Creamy Cauliflower Soup (and it’s Vegan)


I love roasted cauliflower and serve it at least once a week as a side-dish for dinner.  Since it’s been so cold lately here in usually-warm Charleston, I decided to use the roasted cauliflower in a soup.  I love how roasting veggies bring out the natural sweetness in many veggies, and I have a thing […]

Chocolate Avocado Cupcakes


I first made these decadent chocolate avocado cupcakes 4 years ago for my friend Natalie’s son.  It was his first birthday and he had a dairy allergy so I was in search of a vegan chocolate cupcake.  I came across this recipe from Vegetarian Times.  I’ve tweaked it a bit but in all fairness have given […]

Easy Chicken Tostada

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I am a big fan of Food for Life foods, especially their sprouted grain product line (e.g., english muffins, tortillas, bread). I recently saw they offer a sprouted grain corn tortilla and my cousin recently told me they worked great in her family’s favorite enchilada recipe. What I love about Food for Life products are […]

Mushroom Ragu – Perfect Meatless Monday Night Dinner

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Happy Monday!  We still have a bit of chill in the air in Charleston and when it stays cold for so long, the only thing I crave is comfort food.  When one thinks of “comfort” food they tend to think of fatty foods or dishes like beef stew, steak and potatoes, homemade mac n cheese, […]

Roasted Acorn Squash and Arugula Pizza

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The name of this pizza may throw you off, but I PROMISE you, you will LOVE the taste!  I had purchased some organic acorn squash last week at Whole Foods and honestly was just going to do my usual roasted squash side-dish.  But I remembered that I had previously made a pizza with it and […]