The Lean Green DAD™ Blog
Because As Busy Parents, We Need All The Help We Can Get
The Lean Green DAD™ Blog provides creative and effervescent content about food, family, and fun. Each post is aimed at achieving our mission to help passionate people, mostly parents, who have over-scheduled, busy lives to maintain a healthy balance of nutrition, fitness and overall wellness to serve as a shining example to our kids! This vegan dad is on a mission of healthy living for busy families!
I used to be a triathlete, but these days my work-from-home job has me doing my marathons at a standing desk for eight hours a day!
This chocolate waffles with peppermint glaze recipe is a great option when you are looking for a different take on an old favorite.
I really love this winter watercress salad. The mixture of savory and sweet, makes you forget all about it being winter, and just zings in your mouth.
These orange & cranberry pancakes are so tangy and sweet, that you’ll want to make double, even triple batches. Just try not to eat them all yourself. 😉
This pumpkin pie hummus is an amazing alternative, and can be used as a great option to dip all kinds of fruits, or breads.
These almond oatmeal raisin snack bars make me so happy. This really is a simple snack, but it is packed with so much flavor and nutrition.
The addition of chocolate and peanut butter to biscuits is now my go to for breakfast, dessert or as a snack. All I can say is “Yummy!!”
Real Sweet white onions from Shuman Produce make this recipe sing. Forget the meat and go for the super awesome veggies. BBQ sauce make it perfect!
Who said vegan ice cream couldn’t be creamy and delicious?! This peppermint coconut ice cream crosses all boundaries and it is absolutely DELISH!
Biscuits and gravy was a favorite of mine growing up. We had to figure out how to remake and “veganize” this breakfast staple and we NAILED it!
This instant vegan hot cocoa mix with marshmallows is the perfect treat when you’re looking for a sweet treat to satisfy that sweet tooth!
This meal has been dubbed “crisp winter salad” but can be enjoyed in any season! This salad has a burst of freshness in every bite.
This crazy spaghetti recipe is an awesome dinner recipe, it’s super tasty, easy to make, and your little ones will love to help you make it!
These chocolate cherry ice cream sandwiches are such a sweet delicious little treat. Perfect for when you just want a tasty treat without the sacrifice!
This mandarin coconut ice cream is perfect for those of you health-conscious, sweet tooths! It’s creamy with the perfect amount of sweet and tangy!
This carrot coconut curry soup is a great option. It has such bright and bold flavors! Make your taste buds dance with this delectable soup!
These veggie kabobs with cilantro cashew glaze are so delicious! Put your favorite veggies on a stick, add the glaze, and you’ve got yourself a party!
We love how fast this curry cauliflower & peppers recipe comes together. It’s a perfect option for a quick and delicious weekday meal!
Just when you thought pancakes couldn’t get ANY better… We bring you these incredible vegan chocolate raspberry pancakes. Your taste buds will thank you!
Peppermint glazed sugar cookies are so tasty! The addition of the peppermint into a traditional sugar cookie is something I didn’t know I needed, until now!
Potato salad…in a taco?! That’s absurd. We thought so too but we’re here to tell you IT WORKS. These delicious potato salad tacos are phenomenal!
We absolutely love these apple turnovers. They are very quick and easy to put together, It’s easy to make a large batch and save for later!
The Engine 2 Cookbook by Rip Esselstyn is one of my favorite plant-based recipe books to have on hand in my kitchen. The Badass Banana Bread is my fave!
These apple cinnamon mini muffins make us super happy! They are delicious and packed with flavor! Perfect for any time a day and the kids will love them!
This vegan quesadilla recipe is a kid favorite! Pinto beans might not be the first bean you think of when you are in the bean section, but they rock!
This pinkberry parfaits recipe is exactly what you are looking for when you want something fruity and creamy! A perfect treat!
A podcast with Santa that is safe for little ears! Listen in on what Santa eats for his snacks, how he keeps his body healthy and more!
These chocolate chip chickpea blondies are incredibly tasty and packed with plant-based protein! Your little ones will love them and so will you!
