10 Vegan Dinners Under 300 Calories 2

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 3

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

Roasted Balsamic Mushrooms and Tomatoes 2

Woodsy, meaty, delicious little bites of heaven. Soaking in a dash of sweet, tangy balsamic vinegar. You might hear angels sing when you bite into 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 […]

Balsamic Mushrooms and Tomatoes

Kale and Mushroom Lasagna

Gorgeous CSA Photos and my Kalesagnia – A Kale and Mushroom Lasagna

There are two superfoods that pair so well it’s a match made in heaven. Kale and mushrooms come together in this delicious Kale and Mushroom Lasagna – I affectionately call a Kalesagnia. Speaking of superfoods…’ve gotta check out my CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) basket for this week. Here’s what I […]

Chinese Five Spice Miso Soup with Shitakes and Edamame 1

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 […]

Sun Dried Tomato Sandwich

Portobello Mushroom, Cashew Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomato Sandwich 12

Portobello Mushroom, Cashew Cheese and Sun-Dried Tomato Sandwich with Fresh Basil and Drizzled Balsamic is the perfect for option for a whole foods, plant-based diet.  Four days ago I started testing out a detox program to start my journey towards clean eating.   Other than a slight headache yesterday I feel […]

Spinach, Mushroom and Tomato Frittata with Feta 8

  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 6

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 […]