Kale Salad with Pumpkin, Pomegranate, & Ginger Lime Dressing

 Image Creator: Brandy Oswald, A Mindful MantraToday’s recipe is inspired by all things autumn. Take a break from the rush of the holidays and treat your family to this delicious Kale Salad with Roasted Pumpkin!...more

It's what's for lunch!

I encourage everyone to have something planted in a garden, even if that garden is a bucket on the patio.  This is what we had for lunch yesterday.  It was so pretty ( and good) that I just had to take a photo of it. I might add that we had mint and wood sorrel ( a common 'weed')tea to go with it....more

Kale Cesar Salad with Roasted Red Peppers

Kale Cesar Salad with Roasted Red Peppers ...more

Raw Kale Salad

Ever since my good friend introduced me to raw kale salads (she makes killer ones), I have been trying to duplicate one of my own.  I love this salad!  Check it out......more

Raw Kale Salad with Onion and Cherries

 Oh heyyyyy....more

A super food in a super simple salad

I was a bad blogger. In my first post on a new site I only revealed the recipe for one of the items – the parsnip purée.   A very loyal reader wasted no time in pointing this out (thanks she-who-will-not-be-named).  The requested recipe – a kale salad with an apple vinaigrette. Yes, kale in a salad. Raw, crunchy, healthy, but oh so edible....more

Final Week of Vegan Mofo

While I was on vacation in Barbados, my daily Vegan MoFo posts kept coming:Wednesday:  Black-Eyed Peas for BreakfastThursday:  Thankful for my (non-vegan) husband’s vegan creations...more

What Vegans Eat: My Typical Tuesday

Tuesday is my longest day of the week.  I run 4 - 6 miles in the morning, work all day in Queens and take a graduate course in Manhattan in the evening. I make a point to prep all my meals, snacks and beverages so that I can eat the way I want and avoid paying for meals on the go. I made Gena’s delightful Butternut Squash Smoothie (to die for) for breakfast. I tried it on Monday morning...more