Chocolate Almond Smoothie

For me when the temperature drops making a frosty smoothie is the farthest thing from my mind.  But this creamy chocolate smoothie is just right for these colder days and is full of healthy antioxidants and vitamins.  Adding ice cubes is optional and will make the smoothie a bit colder but not frosty. What a […]

Kale Salad

Our first winter in Florida has been a busy one with our home renovations so to create some balance in our lives, we decided to explore our creative side and become members of the Morean Art Center where they offer a variety of classes in glass, clay, painting, jewelry, metal and photography and much, much more.  What’s so […]

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 ! […]

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.