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....
Peach Rum Cake

Peach Rum Cake

Finally… A recipe for the grown-ups. This peach rum cake is incredibly tasty and not overwhelming. This is the perfect dessert to make for your guests at your next dinner party. If you do want to make some for the little ones, remove the rum and add an agave...
Spicy Coconut Soup

Spicy Coconut Soup

This spicy coconut soup is super simple to make, loaded with savory flavors, and has a delicious spice balance! The best part about it is that you can have it in under 15 minutes. It’s a perfect option for a family with a busy schedule that wants a tasty meal...
Raspberry & Spinach Salad

Raspberry & Spinach Salad

This raspberry and spinach salad is so freaking amazing! The raspberry adds the perfect twist and brings a plain and boring salad back to life. It’s super easy to prepare and makes a perfect side or main dish (just adjust the servings accordingly). Add this...
Vegan Cheesy Sausage Breakfast Bowls

Vegan Cheesy Sausage Breakfast Bowls

Bowls make everything easier and they’re absolutely amazing. They’re easy to make, easy to clean up, and everyone loves them! This vegan cheesy sausage breakfast bowl is one of my go-to breakfast favorites. It perfectly combines all of the best breakfast...
Savory Garden Waffles

Savory Garden Waffles

These savory waffles are the twist you never knew you needed. They have so many different flavors and seasonings come together in perfect harmony to make your taste buds dance with joy! Finally…a socially acceptable form of dinnertime waffle consumption! This...
Spicy Watermelon Gazpacho

Spicy Watermelon Gazpacho

Gazpacho is a traditional Spanish dish that defies everything we’ve ever learned about soup our entire lives. Why? Because it’s cold soup! Don’t let this throw you off though because it is delicious and perfect for those warmer days! The watermelon...
Taco Lunch Bowls

Taco Lunch Bowls

It is time for another delicious LeanGreenDad taco variation, this time, we’re bringing you a deconstructed taco.. aka the taco bowl! These taco lunch bowls are super tasty and loaded with bold flavors. Best of all, you get ALL of the taco with NONE of the...
Carrot & Sweet Potato Macaroni

Carrot & Sweet Potato Macaroni

Ahhh comfort foods…They’re the perfect remedy for those harder days. They seem to make all of the problems of the day disappear with every bite. This carrot & sweet potato macaroni is a great plant-based alternative to a crowd favorite dish. It’s...
Cauliflower, Potato & Arugula Salad

Cauliflower, Potato & Arugula Salad

Potato salad can often be a dish that is a complete hit or a total miss. Sometimes too bland, mushy, or just flat out BORING. This delicious cauliflower, potato, and arugula salad offsets any objection people may have in regards to potato salad. It has loads of...
Cucumber Salad Bites

Cucumber Salad Bites

Getting invited to a cookout is great but what do you do when you forgot to make a dish and its almost time to go? These cucumber salad bites are the perfect little lifesavers! You can make them in under 15 minutes with items that most of us have in our fridge/pantry!...
Raspberry Applesauce

Raspberry Applesauce

Applesauce has been a staple snack since I was a kid and is now a staple for my little ones. Some of the store-bought brands can be bland and full of unnecessary additives. This raspberry applesauce eliminates both of those issues because it can be made at home, which...
Lemon Blueberry Popsicles

Lemon Blueberry Popsicles

Ahhhh, popsicles… The perfect snack on a warm day! Homemade popsicles are awesome, they’re fun to make and you can add all of your favorite flavors. These lemon blueberry popsicles are A-MAZ-ING. The sweetness of the blueberries mixed with the hint of...
Caramel Apple Smoothie

Caramel Apple Smoothie

This caramel apple smoothie recipe will change your life. As a huge fan of Vega’s new salted caramel protein powder flavor, I am posting this recipe of theirs, with permission, to share the goodness. I made this smoothie probably four days straight the moment I...
Tempeh Rice Curry

Tempeh Rice Curry

Curry is a very tasty and popular dish in many Eastern countries. People often stray away from making this dish due to the complex spice balance but here at LGD we’ve simplified it for you guys! This vegan tempeh rice curry gives you all of the amazing taste in...
Vegan Shepherd’s Pie Bowl

