Summer Holidays

charred corn salad
Entrees, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Oil Free Recipes, Salads, Sides, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Charred Corn Salad

At my house, we are crazy about charred corn salad. I came across this recipe on Leite’s Culinaria. I adapted it a bit and now we’ve added this super tasty salad to our regular meal rotation. The original recipe is “nearly vegan,” but I substituted unsweetened plain cashew milk yogurt for the Greek yogurt. To […]

Entrees, Fall & Winter Holidays, Father's Day, Game Day, Gluten Free, Lunch & Dinner, Southern US Cuisine, Summer Holidays

Vegan West Virginia Hot Dogs

I love veganizing regional foods, like these Vegan West Virginia Hot Dogs. We recently moved to West Virginia from Florida. I was looking up regional foods for WV and surrounding states, when a friend of mine said, “They sure do love their hot dogs!” Well, that piqued my interest! After a lot of googling, I […]

coastal boil veggie packets recipe
Father's Day, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Oven Dishes, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Beach Boil Veggie Packets with Old Bay Seasoning

You will love the tastes and textures of these beach boil veggie packets. All of your favorite coastal boil ingredients are in these packets, minus the beautiful sea creatures. Corn on the cob, baby potatoes, onions, and garlic.  And I’ve added thick slices of zucchini for meatiness. When my daughter was young, we loved making […]

summer harvest veggie pitas
Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Sandwiches, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Summer Harvest Veggie Pitas

With summer coming to a close in most parts of the US, I was suddenly hungry for these summer harvest veggie pitas. They are an old favorite of mine from when I used to grow vegetables. At the end of every summer, gardeners have so many tomatoes, zucchini, squash and other vegetables. It’s so nice […]

Dips and Salsas, Game Day, Mexican Cuisine, New Year's Eve, Oven Dishes, Summer Holidays

Vegan Cream Cheese Tex-Mex Dip

Two things I love about this vegan cream cheese Tex-Mex dip: it’s delicious warm or cold, and it gets better every day after you make it. It also only has eight ingredients and is super simple to make. This recipe makes enough dip for a party, but there are only two people living in my […]

sweet spicy pineapple coleslaw
Fruit, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Sides, Southern US Cuisine, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Sweet Spicy Pineapple Coleslaw (No Mayo)

Oh my, this sweet, spicy pineapple coleslaw is so good! The sweetness of the pineapple with the heat of the jalapeños, the crunchiness of the cabbage, and the zestiness of the dressing with lemon, lime and agave – absolutely delicious! And this is another tasty, refreshing cold salad you can eat in the heat of […]