Category Lunch

Hearty Healthy Granola

Thanks to my mother for coming up with this recipe and making it GF so I can still enjoy it!  This recipe makes a great breakfast or snack – eat it plain or mix it with some milk or yogurt and you’re good to go! What you’ll need: 6 cups rolled oats (certified GF if need […]

Minnesota Chili

Thanks to my brother-in-law you are all getting an insanely delicious vegan chili recipe.  I had this chili a few months ago when I visited him and my sister and could not stop thinking about it.  So, naturally, the next time I visited I asked him to give me a run through of the recipe […]

Stuffed Tomatoes

I know I’ve said this about a lot or recipes, but these are soooooo good.  Make them as a light supper or as an appetizer.  Seriously, these are delicious. What’d you’ll need: 8 firm tomatoes 10 oz of spinach (give or take) 1 tsp butter (or coconut oil) 2 cups sliced mushrooms 1/3 cup chopped […]

“Cheesy” Vegan Bean Dip

Yum yum yum!  If you’re looking for a delicious, yet healthy party/chip dip – this is the one!  I have made a number of different bean dips and I think this is one of my favourites (I will try to share another a little bit down the road).  Plus, its super easy!  My sister and […]

Tuna Broccoli Red Pepper Sauce with Pasta

This is a meal I can’t remember not having.  My mom made this for us kids growing up and I absolutely love it.  Simple, easy, delicious. What you’ll need: 1/2 red onion, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped 1/2 carrot, chopped 1/2 celery stick, chopped 2 cloves garlic, chopped 28 oz canned, diced tomatoes 1 teaspoon balsamic […]

Broccoli Fritters

This week my room mate and I had a craving for broccoli.  She found a recipe for Broccoli Fritters, but it had a lot of ingredients I don’t like to use so I decided to make my own version. What you’ll need: 3 cups of broccoli, chopped into small cubes 1 egg 1/2 cup whole […]

Creamy Cheesy Broccoli Pasta

I figured I should post a recipe with penne this week seeing as that’s part of the title of this blog.  This week is a ‘healthy version’ of Macaroni and Cheese, if you want to compare it to something. I love this dish as it’s another easy meal to whip together and can be altered […]