Creamy Chipotle Sauce

This easy chipotle sauce is one of my favorite condiments to keep on hand! It's great for dipping and for spicing up your favorite tacos & bowls.

I say this all the time, but I truly believe that the key to a great veggie meal (or any meal, really) is a great sauce! With a great sauce on hand, you can use whatever veggies/grains/proteins you have to easily make salads, bowls, tacos, or sandwiches any night of the week. This smoky, creamy chipotle sauce is one of my absolute favorites to punch up any meal. It started as a sauce to the cauliflower tacos in my first cookbook and now I love it on everything from burrito bowls to breakfast tacos. It’s also great as a sweet potato fries dipping…


Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

Follow this easy baked sweet potato fries recipe to make totally crave-worthy, perfectly crispy fries at home!

Do you crave sweet foods or do you crave salty foods? I used to be someone who needed a sweet treat in the afternoon, but over the years I’ve started to lean more toward the salty side. What’s nice about sweet potato fries is that they’re a bit sweet and salty – the best of both worlds, in terms of crave-ability! Plus, they’re healthy, especially when they’re baked in the oven vs. fried. Because we love sweet potato fries so much, we recently went back to the drawing board testing out all kinds of variations to find out how to…


Matcha Baked Doughnuts

These doughnuts are a fun naturally green treat for St. Paddy's Day! They're both baked and decorated with matcha green tea.

With St. Paddy’s day coming up this weekend, I got in the mood to make green-colored treats…. and there’s no better way to naturally color things green than with matcha! Last year, I made zucchini cake with matcha frosting, and this year I thought it would be fun to make (and eat) doughnuts! If you’re new to matcha – it’s a powder made from Japanese green tea leaves. Because the whole leaf is ground (vs. steeping the tea leaves), matcha is packed with antioxidants. Which almost makes these doughnuts count as a health treat 🙂 You can mix matcha with hot…


20 Best Vegetarian Soup Recipes

I love making soup at this time of year - it's cold out, yet I'm craving lighter meals. Here are 20 yummy soup recipes for late winter & early spring.

If you’ve been following along throughout this winter, you know that I love soup. Actually, that’s an understatement. I adore soup. I love making it, I love eating it, and I love storing the leftovers so that I can enjoy my soup again and again. When I’m stressed out, I turn to soup because I find it meditative to cook. When I’m snowed in, I turn to it because I often have a stash stored away in my freezer. And when I’m in need of a bit of a healthy reset after a vacation, I turn to it because it…


Love & Lemons Every Day Tote Bag Giveaway!

We're giving away 250 limited edition Love & Lemons tote bags - pre-order our new cookbook for the chance to get yours!

Hello, happy Saturday! Our new cookbook, Love & Lemons Every Day, is coming out in just 3 weeks! To celebrate, we’re giving away 250 of these limited edition Love & Lemons Every Day tote bags. How cute are they?? But, first thing’s first – a peek of what’s in the book! More than 100 all-new, vegetarian recipes. Many of you have asked me if the recipes are all vegetarian. The answer is YES, they are, but they’ve all been tested on meat-eaters as well. My goal is to give you delicious vegetable-forward recipes that your whole family will love, no matter their…

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Hello, we're Jeanine and Jack.

We love to eat, travel, cook, and eat some more! We create & photograph vegetarian recipes from our home in Chicago, while our shiba pups eat the kale stems that fall on the kitchen floor.