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Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower Bowl with Spicy Peanut Sauce & Tangy Jalapeno Broccoli Slaw
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Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower Bowl with Spicy Peanut Sauce & Tangy Jalapeno Broccoli Slaw

This Roasted Broccoli & Cauliflower Bowl with Spicy Peanut Sauce & Tangy Jalapeno Broccoli Slaw is packed full of vegetables which makes it a healthy make-ahead lunch or easy dinner. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Earthbound Farm. The opinions and text are all mine. Thank you for supporting the brands that make VV possible.[...]

Red Bean Chili with Smoky Chili Cashew Queso
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Red Bean Chili with Smoky Chili Cashew Queso

This Red Bean Chili with Smoky Chili Cashew Queso recipe is a quick and easy vegan meal that is sure to warm you on a chilly winter evening. If you follow me on Instagram then you may remember a little preview I gave of this Red Bean Chili recipe wayyy back in September with the promise that the recipe would be coming soon. I'm glad 'coming soon' is relat[...]

Winter Citrus Salad with Rosemary Candied Walnuts & Red Endive
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Winter Citrus Salad with Rosemary Candied Walnuts & Red Endive

This Winter Citrus Salad with Rosemary Candied Walnuts & Red Endive was inspired by going RED for Heart month with Diamond of California. The bitter endive mixes with juicy blood oranges and sweet candied walnuts to create a balanced and bright winter salad. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Diamond of California. The opinions and te[...]

5 ingredient dip recipes
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Dip Trio: 3 No-Cook 5 Ingredient Dip Recipes

Looking for easy dip options for The Big Game  or a way to help eat up an entire vegetable tray? Look no further than these 5 ingredient dip recipes! This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Earthbound Farm. The opinions and text are all mine. Thank you for supporting the brands that make VV possible. It’s that time again – t[...]

Buffalo Cauliflower Bowl
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Buffalo Cauliflower Bowl with Greek Yogurt Ranch and Spicy Quick Slaw

This Buffalo Cauliflower Bowl with Greek Yogurt Ranch and Spicy Quick Slaw is an easy and quick veg-packed meal perfect for lunch or dinner! All the components can be made ahead of time for a quick weekday meal. I'm going to go ahead and guess that you are here today because you got your fill on holiday sweets and are ready for something a little bit healthie[...]

Cauliflower Parmesan
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Cauliflower Parmesan

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Lucini Italia. The opinions and text are all mine. Thank you for supporting the brands that make VV possible. This Cauliflower Parmesan is a winter twist on the classic Eggplant Parmesan dish. This cheesy cauliflower recipe is a perfect vegetarian main for date night or even a weeknight meal. It[...]

Gingerbread Brownie Sundae with Peppermint Ice Cream & Molasses Drizzle
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Gingerbread Brownie Sundae with Peppermint Stick Ice Cream & Molasses Drizzle

These Gingerbread Brownie Sundaes with Peppermint Stick Ice Cream & Molasses Drizzle are a fun and interactive dessert that allows your whole family to come together around the table to assemble their own. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Hudsonville Ice Cream. The opinions and text are all mine. Thank you for supporting the brands[...]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Spicy Sweet Buffalo Glaze
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Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Spicy Sweet Buffalo Glaze

This Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Spicy Sweet Buffalo Glaze is an easy veg-packed Thanksgiving side that is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters! The Thanksgiving count down is in full force - can you believe it's ONE WEEK FROM TODAY!? Oh wow wow wow! Despite posting my shopping list on instagram stories earlier today, I just don't feel prepared. I've[...]

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Cheddar Corn Pudding with Crispy Spicy Sweet Topping

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of KitchnAid. The opinions and text are all mine. Thank you for supporting the brands that make VV possible. This Cheddar Corn Pudding with Crispy Spicy Sweet Topping is a creative and delicious Thanksgiving side. The inside is similar enough to traditional corn pudding to please the traditionalist while the[...]

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Sweet Potato & Gorgonzola Crostini + Honey Gimlet

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Hangar 1 Distillery. The opinions and text are all mine. Thank you for supporting the brands that make VV possible. The weather has finally turned chilly here in the Midwest which not only means that I can officially throw on some eyeliner and a sweatshirt without melting, but it also means it's time[...]

