Chocolate Waffles with Peppermint Glaze

Chocolate Waffles with Peppermint Glaze

These chocolate waffles with peppermint glaze are a rich and delicious blend of holiday flavors to please every sweet tooth in your house. This Chocolate Waffles with Peppermint Glaze Recipe is:a simple vegan breakfast/dessert optioneasy to customize to your likingan...
Winter Watercress Salad

Winter Watercress Salad

The winter watercress salad winter flavors all go deliciously together, and the salad is a cinch to make. This Winter Watercress Salad Recipe is:an easy and quick meal to makea great vegan lunch or dinneran added boost to your dayAnd if you love salads, but not the...
Orange & Cranberry Pancakes

Orange & Cranberry Pancakes

With this recipe you can create the most delicious plant-based pancakes that you could want to spark your holiday spirit. This Orange & Cranberry Pancakes Recipe is:a great plant-based optionvery nutritious and tastyeasy to make in bulkAnd if you love pancakes, I...
Pumpkin Pie Hummus

Pumpkin Pie Hummus

Pumpkin pie hummus is a delicious Fall holiday snack or dessert that combines nutritious ingredients like pumpkin and chickpeas with a tad of sweetness and amazing smoothness that your whole family will fall in love with.   This Pumpkin Pie Hummus Recipe is:a simple...
Almond Oatmeal Raisin Snack Bars

Almond Oatmeal Raisin Snack Bars

These vegan almond oatmeal raisin snack bars are soft and chewy and taste and smell like fresh baked oatmeal raisin cookies out of the oven! They are a great healthy and portable snack to pack in lunchboxes or serve at home as a snack or even breakfast or dessert....
Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscuits

Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscuits

Why not stuff your holiday biscuits with gooey melted peanut butter and chocolate? They are the perfect treat for a chilly morning. This Chocolate Peanut Butter Biscuits Recipe is:packed with loads of flavor and nutrientsamazing and easy to makea great...
Sweet Onion Barbecue Sandwich

Sweet Onion Barbecue Sandwich

This post is a sponsored post from my friends at Shuman Farms. I am happy to say that my opinion on their incredibly tasty onions is my own. This Real Sweet onion barbeque burger will change your mind about needing any meat at all in your burgers. Could you eat it as...
Peppermint Coconut Ice Cream

Peppermint Coconut Ice Cream

This peppermint coconut ice cream is a vegan dream! It’s cool and creamy and every bite is loaded with an explosion of flavor. This ice cream is incredible on its own but here at the LGD home, we like to add some vegan semi-sweet chocolate chips to make our own...
Vegan Biscuits & Gravy

Vegan Biscuits & Gravy

Ahhh…Biscuits and gravy. Definitely one of my favorite dishes growing up. Warm, fluffy biscuits smothered with a layer of creamy white gravy, YUM! Breakfast comfort food at it’s finest. We figured out how to make it vegan and it is just as good (or even...
Instant Vegan Hot Cocoa Mix with Marshmallows

Instant Vegan Hot Cocoa Mix with Marshmallows

We can all agree that hot chocolate is FANTASTIC! Those of us on a plant-based journey can find it difficult to find hot chocolate that suits our needs and is also incredibly tasty. This instant vegan hot chocolate is the perfect solution for that struggle. It’s...
Crisp Winter Salad

Crisp Winter Salad

Quick, simple, and extremely flavorful. That’s usually the balance we look for in our daily meals. At times it can feel like a challenge to hit all of those markers but here at LeanGreenDAD, our mission is to make that part easy for you all. This crisp winter...
Crazy Spaghetti

Crazy Spaghetti

This crazy spaghetti recipe will bring out your inner child! This is a great dish to make with your little ones. They will love to get creative and if you’re anything like us, you will love to watch them have a blast with this one! Use it as a bonding experience...
Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream Sandwiches

Chocolate Cherry Ice Cream Sandwiches

MMM… Ice cream sandwiches. As a kid, I used to love eating ice cream sandwiches. Some would say, they’re the perfect dessert fusion. Your favorite ice cream smashed between two yummy soft baked cookie, what’s not to love!? These chocolate cherry ice...
Mandarin Coconut Ice Cream

Mandarin Coconut Ice Cream

It’s always a battle to find a dessert that is healthy without sacrificing that taste we all know and love. This mandarin coconut ice cream hits ALL of the spots and has everything we look for in ice cream. The coconut flavor adds the creaminess, with a subtle,...
Carrot Coconut Curry Soup

Carrot Coconut Curry Soup

It’s not uncommon to want something hearty, tasty, and healthy for you and your family. Sometimes it feels like it’s nearly impossible to find a dish that hits all of those markers. Here at LeanGreenDad, it’s our mission to bring you dishes that...
Veggie Kabobs with Cilantro Cashew Glaze

