A Delicious Breakfast

I love to eat oatmeal for breakfast and today I actually got my booty out of bed early enough to make it.  Yea!  And today I pretty much made dessert oatmeal:  peanut butter and chocolate.  Mmmm. Peanut Butter Chocolate Oatmeal Serves 1 1 cup water 1/2 cup old fashioned oats 1 tbsp ground flaxseed Dash… Continue reading A Delicious Breakfast


Easy Pesto Pasta & Italian Sausage

I've had a cold this week. Ugh! I tried to rest more than usual and ate lots of oranges to help my body heal faster. Luckily it only lasted a few days and I'm feeling much better now. I had skipped my mid-week run in order to go to bed earlier so I moved my… Continue reading Easy Pesto Pasta & Italian Sausage


Sweet Potato Corn Chowder

So I seem to have a bit of an obsession with orange vegetables lately. I feel like I've been posting a lot about pumpkin, butternut squash and sweet potatoes. Maybe it's just the season? Well here we go again. This recipe is from 365 Easy Vegetarian Recipes. Sweet Potato Corn Chowder Serves 4 1 big… Continue reading Sweet Potato Corn Chowder


Butternut Squash & Sausage Pasta

I've really been enjoying exploring vegan cooking and one of the best parts is getting exposed to all sorts of new foods that I might not have ever tried otherwise. One of those foods is Field Roast Grain Meat. Field Roast Grain Meat is actually a meat substitute made out of wheat gluten (sorry celiacs… Continue reading Butternut Squash & Sausage Pasta


Chickpea Curry

So last Sunday we decided to make Indian food for dinner. We hadn't had Indian food in forever and it sounded really good. I found what looked like an easy recipe for Chickpea Curry on All Recipes. Chickpea Curry Serves 4 4 medium potatoes, cubed 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 medium yellow onion, diced 1… Continue reading Chickpea Curry


Sicilian Collard Greens

For the past few months I've been been experimenting with vegan cooking. I find it really interesting and challenging to cook in a different way than what I'm used to. In November I bought Alicia Silverstone's new book The Kind Diet. The book has a lot of useful information on a vegan diet and lots… Continue reading Sicilian Collard Greens


Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes

I know I just posted that I haven’t been using my kitchen much lately, but tonight I shuffled my tools and painting supplies around to make room to bake. It’s a coworker’s birthday tomorrow and I signed up to bring the birthday treats. This particular coworker is allergic to eggs so I couldn’t make my… Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes