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

February 20th, 2014|Categories: 30 Minute Vegan Meal, Beans, Mexican, Quick Fix Mondays, Seitan (Wheat Meat)|

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 [...]

A Hearty Winter Meal: Marsala Mushrooms, Meaty Bits & Kale w/ Citrus Scented Barley

February 14th, 2014|Categories: 30 Minute Vegan Meal, Grains|Tags: , , |

Last night, I re-vamped a Rachael Ray recipe ... Warm Pearled Barley & Mushroom Salad w/ Sliced Flank Steak. From my heart to yours, if you love hearty, meaty meals, this one's for you!   [...]

Want to Lower your Blood Sugar? Try this Western Tofu Scramble Breakfast Burrito.

February 13th, 2014|Categories: 30 Minute Vegan Meal, Sunday Brunch, Tofu|

This post goes out today to my mother and father inlaw.   My Dad was recently advised by his doctor that he needs to get his blood sugar down. And as most doctors and dieticians might [...]

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

February 6th, 2014|Categories: Casseroles, Mexican|Tags: , |

My mouth started drooling when I ran across the inspiration for today's recipe over at Joanne-EatsWellWithOthers.com.   Chickpeas in an enchilada!  How creative!!  And when I saw that the casserole was topped with a sauce made [...]

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

February 5th, 2014|Categories: 30 Minute Vegan Meal, Beans, Food for Thought, Quick Fix Mondays|

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. [...]

A less than Powerful Superbowl + Spaghetti Squash w/ Brussel Sprouts & Creamy Peanut Sauce

February 4th, 2014|Categories: 30 Minute Vegan Meal, Meatless Mondays|

It was a busy couple of days here for me on St. Thomas.  But no doubt food was still left, front & center for me as I continued to work my way through that awesome [...]

Using Chunk-Sized TVP for a very hearty pasta dish

January 31st, 2014|Categories: Book Reviews, TVP, Veggie Protein - Meat Substitutes|

Good morning friends.   After a long day of end-of-month accounting, last night ended up being leftovers night.   And I really enjoyed that leftover Cauliflower "Afredo" Pasta I shared a few days back.   As it had [...]

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