spotlight on spinach

we have our eye on spinach for #MeatlessMonday!  it’s one of my GASP items. 🙂 (you know, those foods I literally GASP over) and  if you’re looking to add more greens to your diet, spinach is a great option, it’s low in calories, high in vitamins, and is an excellent source of multiple nutrients including fiber, calcium … More spotlight on spinach

Quarantine Needs

I never thought the word “quarantine” would ever be in my vocabulary – as in actually living it…but here we are.  Yet with all of this, I’m grateful for the medical teams assisting those in need, risking their own health to take care of others.  I’m grateful for the housekeeping and janitorial staffs who are … More Quarantine Needs

eating greens.

I’m revisiting my eat-in-color series to find ways to eat healthy green foods for breakfast, lunch and dinner.  here are 5favs recipes to consider.  what are your favorite ways to get in some healthy greens?  🥒🍏🥑 (and please note:  my sincere apologies for those who received an incomplete pre-scheduled email on Monday,  I will be more careful in the … More eating greens.

game day: winter seasonal eats

it’s a game day menu full of seasonal eats – let me what you think!  snacks caramelized leek* and spinach dip via cooking light (serve this with chips and some veggies!) grilled bbq tempe sliders with kale* slaw via the plant strong vegan crispy lemon* chicken wings via dinner at the zoo sweets blood orange* bars via white … More game day: winter seasonal eats

talkin turkey wings.

so Thanksgiving is exactly 2 weeks away (where has the time gone!) but I’m already thinking about slow roasted turkey.  so I decided to do my own deconstructed version of the big bird and just focus on the wings.  they are absolutely delectable.  I think the trick is really in the preparation beforehand.   so if you’re … More talkin turkey wings.

fall favs: weekend brunch

it’s time for a seasonal fall brunch, who’s in?  😉  here’s a weekend brunch menu celebrating the best of seasonal produce and our personal FallFavs.  what do you think?  starters bowl of fresh apples and pears apple pecan arugula salad via minimalist baker savor creamy cheesy scrambled eggs via jessica in the kitchen polenta rounds w/wilted spinach … More fall favs: weekend brunch

birthday besties.

yes, my birthday is this week. another year…younger? 😉  I’m sharing some of my 5favs eats  – both savory & sweet.  (and it includes all the foods I GASP over 😉  )   which one would you try? savor summer squash veggie sandwich via honestly yum coconut curry chickpea via jessica in the kitchen fig & goat … More birthday besties.

dips you want to swim in.

meatless dips so good, you’ll want to swim in them. best with chips guacamole via my recipes  roasted mango salsa via chocolate for basil vegan queso dip via she knows best with crackers vegan cheese made w/sunflower seeds via sweet potato soul sundried tomato cashew cheese via nutrition stripped vegan spinach & artichoke dip via hot … More dips you want to swim in.

eat in color: red, white + blue

our eat in color series continues with red, white and blue foods! it’s a fun way to be patriotic and be good to your health.  and it’s all meatless too. which ones do you like? savor grilled summer vegetable platter via southern living (w/ tomatoes and red bell peppers) vegetarian philly cheese steaks via chocolate for basil (includes onions … More eat in color: red, white + blue

may we always eat-in-color

it’s our eat-in-color menu for #meatlessmonday – May style. breakfast blueberry tofu smoothie via health.com (purple/blue) lunch  spiced vegan lentil soup via cookie and kate (green + red) panini with artichokes* hearts, spinach and red peppers via nytimes cooking (green + red) snack banana (yellow) + justin’s maple almond butter  dinner mediterranean five grain rainbow salad (w/ *radishes) via … More may we always eat-in-color