Author Archives: Lexi

Pink Overnight Oats

Pink Overnight Oats with Raspberries, Strawberries, Chocolate Chips, and Coconut Flakes

I love eating pretty food, vibrant food, colorful food.  I can’t help it. I think it’s because it just feels good to eat the rainbow.  I know that, for me, colorful food is just more fun and more satisfying than white or tan food.  Knowing that, I love making myself these pink overnight oats. I […]

Easy Dump and Bake Broccoli Casserole

Delicious, easy, dump and bake broccoli casserole. Vegan and gluten free, but still delicious, cheesy, and so savory! - by Veggie Lexi

Sometimes my eyes are way bigger than my stomach and I end up cooking waaaay more rice than my husband and I could possibly eat in one sitting.  I decided to make some recipes around that conundrum so that I was actually kind of excited when it happened. This is the perfect recipe to use […]

Creamy Eggplant Casserole

Try this delicious healthy creamy casserole! It's vegan and gluten free, and is brought to the next level with a crispy cheesy tofu crumble topping. #veggielexi #casserole #veganrecipes #vegandinner #glutenfreerecipes - by Veggie Lexi

I love a delicious casserole so much.  Something about the layers and the flavors and the warming heartiness of it just feels good.  It’s like warming love on a plate to hug me in the middle of winter. Does that make any sense?  I hope so. Basically, it’s the kind of delicious meal that I […]

Eggplant Rollatini

Eggplant Rollatini

These beautiful, crisp Autumn days have me craving warming food that fuels my body.  I was interested in making a vegan “cheese” filling that’s a bit lighter and more cost effective than my usual cashew base.  So, I decided to try making a vegan eggplant rollatini with white beans as the base. I was so […]

Oil Free Spinach Pesto

Oil Free Vegan Spinach Pesto Tossed with Rotini Pasta

Pesto is absolutely one of my favorite sauces ever.  It’s so creamy, garlicy, and all around yummy. Unfortunately, most store bought pesto is made with dairy and lots of oil in it.  Also, fresh basil is expensive, and it adds up fast in a recipe like this.  So, I love making it with spinach. It’s […]

Polenta Mash with Mushrooms and Marinara

Polenta Mash with Marinara, Mushrooms, Sauteed Onions, and Parsley

As soon as Autumn rolls around I find myself in the kitchen so much more.  I love experimenting with all the different yummy warming foods I have in the pantry.  Who else does this happen to? My newest obsession is polenta. It’s super versatile and incredibly delicious.  Normally I make it and then let it […]

Creamy Vegan Risotto

Vegan Risotto with Asparagus, Yellow Bell Pepper, Tomatoes, Parsley, and Lemon

Risotto is one of those meals that makes me feel fancy.  It’s also one of the meals that makes feel like, “Hey, I can really rock this cooking thing.”  It’s surprisingly simple to make well. The trick is to heat the broth in the beginning and keep it simmering.  That way you’re always adding warm […]

Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

Mashed Sweet Potato with Coconut Clusters, Raw Cacao Nibs, and Sliced Plum

This isn’t so much of a recipe, as it is an idea.  It’s so simple that I struggle to call it a recipe.  It’s the perfect Fall or Winter breakfast to fill you up with delicious whole food on a chilly morning.  The toppings are completely interchangeable with your toppings of choice. I commonly add […]

Raw Mini Chocolate Cherry “Cheesecakes”

Tasty mini chocolate cherry cheesecakes made with a nut and date crust. Raw, vegan, and gluten free! #veggielexi #veganrecipes #vegandesserts #glutenfreerecipes #vegancheesecake - by Veggie Lexi

I love these mini cheesecakes.  The chocolate pairs so well with the coconut milk and becomes so savory.  The crust is so delicious, it’s practically a dessert all on its own. Plus, I love that I can make a beautiful dessert without even having to turn my oven on.  Even though this is a frozen […]