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Vegan Biscuits stacked on a plate

Vegan Biscuits (KFC Style)

Prior to switching to a plant-based diet, I grew up eating KFC. My favorite were the biscuits. I felt that I wanted to create a vegan version of this childhood favorite. There’s…

Baked Tostones

Tostones (also known as patacones, tachinos, fried or sliced) are undoubtedly very delicious. However, because it is traditionally a fried dish, it contains high calories and fat. Fortunately, instead of frying, you…

Healthy Pupusas

Perhaps the most traditional dish in El Salvador, pupusas have reached international popularity. They are usually filled with cheese, pork rinds or refried beans and served with tanned cabbage and tomato sauce.…

Speedy 3-Bean Salad

Speedy 3-Bean Salad

Beans provide protein, amino acids, and fiber. They’re a secret weapon for blood sugar control. This recipe is an easy and tasty way to eat your beans. Life and Health tip: The salad…

Sweet Potato Cake Lettuce Wraps

Sweet Potato Cake Lettuce Wraps

These hearty lettuce wraps are a great option for a fresh, but fulfilling meal. Top them with our Mango Avocado Salsa.

Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Creamy and textured like egg salad, this sandwich will make you forget the real thing.

Protein-Packed Quinoa Salad

Protein-Packed Quinoa Salad

This earthy, nutty flavored, grain-like seed makes a great rice substitute. It’s gluten-free, packed with protein, and delicious! Life and Health tip:  Remember that grains in your salad still count as carbohydrate servings.…

Spanish Roasted Garbanzos

Spanish Roasted Garbanzos

Research has shown that simply the act of eating legumes like garbanzo beans will lower the A1c score of Type 2 diabetics. This is a delicious, spicy way to get yours.

Baked Tofu

Baked Tofu

It doesn’t get any easier than this to add a tasty protein entree to your meal. It’s also good as a “meat” at breakfast, in sandwiches or cubed and mixed into a…

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