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Appetizers + Sides

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Spinach Triangles A treat for the entire family, this classic Greek appetizer features spinach and feta cheese (or tofu!) wrapped in flaky, golden-brown triangles. Appetizers, Sides Regular  |  Vegan Video
Garlic Breadsticks Tender and fluffy breadsticks are perfect for serving alongside your favorite soups, salads, or pasta dishes. Appetizers, Sides Vegan Video
Ballpark Pinwheels This family-friendly appetizer has just a little bit of kick to it and is so much fun to make that everyone will want to get involved. Appetizers, Sides Vegan Video
Hawaiian Sweet Potato Salad This unique salad has a bit of an island flair to it and would make a great addition to a summer cookout or picnic. If you’re in a hurry, instead of baking the sweet potatoes, you can cook them in the microwave. This salad is also a great option if you have leftover sweet potatoes that you need to use up. Sides, Salads Vegan Video
Polish Potato Salad If you like sauerkraut, this hot variation of a cold picnic favorite is a must! Appetizers, Sides Vegan Video
Walnut Farro Salad This incredible salad is quick and easy to prepare and features farro, a deliciously nutty grain, combined with crunchy celery, sweet apples, oranges, and cherries, and the tang of fresh lime juice. This dish can be served slightly chilled or at room temperature, whichever you prefer Sides, Salads Vegan Video


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Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes These pancakes are light, fluffy and have just the right combination of fall-inspired spices and flavors. Top with butter, warm maple syrup, and additional pecans for a breakfast that will be a hit with your entire family. Guest: Sophie Sparrow Breakfast Regular  |  Vegan Video
Cinnamon Roll Cake What’s better than a cinnamon roll? A cinnamon roll cake! This incredible recipe is the perfect dessert for any meal. Breakfast, Desserts, Cakes Vegan Video
Waffle Hashbrowns Waffle makers aren’t just for waffles! This super simple and delicious recipe will have you making perfectly browned and crunchy hashbrowns every time. Breakfast Vegan Video
Apricot Pecan Bread This delicious and versatile Apricot Pecan bread is very moist and just melts in your mouth! It’s quick and easy to make and is perfect for breakfast or for a simple after dinner dessert. Breakfast Regular  |  Vegan Video
Lemon Poppyseed Bread This quick and simple lemon poppyseed bread can be served for breakfast, but is a wonderful option to satisfy any sweet tooth! It’s got an intense fresh lemon flavor and has just the right amount of poppyseeds. Breakfast Regular  |  Vegan Video
Pumpkin Donuts You will love this healthier spin on these fall-inspired pumpkin donuts as they are fast, easy to make, full of flavor, and are baked, not fried. Visit our website for the recipe for Vegan and Non-Vegan versions! Breakfast Regular  |  Vegan Video
Sunshine Strudel This Sunshine Strudel is full of steak (veggie steak, of course!) and potatoes and makes a delicious centerpiece for any family breakfast. Breakfast Vegan Video
Breakfast Tacos Start your day off right with this delicious breakfast taco that will keep you feeling full and energized all morning long! Breakfast Vegan Video
Carrot Cake Muffins These carrot cake muffins have so many tasty ingredients - carrots, raisins, pineapple, cinnamon, and walnuts just to name a few! These are sure to become a family favorite! Breakfast, Desserts, Muffins Regular  |  Vegan Video
Streusel Raisin Bran Muffins These delicious and healthy breakfast-worthy muffins are full of flavor and full of fiber! They are quick and easy to make and are perfect for those busy mornings when you are running short on time. And on those extra-long days, they also are a great snack option! Guest: Audrey Kim Breakfast, Desserts, Muffins Regular  |  Vegan Video
Raisin Date Muffins These tasty high-fiber muffins make a great breakfast on-the-go! You might want to grab two just in case you need a snack later in the day. Breakfast, Desserts, Muffins Vegan Video
Pumpkin Duffins (Muffins) These pumpkin duffins are the perfect combination. They are shaped like a muffin, but have the texture of a donut and are so delicious that you’ll wonder how you’ve lived without them all this time! Pumpkin is known to be more of a fall flavor, but these are good all year round. Vegan Video


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Mama's Caramel Pecan Log This best thing about this yummy Caramel Pecan Log is that it’s sweetened naturally. It’s also an incredibly quick and easy recipe, so consider making extra to share with others! Guest: Desserts Vegan Video
Apricot Walnut Bars These Apricot Walnut Bars have a buttery crust with a tangy homemade apricot filling topped with a walnut streusel. These are a great option if you want a dessert that’s not so heavy on the sugar. If that doesn’t matter and you are short on time, you could always use your favorite apricot preserves. Desserts Regular  |  Vegan Video
