Black Bean Tacos with Fresh Mango Salsa

This easy taco recipe is filled with colorful plant-powered foods and nutrition! A fun dish for the whole family.  Click here to print recipe: BlackBeanTacoswithFreshMangoSalsa (1) Taco “Meat”: 1 can rinsed black beans whole or mashed 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon chilli powder 1 teaspoon onion powder  1/2 teaspoon sea salt Mango Salsa: 1 chopped ripe   Read More »

Easy Chickpea Salad!

This delicious chickpea salad is simple and easy to transport to work in a tupperware. It’s one of my favorite weekday lunch recipes served on a bed of kale with avocado toast. Click here to print recipe: http://www.kathleenkastner.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/Easy-Chickpea-Salad-pdf.pdf Easy Chickpea Salad: 4 servings 2 cans chickpeas mashed with potato masher or fork 3 Tablespoons vegan mayo   Read More »

Oil-free Hummus

This oil-free hummus uses vegetable broth instead of oil. Less fat and great flavor from Forks Over Knives Click here for recipe: https://www.forksoverknives.com/recipes/healthy-homemade-hummus/ Serve hummus with your favorite veggies, crackers or pita bread.

Sassy Squash Recipes

I hope you’re enjoying the change of seasons! My husband brought home several butternut squash he grew from from his community garden. He set them on the counter thinking I would know exactly what to do with them all! After some research and experimenting, I have three delicious recipes I would like to share with   Read More »

Soul Hunger

Your soul is talking to you every moment. Are you listening to it or burying it with busyness, food, alcohol or non-stop social activity? Mindfulness practices like yoga, meditation, prayer, journaling and spending time alone in nature are effective ways to help you listen to the still small voice within. Are you happy where you   Read More »

Peach Crisp

Summer is a great time to eat an array of fresh fruits, like peaches, which are high in Vitamins A, C, potassium and fiber.  My husband, Wade, brought home this box of peaches from Costco and I immediately started brainstorming on how to use them up.  My 15 year old cat, Julian, was also excited   Read More »

Potato Salad with Avocado & Dill

As the 4th of July approaches, I wanted to offer up some vegan ideas to help you have delicious and compassionate picnics.  Potato Salad with Avocado & Dill – Forks Over Knives : This yummy dish also uses dijon mustard, maple syrup and paprika to give it a special flavor: click here for recipe. I like   Read More »

Snickerdoodles for the Soul

Cookies have always been my “treat” of choice, with Snickerdoodles at the top of my list. I baked them as a kid and loved rolling them in the cinnamon sugar combo, YUM! Thanks to Angela Liddon author of Oh She Glows, I can still have them in a vegan and gluten-free version that are perfection in   Read More »