Chocolate Mint Banana Sorbet

Sorbets are the perfect, blissful treat on a hot summer day. The cool refreshing addition of fresh mint leaves creates an utterly satisfying treat. This Chocolate Mint Banana Sorbet is calling your name. It’s always sorbet season at my house, so I make sure I continuously have frozen bananas on hand. I peel and slice […]

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Healthy Potato Salad With Greens

I have created the Healthy Potato Salad With Greens for all of us potato salad lovers who appreciate nutritious, delicious, life-affirming whole food! The Healthy Potato Salad With Greens is a nutritious substitute for the old standard potato salad that we remember. The old salad was heavy on the fat and low on nutrition. This […]

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Mango, Greens and Beans Salad

Mangos have arrived, and the greens are growing in my garden. Mango, Beans and Greens is such a simple sweet and savory salad. Quick to prepare, and a feast for the taste buds. A little balsamic, a few spices, and poof! It’s ready to eat! One of my favorite greens is tatsoi and I happen […]

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Lettuce Wraps With Chipotle Lime Soy Curls

Hello Everyone! It’s another Soy Curl day! Full disclosure~ I ordered an entire case of Soy Curls directly from the manufacturer! Well seasoned Soy Curls are truly scrumptious and, since I have a case, everyday is Soy Curl day for awhile! Yum! The Maple Miso Soy Curls (Link here) are delicious! Today, I prepared spicy […]

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Lettuce Wraps With Maple Miso Soy Curls

I have a beautiful lettuce wrap planned for you today. The wrap includes Soy Curls seasoned with barley miso and maple syrup, tucked into lovely red lettuce leaves along with chives, tomatoes, and a creamy maple miso sauce. Have you tried Soy Curls? Soy Curls are dehydrated soybeans, (plus some bits, but I embrace the […]

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Perfect Little Pizza

My husband and I love a thin crispy pizza crust topped with veggies. We have tried the thin crust, light sauce, no cheese take and bake pizzas, but the sodium levels and fat content are ridiculously high even after eliminating dairy and reducing the amount of sauce. Very low or no added sodium is one […]

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Root Veggie Sliders With Microgreens and Smokey Sweet Potato Sauce

Being somewhat confined due to Covid challenges us remain focused on our healthy life habits. To meet her 10,000 steps per day goal, my 86 year old mother has been walking figure eights in her garage using her walker. When she is not walking figure eights for steps, she is dancing to music downloaded to […]

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My Monday Plant Based Menu

How are you? I hope everyone is well and practicing social distancing! An elderly relative of mine has needed my attention, so I have been away tending to her care. My posts will continue to be sporadic for a while as I travel back and forth. While I am home, I’d like to take a […]

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Choose High Quality Spices For Flavor And Health

Following a Whole Food Plant Based way of eating does not equal bland food. Our food should be vibrant and flavorful. We can recreate many of the flavors of world cuisines through the use of exquisite spices or spice combinations. Spices also provide numerous health benefits, as presented in several published studies. The quality of […]

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Bread: Small Changes Equal Big Impact

Yes! I eat Bread! Are you a bread lover or a bread lover and baker? Following a Plant Based way of eating reminds us of an important fact. Reading labels on all prepared food is a necessary habit to develop. Standard white bread and even bread labeled as “whole wheat” are missing the essential fiber […]

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Fresh and Zesty Relish

Let’s add a little zing! Greens, including herbs, are some of the healthiest foods we can consume. With a plant-based way of eating, layering flavor through the use of herbs and spices in our meals creates bright dynamic dishes without the over use of salt and oil. Adding this zesty relish to your dishes is […]

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Creamy Plant Based Tomato Soup

We are busy people, you and I. We need simple, go-to dishes for the days when time is limited. Tomato soup is so, so simple, warm, satisfying, and a good source of vitamin C. I prepare a large pan filled to the brim because I could eat this every day. I top it off with […]

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Cheers To You!

Happy New Year! Bravo to you for every step you have taken, every positive choice you have made, and every encouragement you have given to others in creating a healthy, whole-food life! We welcome the new year with a refreshed and focused mind. We review our goals and develop a strategy for success. My goals […]

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Plant Based Butternut Squash Soup

3/3 As a family, we love to batch cook a variety of dishes in large quantities to share and freeze portions for another day. It’s a wonderful memory making, chaotic day filled with laughter. We gather together at the end of the day to taste, critique, and enjoy animated conversation. Today we prepared three soups. […]

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Plant Based Italian Chili

1/3 Our family’s batch cooking day is enjoyable controlled chaos. We love spending time together, creating memories along with dishes to share or freeze to serve another day. Ending the day with taste testing, critiquing, and laughter as we gather around the table. Even the kiddos love the day of peeling and chopping veggies. Today […]

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