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Chickpea Wing Tacos, Messy Puttanessies, Maui Teriyaki Chili, PSL ONOs & more!

The holidaze will be here before you know it! Put your plan in place today and start building good habits with this week's meal plan! Fall in love with seasonal flavors & family-approved meals like Messy Puttanessies (NEW!), Chickpea...Show More Summary

Day 140: Yellow Squash Soup with Spinach ? aka Early Autumn Leaves in Soup

Today's easy soup recipe: Just yellow squash, bell peppers and spinach in a simple soup but somehow ever so much more. Great color, low carb and just one or two points for Weight Watchers. When made with vegetable broth, not just vegan,...Show More Summary

Weekend deliciousness.

Veggie taco at Tacomiendo. It's so huge. Totally filling for one taco. Native Foods chopped salad. Native Foods chili cheese fries. The best. Vegan candies! Homemade cheez pizza made with Trader Joes vegan mozzarella. Enjoyed this while watching Vin Scully's last called game at Dodger stadium. Show More Summary

Pizza Dough

Every Saturday we have pizza and watch a movie. Needless to say, I have made a lot of pizza dough in my day. For years I have made fairly wet doughs (Neapolitan, focaccia, New York, etc.) which produce thin and crispy crusts with some chewiness when baked on a hot stone. Show More Summary

Greek Fritters, Spaghetti Pie, Big Mac Monster Pizza, Cake Batter Breakfast Bake & more!

Now that summer is behind us...FALL BACK into a healthy routine with this week's meal plan! Make eating healthy convenient with Spaghetti Pie (NEW!), Greek Fritters (NEW!), Big Mac Monster Pizzas, Cake Batter Breakfast Bake (NEW!), Queso'd...Show More Summary

Weekend eating.

Another visit to El Arco Iris in Highland Park. Potato tacos, no cheese. Donut Friend!!! Top two are Custard Front Drive. Bottom left Panda Berry and bottom right Nutellavision (this one was not vegan for my husband). C&O Cucina: penne arrabiatta. Show More Summary

Plant-Based in Japan (Guest Post by Jenn!)

Back in April, Meal Mentor member Jenn took time out from her honeymoon in Japan to post pictures in the VIP Facebook group. (She's also a former Herbie of the Week! Read her story here.) As you can see from the comments, the other members...Show More Summary

Pasta Carbonara, Enchilada Cakes, Kale & Artichoke Calzones, French Toast Sticks & more!

If you’ve ever been curious about cooking only once a week... NOW is the perfect time to try batch cooking because this week's meal plan has a batch cooking tutorial video! Imagine not having to cook, prep, or clean up for 7 sweet days... Show More Summary

Slow Cooker Tomato Grits ? Recipe

Today's slow cooker recipe: A "skinny" pot of grits that tastes every so rich, thanks to ripe tomatoes and a tiny bit of blue cheese. Weight Watchers friendly. Naturally Gluten Free. Vegetarian. So there comes the time, about now, when...Show More Summary

FINAL Herbie of the Week: Clare (18-years plant-based! From junk food vegan to whole foods running machine)

Since this column started in 2012, there have been 250 Herbies of the Week! Each story has inspired us and shown us that there are a million different routes on the plant-based highway to health, a thousand different benefits, and that...Show More Summary

Tater Tot Casserole

Made the recipe from The Snarky Vegan blog. I added mushrooms, onions and Gardein veggie crumbles to the cream sauce and a little Daiya cheese to the frozen veg mix. Came out great! Next time I will up the sauce. Construction of the Tater tot topping. Out of oven! A little taster. Show More Summary

Viennese Whirls

The Great British Bakeoff is back and all is well with the world. I had never heard of these biscuits/cookies before I saw them them in episode 2, but I knew immediately that I wanted to try them. What a bonus that the recipe is so easily veganized. Show More Summary

Whopperitos, Hail Caesar Pizzas, Skillet Enchiladas, Almond Joy in a Mug & more!

Get dinner on the table FAST with this week's meal plan! Whopperitos (NEW!), Hail Caesar Pizzas (NEW!), Skillet Enchiladas (NEW!), Bangin' Bowls (NEW!) + Hot Pockets (NEW!) + 10 more recipes throw together in 15 minutes or LESS! P.S....Show More Summary

Herbie of the Week: Ann! (Changing her eating habits changed her career too)

Meet our Herbie of the Week: Ann! Although Ann had successfully lost weight, she still didn't feel all that great. Looking for answers led her to the plant-based diet and a total career change! Ann is now pursuing a career in Wellness Education. HH: What a transformation. Show More Summary

Easy food on Labor Day.

Taking it easy, nothing fancy at all. I made tofu scramble and vegi sausage for breakfast and finished my last donut. Lunch was homemade hummus with tomato salad, Daiya cheese and crostini.

Chili and baked potatoes.

East Coast chili recipe from Vegan Planet using veggie crumbles. Delicious baked potatoes that were rubbed with olive oil and Maldon salt before baking. Crisp skin and tender insides. Topped with Daiya cheese. Very yummy!

El Arco Iris, Galco's Grocery and Donut Friend

Went to Highland Park to get Mexican food, sodas and donuts, in that order! El Arco Iris has been there since the 60's I think! Vegan burrito on the menu filled with rice, beans, calabacitas and guacamole topped with red sauce (sauce was my request.) Galco's sells a gigantic assortment of retro sodas and also beers and wines. Show More Summary

Instant Pot Vegetable Soup

This soup is a delicious, one-pot meal made very easy by using an Instant Pot or other electric pressure cooker. Add your ingredients, set the time, and walk away. Come back to a delicious, healthy vegan soup!  I know it’s been a while since my last recipe, but I’ve been keeping busy. Show More Summary

Garlic pizza bread

Before going in the oven. Out of the oven. Delicious! Recipe here: (sub vegan ingredients)

Ultimate Cheeze Pizzas, Bangkok Cauliflower Tacos, Buffa-loaded Potatoes, Watermelon Tabbouleh & more!

Are you looking forward to the 3-day weekend? Maximize the last bit of summer goodness with this week's meal plan! Kick back & relax knowing you have the food thing covered with Ultimate Cheeze Pizzas (NEW!), Bangkok Cauliflower Tacos...Show More Summary

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