Category: Vegan

Maple Rosemary Sweet Potatoes

I’ve always loved my Grandma’s Sweet Potato Casserole, my favorite part being the crisp pecan topping.  Since my Grandma is nearing 90, she isn’t cooking...

Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Basil Soup

With the way the weather in Cincinnati plunged into winter this weekend, I’ve spent the past two days craving warmth in every way possible.  I...

My Everyday Smoothie

Typically, I prefer whole foods to get my nutrition (versus juice, bars, etc.) but my Everyday Smoothie has become a staple in my diet.  I...

Green Bean Casserole

We never had green bean casserole at Thanksgiving when I was growing up, so it wasn’t until a Friendsgiving a couple years ago that I was...

Ricotta and Onion Jam Bruschetta

Somewhere along the line, I’ve become obsessed with onions.  Growing up, my dad used to tell me about a guy he worked with who used...

DIY Walnut Butter

If you follow my Instagram (@ellen_whitney) you probably know by now nut butters are my favorite food. Almond, cashew, peanut, pecan, mixed…you name it! The unfortunate...

Roasted Sweet Potato, Asparagus, and Chickpeas

Meal Prep…we meet again. Even though I’m a chef, I can not stand chopping veggies! It is such a laborious task, and is just another...

Cauliflower Alfredo

Ever since I was little girl, I have been obsessed with pasta! One of my favorite varieties was always Fettuccine Alfredo.  Growing up, I was a...

Salted Caramel Superfood Brownies

  Attempting to make vegan brownies, has almost ended my baking career. I have- no joke- made 16 different batches, and something has been wrong...

Brazil Nut Milk- “Awesome Juice”

A creamy, nutty drink lightly sweetened with hints of cinnamon and vanilla- the perfect after dinner treat, or post workout juice to replenish and rehydrate...