Ringing in the Season w/ Linguini & Seafood Sauce

With Thanksgiving behind us, it was time to decorate for Christmas! December is a deeply spiritual time for many of us, and  I wasn't going into it without a clean slate:  Time to clear out the old to allow for the new!!   Since returning from vacation in October, Spencer & I undertook a major [...]

Splurge! Artisanal Fusilloni w/ Roasted Red Pepper Romesco Sauce & Broccoli Crumble

This week I'm sharing with you a recipe which prompted me to Tweet last night: There's absolutely something to be said for spending the extra couple of $$ on good, artisanal pasta …. Fusilloni on !!!! I'll admit that I tend to be pretty thrifty when it comes to shopping.  Groceries are really expensive here [...]

By | March 21st, 2014|Broccoli, Italian, Pasta|0 Comments

Joy to the Fishes in the Deep Blue Sea. A Smarter Lean Cuisine Entree using Garden Grown Protein instead of Salmon.

Last night, I decided to make over a tasty looking seafood entree being advertised by Lean Cuisine, and poke a little fun at them while I was at it.   My boyfriend, Spencer, has been away on a ski trip, so I've been fending for myself over the past week or so.   I started on a [...]

By | March 7th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Carrots, Food for Thought, Gardein, Pasta|0 Comments

Pasta w/ Cauliflower “Alfredo” Sauce using Homemade Veggie Broth

Last night's dinner - Pasta w/ Cauliflower "Alfredo" - was a new one for me.  I've made "Cauliflower Mash" as a lower carb alternative to mashed potatoes, but I've never tried it as a pasta sauce. I ran across the recipe over at Pinch Of  Here it is: While the ingredient list is [...]

By | January 29th, 2014|Pasta|0 Comments

Combatting Holiday Overwhelm: A Commitment to AM Prep of 30 Minute Meals + a Roasted Butternut Squash & Quinoa Pasta

    "When life seems overwhelming, keep calm and carry on !!"    ~ Unknown Today started out a bit overcast here on St. Thomas .  And it wasn't just the weather I'm talking about.  It was my mood !! I spent some time yesterday afternoon trying to get my calendar together for the next [...]

By | November 22nd, 2013|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Pasta|0 Comments

Slow Cooker Vegan Vegetable Lasagna

    Vegan Slow Cooker Vegetable Lasagna   Print Prep time 30 mins Cook time 4 hours Total time 4 hours 30 mins   Slow-cooked lasagna may sound unconventional, but now that I've made it this way, I'll probably never make lasagna in the oven again. To me, lasagna always tastes better the second day [...]

By | January 3rd, 2013|Meatless Mondays, Pasta, Take Along Potluck, Vegan Slowcooker|0 Comments