5 Reasons why Almond Milk is good for you!

Almond milk is low in both fat and calories and can be an appropriate milk substitute for those on a heart healthy diet or have lactose intolerance.  There is no cholesterol or saturated fat in almond milk and it’s low in sodium and high in healthy fats such as omega fatty acids which helps to […]

Chocolate Brownie Cake

Do you love chocolate ? Well this recipe is for you! These no bake brownies  are made in a 6 inch cake pan and can be pressed into a square, round or the heart shaped pan like the one I use. This recipe is fast and easy to make and tastes so delicious you may […]

Kale and Artichoke Dip

My food choices have been less than stellar in 2014 so I decided to start the new year off with healthy, clean eating and made a commitment to myself to make more vegan and vegetarian meals.   Don’t tell M. as I will be slipping these in and hope he doesn’t notice ! LOL ! […]

No-Knead Whole Wheat Bread

Being a baker’s daughter had it’s benefits when I was growing up.  Anytime we needed bread, donuts, cookies or pastries, Mom would call Dad at the bakery or let him know the night before what we needed the next day.   When Dad was the baker, we never baked at home and that was our reality. […]

Coconut Shrimp with Brown Basimati Rice

This simple recipe was adapted from one I found on the Food & Wine website.  This recipe called for cilantro but it wasn’t available here so I substituted it with fresh spinach and basil.   The original recipe was twice the size so I reduced it by half and adjusted some of the spices as […]

Refrigerator Bran Muffins

Yes these muffins have everything but the refrigerator in them but the cool thing is that you can keep the batter in the fridge for up to 6 weeks and make them in small batches so they are always fresh.  Who wouldn’t want a fresh baked muffin in the morning and they only take 15 […]

Hummus

Original food processor recipe made with tahini and extra virgin olive oil.