Peaches and Cream Steel Cut Oats


I desperately needed something new to eat for breakfast this morning. I’m creature of habit, but could not eat one more piece of toast with almond butter. So, THIS was concocted! Continue reading

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My Big Vegan Bowl of Beans and Farro


I have no idea what to call this bowl of yummy goodness…So, we’ll just call it ‘My Big Vegan Bowl of Beans and Farro’! This was my first time to make farro, and let me just tell ya, it will not be my last! I cooked my farro in vegetable broth and loved the flavor it gave. Continue reading

Vegan Strawberry Muffins

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We are some strawberry eating people in the summertime!  Gaby LOVES them!!  And loves to eat a bowl of diced berries every day.  When she opens the refrigerator and points at the strawberries with a BIG smile, I have no problem at all giving her as many as she wants… Here’s a few reason why we eat a handful or two of strawberries everyday: Continue reading

Mushroom Ragu

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Since I’ve been reducing my meat in-take I’ve been allowing myself a little more carbs as of late.  You have to eat something that keeps your stomach full for longer than 30 minutes when you’re only eating fruits and vegetables…right?!  I needed a little comfort food last night, but wanted it to be ‘healthy’.  Nothing that weighs you down and makes you hate life after you eat! 🙂 Continue reading

Faux-Fried-Potato-Salad

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I’ve said it many times before… “I’ve never met a potato that I didn’t like!”  I actually make this dish two to three times a week.  Especially when I’m not in a very ‘creative’ mood…it’s quick, easy, and both my husband and daughter LOVE it.  Sometimes we have it for dinner… sometimes I make it for a quick and easy lunch that keeps me full the whole afternoon.  I love a traditional southern potato salad smothered in creamy mayo, but let’s be honest… it’s just not the best thing to eat if you’re watching the scale and trying to maintain that bikini body all year long.  SO…. for me, this is the next best thing!  Continue reading

My Vegan Cuban Buddha Bowl

vegan cuban bowl5(Somebody couldn’t wait to dig in!  Is THAT not the sweetest little hand you’ve ever seen?!)

This Vegan Cuban Buddha Bowl is the BEST thing I’ve eaten all week!  I created this recipe in an effort to get ready for a 4-day-get-a-way to Cuba with the Mister.  Yes, you read that right… We are in fact escaping by ourselves for FOUR WHOLE DAYS.

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