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 [...]

Spring Cleaning the Winter Leftovers: Tuscan Mashed Chickpeas w/ Garlicky Kale Salad & Gardein Patty

It's April.   And time for Spring Cleaning !!!   If you enjoy bold flavors, I have the perfect bowl of food to wake you up out of your winter slumber, and cleanse the system:   Tuscan Mashed Chickpeas w/ Garlicky Kale Salad & Gardein Patty !! Normally at this time of year, as tourists depart our island,  [...]

By | April 1st, 2014|30 Minute Vegan Meal, Beans, Gardein, Vegetables|0 Comments

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

Converting a Carnivorous Cowboy w/ Raw Vegan Tacos while Workamping in Montana

Howdy friends!  It's been a while, but I'm happy to report that I'm back "on the rock" as we call life here in the Virgin Islands.  Which means I'm back to blogging!!   It's been a wonderfully adventurous two months:  Exploring Glacier National Park, followed by 3 weeks of seasonal work at a sugar beet factory [...]

By | November 3rd, 2013|Food for Thought, Raw Vegan, vegan travel|0 Comments

This Week’s Raw Menu + Raw Sprouted Lentil & Portobello Curry

So as I've been mentioning, it's time for another two weeks of raw detoxing and gluten free feasting.  My upcoming week is super busy as we prepare to head off island, so I've chosen recipes that are fairly easy, and not so labor intensive.  I tried to chose recipes that would take less than 30 [...]

By | August 11th, 2013|Raw Vegan, Weekly Menu Planner|0 Comments