Tag Archives : Lime


Wine Down Wednesday – Black Bean Soup and Forbidden Rice with PARES BALTA Ros de Pacs and CRASTO Douro Red

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 consider the spices and main flavors of the recipe. For black bean soup we need a wine that nicely compliments Bragg Liquid Aminos, chili powder and cilantro. The wines chosen to pair. PARES BALTA Ros […]


(Almost) Raw Moroccan Mango Chickpea Salad

One more day and I’ll be off; flying through the air, straight to San Francisco where we will be for four nights and then heading over to Sonoma for the next three nights for our 10th anniversary.  This is really the second major trip my hubby Chris and I have taken where we fly out of town (last one was […]


North African Chickpea Stew

Sweet Calabaza squash, fresh cilantro and crunchy peanuts comprise this delicious North African Chickpea Stew. 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, […]


Grilled Corn-Onion and Black Bean Salsa

We celebrated Mother’s Day last Sunday as my mom is going on a trip to Sedona, Arizona over the actual date.  We decided to make fish and shrimp tacos and I used the same marinade I had created previously for the fish and shrimp but added a teaspoon of minced garlic (if you need a cood […]


Ginger Cilantro Honey Tempeh Salad

At the farmers market I got the biggest hunk o’ fresh ginger for one dollar that I have ever seen.  Cilantro sounded like it would pair well.  So what does one do with a large bunch of cilantro and gigantic hunk of spicy ginger? Marinate tempeh!  I was  a little nervous grilling this as the marinade was very […]