Recipes

Homemade Almond Butter

Healthy Snacks

Homemade almond butter is healthy, affordable and even more delicious than store-bought! It’s easy to make, too. You’ll just need a good food processor or blender. Recipe yields about 1 ⅔ cup almond butter (that’s 16 ounces, the equivalent of a jar of almond butter from the store).

Ingredients:  Ingredients 16 ounces (3 cups) raw almonds ¼ teaspoon salt Optional: ¼ teasp...

Whole Wheat Pancake Mix

Breakfast

This pancake mix makes pancakes more feasible for busy mornings! It’s simply a bulk recipe for my whole wheat pancakes recipe. This mix fits perfectly into a quart-sized mason jar.

Ingredients:  Ingredients Pancake mix 4 cups white whole wheat flour or regular whole wheat flo...

Favorite Banana Cake

Desserts

This banana cake recipe is the best! It’s fluffy and moist, infused with banana flavor, and so easy to make. Topped with luscious cream cheese frosting, this banana cake will become your family’s favorite. Recipe yields one 9″ square or round cake; see final recipe note on how to double this recipe for a large 9×13″ cake or layer cake.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Banana Cake ⅓ cup melted coconut oil or extra-virgin olive oil or high q...

Spicy Black Bean Soup

Soups

This healthy black bean soup recipe is easy to make with canned beans. Thanks to some basic aromatics and Cuban spices, it’s incredibly flavorful and delicious. This soup is naturally vegan, vegetarian and gluten free. The recipe yields quite a bit of soup (6 to 8 servings)—it is easily halved, or you can freeze the leftovers.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 medium yellow onions, chopped 3&nb...

Kale Pesto Pizza

Entrees

This kale pesto pizza recipe is a perfect weeknight meal! Kale lovers will appreciate the crispy kale on top, too. You can change up the toppings if you’d prefer, though! Recipe yields one large, 12-inch pizza or two smaller, 9-inch pizzas.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Pizza 1 batch easy whole wheat pizza dough or 1 pound store-boug...

Extra Vegetable Fried Rice

Entrees

Learn how to make vegetable fried rice—it’s a simple and satisfying dinner! This vegetarian recipe features extra vegetables and brown rice. Recipe yields 2 large or 3 moderate servings (I think you could double it if you have a large enough skillet, but you might not get as much caramelization on the edges of the veggies and rice).

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS 1 ½ teaspoons + 2 tablespoons avocado oil or safflower oil...

Black Bean Sweet Potato Enchiladas

Entrees

Amazing black bean and sweet potato enchiladas, smothered in salsa verde. A delicious, hearty vegetarian entrée. Recipe yields 10 enchiladas, enough for about 5 servings.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Filling 1 ¼ pounds sweet potatoes (2 small-to-medium) 1 ...

Easy Green Goddess Dressing

Salads

This homemade green goddess dressing recipe is so easy to make! It’s creamy, fresh, completely delicious—and a great way to use up your leafy herbs. Recipe yields about 1 ¼ cups dressing; multiply if desired.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS 1 cup plain Greek yogurt, preferably full-fat (made with whole milk) 1 cup&...

Real Stovetop Mac and Cheese

Entrees

The best stovetop mac and cheese! This recipe is like blue box mac and cheese, but made with real cheddar cheese. It’s creamy, delicious and so easy to make! Recipe yields 3 modest or 2 generous servings; multiply and use a larger pot as necessary.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS 8 ounces (2 cups) regular or whole-wheat macaroni noodles 2 teaspoons salt, for ...

Best Vegan Lasagna

Entrees

Who knew vegan lasagna could be so delicious? This dairy-free lasagna recipe is easy to make with simple ingredients and tastes amazing. It’s the best! Recipe yields 8 servings.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Cashew cream 2 cups raw cashews, soaked for at least 4 hours if you do not...

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