Posts tagged "basil"
Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower, Lemon, Basil, and Capers (vegan)

Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower, Lemon, Basil, and Capers (vegan)

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  Apparently I also need a thousand words to title recipes.  Because seriously, I realize this one is cumbersome.  But for some reason I just kept adding words.  Perhaps we can call it “The Vegan Pasta formally know as Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower, Lemon, Basil, and Capers”. 

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Roasted Tomato Basil Oatmeal (vegan savory oatmeal)

Roasted Tomato Basil Oatmeal (vegan savory oatmeal)

I used to be the kind of person who could have something sweet for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  There were often jokes made about how eating sweet things are what made me so sweet.  Ok, ok, sometimes I still make super terrible hilarious jokes like that.  Like sometimes I sit on an exercise ball at

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Vegan Thai Stir Fry

Vegan Thai Stir Fry

I grew up watching the TGIF tv lineup on Friday night.  Yep, I am a child of the 90s!  I had a t shirt that changed colors in the sun and lots and lots of scrunchies. One of the shows I loved watching on TGIF was Boy Meets World.  I think it was hard not

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Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Vegan Basil and Arugula Pesto

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Vegan Basil and Arugula Pesto

I read somewhere recently that 30 minutes of outside time every day can up your happiness.  Which to me translated to: Do everything outside!!! YAY!!!!!!! (Sometimes I think I was a cartoon character in another life) Grilling is a wonderful excuse to be outside.  Along with this little blog here (and some health coaching on

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Vegan Caprese Salad

Vegan Caprese Salad

I never properly remember the things people say that I think are so hilarious at the time.  But the other day when Hubby came home and saw how many lettuces I had jammed into every available space in the fridge his comment sent me into a fit of laughter.  It’s why I think I am

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Vegan Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Pizza With Spelt Pizza Crust

Vegan Roasted Asparagus and Tomato Pizza With Spelt Pizza Crust

This was a dinner totally inspired by our most recent trip to Disney.  We went to the beautiful California Grill restaurant, which overlooks the Magic Kingdom.  I love the place because of the views and the huge windows that flood the restaurant with light.  Not to mention I have had some of the best food

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Raw Fennel Salad with Grapefruit (vegan)

Raw Fennel Salad with Grapefruit (vegan)

I am loving playing with the balancing flavor and texture in food recently.  I listen to this wonderful podcast, and they were discussing how food science develops food that is addictive and hits all the flavors and sensations that we crave.  The thing that I really love about the podcast is that they weren’t talking

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Lucky New Year Meal: Vegan Skillet

Lucky New Year Meal: Vegan Skillet

It was news to me that there are certain foods people eat on New Year’s Day for luck.  But any excuse to eat food is one I will take, because I love the inspiration to use certain ingredients, and I just love food. The first one I ever learned of was black eyed peas.  So

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Sherried Tomato Basil Soup (Vegan)

Sherried Tomato Basil Soup (Vegan)

Oh hello!! It feels like it’s been a while since we chatted.  I didn’t prattle on as much as usual during my Thanksgiving series over the last couple of weeks.  So I am pretty excited to begin spilling by guts again.  I know that’s why you come visit me here, not for the recipes.  Right? 

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Thai Spicy Noodles

Thai Spicy Noodles

Cook time: 20 Minutes Serves 4-6 Our second installment of Meatless Mondays – Vegan Style!  I used to get noodles like this when I lived in RI, and have been jonesing for them lately.  They are super yummy, and really easy to make.  Give them a try, you won’t be disappointed!!   Note:  If you

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Italian Chickpea Dinner

Italian Chickpea Dinner

I have timed myself making this one, so I can promise you can do it in 10 minutes.  That means in the time it takes to listen to about 3 songs, you can have dinner on the table!! Fabulous!! CHEATERS ALLEY: If you buy frozen broccoli you can throw that into a glass bowl in

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Socca Pizza

Socca Pizza

Time to prepare: 30 minutes (start to finish) Serves 2 What is socca, you ask?  The answer is: awesome! Sorry, that was super non-descriptive.  A real description is ahead (after a bit of crazy rambling). I don’t love flour, even whole wheat, as it essentially acts like sugar in your system, which we all know

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