen and sharing my wonderful…

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Chickpea Salad

Posted on Jan 7th, 2015 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

Happy January everyone!  I know I'm a little late, we've already had a week of 2015,  a few inches of snow, and subzero temperatures...  Better…

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Cabbage Apple Chopped Salad with Tahini Dressing

Posted on Feb 16th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Man. This semester hit me like a ton of bricks. It’s been over three weeks since I’ve posted because I spent the first two weeks of the semester…

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Spinach Soup

Posted on Mar 10th, 2015 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

Oh man, this soup you guys. Oh man This dish never should have happened. But WOAH am I happy that it did. We had plentyyyy of leftovers in the…

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Mushroom Miso Soup

Posted on Apr 24th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

I don’t know about you, but I thought spring was supposed to be warm! I mean, I realize that this is Ohio, but going from 82 to 28 in a week is…

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Summer Pasta Salad

Posted on May 13th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Schoooool’s out for summa! Schoooool’s out forEVA! That’s right folks, I’m officially a college graduate. I have to say, it doesn’t feel…

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Strawberry & Greens Salad with Balsamic Tahini Dressing

Posted on May 21st, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

You guys... My name is Natalie and I am addicted to strawberry salads. I can. not. stop. Maybe it’s the warm weather or maybe it’s the fact that…

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Grilled Zucchini and Leek Salad

Posted on Jun 26th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Last summer, John and I got our first grill and went a little wild… Meaning we. grilled. everything. From corn to peaches to avocados; if it had a…

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Black Bean and Corn Salad

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

It feels like the dogs days of summer have finally descended on us! I don’t know where you live but in Columbus it’s been 80’s and 90’s and…

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Vegan Broccoli Salad

Posted on Jul 7th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I wasn’t originally planning on posting this recipe, but after whipping it up for a last-minute 4th of July cookout, I knew I had to share. Vegan…

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Simple Herb Salad

Posted on Jul 14th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Raise your hand if you grow your own herbs in your backyard!! I do, I do!! Backyard gardening is so much fun! There’s just nothing more satisfying…

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Creamy Mustard Dressing

Posted on Jul 30th, 2015 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

A few weeks ago, the boyfriend and I went to dinner at a local bar and I got their house salad. Typical vegan. Normally, a house salad is a huge…

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Massaged Kale & Beet Salad

Posted on Aug 11th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Anyone remember the Creamy Mustard Dressing I posted a few weeks ago?? Well, I sure haven’t forgotten…. I’ve been slathering it on anything and…

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Easy Fermented Pickles

Posted on Sep 15th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

A few weeks ago, we got 18 cucumbers in our CSA. Yes, you heard me correctly. I'm not kitchen you.  While I love the crunchy, watery vegetable,…

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Chipotle Pumpkin Hummus

Posted on Oct 5th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

I’m covering my eyes with embarrassment. Well not really, I’m typing. But in my mind, I’m shading myself from the glares of shame I know I’m…

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Curried Cauliflower Soup

Posted on Oct 23rd, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I’m on a serious curry kick these days. The weather change has my body all sorts of confused and my sinuses have been on the front lines of the…

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Salt & Pepper Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Posted on Oct 27th, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

If there is anything more quintessentially Fall than carving pumpkins into Jack-o-Lanterns, I dare you to find it. Ok, apple picking, dressing up as…

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Roasted Beet Hummus

Posted on Nov 17th, 2015 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

I had a revelation of sorts last week. It’s completely unrelated to the delicious recipe I’m sharing today, but I feel compelled to tell you all…

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Butternut Squash and Quinoa Harvest Salad

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2015 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I made a salad for Thanksgiving… Sacrilege you say?! Well hold onto your drumstick because I’m about to tell you why the Butternut Squash and…

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Lemon Kale Soup

Posted on Jan 4th, 2016 - By Natalie - 6 Comments

I wish I could say I’ve really needed these bowls of hot soup to warm my chilly toes. But to be perfectly honest, we’ve had quite a mild winter…

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Green Goddess Hummus |

Green Goddess Hummus

Posted on Jan 25th, 2016 - By Natalie - 4 Comments

I got a pressure cooker for Christmas this year and I’ll be honest, the thing scares the bajeebus out of me. I mean, people make bombs out of them…

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Chipotle Black Bean Soup |

Chipotle Black Bean Soup

Posted on Mar 7th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Rumor has it spring is on the horizon! An eternal pessimist realist, I’m not counting my eggs before they hatch. Errr… My black beans before they…

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Vegan Nicoise Salad |

Vegan Nicoise Salad

Posted on Mar 28th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Sun, glorious sun!! Ahh how wonderful the turn of the seasons is. Tulips popping up, sunlight into the evening, and best of all, perky spring veggies…

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The Best Hummus |

The Best Hummus

Posted on Apr 8th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Every single time I post a recipe on this blog, I go through waves of nervousness, worrying, and anxiety. “What if they don’t like it?” “Is…

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Grilled Corn and Black Bean Salsa |

Grilled Corn and Black Bean Salsa

Posted on Aug 15th, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

I let John go to Lowes by himself last weekend. Bad idea. He went out for a new hose and came back with a charcoal grill, a charcoal chimney, two…

