vegan Mexican pizza

Plant-Based Nutrition

and Healthy Living

Healthy Plant-Based Home Cooking

Hello! I’m Melissa, a registered dietitian nutritionist who enjoys cooking healthy plant-based recipes. I hope these recipes and tips can help you in your healthy living journey. Not sure what to cook for dinner? Try these entrees for ideas. My recipes are plant-based (vegan) with links to some other vegetarian options too.

Looking for more recipes? Check out this list of my favorite vegetarian blogs, apps, and cookbooks.

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Featured in Recent Media Articles

I Develop Healthy, Delicious Recipes

Savory Penne with Lentils and Kale in Food & Nutrition Magazine, January 2022

Chocolate Almond Butter Muffins with Dried Cherries in Food & Nutrition Magazine, August 2021

lentil pasta with tempeh and spinach in bowl with bread.
Lentil Pasta with Tempeh
and Spinach


Plant-based main dishes – quick recipes for weeknights plus some when you can enjoy cooking slowly

crispy baked eggplant with fork on flowered plate
Crispy Baked Eggplant (Vegan)


Start your meal with these flavorful bites!

Vegan BLT salad creamy avocado dressing
Vegan BLT Salad with Avocado Dressing

Salads and Salad Dressings

Fresh homemade vegetables with flavorful dressing

white dish of apple crisp topped with vegan vanilla ice cream next to green apple
Slow Cooker Apple Crisp – Gluten-free and Vegan


Tasty desserts with less sugar and fat than standard recipes

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This blog is informational in nature and should not be used to diagnose or treat health problems. Always consult your physician or healthcare practitioner about your specific needs before making any changes in your diet or exercise.