Cinnamon Apple Crisp This apple crisp is so quick an easy that it makes a great last-minute dessert option! The hardest part is peeling the apples! You can use whichever variety of apple is your favorite and adjust the amount of cinnamon to your liking! Serve hot or cold and with or without a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Guest: Olivia Oswald Desserts Regular  |  Vegan Video
Pineaple Carrot Muffin Cake This moist and flavor-filled Pineapple Carrot Muffin cake is sure to be a pleaser. You’ll love the smell of cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves that floats through the house while this is baking! Double the recipe if you’d like to make a layer cake. Desserts, Cake Regular  |  Vegan Video
Thumbprint Cookies These classic thumbprint cookies are easy to make, with no chilling necessary. Just whip up a batch, fill with your favorite jam, and pop them in the oven. They come out of the oven soft and beautiful! If you’d like a little more pizzazz, you can also drizzle them with a little icing. You can’t go wrong either way! Guest: James Rhodes Cookies, Desserts Regular  |  Vegan Video
Apricot Pinwheels These tasty apricot pinwheel cookies combine a soft flaky dough that resembles a pastry and a thick apricot jam. Swap out the walnuts and the apricot jam for your favorite nut or fruit filling. The glaze is optional, but highly recommended! Pastries, Desserts Regular  |  Vegan Video
Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies If you love peanut butter, this is the cookie for you! Cookies, Desserts Regular  |  Vegan Video
Caramel Apple Pie What’s better than an apple pie? CARAMEL apple pie! This upgrade on a classic is perfect for family, friends, and guests alike. Desserts, Pies Vegan Video
Caramel Apple Pecan Cake This moist apple cake has a rich flavor and is topped with a gooey caramel pecan sauce. This is best served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream! Desserts, Cakes Regular  |  Vegan Video
Cinnamon Roll Cake What’s better than a cinnamon roll? A cinnamon roll cake! This incredible recipe is the perfect dessert for any meal. Desserts, Cakes Vegan Video
Preacher's Cake This tropical-inspired cake is known for being served when the preacher was coming for a visit. You'll love the combination of coconut, pineapple, pecans, and mandarin oranges. This cake is so moist and delicious that you'll want to serve it whether the preacher comes over or not. Desserts, Cakes Regular  |  Vegan Video
Bluebarb Crumb Pie Blueberries and rhubarb together in the same pie will easily make this a new family favorite. Desserts, Pies Vegan Video
Blueberry Coconut Cake This cake uses fresh blueberries and coconut milk for an intense flavor. The lime frosting adds an extra kick to an already delicious recipe. Desserts, Cake Regular  |  Vegan Video
Blueberry Muffin Cake Just like a blueberry muffin, this moist and delicious cake is covered with a pecan cinnamon streusel topping and then finished off with a vanilla glaze. It's so good, you won't know whether to have a slice for breakfast, for lunch, or for dinner! Desserts, Cake Vegan  |  Regular Video
Fruit Pizza This fruit pizza is not only beautifully colored, but delicious! There’s no doubt you’ll enjoy the soft oatmeal cookie crust with a cream cheese and topped with sliced fruit. Guest: Brenden & Caleb Brandt Desserts, Pizza Vegan  |  Vegan Video
Blueberry Crumb Pizza This delicious recipe combines blueberry pie and pizza to make a mouth-watering dessert that the entire family will love! And it makes a great addition to family pizza night. Desserts, Pizza Vegan Video
Lemonade Cake When life give you lemons, make lemonade cake! This summer-inspired cake is bursting with so much flavor, it’s sure to become one of your favorites! Desserts, Cakes Regular  |  Vegan Video
Cherry Snowball Cookies Join Miss Brenda and special guest, Matthew Ordonez as they make Cherry Snowball cookies. These snowball-inspired coconut covered cookies have just a hint of almond and a sweet cherry surprise in the center. Desserts, Cookies Vegan Video
Craisin Raisin Cookies These soft and chewy oatmeal cookies are packed full with nuts and fruit. Try experimenting by swapping out the walnuts and craisins or raisins with your favorite nut or combination of nuts and your favorite dried fruits. Desserts, Cookies Vegan Video
Pecan Pie Cookies The classic pecan pie flavor in bite-sized portions is sure to be a hit at your next cookie swap or get-together. Pecan pie itself is a Holiday favorite in the US with its nutty, sweet and slightly gooey, caramelized center. Desserts, Cookies Regular  |  Vegan Video
Pecan Cranberry Cookies This cookie is quick and easy to prepare and makes a great option for your holiday baking parties and is also wonderful for a cookie swap. Each bite is full of cranberries and pecans with a hint of vanilla. You can also replace the pecans with your favorite nut if desired! Desserts, Cookies Regular  |  Vegan Video
Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies The beloved chocolate chip cookie gets an upgrade to become even more chewy and delicious. As always, these are perfect however you like them - warmed in the microwave or not, with or without milk, for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or anywhere in between, you just can’t go wrong with this classic cookie. Desserts, Cookies Regular  |  Vegan Video


