Category Archives : BPBD – Before Plant Based Diet


Quick Rotisserie Chicken and Broccoli-Spinach Salad 7

A quick post to say hello! Tonight is one of those nights that I just didn’t feel like cooking dinner after a fabulous, but very busy, weekend.  Friday night was pizza and a movie night, Saturday I had some much needed girlfriend time; pedicures, dinner, cocktails and dancing.  We had such a great time! And today was errands and catching up […]


What I learned this year and Purple Heirloom Tomato and Goat Cheese Burgers on Open Faced Portobellos 8

I have a secret to share……. Much to my initial shock, the growing season for most farms here in Florida is actually over the winter.  I quickly found this out when I decided to join a CSA/farm share and was informed that pickups started in November.  Being a northeastern girl by birth I always assumed […]


Rustic Spinach-Garlic Spanish Tortilla 14

Spanish Tortilla is simply a potato and egg omelet cooked with olive oil.     Ever since that spring day at the farm when we celebrated the warmer weather with a farm-to-table potluck, and I had the good fortune of trying a fellow member’s Spanish Tortilla, I have wanted to try my hand at making […]


Portobello Mushroom, Cashew Cheese and Sundried Tomato Sandwich with Fresh Basil and Drizzled Balsamic 12

Day four of my detox has arrived and other than a slight headache yesterday I feel fabulous.  After finding cane sugar in our vegan pea protein powder I typically use for my daughter’s smoothies (and had wanted to add to mine) I am on the lookout for sneaky hidden sugar.  Curses to the salt and sugar that lurk in every corner.  […]


Cajun Shrimp ‘n Cheesy Quinoa with Swiss Chard (as previously posted on Honest Cooking) 7

If you follow me on twitter or facebook you may know that I’ve joined up with a fabulous new website called Honest Cooking.  “Honest Cooking is an international online culinary magazine with the ambition to truly change the face of online food media. We feature over 50 of the world’s most interesting food & beverage […]