Since I was a kid, I’ve been a sucker for a big veggie salad as a meal. I stumbled upon a curry vinaigrette back when I was pregnant with my second daughter. I craved it and used to make my poor husband run down to this little cafe and get me a salad with this [...]
When did apple picking become such a competitive sport? We went out with a couple of the kids and our grand kids this past weekend and when we pulled up to the farm driveway and saw lots of official looking men with flags to direct traffic and that cars were already overflowing into a new parking field at 10am, we kind of knew we might be in for a serious adventure. We noted all the “security” people and it just didn’t seem congruent with a day at the farm.
I regret that I don’t have any garden this year, but we moved in July, so . . . But the new place had a lovely herb garden already going, and I planted a couple more herbs in pots on the deck. It was a good year to forage for locally grown food – from farmer’s markets to road-side stands and generous friends with gardens overrun with tomatoes and goodies.
The terms “sweets” and “vegan” are ones that usually don’t mix well in the bowl. We don’t often think of baked goods being under the vegan category, since they’re made pretty much all the time with eggs, butter, and milk. At least the good ones usually are, or so it would seem. But Green Divas [...]
As some of you may know, I’m back to my vegan roots and have been kicking the cheese habit – again (27 days, but who’s counting?). Whether you are a vegan, vegan wannabe, vegetarian or are an omnivore and love delicious food, you might appreciate the power of the mighty cashew and it’s amazing versatility.
My daughters prepared an amazing brunch this morning for this year’s mom’s day treat. Gluten-free vegan, almond and coconut pancakes (holy deliciousness batman!) and my own recipe for sweet potato hash, fruit, bagels and eggs (for those that can eat bagels and eggs). We were so hungry and busy with my grand babies, that none [...]