” Meaty” Nachos

Today, I was looking for a yummy mexican style lunch and love the idea of a one-dish meal. This is that type of meal. It’s “meaty”, has a bit of a spiciness to it and is an easy dish to make. It’s a great dish for lunch, as an appetizer or even a dinner along…

Artichokes and Basil Mayonnaise

Well, this is the season for artichokes & why not try some neat recipes besides the popular well known dip that so many love? Let’s try something new! How about a mayonnaise dip for artichokes? It has a great taste & gives you a unique appetizer for yourself at home or to bring to a…

Braised Leeks

Leeks are one of my favorite side dishes. They are light and are perfect to eat in the spring or early summer. Hope you enjoy this french-style recipe! Ingredients: 4 Large Leeks 3 TBSPNS Earth Balance butter 1/2 tsp sugar 1/2 cup vegetable broth 1/2 tsp dried thyme 1 tsp lemon juice Salt & Pepper…

Green Smoothie

Sometimes you’re just in the mood for a refreshing beverage that gives you a nutritional boost & energy kick…. Coffee upsets my stomach, so I usually reach for a smoothie.. This is loaded with vitamins, minerals, protein…. all kinds of wonderful things!!! Hope you enjoy this recipe. Let me know if you try this &…

Blueberry Bread

This was delicious! It was such a great treat for breakfast during Father’s day weekend! You can use fresh blueberries, but I prefer Wyman’s Frozen Wild Maine blueberries, as they’re small & taste the best I think. I like the small blueberries in breads & cakes. This goes so well paired with a tea or…

Iceberg Wedge Salad with Vegan Ranch Dressing

Well, I’m not much for iceberg lettuce, but with this homemade dressing & as a wedge with it’s crisp, fresh taste, it’s delicious! It’s so nice with dinner on a late spring/early summer evening. Hope you enjoy it as much as my family & I did. Hope you’re enjoying your spring! Wedge Salad: Head of…

Breakfast Sundae

Hi All! 😃 So happy to be posting again! It’s been awhile! My family & I are on a mission to eat healthier & breakfast is one of those times where it gets more and more difficult to come up with delicious AND healthy meals that add variety to our diet. Well, I had seen…