Tag Archives : Baked


Chunky Salsa Taco Salad and my As Seen on TV Confessions 8

I have a confession that is very embarrassing. I’m an “as seen on TV” junkie. I’ve tried: On a scale of 1-10 (10 being the best) here is how I would rank some the ones I’ve tried. Music Bullet 10 – a small speaker that you can recharge and is perfect to plug into your smart phone […]

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Pineapple Tomato Chimichurri over Teriyaki Tofu

Pineapple Tomato Chimichurri over Teriyaki Tofu

Can tomato and pineapple be friends?  After tasting this recipe, I do believe they are the BEST of friends; neither overpowering the other, living in a sweet-savory harmony. And WHY would I put an Argentine chimichurri over a Japanese teriyaki? Because it works!  These flavors can go hand in hand – in this case it’s […]


Is Soy Bad for Us? Find Out What I Learned and Enjoy a Recipe – Cajun Fu Fingers with Roasted Summer Squash and Tomatoes and Creamy Spiced Mustard on the Side 1

Cajun Fu Fingers with Roasted Summer Squash and Tomatoes and Creamy Spiced Mustard on the Side With this being my second tofu post in a row I got to thinking about all the negative press that soy gets – so I googled “is soy safe” and there is a LOT of info out there. I […]


Macro Acorn Squash Bowl with Mila, Massaged Kale and Tahini Sauce

One of the best things in life is meeting new people and experiencing new things.  Last Saturday was one of the most fun and memorable.  My friend Gregg, who has been supplying me the wines for the Wine Down Wednesday posts, and his wife Kerry (I hope that is the correct spelling!) had us over for dinner.   A dinner party turned […]


What is Oxidative Stress and a Review of Cooking Light Falafel-Stuffed Eggplant withTahini Sauce and Tomato Relish

KYV Eggplants, Heirloom Tomatos, Peppers and Cucumbers Oxidative Stress is becoming a big buzzword nowadays – but what exactly is it?  Oxidative stress is the imbalance of our bodies oxidizing at a greater rate than its ability to detoxify. Something we’re all familiar with is the oxidation of an apple or avocado when we cut it – […]


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What is Inflammation and How Omega 3s Can Help

Wondering what is inflammation? Omega 3s can help! (Plus a bonus recipe: All Natural Zucchini Muffins with Mila Chia) “I hurt all over but nothing is broken”, a good friend recently said to me. What is all this talk about inflammation? Inflammation is your body’s attempt to defend itself against bacteria and viruses and to […]


All Natural Zucchini Muffins – Vegan, Gluten Free, Sugar Free and 100% Delicious 40

Happy Mother’s Day to all those Moms out there. All Natural Zucchini Muffins – Vegan, Gluten Free, Sugar Free With the recent abundance of zucchini from the farm I had one thing in mind-zucchini bread. And then I started searching recipes and everything had about TWO CUPS of sugar.  What?  Is that really necessary? After one taste of these […]

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Ten Minute – Five Ingredient Black Bean Burgers 5

I finally got around to trying Happy Herbivore’s super easy bean burgers.  These will now be my go-to recipe when I need something super quick and easy.  This will work with any can of beans and some oatmeal.  By using the broiler you can speed up the cook time to around ten minutes and get a […]


Baked Pineapple Curry Tofu with Fried Basmati Rice and Veggies 1

Two facts. 1. Waste and I are not friends. 2. Kids have no problem with waste. For example. I bought Band-Aids with Tinkerbell on them.Every morning my daughter asks me if she can have a Band-Aid. “Where is the booboo?” She inspects her hands, brow wrinkling in thought. “Right here.” Pointing to her fingertip.I lean […]


Baked Monkey Oats 1

Baked oats are so satisfying that I made it again this morning. This recipe is very similar to the last but uses fresh bananas……next time I might put a bit of ground flax seed on top as well. YUM! The nutrition info below is listed for either one or two servings, depending on how hungry […]