Spicy Sweet Potato & Mango Lentils with Chili Sauce 2

One bite of my Spicy Sweet Potato & Mango Lentils with Chili Sauce will have your taste buds dancing. Layers of flavor create balance in this dish; aromatic, fresh ginger, cooling coconut milk, sweet mango, a little heat from the chili sauce, and salty, savory miso ~ all tied together in a neat […]

Spicy Sweet Mango Lentils

Coconut Curry Soup

Ultra Creamy Coconut Curry Soup with Kale and Butternut 5

Say so long butter and hello to coconut oil in this Ultra Creamy Coconut Curry Soup with Kale and Butternut. Meet your new best friend……fat.  Flavorful curry, creamy coconut milk and ultra rich coconut oil make this a satisfying soup for anytime of year.  Though butternut squash from KyV Farm […]

Forbidden Rice and Indian Spiced Lentils

Forbidden rice is a black/purple, nutrient dense heirloom rice – with lots of vitamins and amino acids.  But the real reason to try this rice is the taste and color.  When cooked it becomes a gorgeous dark eggplant color that makes a striking presentation, perfect for a special occasion.  I […]

Peanutty “Noodle” Salad

A few weeks ago I overheard a few fellow yogis talking about The China study: “the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted and the startling implications for diet, weight loss and long-term health” at one of my Tuesday night Power classes.  I had heard of this study but hadn’t […]

Coconut-Curry Grilled Tempeh, Veggie and Millet Bowl 12

If you are a vegetarian (or even not) you have probably heard of Amy’s Products; especially the brown rice bowls.  I wanted to try my hand at recreating them for a while so over the weekend I attempted a curry tempeh version. I simply mixed up a marinade and steamed the tempeh while […]

Sweet Curry Roasted Butternut and Pear Salad with Walnuts 19

One of my favorite salads at Native Sun is a curry sweet potato pear salad with walnuts.  There is something about the sweetness of the pear and sweet potato against the spice mixture of the curry and the nutty walnuts that makes it a perfect balance.  I recreated it once […]

truRoots and my Amazing Sprouted Green Lentil Coconut Curry Soup 14

I found Nutmeg Notebook through my weight watcher message boards. The photos of her healthy recipes are just gorgeous and occasionally she does product reviews.  The one I came across that intrigued me was for an Organic Sprouted Bean Trio from truRoots .  Per 1/3 cup there is 160 cals, […]

Curry Bison and Potato in the Slow Cooker 8

I’ve got a short post for you since things have been so crazy between work and my new baby!  We’ve now had two breakfasts and a dinner in the new camper and I’m thinking of doing a camping dry run in the driveway to make sure I’ve got the kinks worked out before we take […]

Oats with Curried Pear, Sweet Potato and Walnut Topping 8

It was a match made in heaven; my oat recipe with PB2 and nutty wheat germ topped with sweet curry pear, sweet potatoes and walnuts and finished with a salty crunch or coarse sea salt.  It’s got that sweet salty thing going on! Oats with Curried Pear, Sweet Potato and […]

Curry Sweet Potato

Curry Pear, Sweet Potato, Walnut Salad 14

A fun alternative to mashed potatoes – Curry Pear, Sweet Potato, Walnut Salad   To round out the end of my first blogiversary I decided to make a remake of a salad I just got at Native Sun yesterday.  It was a curry pear salad and pure perfection.  Sorry NS […]

Grilled Curry Dijon Tofu with Pepper Relish 5

Happy Monday my friends!  I ended up having a very relaxing weekend after cancelling our trip out of town.  I was very sad not to go but have been so run down I just decided I needed to rest and it was the best decision.  I have such a struggle […]

Curried Tofu Salad 5

It’s Friday!  And….I have a girls night tomorrow night!  I can’t wait. I’ll be trying out a new restaurant at the beach called Salt Life.  Hubby has been out of town on a golf trip since Wednesday so it’s just been us girls at home (my daughter and I).  My […]

Dijon Curry Grilled Chicken Legs 2

It’s the Thursday before a long weekend and I can’t wait to have an extra day. We are staying in town this weekend and having a big family cookout on Saturday as my husband Chris has two aunts coming in town from Tennessee to see the baby. Since Chris and […]

Honey Coconut Curry Tempeh Wrap 3

Have any of you watched Food Inc?  If so what did you think?  I know I should watch it but I’m such an animal lover I think I would spend the rest of the night crying and have nightmares.  Instead I’m buying tempeh!   (Ok and I did buy some meat from Native Sun […]

Romanesco Cauliflower

Pumpkin Curry Cauliflower 2

Pumpkin Curry Cauliflower will knock your socks off! Recently I’ve been going to a local natural food store called Native Sun and they have had curry cauliflower in their hot bar section. It is so delicious and flavorful that I could not believe it is made without oil.  I quizzed […]