Veggie Kabobs with Cilantro Cashew Glaze

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Cuisinart. All opinions are 100% mine. Kabobs are awesome…to say the least! You can put all of your favorite veggies on a stick, set them on your awesome Cuisinart 360 Griddle Center, caramelize the veggies and voila! You...
Curry Cauliflower & Peppers

Curry Cauliflower & Peppers

It’s not uncommon for us to want to try something new and “different” but feel like we don’t have the time for it. We get it, it’s part of being a busy parent, always running around trying to get everyone where they need to be and feeling...
Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Pancakes

Vegan Chocolate Raspberry Pancakes

Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Cuisinart. All opinions are 100% mine. Everyone loves brunch…especially our lean green family. But the problem with brunch is that the food has to stay warm in order for it to be enjoyable. Take pancakes for instance. They...
Peppermint Glazed Sugar Cookies

Peppermint Glazed Sugar Cookies

Sugar cookies are a personal favorite and a family favorite. They’re just so incredibly tasty and melt in your mouth. Everything you’d want in a cookie, there’s no way you could make them any more perfect, right?! NOPE. The addition of peppermint...
Potato Salad Tacos

Potato Salad Tacos

Potato salad and tacos… Both are amazing food options and many peoples favorites but together?! Seems insane, doesn’t it? It isn’t though, they’re actually quite tasty and make for a quick, delicious meal. The creaminess of the potato salad...
Apple Turnovers

Apple Turnovers

These apple turnovers recipe is awesome! It’s like having your own personal apple pie! They are very simple to make and your little ones will love helping you make them. The best part about it is that everyone can customize them to their liking. I know my kids...
Apple Cinnamon Mini Muffins

Apple Cinnamon Mini Muffins

These apple cinnamon mini muffins are the perfect things to have stocked up at your plant-based home! They make for a great breakfast, snack, or dessert option and EVERYBODY loves them. The best part about them is that they are very easy to make. Make a full...
Quesadillas With Refried Pintos

Quesadillas With Refried Pintos

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! With this one recipe, your kids will receive a ton of healthy fiber, a flood of nutrients and of course all the...
Pinkberry Parfaits

Pinkberry Parfaits

Parfaits are a great treat. You can virtually put anything you want in them and make a delicious snack/dessert! These pinkberry parfaits are super tasty and easy to make. You can stick to the recipe we have for you or customize them to your personal liking. You can...
Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies

Chocolate Chip Chickpea Blondies

These chocolate chip chickpea bars are an out-of-the-box alternative to traditional snack bars or blondies/brownies. With a base of protein-packed chickpeas and other natural ingredients, these bars are also super yummy and are a great plant-based snack or dessert!...
Pumpkin Coconut Gelato

Pumpkin Coconut Gelato

This pumpkin coconut gelato is the PERFECT dessert fusion. You get the best of both worlds, all in one! This gelato is very creamy and decadent, your family will LOVE it. Best of all, this recipe is 100% plant-based! Make a batch and dive into it whenever you have...
Chocolate & Coffee Parfaits

Chocolate & Coffee Parfaits

Breakfast on the go is always a great option for the busy parent. It can be a challenge to find something that is quick and easy to make. These chocolate & coffee parfaits are just that! Super simple to make, taste delicious, AND you get an added boost from the...
Vegan Hot Doggie Tacos

Vegan Hot Doggie Tacos

It’s always fun to make fusions of your favorite dishes. These vegan hot doggie tacos are just that! It’s a fusion of two fun dishes and your little ones will love to help you make them. They can be made in a 15 min or less and you can customize them to...
Vegan Breakfast Cookies

Vegan Breakfast Cookies

These vegan breakfast cookies are a great way to start your day! They’re packed with quality nutrients without having to spend time making a whole meal. They’re great options for a quick and easy breakfast but also for a midday snack! They’re...
Garden Vegetable Stir Fry

Garden Vegetable Stir Fry

The garden stir-fry recipe can be made in so many different ways. You can keep the recipe as is or add all of your favorite veggies and mix-ins. The beauty of this recipe is that it can be made easily in a short amount of time and it would still taste amazing! This is...
Vegan Szechuan Beef & Mushrooms

Vegan Szechuan Beef & Mushrooms

There’s a common misconception that you can’t make a delicious and flavorful meal without spending countless hours in the kitchen. Here at LGD, we have made it our mission to bring you and your family incredibly tasty plant-based meals that can be made in...
Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Spice Balls

Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Spice Balls

The Lean Green Dad popular Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites just got a little makeover! Made with wholesome ingredients in under 15 minutes, they are a great plant-based snack for you, your family and your kids. They make the perfect dessert for any special occasion!...
Vegan Curry Chicken Bowl

