How to Make Tofu Taste Just Like Bacon

This is my first BlogHer post. So...yay!First of all, there is some debate in the veg world on faux meats. Some love 'em, some hate 'em. If you give up meat, should that mean giving up all things meat-esque? It's a question for the ages. But I'm not here to answer that today. I'm just going to show you how to make bacon out of tofu! I played around with a few techniques and recipes and broke it down to these simple steps....more
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Honey BBQ Cilantro Lime Quinoa Brown Rice Lunch Bowl

I've had 21 first days of school! Should I actually be telling anyone this?...more

Fitness and a Bite: Core Circuit and a Lunch Bowl

Motivation is what gets you started. Habit is what keeps you going. - Jim Ryan...more


At heart, I believe that I, a 31-year-old goober from Texas with a bad habit of singing inappropriate songs in the workplace, am actually an 87-year-old retiree with a bad habit of drinking herbal tea and watching Murder She Wrote with a blanket on my knees....more

Perfect for a rainy day... or today!

Fabulous flavor, healthy, makes great leftovers ~ it's a hit all around!...more

Do-It-Yourself Red Beet Food Coloring

Did you know that the beautiful red color of beets is perfect for creating a natural red food coloring? The bright stain from red beets that may cause you to cringe every time you think of cooking or handling beets is actually a beautiful, fascinating, and underdeveloped feature of the red beet. ...more


Red wine is a great for slow-cooking, low-simmer recipes that allow the alcohol to cook off and give the dish a deep, rustic flavor. I've always had trouble navigating around Italian menus because most dishes contain gluten, but osso bucco has always been a safe option, not to mention absolutely delicious. I thought recreating this dish at home would be complicated, but it turned out to be surprisingly simple and easy. It takes a few hours but the end result is fall-off-the-bone amazing! I used beef shanks, but lamb shanks will work as well....more