Curried Jerusalem artichokes yellow carrot soup! Vegan & Gluten-free!

Yesterday, I received some fresh Jerusalem artichokes, also named sunchokes, topinambours in French & aardperen in my language aka Dutch! Whatever you call them, these veggies are very under-estimated & under-used here in Belgium. When you buy them organic, they are very pricy!1. There is nearly no fat in this veggie & it has zero cholesterol!...more

Moroccan Chickpea & Tomato Soup

Day 27 of 30 Soups in 30 Days......more

A Slip of the Lip

Well, I finally did it.  At work, I confessed to being a vegan.  No time better than the day before Thanksgiving for that, right?I hadn’t planned on it.  Like so many impromptu disasters, it “just happened.”  I guess I was in a holiday mood when I mosied up to the workstation of one of our secretaries and began a conversation about something totally unrelated to food and diet.  We actually discussed a few different things before she asked me whether I will be cooking the turkey this Thanksgiving....more

Snow Day & Thanksgiving Prep

It's been snowing heavily here since early this morning, quickly tur...more

7 EASY HEALTHY EATING TIPS

7 EASY HEALTHY EATING TIPS  ...more
A very interesting post! I loved it all! thanks!more

Spicy Black Bean Soup

Day 25 of 30 Soups in 30 Days......more

Mason Jar Salad: Packed Lunch Miracle or Mistake?

Have you heard of the new trend of making a layered salad in a Mason Jar?  The claim is that it’s an easy way to pack a salad that won’t get soggy.  I bring my lunch to work most days in an attempt to save money, control my portions, and eat a healthy lunch.  The only issue with bringing my lunch is packing something that will taste good at lunchtime even though it’s made the night before....more

Kimberlys Guide to Ice Cream, Part 1 - Custard

Being somewhat foolish, I started ice creams with custards. There would have been easier ways, but I probably would have gleefully avoided anything involving hot dairy and egg yolks for as long as possible, so maybe it was better this way.My earlier experience with custards was somewhere between a complete disaster and occasionally acceptable. I am sure microwave lime curd can be delicious and simple to make, but my scrambled lime juice eggs were just not quite the same....more