Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

Ingredients 1 medium butternut squash peeled, cut into 3/4″ chunks 1 apple peeled, cut into 3/4″ chunks 1 stalk celery chopped 1 onion chopped 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil sea salt to taste black pepper to taste 4 cups low sodium vegetable broth Maple Syrup Coconut Cream 1/2 cup coconut cream 2 teaspoons maple syrup a few dashes cinnamon Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place butternut squash, apple, celery and onion in large bowl.Continue reading “Roasted Butternut Squash and Apple Soup”

Easy Vegan Mushroom Alfredo

INGREDIENTS SAUCE 1 teaspoon olive oil ½ yellow onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, crushed 3 cups (12 ounces) chopped cauliflower 1 cup vegetable stock or water 1–2 tablespoons nutritional yeast  2 teaspoons lemon juice 1–2 teaspoons sea salt  ½ teaspoon soy sauce (gluten-free or coconut aminos, as needed) PASTA 6-8 ounces mushrooms, sliced pasta of choice INSTRUCTIONS Heat the oil in a medium-sized pot over medium-highContinue reading “Easy Vegan Mushroom Alfredo”

Peanut Stew {VEGAN/GF/DF}

INGREDIENTS: • 1 ½ tablespoons Coconut Oil • 1 large yellow onion, diced• 6 garlic cloves, chopped • 2 tablespoons freshly grated ginger• 1 teaspoon ground cumin• 1 teaspoon coriander • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon• 1/4 teaspoon cloves • 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt • Black pepper to taste• 4 cups low-sodium vegetable broth or water • 1 small handful of fresh thymeContinue reading “Peanut Stew {VEGAN/GF/DF}”

Cauliflower Mac-n-Cheese with Butternut Squash Sauce

INGREDIENTS: 1 Butternut Squash 1 head of cauliflower, de-stemmed and cut into bite-sized pieces 5 Strips of uncooked bacon, diced *omit if vegan 1/4 cup full fat coconut milk *refrigerate the can overnight and use the thick cream at the top of the can for extra creaminess 1/4 cup soft cheese (I used goat cheese)Continue reading “Cauliflower Mac-n-Cheese with Butternut Squash Sauce”

Mushroom and Lentil Loaf

  Ok, I KNOW I have some followers here who either don’t eat meat OR limit the amount of meat they eat. Some do this for health reasons, some ethical, some environmental…I’m a vegetarian for a mix of those reasons. I was craving comfort food today with this dreary weather, and vegan meatloaf and taters soundedContinue reading “Mushroom and Lentil Loaf”