Sweet Potato Patties

Today this recipe for Sweet Potato Patties come’s from Ginny McMean’s new cookbook, The Make Ahead Vegan – 125 Freezer Friendly Recipes.


She is also the mastermind behind the blog, Vegan in the Freezer.  Definitely check it out if you haven’t already!  This recipe, like all the others is easy and budget friendly.  Like this delicious sweet potato patty recipe.

Sweet Potato Patties - My Whole Food Life

Not only are there 125 recipes, but there is also great information about freezing in general.  Some topics include, freeze or not to freeze, containers for freezing, prepping food for the freezer, blanching vegetables, stocking the freezer, and so much more!  All of the recipes are vegan, but some are not gluten free,  I’m sure you could make them gluten free with a few tweaks though.


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Healthy Rainbow Plate

Have you heard of the blog, This Rawsome Vegan Life from Emily von Euw?  It’s pretty sweet.  Lots of yummy raw desserts and recipes! Today I am reviewing her latest book, The Rawsome Vegan Cookbook – A balance of raw and lightly-cooked, gluten free, plant based meals for healthy living.  I also have her other 2 cookbooks, Rawsome Vegan Baking and 100 Best Juices, Smoothies and Snacks, so I was really excited to get my hands on this one as well.


If you are into super simple recipes that showcase whole foods, this book is for you.  Most of the recipes are very simple and they call for just a few ingredients.  The book is divided into two parts: raw and cooked. Each recipe has a beautiful full color photo. My mouth was watering when I looked through it.  Some of the other recipes I am excited to try are the Rawsome Pizza, Sweet Corn Chowder, and the Creamy Butternut Squash.  This would be the perfect book to get someone that is starting on a healthy, vegan diet.  To find out more about the book, click here. Today I am sharing a recipe from the book.  The Healthy Rainbow Plate.

Rainbow Plate - My Whole Food Life


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Spaghetti Squash Pasta

I just love my Instant Pot.  Super easy to use and a big time saver.  I used it to cook the squash for this Spaghetti Squash Pasta recipe. Have you tried spaghetti squash?  It’s awesome for making squash pasta for those that do not have a spiralizer.  This recipe is super easy to make. If you don’t have an instant pot, I will write directions for the oven as well.

Spaghetti Squash - MY Whole Food Life

I added some pepitas to mine for a little extra protein.  This recipe is vegan, gluten free and paleo approved.  I bet chickpeas would be a nice addition in here as well.


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