Cheesy Rice and Beans

Nothing satisfies like a meal from your childhood. And something my sister and I grew up on, and for me, was a staple in college, was Kraft Macaroni and Cheese with a can of Ranch-style Beans. It’s as terrible to your health as you would guess, oh but that powder cheesy goodness with the sweet-savory-zesty […]

Creamy Panko Crusted Pasta

Ingredients:8 oz pasta6 oz spinach2 shallots, chopped2 garlic cloves, chopped1/3 cup almonds, finely chopped1/3 cup walnuts, finely chopped1 Tsp nutritional yeast and 1 Tbs ground flax1 Tsp red pepper flakes3 oz tangy scallion cashew cheese (or vegan cream cheese, preferably nut-based and not oil-based, and half a juiced lemon)salt and pepper Recipe:Start salted pasta water […]

Pasta with Spinach, Mushrooms, and Cream Cheese

Ingredients:8 oz pastahalf a large yellow onion, diced2 garlic cloves, chopped5 oz shiitake mushroom, sliced and roughly diced1/2 Tsp Rosemary6 oz baby spinach1/2 cup chopped walnuts1/4 cup white or red wine3 oz tangy scallion cashew cheese (Treeline) or 3 oz vegan cream cheese with a half squeezed lemon juice (preferably a nut-based and not oil-based)salt […]

Spinach Artichoke Dip

Who doesn’t like a go-to spinach artichoke dip recipe?! If it’s not for you *Gasp!*, no worries. 😉 I do believe this one is a party winner, while bursting with flavor AND good nutrition. This is a conglomeration of recipes – I played around with a few of them – elevated by throwing in some […]