Really Easy Recipes

This Bread is Bananas, B.A.N.A.N.A.S.

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I know these three things to be true: Baking is a science. I’m terrible at science. Despite truths 1 & 2, I’m not too shabby of a little baker over here! Related truth: I was supposed to make this banana bread a week ago for Thanksgiving – fulfilling a special request from my most favorite […]

Happy Halloween; I Made These Scary-Good Cupcakes with Black Beans

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You guys – I suck! Halloween is four days away, and I haven’t decorated yet… or fashioned any costumes… or even bought – forget about carved – a pumpkin. This is totally and historically unlike me, but when I explain why I’ve been so unmotivated, I know you’ll understand. (Especially if you’re the parent of […]

Jackfruit: Meet the Funky Fruit that’s Cropping up Everywhere (including in your tacos)

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Among the excellent abundance of meat alternatives available to us these days, there is… JACKFRUIT! Granted, unlike tofu and other soy derivatives often used to replace meat, jackfruit doesn’t provide much protein, however that’s made up for by way of its significant amounts of potassium and vitamin B as well as some E, magnesium, iron, […]

Believe Me! It's Vegan Butter.

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Not too long ago, I “discovered” Wayfare butter. I was psyched! It’s vegan, it tastes great, and it’s palm oil-free (a very important point for me)! That it was sold at the small natural food store near us was icing on the cake. So close, so available, so convenient! But then, all of sudden, Wayfare […]

Greens & Beans, Made with Love and Perfect Vision

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Hi all! After a little summer hiatus, I’m happy to be back to blogging! Really, I was planning to start writing again last week, but unfortunately I had a bit of a run-in with a bush. Yup, in an effort to tidy things up around the yard and do some trimming back of dead branches, […]

Powered-by-Plants Sport Bars

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Super-frustrating was finding out that my family’s favorite protein sport bars are made with palm oil. Unacceptable! So, after trying a bunch of other brands – and liking a few, but not being wowed, I decided I should just figure out how to make my own here at home. At first I went extremely simple and […]

(Maybe not the Best, but Quite Possibly the Best) Vegan Lentil Burgers

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I can’t tell you how many veggie burgers and veggie burger recipes I come across as a vegan blogger. Ingredient combinations are practically endless, so there are a lot of choices out there, and, of course, everyone likes to claim theirs is “The Best.” For fear of making the other burgers in my life feel bad […]