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Barley Rice Vege-Turkey Casserole This hearty vegetarian casserole is so creamy and delicious, you’ll find yourself going back for another helping. You can swap our ingredients if you’d like and make it exactly how you want it! Guest: Rebecca Walwyn Entrees Regular Video
Greek Pomodoro Fettuccine This Greek-inspired Pomodoro pasta dish is light, fresh, and best of all, quick and easy to prepare. If you’d rather have a different pasta, you can swap the fettuccine for whatever you prefer. You can also add a little cayenne or red pepper flakes to spice it up. Entrees, Pasta Vegan Video
Papa a la Huacaina Papa a la huancaína is a Peruvian appetizer of boiled yellow potatoes in a spicy, creamy cheese sauce called huancaína sauce and traditionally accompanied by black olives and hard boiled eggs. Entrees, Peruvian Regular  |  Vegan Video
Yachae Bokum (Korean Stir-Fry) Yachae means sweet potato and Bokum means stir-fry, so this is a sweet potato stir fry, with lots of extra vegetables thrown in! You can serve this with rice or noodles if you'd like. Guest: Micah Logan Entrees, Asian Vegan Video
Veggie Quesadillas These veggie quesadillas are extremely versatile as you can swap any of the vegetables out for your favorites! And if you don’t eat cheese, the avocado makes a great substitute. Top with guacamole and your favorite sauce for a quick and easy meal. Entrees, Mexican Vegan Video
Bombay Curry This thick and hearty Bombay Curry is chock full of vegetables. If you like a little more or a little less spice, you can adjust accordingly. This is best served with rice and naan (which is a type of flatbread that you can find in most grocery stores). Guest: Anna Cretiu Entrees Vegan Video
Curried Lentil Pies These small hand pies are made from puff pastry and filled with hearty lentils and vegetables. They are perfect for lunch or dinner and make a delicious on-the-go snack when you need a little pick-me-up during the day. Entrees Vegan Video
Hungarian Goulash Goulash is a dish that originated in medieval Hungary and is typically filled with noodles, burger, and tomato and seasoned with paprika. This version also includes beans and is seasoned with chili powder for a slightly spicy twist. Entrees Vegan Video
Rosemary Chicken Potato Pizza This delicious alternative to a classic pizza is just what you need to shake up Family Pizza Night! Your taste buds will love the combination of potatoes, garlic, and just the right amount of rosemary. Don’t forget your favorite vegetarian chicken and you’ll have a pizza the whole family will love. Guest: Matthew Ordonez Pizzas Vegan   |  Vegetarian Video
Cornbread Tostada Pizza Can’t decide between pizza or mexican? Why not have both? Try this unique spin on a family favorite. Pizzas, Mexican Regular  |  Vegan Video
Grilled Jalapeño Burgers If you love a burger with a little heat in it, this is the one for you! I love the flavor that the jalapeno peppers give and the grilled flavor just tops it off! On rainy days just skip the grill and enjoy right from the oven or fry with a little olive oil in a skillet! Burgers, Entrees Vegan Video
Black Bean Bistro Burgers These hearty vegetarian burgers are perfect for summer picnics and get togethers! They are easy to prepare, loaded with both nutrition and flavor, and can be baked or grilled. Burgers, Entrees Vegan Video
Rocket Burgers This tasty Rocket Burger is sure to send your taste buds over the moon! Burgers, Entrees Vegan Video
Vegetable Lasagna Use your favorite vegetables for a delicious and nutritious version that your whole family will love! Entrees Vegan Video
Beef Burrito Casserole This super easy and family friendly Beef Burrito Casserole can be made according to the recipe or altered to include your favorite burrito toppings. Be creative and have fun! Entrees, Mexican Vegan Video
Garden Vegetable Rotini This colorful pasta dish is super healthy, delicious, and full of vegetables that can be customized to include your favorites. You can also switch out the rotini for more variety. Entrees Vegan Video
Vegetable Pad Thai This easy-to-make Pad Thai is loaded with vegetables, which combined with the delicious homemade sauce, will make your family feel like they are eating at their favorite Thai restaurant. Entrees Vegan Video
Thai Noodle Salad If you like sauerkraut, this hot variation of a cold picnic favorite is a must! This Thai Noodle Salad is vegan and loaded with flavor! Make ahead for delicious and nutritious midweek lunches. Entrees, Sides Vegan Video
Thai Veggie Wraps This healthy Thai-inspired wrap is paired with a tasty peanut sauce and will no doubt become one of your favorites. Entrees Vegan Video
Thai Sweet Potato Veggie Burger This Thai-inspired vegetarian burger is not only loaded with flavor, it’s super healthy too. With ingredients like sweet potato, quinoa, peanuts, lime, and cilantro, and topped with a delicious peanut sauce, you might not be able to eat just one!