This recipe for pumpkin coconut gelato is a great way to satisfy your pie AND ice cream cravings all at once! You just can’t go wrong with this one!
These chocolate & coffee parfaits make for the perfect easy breakfast with an added boost of energy for those days you need an extra pick-me-up!
Who says hot dogs always have to be in between a bun?! These vegan hot doggie tacos are an awesome variation that your kids will love!
These vegan breakfast cookies are a great nutritious way to start the day, or to have as a snack; especially when you need a little pick-me-up!
Garden vegetable stir fry is a great, quick and easy meal that you can adapt to your personal preferences! Your family will LOVE this one!
This vegan szechuan beef and mushrooms recipe is a great recipe for your family’s plant-based meal plan. Quick, easy, and flavorful!
These vegan chocolate chip pumpkin spice balls are a twist on a classic. A dessert favorite, bite-sized, with chocolate! Your family will love it!
This vegan chicken curry bowl is packed with delicious flavors without all of the hassle of being in a kitchen for hours!
These vegan chocolate almond coconut balls are such a great source of natural energy. Just the thing you need when you are looking for a little pick me up!
This pinto potato pepper bowls recipe is so easy and quick to make. Perfect when you have a really hectic weeknight schedule!
This vegan blueberry cheesecake yogurt is sooo good. It’s decadent, creamy and irresistible! Make sure to make a large enough batch for seconds! Trust us!
These strawberry oatmeal muffins are such a delicious twist on the traditional muffin. The strawberries really give an added boost of flavor!
This grilled parmesan zucchini is an excellent option for the days you want the goodness of grilled food without all of the work of grilling!
This vegan pepper steak rice bowl is an excellent addition to your weekly meals. It takes very little to put together and you get a very delicious meal!
These pink grapefruit spritzers are such a refreshing cocktail! The addition of pink grapefruit gives an added burst of flavor that we just love!
This coconut beet gelato may not sound great but the truth it… IT’S INCREDIBLE. It’s the perfect balance between sweet and creamy.
These vegan s’mores energy bites are absolutely amazing! Brings the taste of a campfire into your home without going through all the hassle!
This peaches n’ cashew cream is the perfect treat when you are looking to have a healthy indulge after a long day! So delicious and full of flavor!
These vegan fried chicken tacos are a great alternative to boring old tacos. Just make sure you make enough because they will definitely be a fan favorite!
These vegan chili cheese tacos are just what you never knew you want or needed but once you try these, you will love to have them in your life!
This avocado bruschetta transforms a traditional bruschetta by using an avocado as a base! It’s a new twist on a tasty favorite that you will love.
These vegan mini chocolate chip cookies are so fun and perfect! Make sure that you make a big enough batch because these little ones will go PRETTY fast.
Tomato sandwiches can be so bland and boring…not this one though! Upgrade your next tomato sandwich to the Lean Green Dad way!
This vegan teriyaki chicken & broccoli recipe is so easy and fast to make. One of our favorites, and it’ll become one of your favorites too!
Rum cakes can be hit or miss. This peach rum cake is a definite HIT… out of the park! Decadent yet light! We also have a modification for the little ones!
This spicy coconut soup will tastes like it was slow cooked for hours because of how flavorful it is but to your surprise, it only takes 15-20 min to make!
This raspberry & spinach salad is a burst of deliciously refreshing flavors in every bite. It’s time to give your boring ol’ salad a makeover!
These vegan cheesy sausage breakfast bowls are the perfect breakfast! They are filling and a great nutritious way to start your day.
Who said waffles could only be sweet?! These savory garden waffles are a game-changer! They’re easy to make and taste SO delicious.
This spicy watermelon gazpacho is on FIRE! Perfect for those warmer days when you want something refreshing and flavorful.
These taco lunch bowls combine two of my favorite things: tacos and bowls. All of the goodness of a taco minus the mess! Yes, PLEASE!
Macaroni is considered a staple comfort food in most homes. This carrot & sweet potato macaroni is a perfect vegan substitution for an incredible dish!