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie Bowl

One of the biggest things we hear from people thinking about transitioning into a plant-based diet is “I just don’t want to give up my favorite foods”, well… YOU DON’T HAVE TO! We love taking classic comfort food dishes and making them...
Vegan Pumpkin Chili

Vegan Pumpkin Chili

Put a twist on the fan-favorite classic comfort dish! This vegan pumpkin chili is amazing and full of so many bold flavors. The addition of pumpkin to this traditional dish adds so much depth and character. It’s simple to make and it’s the perfect dish to...
Roasted Parsnips

Roasted Parsnips

Parsnips are one of the best vegetables due to their versatility and ability to pair well with several different flavor palettes. These roasted parsnips are a great option to add to your plant-based family’s meal plan. They’re super simple to make and pair...
Vegan Pumpkin Rice Pudding

Vegan Pumpkin Rice Pudding

This vegan pumpkin rice pudding is the perfect dessert; sweet, decadent, with a bit of savory. What more could you ask for?! The pumpkin adds the perfect note and brings this classic dish to life! Even though rice pudding is usually considered to be a dessert, this...
Baked Apples with Pistachios

Baked Apples with Pistachios

We’re always looking for dessert alternatives that are tasty and yet, health conscious. It’s usually hard to find a balance that’s actually appetizing. Right? These baked apples with pistachios are the answer! They’re so good, you’ll...
Quinoa Bean Salad

Quinoa Bean Salad

Protein is something that can be difficult to obtain for people when they first transition into a plant-based diet. Quinoa is a great high protein option for those who are looking for a wholesome source of plant-based protein. This quinoa bean salad is incredibly...
Strawberry White Wine Spritzers

Strawberry White Wine Spritzers

Oh man! These Strawberry White Wine Spritzers are amazing. They are super refreshing and a perfect drink for those warmer days. They are super easy to make and are usually the fan favorite whenever they are around and rightfully so, they are so freaking GOOD! This...
Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Raspberry Yogurt Parfaits

Parfaits are the perfect option for an on-the-go breakfast, a light midday snack, or post-dinner dessert! This raspberry parfait really hits the spot, it’s the perfect amount of sweet to kickstart your morning or satisfy that nagging sweet tooth without going...
Sesame Brussel Sprouts

Sesame Brussel Sprouts

Who says brussel sprouts aren’t tasty?! NOT US. Brussel sprouts are such a nutrient dense vegetable and it would be a shame not to include them in your diet due to not having a great recipe. It makes for a great accompaniment to all of your favorite dishes or...
Ultimate Breakfast Bread

Ultimate Breakfast Bread

This Ultimate Breakfast Bread is nothing short of amazing. It’s a perfect quick breakfast option, packed with nutrients and tasty flavors.  It takes the thinking out of hectic mornings, all you have to do is cut off a few slices and send everyone on their merry...
Quick and Easy Vegan Ambrosia Fruit Salad!

Quick and Easy Vegan Ambrosia Fruit Salad!

Remember that one soupy fruit salad thing that you always dodged at all of the get-togethers as a kid? Well, that’s a failed attempt at making ambrosia. Thick, clunky, and not appealing… AT ALL. This vegan ambrosia recipe is DELICIOUS. I was very hesitant...
Granola Roll-Ups

Granola Roll-Ups

These granola roll-ups are packed with plant-based power to supply you with that MUCH needed energy on your busiest days. They are a perfect snack but also make for a great quick breakfast! You can make them in bulk and grab them and go about your day. Customize them...
Sausage Lettuce Wraps

Sausage Lettuce Wraps

We all have those days when we want to introduce a new dish to our family but don’t want to spend hours prepping and making the dish. These sausage lettuce wraps are a wonderfully flavorful and healthy twist on an egg roll they are super simple to make! They...
PB&J Granola

PB&J Granola

This PB&J granola comes out of the oven smelling and tasting like peanut butter and grape jelly, which is already a popular flavor combo among kids! It is quick and easy to make in 15 minutes or less with just 5 ingredients and is vegan, gluten-free, oil-free,...
Tabouli Rice Salad