Vegan Curry Chicken Bowl

This vegan curry chicken bowl is a perfect meal for when you want something delicious in a short amount of time. No more sacrificing flavor due to feeling like there isn’t enough time in the day. Make a dish that’s full of flavor, easy to put together, and...
Vegan Chocolate Almond Coconut Balls

Vegan Chocolate Almond Coconut Balls

These energy bites are a joy to eat, giving you the sensation of eating a candy bar, but with more nutritious ingredients that your kids will love! Each energy bite features natural sweetness from the dates and cocoa! The best part is that they can be made in as...
Pinto Potato Pepper Bowls

Pinto Potato Pepper Bowls

Here at LGD, we love hearty meals that can be made in a short amount of time. These pinto potato pepper bowls are just that! They make for a  nutritious breakfast, lunch, or dinner. It’s a complete and balanced meal containing loads of essential nutrients and...
Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake Yogurt

Vegan Blueberry Cheesecake Yogurt

This vegan blueberry cheesecake yogurt is absolutely amazing! It’s not full of artificial sweeteners or flavoring but they are overflowing with delicious flavors. This recipe is super simple to make and your family and friends will love it! Add it this tasty...
Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins

Strawberry Oatmeal Muffins

Muffins are often looked at as an easy on-the-go snack/meal that everyone loves and enjoys. These strawberry muffins are packed with flavor and quality ingredients. Feel free to add your favorite fruits and mix-ins for the ultimate muffin experience! They can easily...
Grilled Parmesan Zucchini

Grilled Parmesan Zucchini

Grilling is fun! You get to spend time with your favorite people and eat food that tastes amazing. Sometimes it can be a lot of work to go through the process of setting up and breaking down the grill. The beauty of this grilled parmesan zucchini is that it can be...
Vegan Pepper Steak Rice Bowl

Vegan Pepper Steak Rice Bowl

This pepper steak rice bowl is the perfect meal to make when you are in a time crunch and want a delicious meal but don’t have the time (… or patience) to put it all together. This meal can be made in 15 minutes or less and your family will love it!...
Pink Grapefruit Spritzers

Pink Grapefruit Spritzers

These pink grapefruit spritzers are the perfect cocktails to entertain your guests at your next dinner party or to curl up on your couch after a long day! They’re tasty, refreshing and have the perfect balance of sweet and sour. You can easily make these...
Coconut Beet Gelato

Coconut Beet Gelato

The moment we’ve all been waiting for…Plant-based meets healthy indulgence! This coconut beet gelato is so creamy and tasty, you’ll be surprised to know it’s actually good for you! It’s super easy to make and your family will love it....
Vegan S’mores Energy Bites

Vegan S’mores Energy Bites

S’mores are a hit around the campfire, but even when you don’t have the fire, you can still eat them! These energy bites are a healthy, vegan, portable and mess-free version of this classic campfire dessert. You can quickly and easily make them with your kids to take...
Peaches n’ Cashew Cream

Peaches n’ Cashew Cream

Finish up those summer peaches before they go out of season with this peaches n’ cream recipe! It’s a healthy vegan spin on a popular favorite and is a great snack or dessert to have on hand when a craving hits. Add granola or nuts for a nice crunch in every bite or...
Vegan Fried Chicken Tacos

Vegan Fried Chicken Tacos

These vegan fried chicken tacos are one of my favorite LGD taco creations. They are delicious and can be easily made whenever you feel like you’re in a time crunch. They can be made in 15 minutes or less and everyone will absolutely love them! You can keep the...
Vegan Chili Cheese Tacos

Vegan Chili Cheese Tacos

These vegan chili cheese tacos are wonderfully cheesy, melty, delicious and most importantly… 100% VEGAN. They are super simple to whip together and will be enjoyed by everyone, even the little ones. Feel free to customize them to your liking and add your own...
Avocado Bruschetta

Avocado Bruschetta

This avocado bruschetta is an amazing appetizer for a nice multi-course dinner. Impress your guests and your family by making this simple yet delicious dish. It can be made with minimal ingredients in a short amount of time. It can also be a great option for a midday...
Vegan Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies

Man, do I LOVE a good cookie! Soft, chewy, ooey and gooey… YUM. These mini vegan chocolate chip cookies are all of that and more. They are oil-free, naturally sweetened and made with quality ingredients, making them suitable for any kid as a school or at home...
Tomato Sandwiches

Tomato Sandwiches

Tomato sandwiches are great because they’re so simple to make and take virtually no time to prepare. The only issue is that they can be bland at times. Here at LGD, we’ve added a few different things to bring this sandwich to LIFE! It’s still just as...
Vegan Teriyaki Chicken & Broccoli

Vegan Teriyaki Chicken & Broccoli

This vegan teriyaki chicken and broccoli is such a tasty meal and super easy to make! The sweet and salty balance really brings the dish together. I’ve found that this is a great dish option for those that are questioning/transitioning into a plant-based diet....