This cauliflower, potato & arugula salad has so much flavor and is perfect for the health conscious! It will exceed the taste of any regular potato salad!
These cucumber salad bites are simple and super tasty! Perfect small dish to bring to a family picnic, a cookout, or any get-together!
Applesauce is a great go-to snack but it can get boring at times. The addition of raspberries to this classic snack gives it a perfect next-level upgrade!
These lemon blueberry popsicles are soooo freaking good! They’re super creamy, taste delicious, and perfect to cool down on those warmer days!
A Caramel Apple Smoothie recipe that has hints of cinnamon and nutmeg that will satisfy you as your first meal of the day!
This tempeh rice curry has all of the flavors and spices of your favorite curry dish except it can be made in half the time! Sign me UP!
Here at LGD, we love “veganizing” classic comfort dishes! This vegan shepherd’s pie bowl is delicious, hearty, and we’re sure it won’t disappoint!
This vegan pumpkin chili is a delicious taste of autumn… anytime you’d like! There’s no need to wait for the right season to enjoy this dish!
These roasted parsnips are so delicious. They will truly win over any of your picky eaters (young or old) with how good they are!
This vegan pumpkin rice pudding tastes amazing. The addition of pumpkin just gives this dessert an added flavor that I never knew I needed, or wanted!
These baked apples with pistachios give favorite caramel apple recipe a much-needed makeover! The pistachios add a nice subtle flavor and a big crunch! YUM!
This quinoa bean salad is so tasty and hearty. It’s the perfect dish to enjoy when you want something flavorful and health conscious!
These strawberry white wine spritzers are so crisp, refreshing and DELICIOUS! Bring them out the next time you’re entertaining guests in your home!
Raspberry yogurt parfaits are a great start to your morning or an excellent way to end your day. Just the perfect amount of sweet to satisfy those cravings!
These sesame brussel sprouts are a GREAT addition to your next meal! They add a delicious flavor complex to your family’s favorite dishes! Don’t miss out!
This has to be the ultimate breakfast bread: it’s easy to make, healthy to eat, and best of all… it tastes absolutely incredible!
This vegan ambrosia recipe is the perfect light and healthy dessert alternative! It’s highly addictive so make sure you make enough to share with everybody!
These granola roll-ups are super convenient! They’re great for when you’re in a hurry or when you want a nutritional and filling midday snack!
These vegan sausage lettuce wraps are incredible and will be gone just as fast as you make them. They are THAT delicious and easy to make!
The classics never disappoint and satisfy any cravings! This PB&J granola definitely hits home when the cravings strike and it’s a healthier option!
This delicious tabouli rice salad is a perfect dish for a hot day or any day that you don’t want to spend a long time making dinner!
These sweet mustard tofu wraps are incredible! They’re packed with loads of plant-based protein. This meal is the perfect balance for your vegan family!
This sugar snap pea salad is bursting with flavor! SO many flavors coming together as one. Every bite will be like a little surprise to your taste buds!
These mock crab cakes are pretty awesome! It makes it very easy for me to satisfy a craving, while still being nutritionally sound!
This mustard potato salad is super tasty! You can make it as a side dish or even enjoy it as your main dish. Whatever you decide, it won’t disappoint!
This vegan miso soup recipe is extremely easy to prepare! It definitely makes for an easy weekday meal, best of all… It’s healthy for you!
These cinnamon apple waffles are SO delicious! The perfect balance between sweetness and spice. You’ll forget you’re in your home and not your favorite gourmet restaurant!
Ahhhh, pizza! Who doesn’t love it?! Especially when it’s a homemade vegan Hawaiian pizza! I know there is a lot of talk on whether or not pineapple belongs on pizza but I think the answer will be VERY clear once you give this one a try!
These spring tea sandwiches are excellent for when you are having a group of people over or if you and your family want to get creative and make a variety of sandwiches to enjoy!
OMG! This roasted red pepper hummus has become all the talk in our Lean Green House! You can eat it whenever, however, and with WHATEVER you’d like! Get creative!
