Melissa

air fryer mini vegan corn dogs

Have you ever made corn dogs? They’re usually greasy and kind of a hassle to prepare. I decided to give them a whirl in the air fryer and they were not only delicious, they’re super easy to make, and a batch of eight mini corn dogs only calls for 1 Tablespoon of oil! I made…

vegan cabbage rolls

Mmmmmm. Love this sort of delicious comfort food on a cold winter day. I made a big pot of garlic mashed potatoes to go with these yummy cabbage rolls and everyone loved them. I make mine with extra sauce so there’s plenty to use as gravy on those potatoes. They’re actually quite easy and fast…

50 Strawberry Recipes

Who doesn’t love sweet, delicious, juicy strawberries? They’re wonderful when added to sweet and savory recipes and they’re perfect for any occasion, especially Valentine’s Day! Strawberries have actually been referred to as ‘nature’s valentine.’ If you’re a strawberry fanatic like I am, you’re sure to find several strawberry recipes in this collection that will become…

best air fryer egg rolls

I’ve been having so much fun creating recipes for the air fryer! We made egg rolls for Super Bowl Sunday, and oh my gosh… They turned out soooooo good! Jeff and Grace added chicken to theirs, and if you do the same, of course you’ll have more filling than when you just make veggie egg…

bistro beet burgers

These yummy burgers were heavily inspired by a recipe I found in Isa Chandra Moscowitz’s cookbook called “Isa Does It!” Such an amazing collection of delicious vegan recipes that are fun to make as well as healthy. These are my favorite veggie burgers! No contest! Oh, and I doubled the original recipe so I could…

best vegan creamy wild rice & mushroom soup

My daughter Andie developed a recipe for this amazing, creamy, hearty soup! Before going vegan, one of our favorite winter soups was creamy chicken and wild rice. This is even better, and you won’t miss the chicken even one little bit! 1 and 1/2 lb. baby portobello mushrooms 1 cup diced red onion 6 large…

best vegan macaroni & cheese

So I looked around for a good vegan mac and cheese recipe and none of them were cheesy enough. They were weird and dry. I stopped my search and decided it was time to just create a recipe of my own. I know some of the measurements look a little outrageous but you have to…

easy cinnamon rolls

These are delicious and pretty easy to prepare. The homemade dough actually goes together much quicker than I thought it would. I baked mine in a cast iron skillet, but you could use a 9×9 square baking pan if that’s all you have. For the dough: 3 cups all-purpose flour 1 Tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons…

best vegan lasagna

I made lasagnas for our Christmas dinner this year and decided to create a recipe for the perfect vegan lasagna. This is truly unbelievable and even creamier and cheesier than my original Crock Pot Lasagna! And, it’s ridiculously easy to prepare. Your Crock Pot will cook it to perfection every time. You can make up…