Soup’s On! 21 Fabulous Soup Recipes for Sunday Dinner @foodie

soups for sunday dinner

I love soup.  I've had a longstanding love affair with it.  Given that we're expecting rain this weekend, ALL weekend, I can tell you that I will be making soup at least one weekend day and letting it simmer on the stove or in my crock pot all day long.  I thought I'd share with ...

Black Bean Veggie Wrap makes brown bagging fun!

spicy black bean veggie wrap

So now that my oldest has officially gone meat free, and is living as a vegetarian, I'm finding meatless lunches are a little bit (not tons) more challenging to pack.  The girl who loved ham and cheese won't eat the ham anymore and I'm left trying to make sure she's getting her protein in.  She REALLY loves ...

Weight Watchers Friendly Lentil Soup

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Simple Weight Watchers Friendly Crock Pot Lentil Soup This soup is a delicious vegan recipe, but it can be altered easily to suit the cook’s tastes.  Beef or chicken stock can be substituted for the water.  Pieces of ham can be added for a delicious option.  Another tasty addition is a dollop of sour cream ...

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars from Plant-Based Recipes Cookbook (Giveaway)

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Last week I received a copy of The China Study Plant-Based Recipes Cookbook from BenBella Books.  They know how much I like to read cookbooks with plant-based recipes and The China Study Cookbook does not disappoint.  Written by LeAnne Campbell, daughter of The China Study author, T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and mother of two hungry teenagers, ...

Vegan Peanut Butter Smoothie

vegan peanut butter smoothie

Peanut butter is a staple in this house.  Many days it is incorporated into breakfast, lunch and a possible snack.  The other day my husband was wanting something different for breakfast so we decided to whip up a Peanut Butter Smoothie.  Luckily we already had a couple frozen bananas in the freezer.  Whenever our bananas ...

Mixing up your breakfast routine with Banana Blueberry Smoothies #SilkFruit

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Do you ever wake up in the morning and look in the fridge for a quick breakfast, only to see the same old orange juice staring back at you? We love the refreshing flavor of juice to help wake up our taste buds, but we’re also looking for a healthier start to day, which means ...

Vegan Chow Mein Easter Nests

Chow Mein Easter Nests

Here comes Peter Cottontail and an Easter induced sugar high.  Even as an adult I get excited to get an Easter basket and enjoy all the treats.  Chow Mein Easter Nests have always been one of my favorites.  I buy chow mein noodles once a year specifically to make these delicious Easter nests.  There are many different ...

Vegetarian Puppy Chow Recipe for Saint Patrick’s Day

Puppy Chow recipe

It's early March and the East Coast is getting slammed with another snowstorm.  So, What do I do?   I head to the kitchen to make this Vegetarian Puppy Chow recipe for Saint Patrick's Day. A few months ago I had never heard about Puppy Chow.  It was one night, when I was browsing Pinterest, that I came ...

Dairy Free Veggie Pizza

dairy free veggie pizza

Pizza is one of America's favorite foods.  When I stopped eating dairy, I was often asked if I missed pizza.  The answer was always no, because we never stopped eating it.  We still order pizza at restaurants, at our local grocery store and we love to make it at home.  At first we made it ...

Lentil Taco Recipe, Plant Based and Delicious

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When I was pregnant with my son, I ate a lot of Mexican food.  It was not uncommon for us to go to the same Mexican restaurant twice a week.  After my son was born, the waitress snatched up our "gringo" baby and showed him off to the kitchen staff.  Our love for Mexican food ...