Sweet Potato Casserole Cups – Vegan, Gluten Free, and Refined Sugar Free

This is not your mama's sweet potato casserole. These individual casseroles house all the flavor of the classic Thanksgiving dish, in one plant-based, bite-size cup. The crumbly, nutty topping becomes the crust, while a single vegan marshmallow tops the gooey sweet potato filling, so you get the best of both worlds. Sweet potato casserole is, … Continue reading Sweet Potato Casserole Cups – Vegan, Gluten Free, and Refined Sugar Free

8 Healthy, Plant-Based, Mexican-Inspired Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Happy Cinco de Mayo! At our house, we don't need any excuse to eat more Mexican-inspired meals. We enjoy tacos, fajitas, burritos, enchiladas, tostadas, nachos, or some other yummy south of the border treat at least once or twice a week. While many traditional Mexican-style recipes are loaded up with dairy and meat, there are … Continue reading 8 Healthy, Plant-Based, Mexican-Inspired Recipes for Cinco de Mayo

Four Ingredient Healthy Golden Nuggets (vegan and gluten-free)

It's been a little quiet on the FYB front the last few days. I had to work over the weekend, and then my daughter and I spent some time visiting family in the country. It was also an opportunity for me to test and photograph some recipes I'm working on for an upcoming project (details … Continue reading Four Ingredient Healthy Golden Nuggets (vegan and gluten-free)

BBQ Lentil Collard Wraps

This summery sandwich wrap features some of my favorite ingredients: roasted sweet potatoes, creamy avocados, crunchy greens and sweet onions, and lentils doused in sweet and tangy barbecue sauce. Serve this wondrous wrap with fresh fruit (and perhaps some peanut butter oat chocolate chip cookies) and you have all the makings of a delicious and … Continue reading BBQ Lentil Collard Wraps

Shiitake Fajitas with Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

I had to use every ounce of willpower not to title this post Shii-takos. Because although it would've been amusing, fajitas are a┬ámuch more accurate description for these tasty little pockets of marinated mushroom goodness. If you're anything like me, there are times when you're just in a fajita frame of mind. Every now and … Continue reading Shiitake Fajitas with Spicy Roasted Sweet Potatoes