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Meatless Monday: Hearty Potato Pumpkin Soup

Meatless Monday: Hearty Potato Pumpkin Soup

Happy Monday to you all!.  It’s so nice to enjoy a hearty soup especially on these cold winter days.  This hearty potato pumpkin soup makes use of seasonal produce and fits in nicely if you are in need of a Meatless Monday recipe. Sharing is caring…

How to cook Butternut Squash

How to cook Butternut Squash

    Learn how to prepare and store butternut squash.  Nutrition facts are also included. Sharing is caring…

Mustard Greens Pesto

Mustard Greens Pesto

Today, I’m sharing a recipe for mustard greens pesto.  I’ve mentioned before that I love pesto so I often experiment with different greens or herbs or a combination of both.  I don’t eat a lot of cheese so most of the time I leave cheese out of the recipes. Sharing is caring…

Oven Roasted Fennel, Potatoes, Carrots and Onions

Oven Roasted Fennel, Potatoes, Carrots and Onions

Happy Monday to you all!  In today’s meatless Monday recipe of oven roasted fennel, potatoes, carrots and onions, we shine the spotlight on fennel.  I’ve recently been getting fennel in my CSA packages, and in the most recent newsletter, the farm shared that many members were refusing their fennel shares.  This is saddening news.  Fennel, […]

How to cook Barley

How to cook Barley

Learn how to cook and store barley.  Recipe suggestions and nutrition facts are also included. Sharing is caring…

Beets, Apples and Carrot Juice Medley

Beets, Apples and Carrot Juice Medley

Today, I’m sharing my beets, apples and carrot juice medley recipe.  It’s another favorite drink that I love to make especially when I have an excess amount of apples, beets and carrots on hand.  So instead of allowing them to go bad, which would be a waste, right?  I simply juice them up and enjoy. […]

Chopped Brussels Sprouts with Quinoa Salad

Chopped Brussels Sprouts with Quinoa Salad

Hellooooo and welcome 2016!!!  This is my first post on the first Monday of the New Year. I know many of us have new year resolutions to eat more healthy, balanced meals and maybe include more plant based meals in our weekly repertoire.  This chopped brussels sprouts with quinoa salad recipe fits the bill on both […]

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays!!! May the joy of this holiday season find you in good cheer, surrounded always by good food, friends and family.   Time goes by so quickly and often times we do not always get to spend quality time with the ones we love most.  The holidays are the special moments in time, during the […]