Category Archive: 'Vegan'

Asian Chopped Salad Two Ways Vegan Friendly

  Soup and Salads are a staple for lunch and dinners. I feel you get the most bang for your buck with either. You can make a large amount and eat on all the chopping you did for a week! They can be super healthy or not, with or WITHOUT meat, travel friendly, easy, quick, […]

Turmeric Benefits and My Golden Ginger Tea Recipe

  Turmeric the “golden spice” is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant aka Curcuma. Curries and Indian dishes dazzle, with this gorgeous colored spice. Its exotic flavor enhances sauces, stews, dressings, dessert and even drinks. Turmeric is well known for its anti-inflammatory properties, which have been the subject of extensive scientific research over many years. If you […]

Cucumbers the Magical Pill

  Cucumbers I feel, are not given all the glory they deserve. They are so much more then fruit, disguised as a vegetable, salad topping, part of a crudités, eye patches in a facial or floating in drinking water at a fancy spa. Don’t get me wrong, I love all those applications for cucumbers and […]

Spirulina Dark Chocolate Smoothie Superfood To Go!

  Smoothies are my main squeeze in the warmer months and I will admit I get stuck on the same ingredients often. This shake came out of laziness to fill veggie caps. Yes, I mix powerhouse plant powders and shove them into little gel caps for amazing supplements. It seems these days I have way […]

Banana Split Smoothie

    I don’t know about you but even the words banana split takes me back. They were the decadent dessert in our home growing up. Fresh strawberries at their peek, perfectly ripe bananas, neapolitan ice cream, hot fudge, caramel, whip cream nuts and cherries. That was my my favorite combo. I was not big […]

Veggie Stock from Scraps

A long time ago… my friends mom, who was a great frugal cook showed me this trick of scrap saving and it was not for a compost pile! She kept all her vegetable scraps from various dishes she made like soups, stews, side dishes and tossed them in a Tupperware she kept in the freezer. […]

Seared Maitake Steak with Cauliflower Mash

  The picture says it all, I hope! Rich savory and easy to make. There is nothing like mushroom steaks and this will melt any mushroom lovers heart for sure. I have love mushrooms my whole life. I am so grateful to be living in a time where mushroom varieties are so abundant. Maitake is […]