Weeknight Vegan: Spicy Thai Peanut Vegetable Curry

In a hurry…make a curry. My family loves all types of foods and we are big fans of Thai. I absolutely LOVE just about anything with coconut milk and my kids have always had this obsession with peanut butter. Yes, they are the ones that walk around with a “peanut butter spoon.” ...more
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Chocolate truffles

Decadence in every bite equals chocolate truffle :). A candy that will only increase your chocolate cravings :) Best suited mini sized dessert for your next kids party :) I think this is the best way I explain today's post....more

Eggplant Basil Crostinis

Do you need a vegetarian appetizer or a meatless Monday snack?  These crostini bites only take ten minutes and are delicious.  You only need this Eggplant Garlic Spread from Trader Joe's.  Go get some immediately.It will change.your.life.With this spread, I made these Eggplant Basil bites, go check out the full post here!  http://wp.me/p3BhRm-1c1...more

Vegetarian needing a burger fix - Veggie Burger Recipe

Being a vegetarian in a meat eating family is not difficult, as long as the vegetarian is the one cooking..My mother, (NOT a vegetarian) a.k.a - Mrs. Casserole Queen, is known for trying recipes out on her poor family and she isn't our favorite cook.  so while on a recent island family vacation, she took the liberty of planning the entire menu for the weekend.  Remember we were on an island - So there was no grocery store runs to get this or that. You packed it and brought it or didn't have it....more

Snakes and Maggots Couldn't Drive Me Away: Roasted Potatoes

 A lot more than she bargained forWARNING: THIS POST ISN’T REALLY ABOUT THE RECIPE....more

Fast Forward

So up until now, I've been telling you all about the beginnings of my family's journey into a more simplified lifestyle, starting with food. If this is your first time visiting this blog, I encourage you to go back and read what led us here. 1. The Simple Life 2. The Food Awakening...more

Going Veggie

Bring on the bacon, burgers, hot wings, steak, ribs and bar-b-que. Oh yeah. All the staples of summertime. Don't forget the southern tradition of pot roast on Sunday after church. My husband and I were meat lovers. So trust me when I tell you that the idea of giving these things up seemed CRAZY...at first....more

Zucchini Bread with Pistachios

I am one happy girl when I try a new recipe and things turn out great.  It's even better when a recipe exceeds my expectations like this one did.  It's been a long time since I'd made zucchini bread but with some of those veggies hanging out on my counter needing to be cooked, I decided to give it a try.  Goodness gracious, this bread is so moist has rich flavor from the cinnamon & vanilla and just the right amount of crunchy texture from the zucchini & pistachios....more