 Entrees Vegan Video
Hungry Shepherd's Pie This hearty pie is full of ground veggie meat and vegetables. Not only that, it is topped with a thick layer of mashed potatoes and a perfectly browned buttery crumb topping. You may not need a second helping, but no doubt you’ll want one! Entrees Vegan Video
Chicken Pot Pie You can expect that this hearty vegetarian chicken pot pie will become one of your family’s favorite and will be requested over and over again. Entrees Vegan Video
Chicken Salad Sub You’ll love the added avocado in this simple and versatile recipe that can be served on a sub bun, bread, or croissant! Entrees Vegan Video
Philly Steak Sub This is a great vegetarian alternative to a philly steak sub sandwich. It’s quick and easy to make and is filled with onions, peppers, and cheese. Entrees Vegan Video
Swedish Meatballs These meatballs are sweet, tangy and are delicious straight out of the oven! Make sure to save some for the next day though as the leftovers make great sandwiches. Entrees Vegan Video
Mama's Rice Patties This one-bowl recipe is super simple and is delicious for any meal. Entrees Vegan Video
Sweet Tater Tacos The unique flavor combination in this recipe offers a delightful and delicious spin for taco night! Entrees Vegan Video
Homestyle Scalloped Potatoes If you love potatoes, then this classic recipe is right up your alley! You’ll be surprised at how few ingredients you’ll need to make this delicious and creamy dish! Entrees Regular|    Vegan Video
Portobello Mushroom Penne This delicious and perfectly creamy vegetarian dish is amazingly simple and full of . . . you guessed it . . . mushrooms! If you don’t like portobello mushrooms, then substitute your favorite. You can also switch up the pasta if you’d like. Entrees Regular|    Vegan Video
Holiday Meatless Meatloaf Once you try this recipe, your search for the best vegetarian meatloaf will be over! This will become one of your go-to recipes because it's easy to make and because both vegetarians and non-vegetarians love it - which makes it a great option for family dinner or larger family gatherings! Entrees Vegan Video
Lentil Loaf This hearty lentil loaf is delicious and makes a great centerpiece for any family meal. Entrees Vegan Video
Traveling Taco Who doesn't love tacos? A quick recipe that can go easily with you to special events or great for a family 'stay-at-home' game night. Entrees Vegan Video
Quarter Pounder Beet Burgers These hearty vegetarian burgers look just like regular hamburgers. The beets add not only color, but a bunch of nutrients to an already healthy burger option! Even if you don’t like beets, you’ve got to give this recipe a try! They are delicious. Entrees Vegan Video
Chicken Noodle Soup This soup is hearty enough to serve for lunch or dinner! Add a cup of frozen green peas as soon as it is done cooking, which adds a bit more color and flavor! You don’t have to wait for a rainy day or get a cold to enjoy Chicken Noodle Soup. Entrees, Soups Vegan Video
Potato Corn Chowder This Potato Corn Chowder is rich, hearty, and full of flavor! You won’t be able to eat just one bowl. You don’t have to wait for a rainy day or get a cold to enjoy Chicken Noodle Soup. Entrees, Soups Vegan Video
Mexican White Bean Chili This quick and easy vegetarian chili is packed full of flavor and is best paired with hot cornbread. Feel free to add more jalapeños if you’d like a spicier chili. Entrees, Soups Vegan Video
Minestrone Soup This hearty soup is like a party for vegetables. You can use the ones listed in the recipe or swap them out for your favorites. Either way, you are sure to want a second bowl! Entrees, Soups Vegan Video

Cooking with Miss Brenda

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