Spicy Sweet Potato & Mango Lentils with Chili Sauce 3

One bite of my Spicy Sweet Potato & Mango Lentils with Chili Sauce will have your taste buds dancing. Layers of flavor create balance in this dish; aromatic, fresh ginger, cooling coconut milk, sweet mango, a little heat from the chili sauce, and salty, savory miso ~ all tied together in a neat […]

Spicy Sweet Mango Lentils

Coconut Curry Soup

Ultra Creamy Coconut Curry Soup with Kale and Butternut 5

Say so long butter and hello to coconut oil in this Ultra Creamy Coconut Curry Soup with Kale and Butternut. Meet your new best friend……fat.  Flavorful curry, creamy coconut milk and ultra rich coconut oil make this a satisfying soup for anytime of year.  Though butternut squash from KyV Farm […]

Forbidden Rice and Indian Spiced Lentils

Forbidden rice is a black/purple, nutrient dense heirloom rice – with lots of vitamins and amino acids.  But the real reason to try this rice is the taste and color.  When cooked it becomes a gorgeous dark eggplant color that makes a striking presentation, perfect for a special occasion.  I […]

Peanutty Squash Noodle Salad

Plant-based perfect meal – Peanutty Squash Noodle Salad     A few weeks ago I overheard a few fellow yogis talking about The China study: “the most comprehensive study of nutrition ever conducted and the startling implications for diet, weight loss and long-term health” at one of my Tuesday night […]

Coconut-Curry Grilled Tempeh, Veggie and Millet Bowl 12

If you are a vegetarian (or even not) you have probably heard of Amy’s Products; especially the brown rice bowls.  I wanted to try my hand at recreating them for a while so over the weekend I attempted a curry tempeh version. I simply mixed up a marinade and steamed the tempeh while […]

Sweet Curry Roasted Butternut and Pear Salad with Walnuts 21

Sweet butternut, crunchy walnuts and warm, spicy curry make this one of my all-time favorite dishes. One of my favorite salads at Native Sun is a curry sweet potato pear salad with walnuts.  There is something about the sweetness of the pear and sweet potato against the spice mixture of […]

Curry Bison and Potato in the Slow Cooker 8

I’ve got a short post for you since things have been so crazy between work and my new baby!  We’ve now had two breakfasts and a dinner in the new camper and I’m thinking of doing a camping dry run in the driveway to make sure I’ve got the kinks worked out before we take […]

Oats with Curried Pear, Sweet Potato and Walnut Topping 8

It was a match made in heaven; my oat recipe with PB2 and nutty wheat germ topped with sweet curry pear, sweet potatoes and walnuts and finished with a salty crunch or coarse sea salt.  It’s got that sweet salty thing going on! Oats with Curried Pear, Sweet Potato and […]

Curry Pear, Sweet Potato, Walnut Salad 14

A fun alternative to mashed potatoes – Curry Pear, Sweet Potato, Walnut Salad   To round out the end of my first blogiversary I decided to make a remake of a salad I just got at Native Sun yesterday.  It was a curry pear salad and pure perfection.  Sorry NS […]

Curried Tofu Salad 5

It’s Friday!  And….I have a girls night tomorrow night!  I can’t wait. I’ll be trying out a new restaurant at the beach called Salt Life.  Hubby has been out of town on a golf trip since Wednesday so it’s just been us girls at home (my daughter and I).  My […]

Dijon Curry Grilled Chicken Legs 2

It’s the Thursday before a long weekend and I can’t wait to have an extra day. We are staying in town this weekend and having a big family cookout on Saturday as my husband Chris has two aunts coming in town from Tennessee to see the baby. Since Chris and […]

Honey Coconut Curry Tempeh Wrap 3

Have any of you watched Food Inc?  If so what did you think?  I know I should watch it but I’m such an animal lover I think I would spend the rest of the night crying and have nightmares.  Instead I’m buying tempeh!   (Ok and I did buy some meat from Native Sun […]

Romanesco Cauliflower

Pumpkin Curry Cauliflower 2

My Savory Pumpkin Curry Cauliflower Recipe, stuffed with chickpeas, onions and tomatoes, is a side dish or light main meal that will knock your socks off.  Recently I’ve been going to a local natural food store called Native Sun and they have had curry cauliflower in their hot bar section. […]