Recipes

Delicious plant-based recipes to fuel your active life


Triple Threat Chili

My friend Angie and I decided to compete in a local chili cook-off contest that was held back in February. The cook-off was put on by / benefited the Ann Arbor Civic Theater and was held at my favorite Ann Arbor brewery, Wolverine State Brewing Co.   Angie and I brainstormed different chili ideas involving various […]


Banana-pineapple Green Smoothie

This morning I met up with some of my fellow Girls on the Run 5K committee members plus a few southeast MI coaches to check out this year’s 5k course. (it’s on North Campus and awesomeee) This is my second year volunteering on the 5k committee and I love this inspirational organization. GOTR embodies strength, creativity, […]


Low FODMAP Quinoa Tabbouleh 2

Since I have started teaching the low FODMAP diet I am always thinking of new ways to convert some of my patient’s favorite meals/recipes into low FODMAP alternatives. This recipe inspiration came from my recent experience working with a few Middle Eastern patients who described Tabbouleh, (tabouleh or tab(b)ouli) as a favorite and popular dish to make. Generally […]


Simple Spicy Potatoes O’Brien

Potatoes are a very versatile vegetable, a good source of fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Manganese. Potatoes O’Brien are a classic and one of my weekend go-to recipes. They are great alongside a tofu-scramble, in a breakfast burrito, or alone smothered in ketchup.   Ingredients: 2 medium potatoes, washed and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 cup finely […]


Vegan Pumpkin Chili 2

I am super excited to share this Vegan Pumpkin Chili recipe! I was asked in early October to create a healthy recipe to be featured in The Ann‘s November issue and I immediately knew I wanted it to involve pumpkin and be a fall favorite. After brainstorming a few ideas I knew a crock-pot chili recipe was the […]

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