Wild Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

  Wow! I can’t believe its been so long since my last post. My intention was never to be a full time blogger, I just wanted to create some great recipes to share with everyone. My full time job (I’m a Realtor) has been keeping me super busy lately. But still, its been way too long and I hope not…

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Wholewheat Italian Avo Slices

  When it comes to avocado toast, it can be super simple or a bit elaborate and creative. I was in the mood for a little Italian flavor profile and avocados at the same time. So this creation was born. The Italian white bean spread is creamy and the fresh basil and pine nuts really give it a unique flavor.…

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Blistered Shishito Pepper Hummus

  Oh my, if you ever had blistered shishito peppers and loved them, then I suggest you try this Blistered Shishito Pepper Hummus. I have noticed these peppers popping up on restaurant menus as an appetizer or vegetable side and that tells me these are becoming kinda trendy. Trader Joe’s seems to always have them and that’s where I get…

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Heart Healthy Buddha Bowl

  Some of my recipes that I share with you are an inspiration from a meal I had at restaurants. There was a time period when we used to eat out quite a bit and I had some of the most amazing vegetarian meals. But now that I shifted from vegetarian to vegan and started this blog, I mostly cook…

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Apple Pup-Cakes

  We recently celebrated birthdays with these delicious Apple Pup-Cakes and I though I would share them with all the dog mom and dads. These were a BIG hit! I love baking and cooking for my three little furry loves. But I try to keep it healthy, they are a bit on the larger size. Still, when it comes to…

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Mandarin and Cardamom Vegan Waffles

    I look forward to Sundays and Sunday brunch every week. I try to keep my Sundays free from appointments and work but that does not always happen. There is just something about lazy Sundays, sleeping in and just relaxing before the crazy work week begins. Today was no exception and we made these delicious mandarin waffles with a…

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Olive Salad Hummus with Naan Bread

  I never had a muffuletta (or muffaletta) sandwich before but I have had the olive salad that makes the sandwich. The signature olive salad consists of olives diced and mixed with celery, carrots, peppers and cauliflower that are pickled, also known as Giardiniera. The mixed olive salad is seasoned with oregano, garlic and other seasonings and mixed with olive oil. Its…

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Chambord Sugar Hearts

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with these cute and sweet Chambord Sugar Hearts. I made these with Chambord which is a sweet French black raspberry liquor with a very distinct flavor. Its unique flavor is the key ingredient in a French Martini and it gives it a flavor that cannot be substituted. In my opinion, anyway. However, these sugar hearts can be…

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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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