Category Archives: Dinner

Walnut and Lentil “Meaty” Sauce

Try topping your pasta or rice with this delicious vegan "meaty" walnut and lentil sauce! The inspiration was a vegan version of a "meaty" tomato pasta sauce, but without the tomatoes. For flavor I included carrots, celery, and onions - it turned out so delicious! - by Veggie Lexi

My inspiration for this recipe was a hearty “meaty” red pasta sauce, but without the tomato.  My husband loves tomato sauce, but I’ve always been more of a creamy sauce person. I love tomatoes in a salad or on a sandwich, and sometimes I love tomato sauce on pasta or on a pizza, but not […]

Skin-On Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Try these delicious vegan skin-on garlic mashed potatoes for a tasty upgrade to your standard potato night! - by Veggie Lexi

I’ve always loved mashed potatoes, but I’ve never loved standing there peeling potatoes.  Thankfully, I love potato skins in my mashed potatoes, and this recipe is truly so easy and so delicious. Try these mashed potatoes with my Carrot Gravy, it makes the most to die for combination! Pro tips: 1) Don’t be too shy […]

Easy Creamy Pasta Sauce

Try this delicious, easy, 4 ingredient creamy vegan and gluten free pasta sauce! This sauce is so basic and yet still so delicious. Prepare it while you're boiling your pasta, and have a delicious dinner on the table in no time! - by Veggie Lexi

I’ve always loved really creamy sauces.  Alfredo was always my jive growing up. There are lots of different absolutely incredible vegan Alfredo sauce recipes out there, but this one is so delicious while still being basic, easy, and requiring so few ingredients.  You can whip it up while you’re boiling your pasta and have a […]

Cornbread

Enjoy this delicious vegan and gluten free cast iron skillet cornbread! Perfectly savory and just sweet enough. - by Veggie Lexi

Cornbread is definitely a happy memory food for me.  Maybe it’s because I went to college in the South. It’s delicious, quick, filling, and makes me all kinds of happy.   I love having a slice of cornbread with beans, fresh salsa, and a little lime juice for a simple and delicious dinner.  I also […]

Rainbow Kale Salad

Try this delicious vegan, gluten free, and oil free kale salad! This healthy salad is packed with nutrients, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. This salad is made with kale, clementine, cucumber, watermelon radish, and cherry tomatoes. It's tossed in a homemade lime juice, rice vinegar, peanut butter, coconut amino, and water salad dressing. - by Veggie Lexi

Have you ever heard the saying that you eat with your eyes first?  That’s why I love eating bright, colorful, beautiful food. This salad is a feast for your eyes before you even take a bite. Kale is one of the most nutrient dense foods, and I love incorporating lots of it into my winter […]

Healthy Loaded Nachos

Healthy Vegan Loaded Nachos with Homemade Lime Tortilla Chips, Black Beans, Tofu Taco Crumble, Onion, Tomato, Jalapeno, Nacho Cheese Sauce, Cilantro, Avocado, and Pepperoncini. Oil Free and Gluten Free - by Veggie Lexi

My ultimate dinner is loads of chips topped with loads more of good stuff.  This healthy loaded nachos recipe definitely fits that. So insanely delicious, these are the best nachos I’ve ever had.  Your tastebuds will never believe that they’re healthy, promise. A huge part of what makes these nachos so much healthier are the […]

How To Make Perfect Fluffy Rice

Perfect Vegan Buttery Fluffy Rice - by Veggie Lexi

For years, the perfect, fluffy, buttery rice of my dreams eluded me.  I eventually gave up on stovetop rice and bought a rice cooker (or two).  One of them cooked rice, and that’s just about the best thing I could say about it.  The other one did a pretty good job, but it just took […]

Easy Rice Noodle Soup

Vegan and Gluten Free Easy Pho. Rice Noodle Soup with Bell Pepper, Onion, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Rice Noodles, and Tofu - by Veggie Lexi

Lately I’ve noticed that I’m craving Pho all the time.  It’s so delicious and healthy, it’s no wonder that I wish I could eat it every day.  This isn’t a true Pho, but it comes together ridiculously quickly and certainly satisfies that craving.   The veggies in this soup are totally based on preference.  I […]