Tag Archives : Ginger


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 bow by Ume Plum vinegar. […]

Spicy Sweet Mango Lentils

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Simply Sophisticated Dessert – Strawberries, Agave and Crystallized Ginger 3

Gently sweet, a little salty and a little spicy. Is your mouth watering yet? Anyone that follows my blog knows that I tend to keep things simple. As soon as I the ingredient list climbs above 7 items I know the likelyhood of people making it goes way down.  We just don’t have the time […]


Gingery Pepita Energy Bars – a little spicy, a little salty and a little sweet and only around 150 calories! 4

Gingery Pepita Bars – a little spicy, a little salty and a little sweet. 100% delicious. These are so satisfying and EASY to make – you’ll never spend money on pre-made bars again.  I’ve been making tons of variations of these with whatever is on sale.  I simply add enough dates, raisins or prunes so that […]

Gingery Pepita Energy Bars

Wine Down Wednesday with Sweet Potato and Tahini Burgers with Citrus, Mango and Avocado Salsa

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I review a vegan dish paired with two different wines. To pair wines with a meatless dish we must look at the spices and main flavors of the recipe. For an ideal pairing we look for wines that that compliment Sweet Potato and Tahini Burgers Citrus, Mango and Avocado Salsa we look […]


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 […]


Asian Peanut and Cabbage Salad and 7 Facts Award 17

Thanks to Cooking in College for awarding me the 7-Facts Award.  I am so flattered! 1. I go through almost two tubs of plain Greek yogurt each week.  My favorite brand is Chobani. 2. I have gone tenting in the Arizona desert for two weeks at a time, three times. 3. I have always wanted […]


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, .5 g fat, 11 g […]


North African Chickpea Stew 12

Today’s Eat. Live.Be. for a better 2011 is how to get out of a rut. The only thing that works for me is to change things up and simply keep trying. Think about it, any time we start anything new, we go through a honeymoon phase. If it’s a new diet, we are all gung-ho […]