It’s the one thing that we don’t want to think about, but it’s often times the single most important thing we can do for our families.
These hummus stuffed mini-peppers are a great option for lunch or dinner. They’re just so cute and small, you’ll want to gobble them all up.
This vegan tortilla soup has so much flavor and is so filling, you’ll want to eat it every night.
These vegan sausage biscuits are perfect for those days you want to have something tasty, quick, and easy to take on-the-go! You will love how easy it is to make breakfast and enjoy it! Make breakfast your favorite meal again!
This acai smoothie bowl is a great option for a snack. It has a lot of nutrients, and kids love all of the different options they can use to make this their favorite.
Tacos are arguably one of the most widely enjoyed dishes worldwide. These zucchini tacos are yet another twist on the crowd favorite! They are light, refreshing, and perfect for those of you trying to be even more health conscious. Feel free to keep them simple or customize them to your liking!
This tahini caramel apples recipe is a new twist on an old favorite. Have the little ones give you a hand. We will have to warn you though, be prepared for a mess, many laughs, and a great time!
These rice sloppy joes are INCREDIBLE! If we do say so ourselves. It takes us back to those childhood moments in the lunchroom except these are WAY healthier for you and they’re vegan!
These vegan oatmeal cream pies are amazing. They totally bring you back to when you were a kid, but even better… these are healthier and vegan! Yum!
This vegan nacho cheese is a GAME CHANGER! It’s so smooth and creamy and best of all, guilt-free and vegan! Just don’t blame us if you start putting it on everything!
This squash with creamy garlic sauce is so easy to make, and is extremely healthy to eat. Not only is it vegan, but it is also low carb.
The addition of avocado to this Asian coleslaw adds such an amazing creaminess. It’s easy to forget that this meal is healthy!
This pistachio pesto pasta tastes so rich and decadent, you won’t believe it’s actually plant-based and filling. Sign me up!
This vegan loaded potato soup is the perfect recipe when you are looking for a new comfort recipe and want something hot and filling.
This curry mustard cauliflower is such a pleasant surprise! The warm flavors come together perfectly with the cauliflower. It’s definitely a great addition to your meal or even as your meal!
This white bean parsnip soup really hits the spot. On those days you want a comfort food, this recipe definitely delivers.
These vegan peanut butter banana waffles make us so happy! They’re incredible, and your kids will gobble them right up! Did we mention they’re 100% VEGAN?!
These vegan mushroom tacos really hit the spot! They are easy to make and a great plant-based meal the whole family will surely love.
This vegan tofu fried rice recipe is very tasty and simple to make. It’s packed with lots of bold flavors and plant-based protein. Best part? The family will LOVE it and ask for it over and over again. When it’s healthy, how could you say no?!
This green pea wrap is super easy to make! They’re super tasty and packed with tons of nutrients. It’s a great way to get the little ones to eat all of their veggies! Unpack this recipe for your next lazy dinner day!
Chili is arguably one of the best comfort foods! This is the Easiest Vegan Chili recipe you will find. It’s super simple to make and it will probably become your go-to recipe! Finally, something labeled “easy” that is actually EASY.
Sometimes you want a crunchy snack, and these onion & garlic chickpea snacks completely fill that craving. Plus they have so much flavor and are healthy too.
If you’re looking for an easy snack that hits that sweet spot, but is still nutritious, this vegan chocolate hazelnut spread can’t be beat.
This grits with tomatoes & spinach recipe comes out so savory and tasteful that I don’t have to worry about being hungry 15 minutes later.
This cream of beet soup is an excellent source of Vitamin C, fiber, and many other nutrients, while also tasting amazing. Win! Win!
The mixture in this rice & cornichon salad is amazing. With tart and tangy flavors mingling together, it is an amazing bite. Which you get to keep having until. Wait. It’s gone. Have to make some more.
This chili garlic noodle bowl has so many flavors, that you get a different taste each bite. So complex, but nutritious and yummy.
This butter bean stir fry is so easy to make, and even better: it only uses one pan. Actually, even better – it tastes amazing!
