Homemade Green Tortillas With Spinach and Cilantro

These tortillas have some spinach for color and a bit of cilantro. It's just the right amount of surprising flavor. You must try and see for yourself.  ...more

20 Food Blog Trends That Need to Die in 2015

Honestly, people, we don't know why we even bother. We do the very hard work of reading all the blogs and spotting all the hackneyed trends for you, and for what? We've officially lost the war on stripey straws, mason jars, quinoa, and pumpkin spice. ...more

How to Go Vegan in 9 Easy Steps

SURPRISE! The blue-haired hippie is a vegan! Who'd have guessed it, right? There are a number of reasons why people go vegan, which is a post for another day, but in this one I'm going to assume you already have your reasons and are ready to take ...more

Use Extra Christmas Candy to Make These Fudge Recipes

My husband and I rarely eat dessert but if you opened our pantry you'd find yourself facing a whole shelf of candy. We rarely eat it but if we ever get a late-night craving for Skittles, Nerds, jelly beans or Swedish Fish, we're covered. Don't get me ...more

You'll Love These Meatless, Paleo, Low-Carb, and GF 30-Minute Baked Eggs

I bet you've noticed it's spring, haven't you? We all get busy when winter's over, and if you're looking for a recipe for Meatless Monday, you want something that won't take long to get on the table. I swooned over this Baked Eggs Skillet with Avocado and Spicy Tomatoes when I shared the recipe on Kalyn's Kitchen. It can easily be ready to eat in less than 30 minutes—and the chile-spiked recipe is tasty enough that I'd happily serve it to guests for a meatless breakfast, lunch, or dinner....more

15 Things I Don't Pay for Anymore

DH and I recently took a hard look at the things we thought we could live without, make ourselves or cut back on. ...more
Those are really great ideas. Paper plates are a hard one for me to get away from. I don't buy ...more

What Do You Mean, "WHAT'S A HAM BALL?"

All my life I've thought everyone had ham balls at Easter. That is, until this week, when I casually mentioned to my co-workers my need to pick up eight pounds of chopped ham so my husband could make his most-coveted holiday recipe for my extended family. This is odd? Other people don't know what ham balls are?...more
Never heard of them. Sound way too sweet and fatty.more

Giant Vegan Cookie Butter Chocolate Cups

I am constantly reminded of my ‘European-ness’. I lived in England for three years and have been happily settled in Scotland for the last year and a half, and while there are some habits I have happily adopted – such as eating baked beans on toast, watching British and Irish comedy shows, and some...more


HAPPY EASTER! The Aztec royalty liked their chocolate with some chile in it, and modern chefs and chocolatiers have made this combo popular with at least a portion of chocolate lovers. This is my contribution-- a spin-off from the Fudge-y Light Vegan Brownies in my book "The Fiber For Life Cookbook" ....more

Fresh Strawberry Pie

This my friends is one of those pies that sings to my heart. Fresh Strawberry Pie is almost like shortcake but in a Flaky Pie Crust or Graham Cracker Crust dependent on how you roll. One of the most important things when making a Fresh Strawberry Pie is making sure the strawberries are incredibly ripe ....more

Lemon Poppy Seed Easter Bread

When some friends over at The Daily Meal and Country Crock teamed up and invited me to create a special Easter baked-goods recipe that includes Country Crock,1.) I was honoredand2.) I wanted to create something that tastes of Spring and was different than anything else I have ever made.Plus I wanted something that not only incorporated Country Crock spread as one of the ingredients, but could also be served with Country Crock spread. And since I've been on a bread kick here lately, I knew it had to be some type of Easter bread.So I searched and found this beautifully made bread by Eva Toneva. It was like something I had never seen before and after reading through the instructions, really quite simple to make....more

Pan-Seared Trout w/ Mushrooms, New Potatoes & Truffled Spring Pea Sauce

I can't believe Easter is almost here! Where has time gone? This little number is a nod to Spring and Easter (yes I know it's fish) and all lovely green that has sprung up around here so unbelievably early this year ....more

Shrimp Salad Appetizer

Here’s a pretty pastel appetizer for Easter – bay shrimp salad with fennel & radish. ...more

Hop Rocks Free Easter Printable Pouch

If there’s one thing to know about me, it’s that I can’t stand being bored. This trait has come in handy when it comes creative work (i.e. my brain literally never shuts down), but in that same sense it’s also one of the things that tends to cause workaholicism and burnout. I love a good Netflix binge every now and then, but do you know how hard it is to sit and watch something without doing something productive at the same time? ...more

Rice Noodles with Green Onions and Edamame

What happens when one of my most favorite cookbooks is given a part two to accompany it? I go through many, many Post-it flags marking pages. I’ve been reading and marking pages in Plenty More and looking forward to various vegetables coming into season ....more

One-Pot Three-Rice Jambalaya

This week I have been craving veggies in a big way. Considering I usually crave things like Buffalo Mac and Cheese and pretty much any kind of taco, this was definitely something to take note of. Don’t get me wrong, I looove veggies, I enjoy them greatly, I eat them all the time- but I......more

10 Easter Brunch Ideas

Easter is less than a week away!...more