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Recipes I've Shared:

Baked Avocado Tacos

Quick and easy baked avocado slices, delicious topped with a jicama or citrus slaw!

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Cauliflower Wings

Baked cauliflower “wings” - add your favorite sauce and enjoy!

Butternut Queso Dip

This is the base of my adapted recipe:

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Fannetastic Foods Almond Joy Balls

You can find the full recipe and details here:

Tofu enchiladas with poblano crema

There easy-to-make enchiladas taste so rich and decadent!

Fall veggie enchiladas

Stuffed with butternut squash, kale, mushrooms, and cannellini any other fall veggies you have on hand!

Enchilada Casserole

A veggie-filled casserole that’s cheesy, spicy, and delicious!

Inguday Tibs

Super yummy Ethiopian mushrooms side dish!

Gomen (Ethiopian Greens)

Adapted from

Atkilt Wot (Ethiopian Potatoes & Cabbage)

I used peeled red potatoes, and a bag of cole slaw veggies in place of 1/2 head cabbage and 4 thinly sliced carrots.

Minimalist Baker Grillable Veggie Burger

Original Recipe:

I have slightly altered, removing the sugar from the original recipe (not in calories) and substituting regular bread crumbs and olive oil.

Kamut Salad

Very yummy whole grain/ancient grain salad! Delicious on its own, in a pita pocket, or a lettuce wrap.

African Sweet Potato Stew

Adapted from a couple of other SP recipes, which have unfortunately been deleted! I tried to remember the basics, but I'm still adapting.

Roasted Butternut Squash Risotto

My own sweet spin on risotto...I started with this basic recipe from Epicurious, and add a dash of cardamom!

Parmesan-Cornmeal Eggplant

Cornmeal-breaded eggplant with basil and parmesan...serves as a great base for most dishes!

Eggplant Involtini

Are you looking for a new way to prepare eggplant? This is one of my favorite ways - two of my favorite eggplant involtini recipes, customized and served in pairs!

Original recipes:

Vegetable Korma


Cranberry Drops

One of my favorite holiday cookies. They are delicious...and smell fantastic!

Russian Tea Cakes

One of my favorite holiday cookies! I cut the recipe in half, for convenience. Enjoy!

Hershey Kiss Peanut Butter Blossoms

One of my favorite holiday cookies! I've cut the recipe in half, since the original recipe made a lot of cookies!

Forbidden Rice

Made this for Thanksgiving - original recipe can be found here:

Slow Cooker Vegan Caramelized Leek Soup

This is a family favorite! I found a recipe with butter and chicken stock, and have amended it to be 100% vegan - and lower in fat! I usually prefer to cook on the stove, but this recipe has been adapted for those who don't have hours to stand over the stove cooking. It tastes incredibly rich and decadent, but is actually very healthy!

Fresh and Healthy Margherita Pizza

Will satisfy your pizza cravings...and tastes amazing, especially when the tomato and basil come straight from your garden!

Healthier Spinach Alfredo Pizza

This one is gluten-free, made with a light sauce and lots of veggies! Will definitely satisfy your pizza craving!

Very Berry Greek Yogurt Parfait

This is a simple, delicious, nutritious breakfast/dessert/snack. Nutritional info is with vanilla, but when I'm craving chocolate I use the chocolate-flavored Greek yogurt for a really decadent-tasting treat!

Easy Eggplant Bake

Very similar to a lasagna/eggplant parmesan, but much fresher and healthier! Can cut down on cheese, or change up the dressing for your own tastes.

Quinoa Casserole

This was a really basic recipe I created when I made stuffed peppers and had quite a bit of quinoa-salsa-cheese left over.

Thai-style Mung Bean Burgers

This recipe is from Joulebody - I found it here:

The original recipe made 4 burger patties - I ended up with 5 altogether. Nutritional info for 5 patties - if you only get 4 patties, then each one would be 1.25 servings.

Very Veggie Mock Chicken Salad

One of my favorite summertime lunches, stuffed inside a pita pocket with some lettuce or spinach!

Vegan two-bean chili

Natural textured vegetarian protein added fools even the most picky eaters into thinking this chili has meat in it!

No-Egg Potato Salad

I made this for a community garden party...and didn't have any to take home! Obviously delicious!

CLEAN Tri-Salad Platter

From the clean program:

CLEAN Vegetarian Nori Rolls w/ Nut

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CLEAN Warm Salmon and Asparagus Salad

From the clean program:

CLEAN Macro Bowl

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CLEAN Spinach and Dulse Soup

From the clean program:

CLEAN Chilled Cucumber Soup with Mint

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Spicy Black Bean Burgers

One of my favorites...absolutely delicious baked or grilled!

Lebanese Lentils and Rice with Root Vegetables

One of my favorite restaurant meals, adapted in my kitchen. Very good, warm and comforting on a cold day!

Spinach & Mushroom Enchiladas with Salsa Verde

These enchiladas are so delicious! You'll love them!

Sopapillo Cheesecake

I found the original recipe online, and modified to be healthier! Reduced butter and sugar, replaced sugar in cream cheese with honey, halved servings sizes. Delicious, and satisfying without the guilt!

Vegan Caramellized Leek Soup

A twist on one of my favorite recipes! Tastes a lot like French Onion soup.

