This healthy chili is perfect in a steaming bowl, warming the chilly hands of a group of friends and family sitting around a fire pit on an early March evening as winter breathes its last gasps. I know, because now that the evenings here where I live aren’t unbearably frigid, my husband and I greatly […]
I first heard of smashing an avocado onto your salad as a salad dressing last summer, but other than a “that’s weird”, I didn’t give it much thought. Avocado has long been the star ingredient of my homemade salad dressings, making them thick and creamy and so delicious, and I’m going to share some […]
Have you ever wanted to eat a whole batch of cookies by yourself, but that little voice in your head was screaming that your hips would surely be wearing another few pounds in the morning if you ate more than one or two of them? What if I told you you could make a batch […]
Here are some more tips that I have found to be vital to starting and for maintaining a healthy and happy life. Last week I shared 5 different things that have helped me (you can find Part One of my list of tips here, in case you missed it) and this week, I’m giving you […]
Happy New Year! What a perfect time to reset our goals and dreams; to recommit to a healthy way of life! I am so excited about having January come around because that marks the one year anniversary of my being vegetarian/nutritarian!* It also marks one whole year since I’ve eaten desserts! A whole year!! If […]
Today, I want to share with you a recipe for a pizza crust made from ground garbanzo beans. It is a great way to enjoy pizza, even if you are avoiding gluten in your diet. I also want to talk about some health issues I’ve been experiencing and what I’m doing about it.
I love potatoes. I REALLY love them. I might even go so far as to name them as my favorite food. Maybe. Sorry, chocolate, you might have been demoted. :) Lately, my suppers (and if I’m lucky and have leftovers, my lunches) have been comprised mostly of potatoes. I make sweet potato fries and white […]
I am a fairly new lover of sushi. I always thought it was interesting, but until very recently, I’d only tried it once. Though I liked it, it was expensive and not something I thought about much. Then my daughter, Sierra reintroduced me to it via a little takeout sushi joint near her campus. It […]
If you like hummus, I think you’ll love this recipe for a sweet and spicy, creamy and delicious vegan black bean dip for vegetables or chips.
I wish I could share with you how my kitchen smells right now. Soft summer breezes carry the scent of freshly mown grass, and somewhere a candle is burning. But the smell I’m most enjoying at this moment is the aroma of vegetables roasting slowly in the oven. Potatoes, mushrooms and onions, and squash and […]