Recipes
Greek Quinoa Salad (vegan)

Greek Quinoa Salad (vegan)

I don’t really know if avocados are Greek, but since I can’t live without them they end up in a lot of things I make.  If the rumors about ‘you are what you eat’ are true, then I am going to turn into a nutty avocado.  And things are going to get weird. Hubby just

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Coffee Banana Soft Serve (vegan)

Coffee Banana Soft Serve (vegan)

One of my favorite little tricks to healthy sweets is banana soft serve.  It turns out that if you put a frozen banana into the food processor, out comes banana soft serve.  No magic wand needed! (Though they never hurt, right?) Hubby sometimes catches me standing in the kitchen with my nose in the can

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How to Roast Beets

How to Roast Beets

Roasting beets is really easy, and they store beautifully.  I always roast them up as soon as I get them home, so I can throw together a quick dinner and not have to wait the 40 minutes for them to cook.  I have storage details at the bottom of the how-to. I get really excited

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Vegetarian and Vegan Easter Recipes

Vegetarian and Vegan Easter Recipes

Whether you celebrate Easter or not, there is one wonderful thread through all of these recipes: they celebrate Spring.  And this is the best Spring ever because I have such a deep appreciation for the warm weather and and things blooming this year.  There is always a silver lining, and this Winter’s is the appreciation

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Beet Salad with Cocoa Balsamic Vinaigrette

Beet Salad with Cocoa Balsamic Vinaigrette

It seems to me like you can get good fresh beets almost year-round.  I think they can be planted and grow in a range of conditions, and store really well, so I have been finding good local ones all the time. For me that means I have had a real Ted and Robin like relationship

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Vegan Mint, Pea, and Almond Pilaf

Vegan Mint, Pea, and Almond Pilaf

We’re puppy sitting this week, which is pretty much my favorite thing.  I think maybe I am going to steal him, and not give him back. Because he is hilarious, and makes me crack up constantly.  My sister, his actual owner, jokes about how he is a Muppet a lot, which he pretty much is. 

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How to Freeze Brown Rice

How to Freeze Brown Rice

Two things that most people know about me is that my favorite place is Disney World, and that I am obsessed with healthy food.  But as much as I love healthy food (like I got way too excited this week when I found out I was getting spring garlic in my produce box this week. 

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Vegan Spring Recipes

Vegan Spring Recipes

The most amazing thing happened this week.  I opened my window!! I may be easily excitable.  I often find myself acting like a puppy who gets so happy and excited by little things like people walking into the room. But seriously, it was a good reason to be excited.  We had a couple of days

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Vegan Peanut Sriracha Coleslaw

Vegan Peanut Sriracha Coleslaw

This slaw and I are having a moment.  Creamy, crunchy, spicy, with a little tart.. I’m also having a moment with this combo. I first made this a few weeks back during a time when the cabbage in my fridge was magical and everlasting.  It was kind of out of necessity because I somehow always

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Vegan Creamy Leek Pasta

Vegan Creamy Leek Pasta

My sense of humor hasn’t changed much as I got older.  Cheesy jokes get me every time.  It wasn’t until I was a full blown adult that I found out that the joke about Fozzie Bear’s jokes is that they are bad.  I always thought he was so hilarious.  I still find myself laughing inappropriately

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Tummy Tonic

Tummy Tonic

As humans, we all have tummy troubles from time to time.  (All you non humans would enjoy this recipe too, but just for yummy reasons, because clearly you are an alien.. I mean, do you even have a stomach?) There are a few foods that can really help when you are having digestive upset: bananas,

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Vegan Spring Quinoa

Vegan Spring Quinoa

It’s official.  Even though I am not sure the weather got the memo yet, it’s Spring!!  And it’s the most popular topic of conversation for every person in North America.  The idea of wearing short sleeves has never been more exciting.  (Like, seriously, I can not wait) And I am so excited that I had

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