Tag Archives : Lime


Tropical Black Bean Burgers with Cucumber, Mint, Mango and Peach Salsa

  Tropical Salsa with Cucumber, Fresh Mint, Peach and Mango   Summer here is all about quick and easy – especially since last week I was really sick.  My doctor said I caught it before it turned into full blown pneumonia.  Goodness knows that one thing I can’t seem to do is slow down, so […]


Tropical Grilled Pineapple Salad with Creamy Mango, Avocado and Fresh Lime Dressing (Oil Free and Vegan)

Tropical Grilled Pineapple Salad with Creamy Mango Avocado Lime Dressing Oh my goodness I am one busy girl.  Not only has work been crazy but I’m also taking care of a sick little one, sharing Mila, doing yoga, hitting the gym, writing a food blog and cooking (to name just a few).   And I have […]


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 […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Black Bean Soup and Forbidden Rice with PARES BALTA Ros de Pacs and CRASTO Douro Red 4

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 […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Fresh Avocado Spring Rolls and Dipping Sauces Two Ways 1

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I will 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 the spring rolls we look for a wine that would pair well with the following ingredients – […]


(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 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 […]


Grilled Corn-Onion and Black Bean Salsa 2

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 6

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 […]