Quinoa. |ˈkēn-ˌwä|. I have to admit, I have tried to cook quinoa before on a couple of occasions. Every single time, my attempts have not turned out as I had hoped. The first time I remember putting it into my mouth and being horrified at the lack of flavor (I […]
This soup. Oh my gosh. So good. My husband and I made it a few weeks ago and I fell in love with it. So, I made it again and I ended up eating four bowls of it in one day. Not kidding. Just another awesome recipe from Tess Masters and […]
I am addicted to books….especially cookbooks. Addicted. Hundreds of books. Because there are so many choices in my collection, it’s pretty rare for me to stick with the same cookbook over a day or two. Not the case with The Blender Girl by Tess Masters…she’s got me hooked! Her book […]
Problem: You need a cheap, healthy and easy lunch for school or work Solution: Chickpea Salad Sandwich…..YOUR way! I love Chickpeas! Do YOU call them Chickpeas or Garbanzo beans? We call them Chickpeas…..actually, each time I hear the word “garbanzo” I think of Gonzo from the Muppets….haha! Regardless of what you […]
A few weeks ago, we took the family to the Central Florida Earth Day Festival at Lake Eola Park. It was a fun day, and I was thrilled to network with businesses that have cruelty free products and offer plant-based foods. We sampled lots of food while we were there, […]
Paella is a traditional Valencian dish, and usually has meat such as rabbit, chicken and duck. This version is tasty and healthy as well, without any of the added animal fats.
I decided to finally try making some raw walnut taco meat for a quick dinner. I searched around the web and found this recipe on The Vedge. Aside from having to soak the walnuts overnight, this was very easy to put together. This taco “meat” feels and tastes surprisingly like […]
That’s what everyone will be saying when you make this guacamole! It’s super easy to make.
As promised, here is meal #1 from this week’s meal planning. Tonight’s recipe was found on Whole Foods Market’s website. I had to modify the recipe slightly because I didn’t purchase the linguine noodles at the store yesterday since I already had plenty of spaghetti noodles at home. I also knew […]
Since meal-planning went so well last week, I decided to give it another go this week. I started out by finding 6 recipes that I wanted to try for the week. All of these are new to me, so it will be interesting to see how well we like them. […]