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Red Beans and Rice Soup (Gluten-free, Oil-free)

We’ve all had red beans and rice, right? It is a complete comfort food to me. I’m going to be sharing 2 more soup recipes to wrap up the cold days. It is starting to warm up now, although I still could eat soup year round. I just love it. One of our favorite meals […]

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Roasted Strawberry Coconut Mousse Shots

Yes, you read that correctly…roasted strawberries is the secret to the flavor of these mousse shots! Using just fresh strawberries is not as intense of a flavor and the puree is too wet. Roasting them creates a syrup and the mousse becomes thicker. Mousse by definition is made one of two ways…with eggs or with […]

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Maple Vanilla Cupcakes

I’ve known my best friend Kacy since we were 6 years old. She is truly one of the most amazing people I’ve ever known. She is humble, intelligent and down right hilarious. She is getting married soon and has graciously asked me to be her matron of honor. I’m so excited for her and to […]

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Roasted Chickpea “Cheese” Bean Dip (Gluten-Free, Oil-Free, Low-fat)

This may just be my favorite new dip. It honestly could be called hummus too, since I use chickpeas. However, I feel it’s more along the lines of a bean dip because I created the consistency to be similar to Frito Lay bean dip that I used to be addicted to. I made this slightly spicy, […]

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Guilt-Free Super Bowl Party Food

A few people have asked me to share some Super Bowl party food, so I thought I’d do a roundup of some of my most popular recipes that are easy, quick and sure to please your guests! What’s even better, these won’t leave you feeling sick and ridden with guilt, yet they are delicious! First […]

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Gingersnap Peppermint Muffins

Gingersnap cookie turned muffin! I’ve got a really festive Christmas inspired post for you today. I looove gingersnaps so I wanted that same flavor in a muffin. This time of year is so much FUN for me…the baking, the decorating, the snow….oh wait, I’m in Texas, nevermind! Ha! I just love Christmas decorations, don’t you?! I love all […]

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Dark Chocolate Espresso Biscotti With Chocolate Cream (VVP!)

Welcome to the Virtual Vegan Potluck! I’m so excited to be apart of this wonderful group of bloggers. I know there are going to be some amazing recipes shared! Thank you Somer and Annie for helping to organize it! At the end of this post, click on the links to tour the other recipes featured in […]

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Spinach Pea Pesto (Gluten-Free, Oil-Free)

I love the idea of pesto being healthy.  Unfortunately, most store bought pestos are full of fat, sodium and preservatives. That meant I needed to make my own.  I decided to create mine a little different than the traditional pestos containing basil.  I LOVE spinach so this is how mine is different.  I also decided […]

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