Vegetarian Butternut Squash Farro Minestrone
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Vegetarian Butternut Squash Farro Minestrone

This Vegetarian Butternut Squash Farro Minestrone soup is a perfect cool weather vegetarian main to serve a large crowd or use as leftovers for lunch or dinners throughout the week. This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Bob’s Red Mill. The opinions and text are all mine. Thank you for supporting the brands that make VV possible. It'[...]

Brown Sugar Waffles with Orange-Ginger Cranberry Compote

These delicious Brown Sugar Waffles with Orange-Ginger Cranberry Compote is a fun winter variation on your classic waffle. Breakfast is the one meal during the week that I put very little thought or planning into. While I have a meal plan for lunch and dinner that I sit down and create every Sunday, weekday breakfast always continues to stay consistent with y[...]

Vegetarian Winter Cobb Salad

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of OXO and California Olive Ranch. The opinions and text are all mine. Thank you for supporting the brands that make VV possible. You all still on your New Year’s resolution kick to eat healthier? Or did the polar vortex (for my Midwest and East Coasters) or Snowpocalypse (for my west coasters)[...]

Vegan Chili Mac & Cheese

This Vegan Chili Mac recipe from Power Plates is the ultimate comfort food: a vegan hybrid between macaroni and cheese and chili. I have a confession to make. I've been holding out on you. I literally have been meaning to photograph and share this recipe with you for over a year. I received Gina's Power Plates cookbook last winter and fell totally in love wit[...]

Citrus Cake
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Winter Citrus Almond Cake

This Winter Citrus Almond Cake With Yogurt & Mint recipe is an easy winter cake that can be enjoyed with coffee or tea. Make it when citrus is in season! This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Bob’s Red Mill. The opinions and text are all mine. Thank you for supporting the brands that make VV possible. You know what gets me[...]

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Warming Ginger Lemon Honey Tea

This simple 3 ingredient warming Ginger Lemon Honey Tea recipe is a go-to when feeling under the weather or like my body needs a little boost. I love that it doesn’t require a juicer and can be whipped up in a blender in just a few minutes. Anyone else feel like everyone around them is sick? Thank you, January, for not only being dark and cold but also spread[...]

Roasted Brussels Sprouts Salad with Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette

This Roasted Brussels Sprouts Salad With Maple-Balsamic Vinaigrette is inspired by Martina McBride's new cookbook, Martina's Kitchen Mix. It's a hearty savory winter salad with a touch of sweet from the apples and cranberries. I'm one of those girls who wishes she was a salad person. I do this thing all the time where I'll pick out a restaurant based on a salad I k[...]

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Easy Vegetarian Chickpea Noodle Soup Recipe

This Chickpea Noodle Soup recipe is chocked full of healthy vegetables, hearty beans, and chewy egg noodles. This soup is a great way to get more vegetables into your meal while still enjoying the comfort of delicious pasta. Happy New Year! Ready or not, it's time for 2019! Can you believe this will be the last year in this decade?! I'm a bit in shock since I'm sti[...]

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Holiday Stollen Homemade Cinnamon Rolls

This batch of Holiday Stollen Homemade Cinnamon Rolls are perfect for Christmas morning or for a lazy weekend around the holiday season. A few Christmas seasons ago, I somehow talked my mother, aunt, and grandma into helping me make our family stollen recipe. The recipe called for several bags of flour, obscene amounts of fruit, required all of us to knead the[...]

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Cardamom Coffee Chocolate Biscotti

This Cardamom Coffee Chocolate Biscotti recipe is perfect for the holidays or when you are planning to have friends over for tea or coffee. The biscotti can be made ahead of time and stored in an airtight container for up to a week. Checking in for a quick one today and to share this amazing biscotti recipe! I made an addicting hybrid of the Spicy Double Chocolate[...]

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Cranberry Orange Punch With Cranberry-Rosemary Ice Ring

This Cranberry Orange Punch With Cranberry-Rosemary Ice Ring is only 6 ingredients and a totally show stopper for your holiday parties! It's the holiday season (*queue holiday music*)! If I wasn't so wrapped up in binge watching The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel season 2 then I would probably be out celebrating the season at holiday parties. Jk Jk - I do plan to go to[...]

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Vegetarian Ventures 2018 Gift Guide (All Under $50!)

Here we are again! It's already the holiday season and time to pick out the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Luckily for you, I've went ahead and piled a list of 18 gifts under $50 that would be perfect for almost every women in your life - whether she is an obsessive cook, all-natural beauty goddess, design forward homebody, compassionate animal lover, or give[...]