This beet hummus recipe puts a new delightful twist on a classic recipe. Plus, so many different items that you can snack with it.
The SBnJ with toast is really sun butter with strawberry chia jam toast. SBnJ is easier to say, but man, it is so good no matter what length the name is.
This lime cheesecake dip is amazing. The hardest part is going to be deciding what to use to dip into it: graham crackers, fruit, spoon The options are limitless and yummy!
You have a big game. You are ready to watch, but you need something that will really hit the spot. Something that you friends will drool over. This is that recipe.
This vegan pumpkin pie is the perfect dessert to finish your meal. So good and satisfying, that you’ll forget that it’s nutritious too!
This pasta with spinach and cherry tomatoes is so easy to make, you’ll want to make it every night. Unfortunately, the rest of your family might want some variety.
This vegan kale & brussel sprouts salad is exactly what you’ve been looking for, even if you didn’t know it. It’s flavorful, filling and healthy. Yum!
This high protein pudding is the perfect snack to fill you up, so you can continue on with your day. Who said pudding is just for kids?
Use the Clean Green Protein plant-based protein powder to create your own Apple Pomegranate Chai Smoothie with Lean Green DAD. Easy to make and tastes amazing!
OMG! These vegan cheesy potato pockets are great to bring to your next potluck or whenever you want to make something quick and delicious. This will probably be a favorite for your kids so make sure you make enough! So yummy!
This vegan date caramel dip is easy to make in a flash, and only requires five ingredients. The hardest part will be deciding which food to dip in it.
These carrot cake pancakes make the perfect breakfast: yummy, easy to make, and vegan! Your kids will ask you to make these again and again, and you just might have to.
Want a soft-baked peanut butter bar recipe that’s easy, vegan-friendly and delicious too? Check this out!
These vegan chocolate covered strawberries are a perfect little snack, or dessert. Just a sweet treat to brighten your day!
These stuffed banana boats are a fun and easy snack that you, and your kids will eat right up. You’ll feel good knowing that it is healthy and vegan, even if your kids don’t.
This vegan bean burrito recipe only requires 4 ingredients, and takes less than 15 minutes to make. Can’t ask for a much simpler meal.
This apple nachos recipe is extremely easy to prepare. It’s also makes for a fun snack option other then just plain apple slices.
This almond butter granola can be used in so many ways, that you will have to make sure to make enough. Now do you want it mixed in with cereal, or just it’s own cereal, a snack, or as part of a trail mix? I could go on, but there are just so many options to choose from!
Making this sweet potato chips recipe at home, means I can make them with a lot less oil and salt then what is often used in the prepackaged bag you can buy in the store.
This beet & potato salad comes together so easily. Plus, the flavors come together to make a wonderful pairing you don’t expect to enjoy so much.
Use the Clean Green Protein plant-based protein powder to create your own Kiwi Mango Chai Smoothie with Lean Green DAD. Easy to make and tastes amazing!
Use the Clean Green Protein plant-based protein powder to create your own Banana Raspberry Chai Smoothie with Lean Green DAD. Easy to make and tastes amazing!
This vegan spinach cream pasta is so yummy and delicious, that you’ll want to add it to your favorite recipe rotation. Walnuts give this recipe an added layer of flavor, while helping to make this meal nutritious and hearty.
This mushroom leek soup recipe is creamy and rich, but is actually vegan and nutritious! Perfect for when you want a meal that fills you up, but doesn’t fill you out!
This vegan potato corn chowder gets such high praise, that I’m asked to make it again and again. Definitely a comfort food recipe, that is too good to pass up!
This hot and sour noodle bowl is punched with so much flavor, you’ll be satisfied for hours and will be thanking the vegan chef that created it!
Sweet apple & raspberry grits are a great option for breakfast. It doesn’t take long to make, and is an excellent way to start the day.
This Vegan Shamrock Shake is for you. You don’t have to wait till St. Paddy’s to make this one at home and you definitely don’t have to have processed sugar for it to taste great!
