Time for Spring Planting #5 of 5

WHEN to Plant Seeds Where You LivePost # 5 of a series of 5 For Post 1 click here   Post 2 click here   Post 3 click here Post 4 click here...more
@HomeRearedChef Hey....As long as we have each other...As always, thank you do much for your ...more

"Rustic" Kale Tots

I always sort of scratch my head when food is called rustic.  It seems to me code word for "not very pretty but tastes good".  So, for that reason I call my Kale Tater Tots "rustic"....more

Chickpea Kale and Spinach Tart

The minute I saw this Veg News recipe for a Chickpea Holiday Tart I knew I would be making it. Some might say I have a crazy obsession with chickpeas. I do! I absolutely love them!...more

Spicy Cauliflower Soup from A Veggie Venture

Did you know there are two holidays today? Of course everyone knows it's Martin Luther King Day in the U.S., but you might not know that it's International Hot and Spicy Food Day. As soon as I heard that I thought it would be fun to find something that was unexpectedly spicy for Meatless Monday. What I wanted was a hot and spicy recipe for a dish that's not normally hot and spicy, and Spicy Cauliflower Soup from A Veggie Venture fits that description perfectly. Most cauliflower soups are rich and creamy but this one is healthful and deliciously spiced with coriander, cumin, chili powder, and turmeric in addition to the red pepper flakes. Alanna says the inspiring recipe suggests you could eat it with a dollop of plain yogurt, and I'd definitely want that on mine to cool down the heat....more
International Hot and Spicy Food Day! This will call for some spicy dishes to cook today.more

Veganizing my winter wardrobe (it’s a process)

Baby, it’s cold outside!Yesterday I went on a five-mile run with two girlfriends and the temperature was 17 degrees (F) with a zero (0) windchill. We felt like total rock stars when we completed our frosty workout! Later, my husband and I went into Manhattan for dinner with friends (more on that tomorrow) and it was still incredibly frigid....more

Time for Spring Planting #4 of 5

HOW to Germinate Seeds with WHAT EquipmentPost # 4 in a series  For Post 1 click here    Post 2 click here   Post 3 click here...more
@victorias_view@SunbonnetSmart.com but redheads have the MOST fun. ;-)more

Fennel Salad with Almond Basil Vinaigrette

Fennel Salad with Basil Thyme Vinaigrette Ingredients 2 bulbs of fennel with fronds, thinly sliced 1/2 red red onion, sliced 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped 1 1/2 cups arugula 2 tsp. fresh thyme, finely chopped 1/4 cup Barlean’s flax oil 1/4 cup Barlean's flax seeds 2 tsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice 2 Tbsp. white balsamic vinegar 1/4 tsp. of sea salt 1/6 tsp. freshly ground white pepper 1/3 cup almonds, finely ground 1/2 tsp....more

The Pink Lady Smoothie

My friend LJ has tweeted several times about the Pink Lady Smoothies she has in the morning. Not too long ago she posted the recipe and I discovered what makes in pink is beets! I had erroneously assumed strawberry. When I saw beets I knew I had to try it! It was delicious! Thanks LJ!...more