Curried Lentil Soup

This soup is great when there is a little chill in the air.  There isn’t enough curry to make it taste like a curry dish, it just adds a good depth of flavor.  Love the turmeric in it – I always like to add turmeric when I can.  The coconut milk adds a little richness. […]

Read More

overnight oats

Gingerbread Overnight Oats

It’s summer here on the Gulf Coast, so that means no matter how early you get up and get going, it is going to be HOT!  I love having oatmeal a few times each week for breakfast, but I don’t want to have a hot breakfast most mornings.  Overnight oats to the rescue!  I really […]

Read More

Corn Chowder

Corn and Quinoa Chowder

I realize that most people are seeing signs of Fall, but around here things haven’t cooled down much at all.  However, this week I wanted something comforting for my lunches – something that would let me feel as though Fall is on the way! This chowder is light enough for warm weather and uses corn […]

Read More

Sweet and Smoky Tofu Sandwiches

This weekend we got to enjoy watching the Blue Angels fly!  We look forward to their annual airshow – since they are stationed here, it really is a special time!  One thing we have to be sure to do is already have plenty of food planned.  It’s hard to get on and off of the […]

Read More

Make Ahead Pumpkin Steel Cut Oats

There are hints of Fall in the air now – on some evenings, we catch a cool breeze and you can tell that cooler weather is just around the corner. Between that and all of the great Fall flavors being advertised, I decided I was ready for a hearty breakfast last week! I love Bob’s […]

Read More

SPICY KALE AND QUINOA SALAD

Lately, I’ve been wanting to keep my lunches super simple.  It saves time, and they end up tasting great!  I love the taste of buffalo sauce, so this lunch was absolutely addicting to me.  I utilized a bag of kale I had in the freezer, so I sautéed it a bit.  If you are using […]

Read More

Vegan-ease Review and Giveaway

One thing I often hear from people is that they like the idea of going vegan, but they just aren’t sure where to start. If this sounds like you, then you’re sure to enjoy Laura Theodore’s newest book – Vegan-ease.  I was fortunate enough to get a copy to preview, and it’s a great cookbook.  […]

Read More