Red Beet Tartare for Two

  What is Tartare? Most people are not familiar with tartare or confuse it tartar sauce. And, that is is ok, I wasn’t familiar with this raw meat dish either. It is a French dish consisting of raw beef or fish. Supposed to be fancy shmancy but honestly, not for me. However, about a year ago, I was out to…

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One Pot Vegan Chili

  If you live in the Northeast, you know the volatile weather we have been experiencing. Show, rain, negative degree temperatures one day and 40 degrees the next. I feel like we have been on a roller coaster ride courtesy of Mother Nature. And, we have no choice to stay on the ride whether we like it or not. So…

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Blueberries-n-Cream Chia Pudding

  Chia seed pudding is one of the simplest, fool proof desserts to make. But at the same time, I made some that I just didn’t really care for. I also feel that there are mixed feelings out there about this very simple and popular dessert. Could it be the texture? I can see that to be an issue for…

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One Pot Spicy Vegan Jambalaya

  Bring out the deep flavors of meatless sausage, tempeh, porcini mushrooms, peppers, celery, garlic, herbs and spices by sauteeing them together in one pot. This easy, one pot, spicy vegan jambalaya recipe is delicious and flavorful. It will satisfy your craving for a hearty, spicy meal. Perfect dinner for a cold February night.       Print Recipe One…

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Sesame Coconut Rice and Veggie Bowl

    I have always loved fruit and vegetables more than anything else. You would think my mother lucked out with a kid that loved veggies but instead she fought with me to eat the meat on my plate. My dad is a true meat and potatoes kinda guy, if its green he will die from it. So needless to…

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Purple Cauliflower and Sundried Tomato Penne

  Once in a while I will find purple or orange cauliflower at the grocery store and I have to grab it and make something with it. I opted for the purple one and turned it into a simple cauliflower and penne pasta dish. This pasta dish is created in its simplest form with only a few ingredients and focuses…

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Ultra Violet Berry Smoothie Bowl

  If you haven’t heard, the color of 2018 is Ultra Violet. At least according to the color experts at Pantone. “Pantone is known worldwide as the standard language for color communication from designer to manufacturer to retailer to customer. They are world-renowned authority on color. For over 50 years, Pantone has been inspiring design professionals with products, services and leading technology…

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Edamame and Mushroom Power Bowl

One dish meals are one of the simplest meals to make. They are are great for lunch or dinner. Most bowl meals can be made ahead of time or made in larger quantities to to make several meals and cut down on cooking. Love that! This plant based power bowl is easy to make and its delicious with a bit…

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Persimmon and Banana Breakfast Shake

New Year, New You! My New Year’s resolution, like many others’ is to eat better and healthier. And, that means eating more fruits and vegetable and less sweets and carbs. One of the tastiest shakes I made is the Persimmon and Banana Shake. On a whim, I threw in some persimmon, banana, nuts and spices in a blender for a…

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Veggie Quinoa Salad with Apricot Lemon Vinaigrette

Hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving holiday. If yours was anything like mine, there was way too much delicious food (hopefully vegan) right in front of you that you just had taste. This year, we relished in an abundant variety of sides that were absolutely divine. I will be posting a few that I will be making…

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