Cold Sesame Noodles with Summer Vegetables

One thing that I have been trying to do lately is increase the number of raw foods I eat. One of my  favorite ways of doing this is by mixing raw vegetables with a whole wheat pasta and great sauce for my lunches. This lunch is quick and easy to put together, and tastes delicious! […]

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Sweet Treats! #MomsMeet #HailMerry

I know most of us try to eat healthy, but we all have days when we need a sweet treat! On those days, I like to try foods that satisfy my sweet tooth but that I don’t have to feel too guilty about indulging in. Merry Bites™ from Hail Merry satisfy all of those requirements […]

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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.  […]

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Top Five Tips for Vegan-Ease Cuisine

Have you been thinking about going vegan?  Here are some great tips from Laura Theodore – who has a great new book out!  Here are my Top Five Tips for starting on the path to Vegan-Ease Cuisine: Easy vegan meals, without sacrificing great taste or giving up the textures and flavors we all love! 1. […]

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Roasted Chickpeas with Vegetables

With a new baby in the house, quick and easy has become even more important when it comes to meals. This comes together really quickly with the bagged Eat Smart vegetables. I used the broccoli and cauliflower mix, but you could use any of the mixes and get great results.  I had some mushrooms that […]

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Easy Enchilada Sauce

This enchilada sauce comes together quickly and tastes so much better than what you get at the store!  Adjust the chili powder depending on how much heat you like.  INGREDIENTS 1/4 cup vegetable oil 1/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 (28-ounce) can crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoons chili powder 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon cumin 1 […]

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Black Beans and Rice

Hope you had a wonderful Cinco de Mayo! For me, it’s a great excuse to eat wonderful Mexican food. Mexican food is always a staple for me – it’s full of flavor, and easy to make healthy dishes. Here is what I’m packing in my lunches this week, it’s so easy to put together and […]

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Stuck at Home Crock Pot Tomato Soup

Since Tuesday, we’ve been stuck at home due to icy conditions. When I stay stuck, I really mean stuck! We live on an island, and the bridge going in and out was closed to all traffic. Which also meant that 99% of the businesses on the island were closed as well. Fortunately we didn’t lose […]

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