orange you lovely…

I’m revisiting my eat-in-color series with a day of orange eats! orange-hued foods like sweet potatoes, carrots, pumpkin, squash, cantaloupe and oranges (just to name a few) are full of antioxidants and can help fight off infection and support healthy skin and hair* – and who doesn’t have time for that.  😀 so here’s a day of … More orange you lovely…

game time, snack time.

here’s a meatless game day menu that will make everyone happy (even your favorite carnivores!) – which recipes will you try? savor bibb salad with radishes via martha stewart vegan lentil walnut burgers via vegan richa plantain chips via the SugarApple (yours truly 🙂   )  sweet ultimate unbaked raw vegan chocolate brownies via chocolate covered katie … More game time, snack time.

baked plantain chips

plantain chips are “not yo mama’s potato chips” 😉  although many people like to enjoy them fried, they are just as delicious when baked (and seriously, the baked version is soooooo good).  so here’s a very easy recipe for baked plantain chips that you can try and see for yourself!  let me know if you make … More baked plantain chips

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

5 fall favs: cauliflower

it’s the finale! part 5 of the 5favs/5ways series for fall seasonal produce, and the focus is: cauliflower.  😉  this cruciferous vegetable contains vitamins, minerals, and may even help lower the risk of some cancers (learn more about the health benefits here).  so, here’s my 5 favorite ways to eat cauliflower.  what do you think? 1 in salad: cauliflower broccoli … More 5 fall favs: cauliflower

5 fall favs: squash

it’s part 4 of the 5favs/5ways series for fall seasonal produce, and the focus is: squash.  is there anything more symbolic of the fall season? 😉 this delectable vegetable is part of the eat-in-color orange family and here are my 5 favorite ways to enjoy them.  and please share your recipe favs too.  😀 (all recipes are meatless !) souped: roasted butternut squash soup with … More 5 fall favs: squash

5 fall favs: mushrooms

it’s part 3 of the 5favs/5ways series for fall seasonal produce, and the focus is: mushrooms.  low in calories with essential B vitamins, per Cooking Light they are available year-round but are at their peak in the fall/winter season.  so here’s our 5 favorite ways to enjoy them.  share your favs! 😉  (all recipes are meatless !)   1 grilled: balasamic ginger grilled portobellow mushrooms via … More 5 fall favs: mushrooms

5 fall favs: pears

it’s part 2 of the 5favs/5ways for fall seasonal produce series, and the spotlight is on: pears. crisp, delicious and part of the eat-in-color green family, pears are just perfect year-round but especially in the fall. 😉  tell me what you think of my favorite ways to enjoy pears.  what about you?  (all recipes are meatless !) 1. raw: just as-is 2. … More 5 fall favs: pears

5 fall favs: apples

it’s the start of a new school year and the start of a new weekly series: 5favs/5ways for fall seasonal produce.  we start with my absolute favorite:  apples. ❤️🍏😊  so here’s our 5 favorite ways to enjoy them.  how do you like to enjoy apples? please share! (all recipes are meatless !) 1. raw: w/ a little cinnamon 2. baked: hasselback apples … More 5 fall favs: apples