Mother’s Day No-Fail Roast Chicken with Lemon, Thyme and Garlic

Mother’s Day is coming up and I’m sure we all are thinking about what we want to do to make our mothers feel special. It’s not a surprise that my love language is food and perhaps that’s the same love language the mothers in your life speaks, as well. I want to share a recipe […]

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Smashed BRUSSELS Sprouts with a HOt Spicy Chili Sauce

Smashed Brussels sprouts with a spicy chili garlic oil, doesn’t that sound amazing! Hashtag the new  #foodtrend#smashedbrusselsprouts. Who doesn’t love a good food trend? I love this one, because it gets my grandkids to eat more vegetables. Let me add that you can add whatever sauce or topping you would like, my family love spicy […]

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French lentil and cajun sausage Soup

It’s cold outside and all I am craving is some yummy soul warming soup. Lentils are one of my favorite legumes to cook. I have used lentils to make veggie burgers, hearty salads, and yes, soup. Now, here’s the deal my husband is from New Orleans and creole and Cajun recipes flow through this house […]

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Tagliatelle Nests in Chickpea Pasta Sauce

So here’s what you need from Homegoods or any grocery or food specialty store: This article is quick, just like this dish. WHEN COOKING IS NOT YOUR THING, but you want to still make it something special and keep it heart healthy on Valentine’s Day and everyday. Go to Homegoods food section and get some […]

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Eat Purple Today: Spicy Sautéed Red Cabbage

Let’s eat purple today. Purple fruits and vegetables are often a sign of nutrients called anthocyanins. Anthocyanins help protect your cells from damage that can lead to illness and disease. Also, According to scientists and an analysis of the latest data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Study (NHANES), a survey of eating and […]

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Butternut Squash Bread Pudding w/Red Wine Balsamic Reduction

I was strolling through my pictures on social media and saw this post below. I made a few years ago during the holidays and thought this would be a good one to share with you guys since Thanksgiving is this week. Hope you enjoy it! What I do with leftover Butternut Squash Bread Pudding and […]

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Vegetarian Thanksgiving Side Dishes under 20 minutes

Thanksgiving is almost around the corner and I have two simple, easy and delicious side dishes that you can try out with your family this Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday. What I love about these dishes, is the fact that they are under 30 minutes to make, start to finish and they are super delicious and […]

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Craving Taquitos? Spicy Vegan Taquitos

Sometimes you just crave something delicious and comforting, but you wanna keep it on the healthy side, so this came into my mind! Spicy vegan taquitos and I thought, so how do I wanna do these, because I didn’t have my vegan sausages, so what’s a girl to do. I decided to use beans and […]

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Figs! Figs! Glorious Figs!

Oh how I adore figs and this is the perfect season for them, just like pumpkins, figs represents autumn for me. One of my favorite things to do with my grandkids, during fall break, is to take them to my girlfriend’s organic vegetarian farm http://www.fryfarm.com, just a few miles from my house. The grandkids love […]

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Vegan Ceviche anyone?

RAW VEGAN CEVICHE using hearts of palm, is easy, healthy and amazing. I made this for the first time, back in 2005, when I got into exploring eating raw vegan foods. I have been a transplant recipient since 2008 and eating seafood like, ceviche can sometimes, not be the best thing for me to eat, […]

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Gluten free Chai Masala Oatmeal Cranberry cookies

So this has been a week of baking for me. Today I decided that I wanted to make something chai inspired, so why not cookies. Chai tea is probably one of my favorite beverages to drink, hot or cold, especially during this time of year. The warm spices of cardamom, clove, nutmeg, and ginger says, […]

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Orecchiette with Kale and Chickpeas

When I’m in the mood for something that is simple, delicious, and healthy. I think of chickpeas, kale and of course, pasta. I love this dish, because it is easy to put together. If you use organic frozen kale and organic canned chickpeas, the only thing that really has to be cooked is the pasta. […]

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Roasted Sweet Chili and Ginger Cauliflower

Who doesn’t love cauliflower?! Okay, not everyone, but this recipe will make you fall in love with it again and again. Cauliflower is one that is loaded with nutrients. It’s loaded with fiber, which aids in digestion, it is also high anti-inflammatory properties, that helps with inflammation in our bodies. Another thing about cauliflower, is […]

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Juices and smoothies ~ My way to 50.

So YES! I turned 50!! Wow!! What an amazing time I had on my birthday! My husband, family and friends lavished me with so much love, it left me speechless! Seriously, that is a big deal to leave me without something to say, but it is now it’s marked in history. Turning 50 is a […]

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Brown Butter S’mores Cookies

Tonight I decided to make Turkey Sloppy Joes for the family and hey I thought what goes better with sloppy joes, then Brown Butter S’mores Cookie? Well at least that’s what I think and you might agree after trying this recipe. This recipe is adapted from https://bromabakery.com/smores-cookies/ . It’s a pretty tasty one. I adjusted […]

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