Vegan BLT Sandwich

Who’s ready for another a scrumptious recipe from an awesome food blogger? If you haven’t made Stephanie’s Red Lentil Fritters yet, definitely check those out! Today the very talented Emilie is sharing a simple recipe for a plant-based spin on the classic BLT using tempeh (fermented soy). Emilie is going to school to become a registered dietitian…

Red Lentil Fritters

I’m so excited to share the first ever guest recipe for Whole Green Wellness from the wonderful Steph over at The Grateful Grazer! Lentils are one of the cheapest sources of plant-based protein (if not the cheapest) and are a definite pantry staple to keep on hand. I hope you enjoy this scrumptious recipe and the…

Comforting Winter Recipes

It’s the dead of winter and I’m dreaming of garden-fresh tomatoes (am I the only one?). While the days are getting noticeably longer, the ground is still frozen here in the Midwest and we’re months away from bountiful farmers markets. Just because most fresh produce isn’t in season doesn’t mean our meals have to lack…

Chocolate Holiday Treats

This post is for my fellow chocolate lovers! Chocolate has come to be known as a sinfully delightful substance with an almost addictive quality. Turns out, it’s just delicious and there is nothing to feel guilty about when it comes to savoring chocolaty goodness. I enjoy dark chocolate most days of the week and always have a…

What is Matcha?

Trend alert! Have your social media feeds been clogged with green recipes promising benefits of clean energy without the crash? Enter matcha. Matcha is a powdered green tea, traditionally served in Japan. What makes it unique is that instead of the leaves being steeped in hot water and then discarded as you would when making…

Creamy Three-Bean Stew

This recipe is perfect in so many ways! You can make it with what you likely already have on hand (read: canned goods) It is ready from start-to-finish in under 30 minutes It’s super tasty, filling and warming I first made this soup when I was in college and scrounging as a young vegan on a…

Vegan Apple Recipes

While pumpkins get all the spotlight in October, the national food of the month is actually the apple! One medium apple has under 100 calories and packs a punch of fiber–both soluble fiber (good for managing cholesterol levels) and insoluble fiber (to help keep the pipes clean)–and even some vitamin C and potassium. This crowd-pleasing…

Vegan Mushroom Recipes

September is National Mushroom Month and to bid adieu, I am throwing six spectacular recipes at you that feature mushrooms! The world of mushrooms is quite vast—there are literally thousands of varieties of mushrooms. Varying in size, shape, color, flavor and texture, these versatile fungi offer rich umami flavor to any meal of the day.…

Recipes for National Peach Month

  Did you know August is National Peach Month? Be sure to pick up ripe, juicy peaches at the farmers market this weekend and try out one or a few of these recipes! Peaches are a stone fruit native to China and are in season in the U.S. from May through October. To find the…

Recipes to Celebrate National Blueberry Month

July is National Blueberry Month! Eat ‘em fresh, frozen, preserved or in a smoothie or recipe, these berries pack a punch of disease-protective antioxidants + fiber. Get creative with some of these fun blueberry recipes: Mini Blueberry Cheesecakes from Dietitian Debbie Dishes  I try to always keep a batch of vegan cheesecake bites in the…