Curried Coconut Chick’n & Rice Casserole

Savory, sweet & spicy this exotic comfort food will have your taste buds singing and your belly happy!   With crispy basmati rice as a topper, it's the opposite of how most curry dishes are made, with soupy curry plopped on top of rice, making it soggy.    I absolutely loved it upside-down !!! I've had this [...]

By | December 8th, 2014|Asian, Casseroles, Curry, Gardein|0 Comments

Green Goddess Enchiladas: A Creative use for Chickpeas & Kale!

My mouth started drooling when I ran across the inspiration for today's recipe over at   Chickpeas in an enchilada!  How creative!!  And when I saw that the casserole was topped with a sauce made from blended kale and yogurt, I was all over veganizing this baby!  It's a recipe bound to become a family [...]

By | February 6th, 2014|Casseroles, Mexican|0 Comments

The Joys of Plant-Based Eating … It’s not all Kale & Tofu !!

It's hard to believe we are already a month into this New Year.  And while I've been quiet on the blogging front, I've been anything but mundane in the kitchen over the past 2 months.  I've been experimenting away, and have some truly delicious ideas to share with you today. In early December, we had [...]

By | January 26th, 2014|Casseroles, Holidays, Mexican|0 Comments

Veganizing Penzey’s Unstuffed Cabbage Roll Casserole + thoughts on Ahimsa.

    “Strength does not come from physical capacity. It comes from an indomitable will.” ~ Gandhi Happy Sunday friends.   Sending out warm wishes to anyone in the path of winter storm Boreas, aptly named by The Weather Channel. Boreas is derived from the Greek god of "The cold north wind and bringer of [...]

By | November 24th, 2013|Casseroles, Take Along Potluck|0 Comments

Save the “Wings” but enjoy the Sauce in my Buffalo Chick’n and Potato Casserole. Plus Victoria’s Vegan Valley Ranch Dressing !

Over the years, my villa guests have left me with quite a few partially consumed bottles of Buffalo Wing Sauce.  And I've always been a little stumped as to what to do with these left overs.   I'm certainly not going to use it to baste those sad little appendages that an animal once used to [...]

Super Moons & Millet Breakfast Bake

So what do Super Moons & Millet Breakfast Bakes have in common?  Nothing!  Millet would actually be the antithesis of super full moons. When a Supermoon is involved expect to be even more emotional than usual. When the Moon is closer to the Earth than normal, it results in a Supermoon, and that's what will [...]

By | June 20th, 2013|Casseroles, Grains, Sunday Brunch|0 Comments