A sweet & spicy cabbage salad that is a cinch to make, and may make you cinch your belt. This salad is nutritious and vegan. Yum!
This Irish Coffee frozen yogurt will help you satisfy your sweet tooth and do an Irish jig at the same time. Easy to make and so delicious.
This vegan hot dog recipe is amazing. There are so many incredible flavors, and even better, it is packed with so much nutrition. The perfect recipe to add to your wheelhouse.
A banana and peanut butter recipe that is yummy and easy. By adding rice cakes, it even makes it a little bit less messy, but one that your kids, and you, will want to gobble right up!
These pumpkin cheesecake truffles are amazing and decadent! But, you don’t get to feel too guilty – they are vegan.
These vegan cheesy-dog wontons are as fun to eat as they are to make! The combination of the crunch of the wonton, soft center of the not-dog, and the ooey-gooey of the cheese, makes this meal one we come back to time after time.
Paddy Spence is the CEO of one of the most popular products on grocery store shelves, but you wouldn’t know it. He is approachable, kind and super cool to talk to. Wait till you hear about his “sugar budget!”
This chickpea salad with avocado sandwich is bursting with flavor. The flavor combo will make you or your guests a HUGE fan. Plus it can go on so many things: toast, crackers, or even on a bagel.
Dr. Pam Popper believes in you, the patient. She believes in you making informed decisions that will guide you towards living the healthiest life possible. Listen in!
A vegan salad recipe without lettuce, and still makes a scrumptious meal. We love the combination of all of the flavors that come together for this easy plant-based meal.
For an easy raw vegan fennel salad recipe, look no further. This salad boasts lots of flavor, while also being very filling. Sign me up!
A vegan kale salad recipe that is easy, quick and delicious. This is just what you are looking for when you want a lot of flavor, but not a lot of hassle!
A potato leek soup recipe is just what the doctor ordered! This soup will fill you up, all while being nutritious, healthy and vegan to boot!
A vegan dad prepares a mediterranean-style flat bread that can be made in under fifteen minutes. Easy vegan meals are not hard to find!
Who said you can’t have nachos for dinner? Not this guy! Today it’s easy to grab a few ingredients and make an amazing vegan nachos recipe for dinner!
Your search for vegan pasta recipes stops here! This cherry tomato pasta will have your plant-based family jumping out of their chairs!
Vegan tomato soup at it’s best. This creamy vegan tomato soup recipe is exactly what you have been looking for. Satisfying and perfect with a grilled cheese or by itself. A great addition to your plant-based family.
A plant-based recipe with lots of flavor!! Count me in on this cauliflower risotto recipe with roasted red peppers. It’s vibrant, easy to make, and best of all tasty!
An easy and tasty vegan black beans and rice recipe. This easy vegan meal has only three steps and can be created in less than fifteen minutes!
The awesome benefits of broccoli with the awesome crunch of water chestnuts. Sometimes dinner can be as easy as 1-2. Just two ingredients for an easy dinner!
What could possibly make a vegan brownie any better? How about not having to wait for them to bake?! These no-bake, bite-sized vegan brownies are quick to make and even quicker to eat!
Cauliflower rice is a high-fiber, low-carb alternative to rice that your family will love. Often times found in the frozen section of your grocery store, this awesome addition to your easy vegan meals is packed with a number of antioxidants and vitamins.
Fraser Bayley is a beast…a true Alpha male…but he has evolved over time. As the Founder and one half of the Evolving Alpha team, Fraser has learned through his multitude of life experiences that nothing comes easy.
This dates stuffed with brazil nuts recipe is a great quick and healthy snack that will satisfy your sweet tooth while providing a nutritional punch!
These everything bagel seasoned avocado snacks are quick and easy to make, smooth and creamy, satisfying and packed with healthy fats and other nutrients!
This vegan hominy and black bean salad combines the freshest flavors, including hearty and buttery hominy, to make a quick and easy meal that is perfect for lunch or dinner!
A vegan peanut butter energy balls recipe that’s made with just 3 ingredients, naturally sweetened and is the perfect quick and portable snack to energize your busy day!
