Purple Sweet Potato Soup with Maple Coconut Cream

I will make this blog, quick and sweet. But don’t get that twisted. The flavor will still be explosive. I will let the recipe do the talking. I have this recipe in an earlier blog, but I used butternut squash and regular sweet potatoes. I  decided with this recipe to use purple sweet potatoes, instead. Boy, […]

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Gluten Free Vegan Potato and Leek Savory Waffles with a RAW basil oil

Who doesn’t love a good waffle. They are crunchy on the outside, moist and soft in the inside. We lather them with lots of butter and good Vermont Maple Syrup. I am bias about maple syrup. I believe the best syrup is made in Vermont and I am Georgia girl.  But sometimes you want to […]

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Oven Baked Brussels Sprouts with Smoky Sun dried Tomatoes and Herbs

I love brussels sprouts, but you have to know how to make them taste good. If not, you will get that terrible bitter flavor in your mouth. I think I found the solution while out shopping yesterday at Pier 1 imports. I found these beautiful mini dutch ovens. They are perfect for meals for one […]

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Rustic Vegan Basil Pasta with Fried Rosemary, Garlic and Walnuts

This blog will be short, simple and elegant. Well, I think the pictures of the dish is very elegant.  One of my food perspectives is that, food doesn’t always need to be complicated to be full of elegant deliciousness. High quality ingredients and a little creativity, can have you creating some delicious and unique experiences […]

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Mediterranean Veggie Bowl with a Balsamic Reduction

Food should be delicious, nutritous and beautiful. I love bringing familiar flavors and introducing something unexpected, but they blend very well with the family of the recipe. This bowl is tuscan inspired with a little greek touch. The artichoke hearts give this dish a nice tartness, but saltiness as well, the smoked sundried tomatoes, lend […]

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Red Quinoa Olive Tapenade

I love olives and I especially love olive tapenade, but I thought today let’s give this appetizer a little vegan protein boost. I love the texture that the quinoa adds to this recipe.  You can add this on sandwiches as a spread. You can also use it in pasta as like a pesto or top […]

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Spicy Corn and Poblano Soup with Honey and Sage Cornbread

This is the season for soup. Today I made a Spicy Corn and Poblano Soup. I wanted some bread to go with it.  I was in the mood for some cornbread, but with a twist.  I have had this idea in my mind for a week to make a Honey and Pistachio Cornbread. I did […]

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Spicy Garlic and Onion Soup ~ Thy medicine

So this week I have been making healing soups. Now here’s thing about healing soups. They are made with the intention to make you feel better, so these soups are delicious but very powerful in flavor. Like my Red Soup on my blog for warding off colds and flus. It may have you growing chest […]

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Roasting Acorn Squash 3 Ways

This week has been about entertaining friends and family. Last night my husband and I had dinner with some of our best friends we love dearly. It was such a bittersweet dinner together, because they will be moving soon to another state. I prepared our guest one of their favorite dishes, Jambalaya and for dessert […]

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For Cold Season ~RED soup

So what is RED soup! Well I came up with this concoction when my son got sick with a cold and I also got his cold as well. Since I am a kidney transplant survivor I have to use food as my medicine. Well duh, says, “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy […]

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Polenta with butternut squash veggie ragout

All day my son and I have been spending time cooking some creative dishes. He is out of school for Spring break so we get to have some fun in the kitchen. I love trying new things, so today I mixed butternut squash into my polenta recipe. It tasted delicious!  I also made an organic […]

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