Tabouli Rice Salad

This tabouli rice salad is super tasty and like many of our other recipes, it’s simple to make and only requires a few ingredients! The salad is very light and refreshing so it’s perfect for those warmer days. Feel free to break it out at your next...
Sweet Mustard Tofu Wraps

Sweet Mustard Tofu Wraps

These sweet mustard tofu wraps are amazing in SO many ways. They are easy to make, packed with flavor, loads of plant-based protein, and perfect for those that are aiming to be even more health conscious! Try them out for your next family meal, we’re sure they...
Sugar Snap Pea Salad

Sugar Snap Pea Salad

This sugar snap pea salad is so flavorful and refreshing! This is a very tasty salad dish and the best part is that it only takes 15 minutes to put together. It’s the perfect salad to make when you want something simple and packed with a mouthwatering assortment...
Mock Crab Cakes

Mock Crab Cakes

Seafood is probably one of the hardest tastes to try to replicate on a plant-based diet and can often be a deal-breaker for some people that are in the transitioning process. Well my friends, worry no longer! These vegan mock crab cakes are incredible and will...
Mustard Potato Salad

Mustard Potato Salad

This mustard potato salad recipe is extremely simple to make and simply delicious! The delicious flavors from the mustard mix together so well and bring out all of the flavors in the salad. Make this dish for your next potluck, cookout, or add this to your plant-based...
Vegan Miso Soup

Vegan Miso Soup

Miso soup is one of the best parts of going to hibachi-style restaurants. A nice warm soup that you just never seem to have enough of! Now you don’t have to worry about that because not only can you have MORE but you can have it in the comfort of your own home! ...
Cinnamon Apple Waffles

Cinnamon Apple Waffles

Waffle time! We are bringing you all these AMAZING cinnamon waffles. They are quick and easy to make and hearty enough to serve as a healthy meal at ANY time of the day! Your little ones will love them and so will you. This is a great meal to add to your plant-based...
Vegan Hawaiian Pizza

Vegan Hawaiian Pizza

Pizza feeds the soul in every way imaginable. Warm, delicious and everything in between! This vegan Hawaiian pizza is definitely a game-changer! So many different flavors… Sweet, spicy, and savory, coming together to bring you this round (or whatever shape you...
Spring Tea Sandwiches

Spring Tea Sandwiches

These spring tea sandwiches are such easy and beautiful sandwiches to make for any special occasion or even just for fun. Make sure to let the kids join in on the sandwich construction, or even come up with a few new ideas on their own. It’s a fun and simple way...
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Finding a quick and healthy snack for your family can be stressful at times. Many products are full of so many unnecessary fillers that aren’t the best things for your family’s health. This roasted red pepper hummus is a simple and very tasty snack to make...
Hummus Stuffed Mini-Peppers

Hummus Stuffed Mini-Peppers

These hummus stuffed mini-peppers make an easy and delicious dish! It’s bright, fresh, and just the right touch of spice! The sweet chili sauce adds the perfect balance of sweet and spicy. It’s the perfect dish to bring your next gathering (very simple and...
Vegan Tortilla Soup

Vegan Tortilla Soup

Soup is by far one of my favorite comfort foods. All of the warm and aromatic flavors settle into your soul so perfectly! This vegan squash tortilla soup is everything you want in a soup, full of flavor, perfectly balanced, and light but hearty in its own way. It is...
Vegan Sausage Biscuits

Vegan Sausage Biscuits

Breakfast sandwiches have been a popular thing for as long as I can remember! They are super simple to make, absolutely scrumptious, and they’re handheld. Here at LGD, we have put together a vegan sausage biscuit for you guys and it is A-MAZ-ING (if we do say so...
Acai Smoothie Bowl

Acai Smoothie Bowl

Acai smoothie bowls are a very satisfying treat for when the weather gets warm. They are super tasty and are a great way to get antioxidants and many other vitamins and nutrients! Kids will enjoy them and have a blast customizing them with their favorite toppings!...
Zucchini Tacos

Zucchini Tacos

Warmer days are right around the corner. It’s the time to sit outside, soak up the rays and enjoy a nice, cool breeze. These zucchini tacos are PERFECT for when you want to enjoy something light and refreshing! This recipe is full of flavor and a perfect...