Blissful Blueberry Bake and Six Disney Food Survival Tips 3

Disney can be a daunting place on a whole foods, plant-based diet. Stick to your healthy eating goals and save money with my six Disney food survival tips. Blissful Blueberry Bake Disney World Is it one of your life’s dreams to get there? Or are you not into the lines and […]


Simple Lemon Garlic Green Beans with Crispy Onions

Ready to get a little crazy? How about THIS instead of your same old green bean casserole? Simple Lemon Garlic Green Beans with Crispy Onions. Fresh green beans, Meyer lemon from the tree out front, a hint of aromatic garlic and some crispy onions – what is not to love? […]

Garlic Green Beans

Purple Kale and Sun Dried Tomato Salad 3

I’m kicking off the new CSA Season right with a Purple Kale and Sun Dried Tomato Salad and a how-to video on storage and prep. Yesterday was our FIRST delivery of the CSA season and what a great start! In our bags we got squash, onions, broccoli, broccoli rabe, spinach, […]

FCC Christmas Photo

Christmas Gift Ideas – Support Local Business! 2

Halloween is almost here and before we know it the holiday season will be upon us and we know what that means – gift giving!  And this season I thought, what better way to celebrate the holidays than by supporting small US based businesses? Here are a few Christmas gift ideas […]

Sneaky Open-Faced Sloppy Joes – Vegan with Rice and Beans

A newer version of the old favorite Sloppy Joe recipe – this one is sneakily healthier and just as delicious. Easy Vegan Sloppy Joes What is so sneaky about a Sloppy Joe?  If you’re trying to get your kids to eat more fiber and veggies then this is the perfect […]

How To Freeze Zucchini, Squash and Beans in Six Easy Steps!

Got tons of veggies from your garden or the farm? Freeze them for soups, baking and stews later! Learn how To Freeze Zucchini, Squash and Beans in Six Easy Steps! Keep in mind that freezing will change the texture so it’s best to eat them fresh if you want a […]

How to Freeze Beans and Veggies

The Easter Bunny Recycles – how to make your own basket filler.

You may not know this, but the Easter Bunny loves to recycle. He stopped by earlier this week to get last years Easter basket and plastic eggs (washed with soap and water), and some construction paper with scribbles on it that would normally be sent to the recycle bin.  He takes that construction […]

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 […]

How to Cut Veggies Into Matchsticks (or Julienne) 4

Learning knife skills can keep you safe and save lots of time. In this tutorial, learn how to cut veggies into matchsticks (or julienne) in four simple steps.   I remember when I was just starting to eat healthier. I spent a lot of time in the kitchen chopping. Now I […]

Vivian’s Vivacious Homemade Vegetable Broth 8

Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive. This homemade vegetable broth is a great way to shave dollars off your grocery bill. Vivian – farmer extraordinaire, hostess with the mostess, master hair stylist, and seasoned chef – shared this idea with me and I had one of those, EUREKA, moments.  […]

Veggie Broth

How to Prep Fresh Collard Greens 4

I have had a few requests on how I prep fresh CSA/farm share veggies so I’ll start with collard greens. You don’t necessarily have to rinse them as many times as I do but I can’t guarantee there won’t be a little sand left.  This is so worth the effort as […]

Perfectly Poached Eggs with Poach Pods 13

Want to learn how to make poached eggs? I’ll show you how with Poach Pods! Recently I was in a weight watcher meeting at work and one of my co-workers mentioned that when she eats breakfast out she always gets poached eggs as it’s the only way to ensure it […]

Fabulous Natural Cleaner that Smells Amazing 9

Why should you even care about making your own beauty and cleaning products? I thought we were talking about our diet on this website. Hang with me, I’ll answer your burning question and share a recipe for a natural cleaner that smells incredible. HEALTH IS SO MUCH MORE Healthy living […]

Homeopathic Itchy Scalp Help and Today’s Veggie Pics 7

Homeopathic Itchy Scalp Help I am so excited to share a homeopathic cure for itchy scalp that really works (hubbs tested last night).  Ever since cutting his hair shorter his scalp has been super itchy.  He tends to have IS anyway, but recently it has been much worse and when […]

Bitter Orange Marinade 18

Remember all those bitter oranges we picked on Saturday?  I did three things with them…..     Bitter Orange Tips 1) Orange Zest:  Zest the orange and let it dry for three days.  Crumble and store in an airtight container.     2) Frozen pulp in cubes (not pictured).  I […]