Posts tagged "Recipes"

Recipe inspiration for family dinners

Recipe inspiration for family dinners
I’ve found my latest recipe inspiration from the oddest of places.  I randomly grabbed a magazine at my grocery checkout line and since making the impulse buy have been cooking the most delicious and easy meals. Epicurious Weeknight Cookbook is packed with stomach rumbling tips, ideas and recipes and has got me excited to be... Read more »

New breakfast idea: smoothie bowls

New breakfast idea: smoothie bowls
I am always looking for new breakfast ideas that are healthy, unique and tasty.  The smoothie bowl seems new, but in reality it is simply a fresh idea for an old staple. I used to drink smoothies every single day, but eventually got bored of them. This far from boring smoothie bowl is eaten with a... Read more »

Meatless Monday: All about bulgur

Meatless Monday: All about bulgur
I get weirdly excited when I discover something new and easy to add to our Meatless Monday meals.  There is only so much rice and pasta I can handle and bulgur has been a welcome addition. According to AboutFood, “Bulgur wheat is a whole wheat grain that has been cracked and partially pre-cooked. As a... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: The best salads

Meatless Monday: The best salads
I need to eat more salads.  Don’t we all need to eat more salads? The problem is salads always seem boring and I never think I am in the mood for them.  The thing is though, some salads can be the perfect mix of salty, sweet, crunchy and creamy to create a delicious and healthy... Read more »

Friday Favorites: Wood Countertops, Lego Storage and Nutella French Toast

Friday Favorites: Wood Countertops, Lego Storage and Nutella French Toast
Happy Friday! This week and month both seem to be flying by.  With spring sort of in the air, I’m taking on some new home projects, wanting your opinion and sharing a few of my favorites. Our countertops are a terrible blue green Formica. I am seriously considered replacing them with something like this. Have... Read more »

Recipes, books, yoga and healthy living links to read

Recipes, books, yoga and healthy living links to read
If you are in the reading mood, here are some of my favorites articles I’ve published here over the years.  I hope your holidays are filled with peace and love. Stay healthy The good and bad of the Fitbit Ten tips for a three-day juice cleanse Oil Pulling: your mouth will feel very clean after... Read more »
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Meatless Monday: Mayo-Free Potato Salad

Meatless Monday: Mayo-Free Potato Salad
Who doesn’t love a mayo-laden potato salad at a summer barbecue?  I do, but know they are filled with fat and little nutritional value. I became inspired to make a healthier variety from a Summer Potato Salad recipe Daphne Oz shared on The Chew. (Do you ever watch it?) I didn’t have the apple, peas... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Recipes for Spring and Summer

Meatless Monday: Recipes for Spring and Summer
Bookmark this now.  You are going to want this list of the best vegetarian and vegan dishes to make for picnics, barbecues and your family.  This time of year is when all the fresh ingredients begin to bloom and are available at Farmer’s Markets throughout the city.  There is nothing more fun than serving food... Read more »

Meatless Monday: Loaded Miso Soup

Meatless Monday: Loaded Miso Soup
My mother in law saved me an article from The New York Times Magazine titled “No Meat, No Dairy, No Problem: Going semi-vegan: A resolution with no downside” (January1, 2012).   The author Mark Bittman explains this way of eating is not a diet or a gimmick, but a path. The recipes ranged from Bean Burger to Fried... Read more »
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The Original Apple. Before the iPad there was Applesauce

The Original Apple. Before the iPad there was Applesauce
I know most of today’s Apple news is about the death of Steve Jobs.  He truly had an amazing mind and took technology to a whole new level.  Imagine what he could of done if he had more years to live?  Sadly another life cut too short to cancer. In other apple news, we are... Read more »