Skill Level: Easy

How to Make Mashed Potatoes in an Instant Pot

Here’s ANOTHER reason to use your Instant Pot! Speed up your cooking time when making mashed potatoes. Watch the video to see how I pressure cooked big chunks of potatoes in only takes 3 minutes. Yep, 3 minutes. If quick cooking wasn’t enough to spark your interest, these mashed potatoes are dairy free and oil free. […]

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Zesty Olive Tapenade

Here’s a groovy plant-based olive snack for you. It’s great for dipping or adding as a condiment to a hot sandwich.

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Jillicious Banana Oat Bread

I’ll be right up front with you about this recipe that I found at https://www.village-bakery.com website. It’s really my trusty old banana bread recipe baked with a handful of rolled oats, Texas pecans and without any added oils or margarine. And there’s no eggs. In case you’re just tuning into this website, I’ve been talking […]

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Cauliflower Hot Wangs Recipe

Have you tried vegan “Hot Wings” made with cauliflower? It’s all the rage on the plant-based inter web. ;D This is a pretty simple recipe to follow. I highly recommended getting fancy with spices to satisfy your hot wang craving. For my visual aid learners, watch the video to see how I put this recipe […]

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One More Chip Dip

Are you looking for a dairy-free onion dip for your next party? I call this Jillicious recipe, ONE MORE CHIP Dip. It’s what you’ll keep saying to yourself when you’re trying to walk away from it. It also works on family members you ask to taste test it. Below is a photo of my husband […]

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How to Cook Amazing Chikn and Dumplings

My teenage, vegetarian son called this vegan/vegetarian chicken and dumplings recipe, “Amazing!” My tween daughter, the picky eater, called it, “Magnificent!” And Hubby? Well, you’ll have to watch the video all the way to the end to find out.

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Dark Chocolate Vegan Brownies

If you don’t own a copy already and you’re looking to learn how to bake vegan desserts and breads, check out The Joy of Vegan Baking

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Triple Bitchin Berry Bread

Did you watch the video? Then, you know how I feel about the Triple Bitchin Berry Bread. Here’s what Simple Daily Recipes’ Followers said about it. Amanda Sayers (Facebook): AMAZINGLY GOOD! And easy to make. Well, you need a little elbow grease to mix all the ingredients but it’s worth it. I didn’t quite have […]

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Moist Chunky Apricot Bread

May I present to you for your eating pleasure, your next food addiction, APRICOT BREAD. You’re welcome!

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Steller Stelline Veggie Soup

Sure fire, crowd pleasing winner here! The secret to the success of this plant-based soup recipe is in the broth. It’s a win no matter vegetables or pasta you have on hand.  Give it a try, then come back and let me know how it turned out.

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Veggie Pasta v1 Recipe

Last week, I was playing around with a tofu mayonnaise recipe and it naturally led me to making this pasta salad.  As I was trying to work through my cravings and what makes a good simple pasta salad recipe, I was reminded fresh herbs make all the difference.  In this case, fresh parsley is the […]

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Vietnamese Cinnamon Banana Smoothie

My Dearest Smoothie-Lovin Friend, You have GOT to get your hands on some Vietnamese Cinnamon! I found some in the bulk spice section of H.E.B. Central Market. My aunt found a bottle from McCormick’s at Krogers. So, it’s not a totally rare item.  This stuff is cinnamon on steroids. It makes regular cinnamon smell like […]

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Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup in 8 Minutes

Roasted Red Pepper and Tomato Soup is for all you garlic lovers out there.   I believe this is the quickest soup recipe I have ever whipped together.  All it takes is a good blender and a saucepan, or a microwave for the truly abbreviated lunch break. More soups calling for Red Bell Peppers… Roasted Red Pepper and […]

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Spicy Hodgepodge Dinner

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Baked Apple Oatmeal

Baked Apple Oatmeal is my family’s latest breakfast and snack obsession.  We cannot keep ourselves away from it.  The original recipe, Baked Oatmeal, made with blueberries, can be found in Dr. Neal Barnard’s newest book, Power Foods for the Brain.  I’ve made this recipe a few different ways and learned that I cannot go wrong […]

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