Mushrooms


10 Vegan Dinners Under 300 Calories

You and I want three things at dinner: meals the whole family will get excited about, light, healthy recipes, and something quick and easy after a long day. This collection of 10 vegan dinners under 300 calories fits the bill effortlessly.   It’s a jungle out there. Between work, school, kids sports and lessons, family pets and […]

Mushroom Alfredo Lasagna

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Vegan Mushroom Piccata Recipe

In the mood for a little lemon, olive oil, garlic and white wine? My Vegan Mushroom Piccata Recipe will perfectly fit the bill. One of the best dishes I ever ate was a piccata at a place down the street from my house called Bistro 101. It is no longer […]


Vegan Marinated & Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms

These flavorful marinated mushrooms are stuffed with a soft vegan cheese and topped off with tart, tangy and sweet sundried tomatoes in my Vegan Marinated & Grilled Stuffed Mushrooms. In the middle of the night last night, thoughts started coming to me – rolling in like thunderclouds. Dark, worrisome, brooding. It […]

Vegan Stuffed Mushrooms

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Creamy Pumpkin Mac-n-cheese with Maple Mushroom Bacon ~ Naturally Low Fat, Vegan and Gluten Free

 This Low Fat, Vegan and Gluten Free, Creamy Pumpkin Mac-n-cheese with Maple  Mushroom Bacon is so good….it’s scary. I wanted to make something a little special because I’m celebrating.  TWO events in fact. I got my certificate in Plant Based Nutrition!!!! This has been on my “vision board” for quite some […]


Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Hen of the woods, bears head tooth, giant puffballs and the shaggy mane. They aren’t names of characters in a children’s book – they’re names of edible mushrooms! Ever wondered how in the world people identify edible wild mushrooms? Most of the store-bought mushrooms we eat today are grown on […]

Mushroom Gills

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Grilled Adobo Tofu and Veggies over Fresh Citrus Salsa and Cilantro Sunflower Seed Pesto PLUS Tips on How to Make Tofu Look Like Chicken!

Grilled Adobo Tofu and Veggies Open your mind…… “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.” ― Michael Pollan, In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto “Many people know that animals around the world are treated badly, yet they turn their minds away.” – Ruby Roth, Vegan is Love So I […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Caramelized Onion, Butternut Squash, Mushroom and Thyme Pizza with Garlic Chive Pesto with Dr Hermann Riesling and Organic Pares Balta Penedes Garnatxa Cabernet

Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I review a vegetarian dish paired with two different wines from Broadbent Selections. To pair wines with a meatless dish we must look at the spices and main flavors of the recipe. In this case, mushrooms, thyme, butternut, garlic and chives. The wines […]


Mushroom Stroganoff

Wine Down Wednesday with Garlic Balsamic Mushroom Pasta & Wine Pairing

Welcome to Wine Down Wednesday where I will feature some lovely wine pairings with a vegan dish – in this post, Garlic Balsamic Mushroom Pasta. Garlic Balsamic Mushroom Pasta is a fusion of tangy and sweet flavors with the savory umami of mushrooms that offer a nice hearty bite. Pair this with a […]


Chinese Five Spice Miso Soup with Shitakes and Edamame

I’m still working on cutting back after my recent trip to San Francisco and wine country.  With the weather getting a bit cooler I thought a nice warm but light soup would be nice.   I simply sauteed onions and garlic, added in shitakes and edamame.  The flavor balance of […]


Spinach, Mushroom and Tomato Frittata with Feta

  Why is it that people push me so hard to eat more and more when I’m trying to not overeat?  Especially over the holidays.   They say, It’s the holidays, you HAVE to indulge.  And then seem to get almost angry if I do not wish to gorge myself until I […]


Barley with Sautéed Mushrooms, Spinach, Feta and Walnuts

Last weekend was a very transformative weekend.  Not only did I start reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, I also watched Food Inc.   So what does one do after reading The Omnivore’s Dilemma and watching Food Inc?  Make Barley with Sautéed Mushrooms, Spinach, Feta and Walnuts of course!  And […]