Buckwheat and Greek Yogurt Crepes

I first tried out this recipe because I was out of cottage cheese (for cottage cheese pancakes) -- it turned out to be delicious! Enjoy!

Cottage Cheese Pancakes w/ Baked Apples

This is my Sunday brunch indulgence...warm and so decadently delicious that you forget it's also healthy!

Vegetable Barley Soup

So warm and soothing, and full of the nutrients you need in the middle of winter!

Beet ravioli with root vegetable filling

From Gena's mostly raw, all vegan Thanksgiving menu:

Raw walnut and mushroom stuffing

Adapted from Gena's mostly raw, all vegan Thanksgiving menu:

A friend served this raw stuffing wrapped in romaine leaves, and it was DELICIOUS! I'm not going to just save this one for Thanksgiving!

Applesauce Carrot Protein Muffins

A great way to start the day!

Minestrone Marinara

This is a very healthy marinara sauce, full of extra veggies AND extra flavor! Very quick and easy to make, and absolutely delicious!

Buckwheat Porridge

A delicious alternative to oatmeal in the morning!

Spicy Two-bean Spread

This makes a great addition to a veggie wrap, or you can spread it on crackers or use as a veggie dip! Just spicy enough to be interesting!

Gillian McKeith's Haricot bean Loaf

Slightly modified from the original version...replaced oat bran with wheat germ, left out onions and vegetable boullion, reduced carrots.

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Marinara veggie stackers

Super delicious and healthy! Satisfies my pasta cravings with veggies and quinoa.

Quick 'N' Easy Burrito Filling

I love burritos, but cooking for one, I have trouble finishing off all the ingredients before they go bad! This easy recipe will give you a delicious burrito filling that you can freeze and eat at leisure.

Grilled Mushroom Stack w/ Blue Cheese Sauce

I tried a dish like this in Wisconsin recently, and I'm working to recreate the recipe.

Chock-full of Veggies Lasagna

I've combined some of my favorite elements of other lasagna recipes into this delicious entree...enjoy!

Best Ever Eggplant Parmesan

This has quickly become a family favorite...and one of the few vegetarian dishes my meat-eating parents like too!

Tomato-Basil Soup

I combined a couple of recipes on SP to make my own version of tomato-basil soup...delicious!

Minted Baba Ganoush

I pulled this recipe from the Vegan Planet is sooo good! The mint really kicks it up!

Earth Quake Cake

This is the original recipe...but I am determined to find a healthier version! Keep checking back for updates!

Italian-style Garbanzo beans with Kamut

This is my first time trying this recipe. I will probably tweak it the next time, but the first attempt was actually pretty good! Makes a great side dish or light entree.

Tortilla Soup (vegetarian)

This recipe is a work in progress -- I am trying to emulate Chicken tortilla soup, but without meat and made from scratch. Keep an eye on this recipe, I plan to tweak it as I make it!

Gillian McKeith's Aduki Bean Stew

From Dr. Gillian McKeith's 7-day detox diet: taken directly from her book, You Are What You Eat.

Amended to include kale, celery, and zucchini. Didn't have chicory or chervil in the store so those were left out this time.

Corn and Black Bean Salsa

This salsa is fresh, spicy, and chock-full of vitamins and protein...enjoy!

Basic Butternut Squash Soup

This is my first attempt at squash soup, so the herbs will probably change.

Gillian McKeith's Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie

From Dr. Gillian McKeith's 7-day detox diet: taken directly from her book, You Are What You Eat.

After the first effort at this recipe, I made the following changes:

1. Only need 1 sweet potato; steam whole for 45 minutes or so.

2. The recipe said "sliced" but the chunks are big. Instead, most of the veggies should be diced. Carrots should be grated. Customize based on what veggies are available.

3. Portions were huge; I cut the recipe down to 1/4 original ingredient amounts.

4. Add rosemary.

Butternut Squash Ravioli with White Wine Sauce

I tried a recipe like this at Spagetti's's becoming one of my favorites!

Vegetarian Drunkard's Noodles (Pad Kee Mao)

One of my favorite Thai dishes...recipe comes from Vegetarian Recipes and Cooking:

Eggplant Marsala

This recipe is soooo good, you will love it!

Asian Rye Berry Salad

I'm a huge fan of whole grain salads AND Asian food, so this recipe is a personal favorite! I'm still tweaking the sauce, so be patient and taste it before you put it on your salad!


Who doesn't love pesto? This super-easy recipe is perfect for all pesto-lovers!

Pepper Kabobs

These make a nice addition to any grillout!

Taco Dip

My first and failed attempt to make a seven-layer dip resulted in this four-layer masterpiece!

Split Pea Soup

This is a variation from the Betty Crocker cookbooks. Incredibly healthy and delicious (but time-consuming) soup.

Indian eggplant w/ green chili peppers

This is an adapted recipe from one of my favorite restaurants.

Recipe Collections I've Shared:

Dips, Spreads, and Sauces
Salads and Salsas
Mediterranian Entrees
Easy Entrees
Breakfast Entrees
Summertime Grill
Indian Entrees
Asian/Thai Entrees
Middle Eastern/African Entrees
Cajun Cookin'
French Entrees
21 Day Cleanse
Holiday Cookies
My favorite holiday cookies - I usually put together gift baskets with several kinds of cookies for holiday gatherings.