Zuppa Toscana…Healthified!

September 18th 2013

zuppa2Well it’s been a while since I blogged a recipe with meat in it….but I am doing so today. I am plant based 5 days of the week, but occasionally I like to indulge in a bit of high quality, sustainable, ...Continue Reading

Fava falafel

September 17th 2013

fava Well after my third attempt at getting a falafel at the pod by our house and being rejected by Mr. Clean’s agro twin brother, (if you can’t stand talking to the general public, service is probably not your calling in life) ...Continue Reading

Mediterranean zucchini ribbon sauté with balsamic reduction

September 13th 2013

sidedish3Usually the simple things in life are the best, I truly feel that way. Today’s recipe is just that SIMPLE, basically its quick sautéed veggies with a bit of salt and fresh cracked pepper with a drizzle of balsamic reduction. This ...Continue Reading

Veggie Summer rolls with Peanut sauce

September 10th 2013

IMG_6007 Wow! If today were a candy it would be “Hot Tamales”! I know I should really be excited, soaking in all the vitamin D I can get before we get six months of straight rain and gloom. Last week was fall-like ...Continue Reading

Quick baked soft pretzels that are a fraction of the price of the mall and super easy!

September 8th 2013

pretzel1 For this week’s posts I’ve decided that I will do some kid friendly, fast, weeknight recipes. These are kid friendly and easy, but are tasty enough for everyone. School started this week and so does an added level of stress and ...Continue Reading

Faster than take-out plant based fried rice

September 6th 2013

friedrice2 Well finished with my sixth week of plant-based eating, and I am down 12 lbs. and I feel really good. Gotta be honest, I wasn’t perfect, there were some flub ups, but all things considered I feel it was a worthwhile ...Continue Reading

End of Summer Roasted vegetables Thai style “Pra Ram” with Tofu

September 4th 2013

praram First day of 1st grade for Ava today, gotta say I think we were both ready for school to be back in! Haha! Yesterday we took a trip to the Lloyd farmer’s market, we had never been and I wanted to ...Continue Reading

Roasted Sweet Potato with Tahini Kale slaw

September 1st 2013

kaleslaw This might just be the best Kale slaw recipe ever! Kale is a veggie that everyone should get used to eating, it's very healthy but can sometimes get a bad wrap because folks don’t know how to work with it. Growing ...Continue Reading

One pot pasta wonder (Gluten Free Version)

August 29th 2013

onepot So like many others, I was totally seduced by the “One Pan pasta” on the Martha Stewart blog from June.  It basically went instantly viral, its simplicity and sensual photos of dried pasta in water with some herbs and tomatoes were ...Continue Reading

One pan oven roasted fajitas

August 28th 2013

fajita Some days you just need easy, and tasty! Well this right here is both, this is what “fast food” should be! My family loves fajitas and this is a way to cut down on the aftermath (mess) and get to sit ...Continue Reading