Whole Foods Double Green Smoothie

Whole Foods Double Green Smoothie

I know what you are thinking – kale and spinach for breakfast in a smoothie?  Yup and you can’t taste any of the greens, I promise (just the sweetness of the apricots or agave syrup and bananas)…. This was super good, super quick and an awesome way to start the day.  My husband was late … Continue reading

Bean and Salsa Tortillas

Bean and Salsa Tortillas

This was a google search for bean meals to make for kids.  It got me to the Parents website so I was intrigued on what they recommended.  As usual, I adapted it but here it is: Ingredients: 1 can (15 ozs) black beans, rinsed and smashed up with a fork 1/2 cup mild salsa, plus … Continue reading

Delightfully Sinful Eggplant Sandwiches

Delightfully Sinful Eggplant Sandwiches

So good you’d think they are bad for you.  Another awesome Sunday meal prepared by my husband.  So tasty!  You gotta love grilled meals since you aren’t slaving over a hot stove on a hot day!  oh and hardly any dishes to clean! Be warned – my husband is a good cook but eyes everything!  … Continue reading

Holy Herbamare!

Holy Herbamare!

yup, the second seasoning I bought online.  remember the croutons?  well this is the other seasoning by A. Vogel and it is a mild mixture of seasoning and so far pretty darn good on everything I have added it to – just kind of rounds out the meal’s flavor and is really mild/light, not just salt. … Continue reading

Croutons with Trocomare

Croutons with Trocomare

I made some gluten-free bread with my bread machine the other day. (Not my favorite). So after a few tries of using it as toast or on pbj’s – it went into the freezer with me thinking, ‘i am not just going to through this out since the bread mix cost me $6!’. I googled … Continue reading

Dairy Free Part IV: What to look out for at the store

Dairy Free Part IV: What to look out for at the store

Yeah, that’s right I’m a bad-ass vegan.  I recently went to Native Foods (vegan restaurant) – got the most AMAZING portabello ‘sausage’ burger and wore a T-shirt that says “Bacon”.  Not cool folks, not cool.  Well, luckily for you… today’s post isn’t about my party foul – its about the grocery store! Tofu: When I … Continue reading

Beans…. yup beans.

Beans…. yup beans.

Growing up wasn’t too crazy about beans or legumes- loved baked beans, but I cannot think of any other beans I truly enjoyed.  Even hummus wasn’t my favorite and now I cannot get enough of the stuff!  So this is my ‘soapbox’ post (not political, but just a rant to get you motivated about beans!) I … Continue reading

Dairy Free Part III: Kid food

Dairy Free Part III: Kid food

Oh dear – what do you feed the kids?  In my case – I went from having their breakfast, lunch and snacks provided by the state (go Colorado!)at my children’s daycare to having to make it all myself!  Colorado follows the National Food Program in terms of minimum servings and such.  Each meal consists of 1-2 … Continue reading