Alfredo Marinara Pasta

This really hit the spot! Marinara AND Alfredo sauces?! Heavenly! The tempeh “meatballs,” are marinated overnight for the best flavor and tender texture. Lots of garlic and basil later… voilá! An impressive, gourmet pasta dish! This alfredo sauce adds a cheesy richness, but is made with cauliflower instead! Reap the many brassica benefits instead of suffering the gut-wrenching cheese…

Wake Up Chocolate Smoothie

This is my favorite way to wake up in the morning! A cocoa-infused, refreshing beverage, full of nutrients that tastes like sweet ambrosia. I don’t drink coffee so this kicks me into high gear. This smoothie is full of enough cocoa and nutrients that it energizes me for hours, in a much more stable way and healthy…

Creamy Fettuccini Alfredo

Creamy Fettuccini Alfredo I didn’t even mean for this to turn out so good! I was inspired to try a Fettuccini Alfredo after stumbling upon some Organic (!) Mung Bean (!) Ribbon Noodles! Wow! So many great products happening lately! You can also use Semolina ribbon pasta for this dish. Whatever floats your boat. I…

Blackberry Smoothie

My first road trip to Northern California introduced me to the joy of picking blackberries right off the bush. They’re invasive and prickly, but who cares when you’re popping the sweet, juicy berries into your mouth in the summertime? Blackberries have a few exceptional qualities: they’re rich in bioflavonoids and Vitamin C, have one of…

Tasty Tempeh Tacos

These are some *gourmet* tacos if I’ve ever made any! Topped with fresh guac, black olives, cilantro and scallions! Woah! So very delicious! Enjoy! ♥ Meghan Elizabeth facebook / instagram / pinterest  

Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie

Delicious!!! Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie with all sorts of yummy extras! I’m drinking it right now and I’m getting So Much Energy!!! Fresh raw foods are the best! Chocolate Raspberry Smoothie Blend: 2-3 C frozen Bananas 1 C frozen or fresh Raspberries 4 Dates, pitted Water, to cover Scoop of Almond Butter 3 t Vanilla Extract…

Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie

This smoothie tastes like peanut butter cups, but is super good for you! I go through phases of drinking smoothies everyday for breakfast, and with Spring here now, I’m definitely going big. They give me such a solid boost of energy at the beginning of my day, and carry me into productivity and clarity for…

Cherry Bliss Smoothie

This is my current favorite smoothie. Cherry + Chocolate + Vanilla = Heaven in my mouth! So sweetly delicious. Enjoy this for the perfect energizing breakfast or post workout treat. Cherry Bliss Smoothie Blend: 1 frozen bananas 1 cup frozen cherries (no pits) 4 dates, pitted 1 cup water, to cover ½ cup ice 2 tablespoons almond…

Corn Fritters

I had a hankering for Corn Fritters, which I used to make all the time but haven’t for years! I revised my old recipe and came up with these little goodies. So scrumptious! Corn Fritters 1 bag of frozen Corn 1 Bags of Hash Browns OR 4 Large Potatoes, grated 1 Tub Silken Tofu, crumbled…

Maple Nut Energy Bars

These super tasty granola bars are crunchy, salty and sweet, and melt in your mouth as you chew. Full of vital nutrients, they pack a power punch of energy when you’re on the go. Wrap them in plastic to add to any lunchbox 🙂 For a raw option, skip baking the oats. You can get…

Violet Beauregarde’s Blueberry Smoothie

This smoothie is one of our breakfast standards. You’re guaranteeing yourself a super energy boost for hours and hours. You can skip the coffee. Seriously. Thank you for your interest in compassionate eating! ♥Meghan

Blackberry Chocolate Smoothie

I’m sipping on this right now and it’s so scrumpcious I thought I’d share the recipe with y’all. This is one version of my Chocolate Smoothie recipe found in the cookbook, below. Enjoy! Blackberry Chocolate Smoothie Blend: 2 C frozen bananas 2 spoonfuls of Cocoa Powder Handful of Blackberries 1-2 Dates, pitted Dash of Vanilla…