Vegan Apple Tarts

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Creamy Spinach Bow Tie Pasta Salad {Vegan}

Do you remember that Hodgson Mill Pasta Salad contest I entered?  Yeah, I forgot about it, too....more

The Forgotten Bento Box Lunch

This morning Miss Girl forgot her lunchbox and left it at her dad's house. Last year this would've been cause for panic, but fortunately I learned from last year. This year I've started keeping some of our empty lunchmeat containers for just this! Or...you know...for days when she needs to have a completely disposable lunch container, like when they have a field trip. So here is what she had for lunch today (in this lovely disposable reused lunchmeat container):...more

Two vegan journeys converge at West Street Grill in Litchfield, CT

Thank you everyone for the interesting and thought-provoking comments to my ...more

First Day of School!

Today was Miss Girl's first day of fourth grade! It came so fast!!She needed a good breakfast this morning, so this is what she got:...more

Green Goddess Guacamole Dip

 Before I met Jesse about 5 years ago, I had never had an avocado nor ever ventured trying guacamole. Guacamole just seemed like something I would despise. Do you have any foods that you just KNOW you'll despise?...more

Sweet & Spicy Thai Farro Salad

  This salad showcases the sweet, fresh nectarines (or peaches) that are currently in season....more

Banana Bread Pancakes

I hadn't originally intended for these to be banana bread pancakes, but that's what they came out tasting like. I went to the refrigerator to make Little Man some pancakes and discovered that I had no milk and no eggs. How on earth did that happen?! I did, however, have almond milk, overripe bananas, flax and chia seeds....more

Oatmeal Cookie Currant Ice Cream

So there we were at Zaxby's (one of my husbands favorites) and I saw a poster for this cake batter milk shake and thought that it looked delicious. Then I thought, there is no way I am going to drink away upwards of 1000 non-meal calories. I'm not in high school anymore, Toto....more

No-Bake Lasagna with Vegan Ricotta

[Editor's Note: Who says lasagna has to be baked? In this case, all the flavors of lasagna come through in a relaxed, simple fashion. Plus, because it uses a vegan cheese substitute, it's great for folks watching their dairy intake! Whip some up tonight and indulge without going overboard on calories! --Genie] ...more
Delicious recipe. Great because tasty and healthy are mixed together.more