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Three Tips on How to make a Great Vegan Veggie Burger 7

One of my favorite things since switching to a plant-based diet is veggie burgers. Not as a replacement for beef, be because they’re just so darned yummy on their own. Want to make your own? Here are my three tips on how to make a great vegan veggie burger.   […]


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 […]


Baked Pineapple Curry Tofu with Fried Basmati Rice and Veggies 2

Firm baked tofu with sweet, flavorful curry, fried rice and veggies. A dish the whole family will love! Two facts: 1. Waste and I are not friends. 2. Kids have no problem with waste. For example. I bought Band-Aids with Tinkerbell on them. Every morning my daughter asks me if […]

Baked Pineapple Curry Tofu with Fried Basmati Rice and Veggies

The Twelve Veggies of Christmas

First we brought to you the tale of Old McFrancisco had a Farm.And now my three year old and I bring to you….the Twelve Veggies of Christmas. Happy Holidays from FCC! On the first day of Christmas, right from KYV, A Wonderful Kohlrabi.  The second day of Christmas, right from KYV, Two […]


Creamy Asian Salad with Raisins 11

A little crunchy, a little creamy, a tad salty and a little sweet. This Creamy Asian Salad with Raisins has the perfect yin and yang of flavors and textures. Here I am once again with an Asian salad. I know I make a lot of these but this was one […]

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Sweet, Salty and Nutty Veggie Sauté with Quinoa 21

This Sweet, Salty and Nutty Veggie Sauté with Quinoa is to die for. With a perfect balance of flavors and textures, you’ll be sure to add this to your weekly rotation!   With this recipe I came to a realization. Everything is better with (almond) butter.  I had not planned on […]


Spicy-Sweet Miso Marinated Broccoli Salad and Eat. Live. Be. 16

Happy Valentines Day! I have such a wonderful recipe for you; but first, Eat. Live.Be. Today’s Eat. Live. Be. topic is “Straight from the experts”. I like the website RealAge which bases its information on a Scientific Advisory Board including the co-creators of the site; Michael F. Roizen, MD and […]


Moroccan Chickpea Barley Salad 10

I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day weekend.  Ours was busy but really nice.  The highlights included Rombauer Chardonnay, a pedicure in “Chick Flick Cherry” and a family boat ride (just the three of us which is rare) to Whitey’s Fish Camp for the boiled seafood platter.  My little […]


Maple Tahini Fu Wraps 1

Morning all.  Remember those tofu sticks I made yesterday?  Here is the wrap I came up with using some of them.  It’s got a little sweetness from fresh mango, a little spice from jalapeno and some saltiness from the tahini.  The Annie’s dressing pulls the whole thing together.  For the […]