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Ginger-Lime Kombucha Mule. Watch Out! She Kicks! 3

A refreshing non-alcoholic beverage, spicy-sweet, Ginger-Lime Kombucha Mule with a Kick.     Ready for a refreshing headache, nausea and insomnia-free summer beverage? This alcohol-free drink is perfect for the nights I don’t feel like being hung over the following two days.   In fact, we might say this drink could be semi-good […]

Ginger-Lime Kombucha Mule with a Kick

Spring Tomato Panzanella with Dijon Vinaigrette Featured

Spring Tomato Panzanella with Dijon Vinaigrette (Toasted Bread Salad) 2

Toasted sourdough, tangy vinaigrette and crunchy veggies come together in this Spring Tomato Panzanella with Dijon Vinaigrette (Toasted Bread Salad).   Ah spring. A time for fluffy baby chickens, pastel dresses and developing colorful recipes with tomatoes in them. Apparently that’s all I’m eating lately because when I uploaded the […]


Oil-Free Hawaiian Pineapple Vinaigrette over Sesame Salad Skewers 2

Oil-Free Hawaiian Pineapple Vinaigrette over Sesame Salad Skewers is sweet, salty, savory and crunchy. This healthy salad-on-a-stick appetizer is sure to wow both your plant-based peeps and omnivores alike.   There are all kinds of meats on a stick – satay, corn dogs, and meat kebabs, so I thought, what […]

Oil-Free Hawaiian Pineapple Vinaigrette over Sesame Salad Skewers Featured

Chickpea Salad Stuffed Avocado

Chickpea Salad Stuffed Avocado 2

  Chickpea salad – reminiscent of a chicken or tuna salad – stuffed into half a creamy avocado, served over crunchy salad greens.    This versatile recipe not only features all the filling-ness you’d expect from any protein-filled salad, it’s also got three different levels for corresponding levels of complexity.  […]


Fight Cold and Flu with Chicken-less Noodle Soup 2

  Immune boosting, virus-fighting, Chicken-less Noodle Soup to help you through cold and flu season on your vegan or plant-based lifestyle.   There are three things that tell me it’s flu season – the weird remedies that start to come out (such as one made from Muscovy duck liver and […]


Winter Spinach Salad with Warm Rice and Beans 4

A Winter Spinach Salad with warm rice and beans, and tons of winter veggies like fennel, broccoli and radishes, smothered in a lemon, garlic dressing.   It’s January. Isn’t this the time of year we’re supposed to be doing a detox?     Let’s face it.  The “holidays” really start when Halloween […]

Winter Spinach Salad

Gaze Into My Crystal Ball…..2018 Food Predictions 6

Gaze into my crystal ball to learn what’s in store in the food world for this year with my 2018 Food Predictions. Be prepared to be amazed at my gypsy-like predictive skills for what you can expect to eat this year.   First. Let’s review.  2017 is gone. Did you […]


Lasagna Quinoa Burgers 2

Lasagna Quinoa Burgers are a super fun way to get the lasagna flavor you love this fall – without the pan.     You know how we all tend to make the same things over and over until someone keels over and dies of boredom?  That was my family.  I had […]


Four-Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Smoothie 4

Though it’s still warm here in Florida, fall spirit has descended upon us like a warm, cozy, trendy, scarf-wrap. This four-ingredient Pumpkin Pie Smoothie will help get you in the warm and cozy mood, without the hairline sweat you’d get from downing a hot PSL in 90 degrees.     But […]


Our Top Ten Most Popular Plant-based Recipes 2

  Ten of our all-time, most searched recipes, all in one place!  Check out our Our Top Ten Most Popular Plant-based Recipes.   Sunday night, Hurricane Irma rolled through my quiet, oak lined street like a freight train. She toppled oaks and brought flood waters to my next door neighbor’s back […]


Honey-Ginger Chicken Wings, Vegefied! Try Honey-Ginger Tofu Wings. 6

My daughter and I like to lay around and watch the Food Network like it’s our own makeover challenge.  If we see something that looks awesome, but isn’t plant-based, we vegefy it.  Our newest creation is Dinner At Tiffani’s Honey-Ginger Chicken Wings – Vegefied! Meet (Agave or) Honey-Ginger Tofu Wings.   […]


Giveaway! Enter To Win $25 Earth Fare Gift Certificate 2

A new natural foods grocery store has opened in the Mandarin area of Jacksonville, Florida – Earth Fare!     Last night my friend Dena, my daughter and I got to take a VIP tour of the new store. As a thanks for stopping by they offered to give my […]


Grilled Tomato Sauce 4

Have you ever made a grilled tomato sauce?  Ooooo…..have I got the recipe for you!   A few weekends ago I took a trip to NYC. A friend of mine made salsa by grilling the tomatoes, onions, garlic etc. and then pureed it for a smoother texture. The flavors were […]


Jack-what? Jackfruit! Pulled BBQ Jackfruit Sandwiches. 2

Have you ever heard of jackfruit? Seriously.  This fruit is crazy. I first came across BBQ jackfruit at Vegfest and was amazed at how much it looked like pulled pork. I hadn’t tried it until this very recipe.    Jackfruit became one of the top food trends of 2017. I […]