The Inspiration for our Journey

Forks Over Knives and the work of T. Colin Campbell were the inspiration for starting on this journey.  We highly recommend that you check out the Forks Over Knives website if you haven't already!


February 24, 2020

This recipe is being shared by one of my daughters who is away at college. It is quick, economical and most importantly delicious!

1 can coconut milk (14 oz.)

2 T. curry paste (see note below)

1 T. brown sugar

1 to 1/2 c. assorted vegetables (see note below)

1/4 c. fresh th...

February 10, 2020

This is an easy, delicious and healthy stew that will have you coming back for more.


1/2 c. lentils

1/4 c. pearl or hulled barley

1 qt. vegetable broth

1 small onion, chopped

1 garlic clove, pressed or minced

1 carrot, grated

1 celery stalk, chopped

1/2 t. oregano


December 31, 2019

This sauce is amazing on top of pasta!  The perfect sauce for my Alfredo Pasta lovin', dairy intolerant family!  

Be sure to read the instructions!  Cooking the onion makes all the difference in this easy, yummy sauce from!

The Best Vegan Garlic Alfred...

July 2, 2019


  • 1 large onion

  • 3 garlic cloves, minced

  • 1 can diced tomatoes

  • 1 tsp garam masala

  • 1 tsp curry powder

  • 1/2 tsp turmeric

  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon

  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin

  • 1/2 tsp sea salt (plus more to...

May 9, 2019

8 oz. plain tempeh


1/4 c. soy sauce or tamari

1/4 c. water

2 T. pure maple syrup

1 t. molasses

1 t. red wine or apple cidar vinegar

1/2 t. garlic powder

1/2 t. onion powder

1/2 t. liquid smoke

Whisk marinade ingredients together. Thinly slice the tempeh and place in a c...

May 7, 2019

In a large bowl, mix together:

4 c. rolled oats, old fashioned

1 c. sliced almonds, raw

1/4 c. pumpkin seeds, raw

1/4 c. sunflower seeds, raw

Optional additions:

3 T. hemp seeds

2 T. shredded coconut

In a small bowl, mix together:

1/2 c. applesauce*

1/2 c. agave

1/2 c. pure map...

April 10, 2019

Sushi Burgers are a fun twist on traditional Sushi!  When I first discovered Sushi Burgers, I made them like a burger, with a rice "bun" on top and one on the bottom of all the sushi goodness.  But that was a bit much rice for me, so I only use rice on the bottom, as p...

March 31, 2019

When I first started cooking plant based meals for my family, I was finding new recipes for dinner every night. While this was fun and exciting for me, my family missed their old favorites. So I started trying to make their old favorites in a plant based way!  One of t...

September 6, 2018

My family loves nacho cheese every once in a while so when I came across this plant based, dairy free "queso" I had to give it a try!  

Cashews and Nutritional yeast are the ingredients that provide that "queso" flavor and they do a good job!

To see the recipe, copy and...

September 6, 2018

Chickpeas, cilantro, and spices make this a delicious addition to our weekly menu!  PS I always add a little agave to this recipe!

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