It can be difficult to find healthy vegan food that excites a family. At our community's request, we have added a section on recipes. If you have one you would like to contribute, please send it to us through the contact form and we would be happy to include it.

Almond Milk

Monica Aggarwal and Marta Ferraz Valles walk through two easy ways to make your own almond milk.

Cherry-Date-Oat Bars

Cherry-Date-Oat bars, from wholeliving, Jan/Feb issue:

3 c gluten-free rolled oats

1/2 c unsweetened dried cherries

1/2 c unsweetend dried dates (I quartered each)

2 tsp ground cinnamon (I also used ground cloves and nutmeg, 1/2 t each)

1 tsp coarse salt

1/2 cup organic raw almond butter, room temp

4 Tbsp fresh ground flaxmeal

1/2 c …

Meatless Meatballs

Meatless Meatballs.



½ cup brown rice

1¼ cup water

⅓ cup diced red onion

1 cloves garlic, minced

½ cup shredded carrots

¼ cup crushed pecans

¼ cup crushed walnuts

¼ cup whole wheat panko**

½ teaspoon dried oregano …

Super Easy Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, plant based.

Everyone knows that I have three small kids. While I am not a believer that kids need to eat sweets all of the time, it is nice to have wholesome snacks for them that they enjoy. It sure beats the junk they want to pick up from the store or school cafe. This is the easiest recipe and takes no time to make. My recipes always have a few " …

Black Bean Noodles

This is a fabulous recipe. The noodles are soft and tender. The flavor of this meal is light and delicious. My kids love it and they don’t know it is so healthy!

Black Bean Noodles


1 bag Asian Black Bean Spaghetti (you may use all or amount needed just remember to adjust the recipe)

1 tbsp of chili oil

2 tbsp of soy …

Masala Tofu with Tomato and Onion Chutney

Tofu is a great source of vegetarian protein, but anyone who has tried to cook it knows the challenge of getting it to soak in any flavor.  This is a recipe that is full of flavor.  I like this as a main course with rice but I have also served this as an appetizer. Try the tofu with the Tomato Chutney below!

Masala …

Black Bean Burritos

This is a great and very simple recipe. We make black bean burritos, fresh salsa and homemade tortillas weekly. You know that I am always running around so it must be easy if I am doing it. This is my husband's recipe. He has had to be creative over the years with three kids and a picky wife!


3 cans of black beans rinsed or …

Homemade "Turmeric-Touched" Tortillas

Next time you are at the grocery store, grab a pack of tortillas and look at the ingredients.  There are some many things added in to help extend shelf life. We decided to make our own and found it incredibly easy!


 4 cups of all purpose flour

1 tsp salt

 2 tbl oil

 1 tsp baking powder

 1/2 tsp …