Maple Almond Encrusted Tofu

Maple Almond Encrusted Tofu is perfect for either a main course, or side dish. Tofu is a versatile staple that can be adapted for breakfast, lunch or dinner and adding the flavor of maple, garlic and almonds, adds awesome flavor to this tofu.   You need only five ingredients, so this combination is easy to prepare, and is ready to serve in 45 minutes.  To make a meal, you can add vegetables, salad, or serve it as an appetizer.  It will definitely be a favorite!   This dish is vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Grilled Pineapple Slaw

Grilled Pineapple Slaw.  It is spring time now, and it wont be long before we are diving into those summer barbeques.  There is no food that goes better with summer barbeque than slaw, and slaw has many flavors and variations.  This is a sweet slaw, using grilled pineapple, purple cabbage and a cilantro lime dressing.  The carmelization of the maple syrup on the pineapple on the grill is yummy.  So many delicious flavors in this combination.  This dish is  the perfect for a side dish for any main course that you are serving.  Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.

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Instant Pot Butternut Pumpkin Risotto

Instant Pot Butternut Pumpkin Risotto is a perfect dish for holidays or as a side dish any time of the year.  It is slightly sweet and creamy, and when topped with toasted pumpkin seeds, is delectable. When you prepare it in the Instant Pot, it is ready in less than an hour, and crock pot cooking works as well.   This yummy dish is vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Lemon Pepper Broccoli Risotto

Lemon Pepper Broccoli Risotto.  If you are short on time and looking for some quick flavor, this yummy dish is ready in 15 minutes when you prepare it in the Instant Pot.  Toss rice, water, vegetable broth, baby broccoli, onion, lemon and spices, and in 4 minutes, yes, four minutes, you are spooning this.  Perfect as a main course or side dish.  Vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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Zucchini Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

Zucchini Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms With Avocado Pesto.   Salads are really my favorite foods, but sometimes it is fun to get creative with the ingredients that you would typically find in a salad. These portobello mushrooms are stuffed with a simple combination of zucchini, artichokes and bruschetta and baked with herbs and spices. The flavor secret to this healthy and creative dish however, is the yummy avocado pesto which tops the zucchini mixture.  These mushrooms are perfect as a main dish, side dish or appetizer and are vegan, gluten free and dairy free.

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