Sauce


Roasted Polenta Fries with Balsamic Tomato Dipping Sauce 2

Try something a little different for this holiday’s appetizer – Roasted Polenta Fries with Balsamic Tomato Dipping Sauce.   Crispy fries made from organic corn with a balsamic tomato sauce you could eat with a spoon. (In fact, that’s exactly what I did.)     I’m a little nervous.   I’ve done a […]


Is Soy Bad for Us? Find out what I learned. 1

Is Soy Bad for Us? Find Out What I Learned and Enjoy a Recipe – Cajun Tofu Fingers with Roasted Summer Squash and Tomatoes and Creamy Spiced Mustard on the Side Cajun Fu Fingers with Roasted Summer Squash and Tomatoes and Creamy Spiced Mustard on the Side With this being […]


Tofu Satay with Steamed Broccoli (without the skewer) 2

Tofu Satay with Steamed Broccoli is a mouthwatering medley of flavors – salty, sweet, savory, aromatic and pungent. One bite and you’ll be in heaven! This was one of those dinners that came out so great that I wanted to save the list of ingredients but I hadn’t measured everything […]


Macro Bowl

Macro Acorn Squash Bowl with Mila, Massaged Kale and Tahini Sauce 1

Tender greens, nutty tahini sauce and sweet acorn squash are best of friends in this healthy Macro Acorn Squash Bowl with Mila, Massaged Kale and Tahini Sauce. One of the best things in life is meeting new people and experiencing new things.  Last Saturday was one of the most fun and memorable.  My […]


Rustic Roasted Tomato Soup

Wine Down Wednesday – Rustic Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

Creamy, delicious and smoky, this Rustic Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup is an incredible recipe featuring vine-ripened tomatoes. Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I review a vegan dish, Rustic Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup, paired with two different wines from Broadbent Selections. To pair wines with a meatless […]


Cranberry Bowl with Sauteed Spinach, Black Eyed Peas and Couscous 4

A plant-based way to use Thanksgiving leftover cranberries? Yes please!  This Cranberry Bowl with Sauteed Spinach, Black Eyed Peas and Couscous with it’s tangy cranberry and savory sauteed spinach is a palate pleaser.  Is everything as crazy for you as it is for me?  The holidays, extra responsibilities at work, taking […]


Sunshine Falafel Burgers with Spicy Lime Tahini Sauce

Quick, easy and delicious. You’ll love these Sunshine Falafel Burgers with Spicy Lime Tahini Sauce! Last night my friend Jodi came over to chat about how she just watched Forks Over Knives – a great documentary about food and health and it’s now on Netflix! This led to a chat about cow and goat […]


Fresh Tomato Sauce with Balsamic and Red Wine 4

That is it.  I’m toast.  I’ve finally made my own fresh tomato sauce and I now can never go back to jarred.  What prompted this craziness you ask? The last two times I made pasta and used a jarred tomato sauce it was so tough to get down, I actually had […]


Florida Coastal Fresh Fig Chutney

My Fresh Fig Chutney is a sweet and savory alternative to cranberry sauce for a holiday meal. Before I’m off to go camping once again I have resolution for those of you trying to figure out what to do with all those fresh figs off your fig tree.  Make fig […]

Fresh Fig Chutney

Creamy Sweet Onion Balsamic Dressing 7

If you could come back in a second life as a vegetable what would you be? For some reason this was a question that my dad and I would discuss on a fairly regular basis. Now that I’m actually writing this I’m wondering if we are of sound mind. Regardless, […]


Sundried Tomato and Thyme Vinaigrette 8

 There is one question that I almost always ask before I ever take a bite of food at a new restaurant.  The answer to this question will almost always tell me what the quality of the food will be and whether I will return. So far my question has had a 100% success rate.  How […]