Lettuce Wraps

In Appetizers, Entrees On August 2, 2013 0 Comments

Good news for those of you who like to change and tweak recipes. This is one of those dishes where you should absolutely toss in whatever you like…. Read More »



In Salads On May 8, 2013 0 Comments

Spring is finally here, and with it comes the reopening of one of my favorite places to shop: my local farmers market. I love to wander through the… Read More »


Udon Noodles with Seven Spice

In Entrees On May 6, 2013 0 Comments

One of my guidelines in choosing which recipes to post is whether the ingredients are readily available at most grocery stores. I’m making an exception this time for… Read More »


Molasses Ginger Cookies

In Desserts On April 9, 2013 0 Comments

Is it summer yet? In the past I’ve only made these sandwich cookies at Christmastime (with a cream cheese frosting in the middle), but I found myself on… Read More »


Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars

In Desserts On March 15, 2013 1 Comment

If you like Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, and who doesn’t, you’ll love this quick and easy recipe for pretzel bars. As the makers of Reese’s like to point… Read More »


Avocado Soup

In Soups On March 6, 2013 2 Comments

I think I can safely assume that everyone is sick of winter by now, especially those of you in the central and eastern parts of the country who… Read More »


Coconut Korma

In Entrees On February 22, 2013 3 Comments

This recipe was sent to me by my friend Lolly. I’ve known Lolly for ten years, and I’ve always admired the way she takes the time every day… Read More »


Chocolate Pudding

In Desserts On February 14, 2013 1 Comment

If you’ve never made pudding from scratch before, it couldn’t be easier. I adapted this recipe from a non-vegan pudding on the PCC Natural Markets website. It has… Read More »


Banana Ice Cream and Bacon

In Tips, Tricks and Treats- New! On February 7, 2013 1 Comment

I’ve started a new category under recipes called Tips, Tricks and Treats. These won’t be full-fledged recipes, but rather easy, amazing, fantastic finds. I’m posting two today. Banana… Read More »


Vegan Pizza

In Entrees On February 1, 2013 4 Comments

When it comes to planning a menu for a Super Bowl Party, folks on a plant-based diet have it easy. So many wonderful possibilities from chili to veggie… Read More »


Carrot Parsnip Soup

In Soups On January 28, 2013 0 Comments

I was recently in Sarasota visiting my Mom and we went to one of her favorite restaurants, Eat Here, which features a wide variety of small plates to share…. Read More »


Asian Capellini

In Entrees On January 12, 2013 4 Comments

One of our friends from our yoga studio, James, is obsessed with this dish. He first tried it as take-out from the deli section in PCC Natural Markets,… Read More »


Vegan Maple Walnut Blondies

In Desserts On January 8, 2013 6 Comments

Matt and I stopped by Trader Joe’s to pick up a few things, and we went our separate ways in the store like we usually do. When we… Read More »


Miso Soup

In Soups On January 5, 2013 2 Comments

A mushroom a day keeps the doctor away. So says Dr. Joel Fuhrman M.D., a board-certified family physician, NY Times best-selling author and nutritional researcher who specializes in… Read More »


Quinoa with Roasted Cauliflower

In Entrees, Side Dishes On January 1, 2013 1 Comment

I have one more recipe from 2012 to share with you before I can officially dismantle the holidays and start the New Year’s purging of the leftover desserts… Read More »


Black-Eyed Pea Pâté with Pickled Onions

In Appetizers On December 28, 2012 0 Comments

On New Year’s Day, you’ll find people throughout the South eating black-eyed peas for good luck and prosperity in the coming year. While the origins of this tradition… Read More »


Gingerbread Muffins

In Breakfast On December 19, 2012 2 Comments

Tis the season for gingerbread. Last week I tried to make gingerbread scones, but they were out of control. In my mind,  scones should have a nice neat… Read More »


Hand-Cut Fresh Pasta

In Side Dishes On December 13, 2012 0 Comments

I’ve been making a lot of fresh pasta the past couple of weeks, and our son, my official pasta taster, is loving it. Heavenly, thick-cut ribbons of pasta,… Read More »