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I have a confession that is very embarrassing – and it involves this delicious Chunky Salsa Taco Salad. 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 – […]

Chunky Salsa Taco Salad and my As Seen on TV ...

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 […]

Pineapple Tomato Chimichurri over Teriyaki Tofu

Is Soy Bad for Us? Find Out What I Learned and Enjoy a Recipe – Cajun Tofu Fingers with Roasted Summer Squash and Tomatoes and Creamy Spiced Mustard on the Side Cajun Fu Fingers with Roasted Summer Squash and Tomatoes and Creamy Spiced Mustard on the Side With this being […]

Is Soy Bad for Us? Find out what I learned.

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 […]

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

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 […]

What is Oxidative Stress and a Review of Cooking Light ...

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 […]

What is Inflammation and How Omega 3s Can Help

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These All Natural Zucchini Muffins are moist, delicious and have a great balance of flavor. 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 […]

All Natural Zucchini Muffins – Vegan, Gluten Free, Sugar Free ...

Black Bean Burgers - Florida Coastal Cooking and Wellness 6
Ten Minute – Five Ingredient Black Bean Burgers are simple enough to make any weeknight, and the whole family will love them!   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. […]

Ten Minute – Five Ingredient Black Bean Burgers

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.” […]

Baked Pineapple Curry Tofu with Fried Basmati Rice and Veggies

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 […]

Baked Monkey Oats

This Southwest Tortilla Bake is one of our family’s standby recipes. Everyone loves it and it’s super simple to put together after a long day. Rich tomato sauce, flavorful, mild Southwest seasoning and hearty burger “meat” blend together for a hearty meal. With a severe case of writers block I […]

Southwest Tortilla Bake

There is something about the Indian spice blend, garam masala that is so warm and inviting.  Cloves, nutmeg, star anise and cumin are a few of the sweet aromatics that make up this medley.  When I thought of what I wanted to do with the golden beets I got from my farm, […]

Indian Spiced Beet and Carrot “Fries”

Recently I flew up to Jersey, well doped for flying with a glass of wine or two at the airport Chili’s, with high hopes of a Snooki sighting upon arrival. I know, I should be dealing with my fear of flying rather than drinking wine but that just isn’t as much fun.  And luckily I was […]

Pumpkin Spice Cake and Plant Based Sources of 9 Essential ...

I learned something really interesting today from my coworker, Sarah.  Her son, Jake, did a fabulous presentation on plastic.  Have you heard of the Great Garbage Patch? It is this huge garbage mound of plastic in the middle of the ocean that is “roughly the size of Texas, containing approximately 3.5 […]

Roasted Spaghetti Squash with Kale and Pumpkin Cream Sauce

I had some figs that were just asking me to bake them in my new tart pan so I said ok.  I figured why not make it **allergy free so I can share it with my little muffin? After much searching I couldn’t find exactly what I wanted, something all natural that […]

Honey, Balsamic and Fresh Fig Tart (Gluten, Dairy, Egg, Soy, ...