Grilled Veggies with Mustard Sauce

Spring is in the air and we all are quarantined to our homes, hopefully this time has given you the beautiful opportunity to cook more with your family. In my family there are two cooks, myself and my younger son, Tyler. Tyler loves to cook, but grilling is his passion. While he was away at […]

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Vegan Marshmallow Fluff

Chickpeas, they’re not just for salads anymore. My mama was the type of person that never wasted anything. She taught us to use it all, if you can. She would hardly ever threw leftover food out, it always became a casserole or bread pudding, or rice pudding or some new recipe creation. During this time […]

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A Smarter Smoothie

Who doesn’t love a good smoothie? You take some fruit, leafy greens, nut butters, some type of liquid and maybe some protein powder and you add it to your blender and you have a super healthy smoothie, to get you going for the day. Right?! Well not exactly. Smoothies can be very beneficial for our […]

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Super Easy Breakfast Carrot Cake Bites

After Easter feast, my body needed to cleanse. A raw vegan diet is the best way for me to get rid of all the pies and cakes I indulged in and not to mention, my mac and cheese that’s made with six cheeses. But a girl still needs a little something sweet in her life. […]

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Asparagus with a Ground Mustard Champagne Vinaigrette

As I promised here is another healthy Easter side dish you can prepare super fast, but fast doesn’t mean you are skimping on flavor. Yes, I love how the shaved parmesan pulls this dish together. Enjoy and Always Set the Table with Love. 💕 Happy Easter. TIP: The vinaigrette will last for a week in […]

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Orecchiette Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes, Parmesan, Mint and Lemon Zest

So in the state of Georgia we all felt last week that Springtime was coming a little early, that wasn’t the case, of course. But that doesn’t mean a girl didn’t get inspired by the warm days to whip up something little and refreshing. This is one of my favorite spring/summertime pastas to make. Don’t […]

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Winter Detox Soup

This is simple and super easy! But here’s the twist. You eat this soup for breakfast!! What?!! Yes, breakfast. Soup for breakfast has incredible health benefits. Having soup in the am helps with better digestion and elimination. When we are cleansed from the inside , we have more energy and our immune system is able […]

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Beet Salad with a Parsley and Walnut Pesto drizzled with Orange Vinaigrette

I adore beets. They are loaded with lots fiber, vitamin C and they help with inflammation in the body, which mean they are good for you, but they also taste amazing. I love to add beets to my salads, smoothies, and they are awesome sautéed, roasted or just raw. Today I was craving a salad, […]

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Spicy Orange Ginger and Garlic Cauliflower with Orange Ginger Cauliflower Rice

This week it’s all about the cauliflower. Here’s the recipe, running out for an event, but wanted to share this with you guys. Always Set the Table with Love. INGREDIENTS • 1 large cauliflower, cut into florets • 2/3 cup water • 1/3 cup cornstarch, plus 1 teaspoon • 1/3 cup flour • 3 tablespoons […]

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Fruit Skewers with homemade Chocolate Sauce and Yogurt with Fruit and Honey

Getting kids eat fruit and vegetables can sometimes be a bit challenging, but I believe these two dipping recipes will have them coming back for more. Keeping it simple and getting your little ones involved is the key. Whenever I pick up my grandkids the first thing that they ask me is, Gigi what are […]

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Easiest Stovetop Maple Granola on top of Sweet Potato Pie Oatmeal

Who doesn’t love granola ? Okay, put your hand down, Lol 😂. But for us granola lovers, here’s a keep it simple and a bit sweet easy recipe. You can also find this recipe and others delectable pictures of yummies on my Instagram page Life with Lisa Washington: Easiest Stovetop Granola: Maple Granola with Pumpkin […]

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Back to School Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Today I had the opportunity to do a television segment for Fox 5 Good Day Atlanta, because back to school is upon us and we want to give our kids a healthy start to the new school year. Well, I got you covered. Try out some of these recipes with your kids and see how […]

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This is for the Sweet Potato Lovers~ Sweet Potato Hash and Toast

Who doesn’t love sweet potatoes?  Yes. Everyone does! Okay I just going to pretend that everyone does. The rest of you guys will be converted after this post! LOL. So here it is, sweet potatoes are not only nature’s little candy, because they are super sweet, but they are loaded with nutrients. Here are a […]

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