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Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup |

Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup

Posted on Aug 29th, 2016 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Cucumbers are so abundant this time of year, people are practically giving them away. In fact, there is a mystery produce fairy at work who fills a…

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Apple Quinoa Fall Salad |

Apple Quinoa Fall Salad

Posted on Sep 27th, 2016 - By Natalie - 5 Comments

If an apple a day keeps the doctor away, what does two or three do?? Because apple season is here and I am about to be the healthiest kid on the…

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Golden Cabbage Soup |

Golden Cabbage Soup

Posted on Oct 31st, 2016 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Turmeric is, like, SO in right now. It's safe to say this golden spice is having its day in the sun. Although, with the seasons changing, the…

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Vegan Cheese Sauce |

Vegan Cheese Sauce

Posted on Jan 9th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

“But I could never live without cheese.” I’ve heard it before. People always seem to be bewildered by the fact that I haven’t eaten cheese in…

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Vegan Split Pea Soup |

Vegan Split Pea Soup

Posted on Mar 20th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Winter is on its way out, but chilly temperatures call for one last hearty soup hurrah. Vegan Split Pea Soup makes the transition from winter to…

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Beet, Asparagus, & Grapefruit Salad |

Asparagus, Beet, & Grapefruit Salad

Posted on Apr 17th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Spring has sprung and greens are growing! The best way to celebrate the season of new life is with a light and refreshing salad! Asparagus, Beet,…

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Vegan Savory Carrot Tart |

Savory Carrot Tart

Posted on Apr 24th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Bright springtime flavors wrapped up in a flaky, tender crust, this Vegan Savory Carrot Tart is a pleasant surprise! Fancy meets rustic meets fresh…

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Roasted Carrot Harissa Hummus |

Roasted Carrot Harissa Hummus

Posted on Jun 5th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Soft roasted carrots and spicy harissa take a beloved dip to another level! Roasted Carrot Harissa Hummus is an explosion of flavor! If there…

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Vegan Ricotto + Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms |

Vegan Ricotta + Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms

Posted on Jun 19th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Savory filling nestled inside tender mushrooms and baked to bite sized perfection! Vegan Ricotta + Pesto Stuffed Mushrooms for the finger food…

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Sriracha Avocado Toast |

Sriracha Avocado Toast

Posted on Jun 27th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Just when you think your spicy mouth may ignite… Cool + creamy avocado saves the day! The story of Sriracha Avocado Toast is a feisty one! Do…

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Hemp Panzanella Salad |

Hemp Panzanella Salad

Posted on Jul 10th, 2017 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

Combining fresh summer produce with crusty sourdough is a match made in heaven! Add some protein-packed hemp seeds and make Hemp Panzanella Salad a…

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Beet Green & Quinoa Salad |

Beet Green & Quinoa Salad

Posted on Aug 21st, 2017 - By Natalie - 1 Comment

From root to leaf, this salad can’t be BEET! Eliminate waste and use the whole vegetable in this Beet Green & Quinoa Salad. I have been…

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Caramelized Onion Hummus |

Caramelized Onion White Bean Hummus

Posted on Sep 25th, 2017 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

Everyone’s favorite party chip dip gets a makeover! Sweet caramelized onions and creamy white beans make Caramelized Onion White Bean Hummus a…

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Creamy Black Eyed Pea Soup |

Creamy Black Eyed Pea Soup

Posted on Nov 27th, 2017 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

As the temperature plummets, the need for warm and soulful comfort food rises! Creamy Black Eyed Pea Soup is rich, filling, and comes together in…

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Blueberry Salsa |

Blueberry Salsa

Posted on Jul 2nd, 2018 - By Natalie - 2 Comments

Red, white, and... blueberries?! Patriotic colors, plenty of crunch, a pop of sweet, and a subtle heat pack this Blueberry Salsa full of…

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Grilled Peach + Avocado Salad

Posted on Aug 22nd, 2018 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Summer is almost over! Soak up the last bit of summer flavors by firing up the grill for an easy and delicious Grilled Peach + Avocado…

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Cabbage + Beet Potstickers |

Cabbage + Beet Potstickers

Posted on Oct 22nd, 2018 - By Natalie - 4 Comments

A colorful twist on an Asian classic, Cabbage + Beet Potstickers are a beautiful sight to behold! Better yet, they taste incredible! They’re…

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John's Vegan Chili |

John’s Vegan Chili

Posted on Oct 29th, 2018 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

My sweetie rarely gets the chance to cook in our kitchen, but I always love it when he does! John’s Vegan Chili is one of my favorite foods out…

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Buffalo Jackfruit Wonton Cups |

Buffalo Jackfruit Wonton Cups

Posted on Nov 7th, 2018 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Football season is upon us and it’s time for noshing on all the best game-day grub! Get your snack table Super Bowl–ready with a plate of…

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Caramel Apple Popcorn |

Caramel Apple Popcorn Mix

Posted on Nov 30th, 2019 - By Natalie - 0 Comments

Happy holiday season! It’s the time of year for all things merry and bright… and yummy! Gift a box of sweetness or satisfy a snacky crowd with…

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