10 Things Every Vegan Kitchen Needs

Most of us, when we made the switch to vegan (or even vegetarian), realized that our kitchens were suddenly poorly set up for our diets.  It can take a long time and a lot of confusion and frustration to get your kitchen really in shape for your lifestyle.  I'm here to make that a little easier on you. Here are 10 items every vegan kitchen needs: 1. Spice Rack ...more

Carrot (summer) Sauce - Also Known As Flo’s Sauce

      Carrot (summer) Sauce - also known as Flo’s Sauce Flo is my sister Silvana’s mother-in-law, she has made this sauce probably forever – it’s so easy – it can be quick, but I slow cook this sauce....more

9 Healthy Picnic Food Ideas

The unfortunate part of the traditional picnic menu is that the food, while delicious and filling, is the epitome of the North American diet: high in unhealthy fats (fried chicken, mayo-based salads), refined grains (white bread and pasta), and added sugar (sweetened iced tea). The good news? There are tons of healthy picnic-friendly foods to choose from! Here are some ideas… ...more
Rachel Vdolek Thanks for the comment :)  Enjoy your picnic adventures this summer!more

Tagliatelle

Making homemade pasta is a little like going camping.   Life at home is easier, but getting in touch with the basics is nice too.  ...more

Rice-Cooker Risotto

I get cravings for risotto at odd hours, which is annoying because risotto typically takes a while to make and a lot of effort to stir. So when that craving arrives around 10 p.m. on a weeknight, no bueno. That's why I started looking into risotto shortcuts. Enter the rice cooker. Seems like this concept would be a no-brainer because risotto is rice, and a rice cooker is made to prepare rice. But, the intricacies involved in cooking risotto always just made me assume that this machine wasn't ideal for making it. I was wrong. Sue me. ...more
It is very usual but so love recepe! My Redmond 4500 do it very often for me! Also u can add ...more

The South In Your Mouth

   The South In Your Mouth ...more

Toad in the Hole with Sweet Potato Hash

Well, I have officially conquered my summer class midterms! Among all the studying, tests, AND starting a new second job I haven't felt like preparing complicated and time consuming dinners lately. It's times such as these when I often take the brinner (breakfast for dinner) approach.As much as I love breakfast I have never tried the infamous "toad in a hole" aka "eggs in a basket" aka "gashouse eggs." Whatever your term for it, it always consists of buttered toast with a fried egg in the center....more

Spicy Coconut Lime Sauce

Sometimes, simplicity is the best way to go ...more

Strawberry Cinnamon Shortcake Sandwiches

They look mouth-watering and if they were within my reach they would be gone in a split second!more

Zucchini Noodles: The Healthy Way to Enjoy Pasta!

I enjoy a good plate of pasta.And since I married my Italian husband, I've been working on my Italian housewife skillz.So far it's going really well. But in an effort to eat more nutritionally dense food and less carb heavy food, I've been trying to avoid pasta night....more