I like to call this my Christmas lentil soup, although, once it’s ready to eat, it looks nothing like Christmas. If you own an instant pot, this is a great recipe to try on your first go! I recently purchased my Instant Pot from Amazon on Black Friday. It sat on […]
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 […]
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. […]
We’ve all been there before – when you ask your significant other what “sounds” good for dinner, and all you get in response is a shrug and a “Whatever”. To combat the “Whatevers”, I spent hours at the beginning of this week making a dinner menu for my family. I pored […]
On this beautiful Monday, when I would much rather have been outside enjoying the sunshine, I was inside planning the menu for the week. I was bound and determined that I was NOT going to be running out to the grocery store on a daily basis to pick up ingredients […]