Quick Fix Mondays

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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 [...]

Repurposing Thanksgiving Leftovers: Mandrin Cranberry Chick’n Lettuce Wraps

My favorite part about Thanksgiving?  Leftovers!  Using Gardein's Mandrin Crispy Chick'n, I was able to quickly re-purpose my leftovers into something fresh, flavorful & low in calories! A bowl of Grandmother's White Beans made a perfect side dish.   As I sit here thinking about Spencer's Grandmother, and the delicious feast she so lovingly prepared when [...]

By | November 30th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Appetizers, Asian, Gardein, Quick Fix Mondays|0 Comments

Penzey’s Squash & Sausage Bundle

After a very long day of Thanksgiving grocery shopping & provisioning yesterday, this seasonal quick-fix meal was just what the doctor ordered! The recipe was featured in Penzey's Spices September Back to School Issue of their monthly magazine, and the recipe's author shares:  "This is my most favorite dish in the world.   If you are [...]

Healthy Mexican Fiesta! A Makeover Crescent Roll Nacho Beef Bake + a Vegan Taco Bell Mexican Pizza

Today I share with you one of my all-time favorite comfort foods:  A Makeover Nacho Beef Bake using Pillsbury Crescent Rolls. Plus, I'm sharing an added bonus, which I created this morning for breakfast out of the leftovers: A Vegan Taco Bell Mexican Pizza! It's all Plant-Based, healthy, Mexican Goodness, that your family will LOVE [...]

The Future of Meat is Vegan … There ain’t nothing “faux” about this Veggie Beef & Broccoli Dinner!

You all know I love to watch "Chopped" on the Food Network.   And the other night, the contestants were given pizza dough as their main ingredient during every round, along with the various topping challenges. Wouldn't you know it ... One of the toppings in the appetizer round was Vegan Pepperoni. OMG !!! To see [...]

By | February 5th, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Beans, Food for Thought, Quick Fix Mondays|0 Comments

Butternut Squash & Kale Quesadillas w/ a Cumin Lime Sour-Cream Sauce from DishingUpThe Dirt.com

Who doesn't love Mexican food ?? And folks new to plant-based living may wonder how Mexi can still be delicious without all the cheese. Well, today's recipe is proof that no cheese is needed to serve up really scrumptious South of the Border eats …. As I prepped my menu this past weekend, I was [...]