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Two bowls of chili served in a grey bowls, a bowl of fresh cilantro, and two serving spoons with a tan linen on a marble background.
Soups / Chili

Slow Cooker Vegan Pumpkin Chili

This fall-inspired vegan pumpkin chili was originally created for and shared in The Ann‘s November issue back in 2014. This chili is made with simple ingredients and prepared in a slow cooker which provides you the luxury of throwing in all the ingredients, going about your day, and returning to […]

Nutrition

Dietary Fiber 101

What is Fiber: Fiber is a non-digestible carbohydrate. Unlike other carbohydrates (such as starches and sugars), fiber is not broken down/digested/absorbed in the upper GI tract (small intestine). We humans lack the enzymes to digest fiber, but the microbes living in our colon do! So when fiber reaches the colon […]

Platter of roasted vegetables on a white serving platter with a silver serving spoon. There are two small bowls filled with roasted brussels, sweet potatoes and red onion alongside 2 tan linens
Main Meals

Maple-roasted Brussels and Sweet Potatoes

These maple-roasted brussels and sweet potatoes are an essential dish for all of your fall dinner party and holiday spreads. This recipe is simple to make, delightfully colorful, and bursting with flavor. Serve on your favorite platter and if you are feeling a little extra, whip up a delicious garlic-sage […]

A large white serving platter filled with garlic chipotle quinoa with a wooden serving spoon, a smaller white bowl filled with the quinoa.
Main Meals

Easy Garlic Chipotle Quinoa – Instapot Recipe

This flavor-infused garlic chipotle quinoa is the perfect addition to salads, tacos, and grain bowls. This recipe dresses up plain-ol-quinoa (nothing against you plain quinoa… but you can be a little boring at times) with fresh garlic and canned chipotle peppers in adobe sauce which creates a slightly spicy, garlicy, […]

Two grey bowls filled with Vegan 'Chick'n' and Potato Soup with a white plate in the background with out of focus large carrots and celery.
Soups / Chili

The Best Vegan ‘Chick’n’ and Potato Soup

Are you in need of a new and easy soup recipe this fall and winter season?! You are not alone! And this delicious, comforting Vegan ‘Chick’n’ and Potato Soup is just what you have been looking for. This recipe transforms simple ingredients into a creamy, hearty soup that will have […]

Two white bowls filled with rice, black beans, fiesta vegetables, lettuce, cilantro and pickled jalapeno on a wooden background
Main Meals

Vegan Black Bean Burrito Bowl

There is something magical about layering rice, beans, and perfectly seasoned veggies. This combination creates a meal that is both satisfying and healthy, all while using simple ingredients. This vegan black bean burrito bowl has a delicious fiesta kick and may remind you of your favorite veggie burrito bowl from […]

Two small white and blue plates with nachos plated. Sheet pan of nachos with spatula
Main Meals, Snacks

Easy Vegan Nachos

Is there anything more satisfying than a full tray of nachos, still hot from the oven? These easy vegan nachos are LOADED with melty cheese, beans, and all the toppings you desire! Prior to going vegan, nachos were something I would enjoy ordering at various restaurants. While it is quite […]