Tag Archives : Sauce


Grilled Adobo Tofu and Veggies over Fresh Citrus Salsa and Cilantro Sunflower Seed Pesto PLUS Tips on How to Make Tofu Look Like Chicken! 9

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 say…..open your mind to what […]

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Quinoa Power Bowl

Kale 3 Ways – Cheesy Kale Tomato Sauce, Kale Basil Pesto and Quinoa Power Bowl 8

Kale 3 Ways – Cheesy Kale Tomato Sauce, Kale Basil Pesto and Quinoa Power Bowl There was a certain time during our camping trip last week that I took my life into my own hands. I was in a stare down with a tired and hungry 4 year old after a day of sun and […]


Outrageously Cheesy and Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Alfredo Lasagna (Healthy and Naturally Vegan and Gluten Free) 11

This recipe is gonna blow your mind. Oh so cheesy and creamy and SUPER decadent. Not only is this dish easy – using the short cut of Victoria Vegan Alfredo sauce with a base of cashews instead of cream – it is healthy with zero cholesterol, vegan and gluten free. For anyone who says meatless […]

Cheesy and Creamy Mushroom and Spinach Alfredo Lasagna

Stuffed Acorn Squash with Roasted Garlic, Sage, Pumpkin Sauce and Fresh Squash Blossoms

Celebration of Fall from the St Johns River Farmers Market – Stuffed Acorn Squash with Roasted Garlic, Sage, Pumpkin Sauce and Fresh Squash Blossoms 2

What do you do with squash blossoms? This was the question I heard over and over from customers at the KyV Farm tent set up at the St Johns Farmers Market at Alpine Grove Park last Saturday.  There are many fried and stuffed recipes on the internet so here is a unique one that showcases […]


Is Soy Bad for Us? Find Out What I Learned and Enjoy a Recipe – Cajun Fu Fingers with Roasted Summer Squash and Tomatoes and Creamy Spiced Mustard on the Side 1

Cajun Fu Fingers with Roasted Summer Squash and Tomatoes and Creamy Spiced Mustard on the Side With this being my second tofu post in a row I got to thinking about all the negative press that soy gets – so I googled “is soy safe” and there is a LOT of info out there. I […]


Tofu Satay with Steamed Broccoli (without the skewer) 2

Saturday Quick Post!   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 out.  If you typically follow a recipe to the letter (not mentioning any names, MOM), I encourage you to try this one out and just wing it […]


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 friend Gregg, who has been supplying me the wines for the Wine Down Wednesday posts, and his wife Kerry (I hope that is the correct spelling!) had us over for dinner.   A dinner party turned […]


What is Oxidative Stress and a Review of Cooking Light Falafel-Stuffed Eggplant withTahini Sauce and Tomato Relish

KYV Eggplants, Heirloom Tomatos, Peppers and Cucumbers Oxidative Stress is becoming a big buzzword nowadays – but what exactly is it?  Oxidative stress is the imbalance of our bodies oxidizing at a greater rate than its ability to detoxify. Something we’re all familiar with is the oxidation of an apple or avocado when we cut it – […]


Wine Down Wednesday – Rustic Roasted Tomato and Garlic Soup

Florida Coastal Cooking Welcome back to Wine Down Wednesday where I review a vegan 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 we look at the rich, ripe tomato and roasted garlic. […]


Caramelized Onion and Cabbage Sauce – A Tasty Replacement for Cheese Sauce!

Sunday I woke up with inspiration.  I set out to create a delicious vegan casserole for the family that they would like and was met with major success! But let me go back to the beginning.  The sauce. I have been struggling with the fact that my family still eats meat and made a decision […]