This roasted corn and peppers recipe is one of those quick and easy dishes that you can make when you are in a bind and need a quick dinner.
In this episode of Lean Green DAD Radio, Miss United States 2017, Rachael Todd, talks with us about her journey to live the healthiest life possible one day at a time.
These apple snacks are almost like a bagel! These quick, easy and light cinna-raisin apple snacks are kid-friendly and fun to make!
The best vegan BLT sandwich is here and it tastes just like you want it to…deeelish! You can cal it “The Plant Bacon Lettuce & Tomato” or “The Plant Broccoli-Sprouts Lettuce & Tomato. Either way you say it – this is a delicious gourmet vegan BLT sandwich has everyone talking!
These healthy, portable and quick 3-ingredient almond coconut date rolls are a great way to satisfy a late-morning or afternoon sweet tooth!
This vegan yogurt parfait is the perfect healthy and delicious snack that is quick and easy to make, kid-friendly and suitable for grab-n-go or eating at home!
Homemade vegan trail mix is a great alternative to store-bought, because you can customize it to your liking and it is a quick, fun, kid-friendly and portable snack!
With just the right amount of crunch, chewiness and sweetness, this ants on a log recipe is a fun, easy and healthy snack that is sure to please. A great way to get kids to eat more veggies!
These simple vegan lettuce wraps with hummus make for a quick nutritious meal packed with plant protein power! They are easy to make a extremely tasty. You can keep it simple or customize them to your liking.
Taco night is the best night! It’s quick, simple, and finger lickin’ good! Add these super awesome vegan tempeh tacos to the menu for your next family taco night!
This vegan chocolate chip pumpkin bread pudding is a completely whole food, plant-based treat. There is no processed sugar and it bakes in just thirty minutes.
This green beans with shallots and tomatoes recipe makes a delicious side or even a light dinner or lunch and is super nutritious.
These loaded hash browns are a great part of any breakfast! In this savory recipe, we twisted things around a bit by taking plain potatoes and turning them into taste magnets!
These tasty vegan cinnamon doughnut holes are great for a quick snack for you and the little ones! Make sure to make enough as these tend to fly off the plate in the blink of an eye!
Mama mia! This hearty and delicious vegan tomato and spinach pasta will be a new great addition to your comfort food menu. Give it a try, it will make your Italian grandma sing!
This easy brandied pears and walnuts dessert can be made in a short amount of time so you’ll be able to get cozy and indulge on this delicious dessert in no time!
This easy vegan Waldorf salad will shock your guests! It’s so easy to make and very versatile. The base is apples and the rest is up to you!
These quick and easy vegan beanie weenies will have your kids begging for more. If you love vegan hotdogs, this recipe is for you!
Use the Clean Green Protein plant-based protein powder to create your own Very Berry Chai Smoothie with Lean Green DAD. Easy to make and tastes amazing!
Vegan Cookie Brownies that will blow your mind and eliminate the guilt! Whole food, plant-based desserts are the best! Lean and green!
After a successful McDonald’s Vegan Burger trial in Finland, the “McVegan” can now be found across Finland and Sweden. Is this something that should be celebrated or frowned upon?
A podcast with Santa that is safe for little ears! Listen in on what Santa eats for his snacks, how he keeps his body healthy and more!
If we had to describe this Vegan Pumpkin Spice Cake in three words it would be sugar, spice, and EVERYTHING nice! (ok so four words)
Should you get the flu shot? This is the number one question asked each winter season. The answer could shock you. Are you ready?
These delicious Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Baby Potatoes are irresistible!
Oh how I love pumpkin...everything! These Vegan Pumpkin Apple Muffins are incredible! I could probably eat these all day if it were an option. Have them for breakfast, as a snack, on-the-go, as dessert, whenever...however! No matter which way you choose to eat them,...
I am living with a young son who struggles with ADHD every day. I love him so much and I would describe our lives as happy, but troubled. So much of this trouble centers around my son’s behavior and if he is going to make it through any given situation successfully,...