Plant Based Spring Rolls With Herbs and Microgreens

My husband and I recently participated in a fun date night cooking class. The menu included spring rolls along with several other dishes. We made a few adjustments to create plant-based versions of all of the dishes. Spring Rolls were quickly converted to ‘plants only’ and tasted so good! Spring rolls are simple to prepare […]

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Plant Based Peach, Tomato, Herb and Microgreen Salad

This beautiful salad is a perfect ending to the season of vine-ripened tomatoes and tree-ripened peaches. An unlikely combination that often includes cheese or oil. I’ve updated this brilliant combo by adding additional herbs along with microgreens and dressed purely with freshly squeezed lemon juice. The Plant Based Peach, Tomato, Herb and Microgreen Salad is […]

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Indoor Herb and Microgreen Garden

A plant-based life includes consuming greens with vital vitamins and minerals. Fresh greens from the garden contain the highest levels of vitamins and minerals. They are also most flavorful when eaten fresh. Potent greens such as kale and spinach are often highlighted, however, valuable greens also come in small beautiful packages in the form of […]

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Cold Summer Veggie Chili

Our favorite Mexican restaurant serves scrumptious food in the most unassuming and unexpected, almost secret location. It’s a local favorite and is always busy. This restaurant is where I first tasted dishes prepared with a generous amount of Mexican Oregano, also known as Lippia Graveolens. It is an intriguing and subtle layer of flavor that […]

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Nutritious Plant Based Bran Muffin

Hello My Dear Friend! I’ve baked something for you! Would you like to join me? I’ve made you a delicious Nutritious Plant-Based Bran Muffin~ Say hello to the healthiest bran muffin you may ever taste. This bran muffin is not dripping with oil, yet it’s moist, deeply flavorful and easy to make. It is loaded […]

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Beautiful Whole Food

Lovely and edible nasturtiums were in bloom today. Nasturtium flowers and leaves have a mild peppery flavor. They are an excellent source of vitamin C, iron, manganese, and beta-carotene. (Read about Nasturtiums here) I was also able to pick a small bowl full of Jostaberries, which are a cross between gooseberry and currants. Once they […]

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Refreshed Cowboy Caviar

You may have heard of a salsa referred to as Cowboy Caviar. It’s a beautiful rainbow of diced onion, green pepper, jalapeno and serrano pepper, tomato, cilantro, along with cooked and drained corn and beans, the juice of one lime, a splash of red wine vinegar, and garlic salt to taste. Helen Corbitt first served […]

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Microgreen Window Garden

Have you noticed the beautiful little microgreens garnishing your restaurant meals? Microgreens are nutrient rich when they have grown only two leaves. So tiny and beautiful, yet powerful. This small addition adds concentrated vitamins and carotenoids to your meal. See USDA research here. Microgreens are expensive to buy in the market but inexpensive to grow […]

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