Stuffed Portobellos


I love stuffed mushrooms!  They make for an amazing appetizer or main dish.  My recipe also makes for a great Meatless Monday or other meat-free main dish menu item. You can play around with the stuffing ingredients any way you wish.  I love the combination of feta, artichoke hearts and sun-dried tomatoes; and the arugula […]

Pumpkin Pie Oatmeal


I am a lover of all things pumpkin, so this morning I whipped up a batch of pumpkin “pie” oatmeal.  Because I used steel-cut oats it took about 30 minutes to prepare; but you could easily make this with Old Fashioned or Quick Cooking oats. Oatmeal is a fabulous way to start to the day: […]

Whole Wheat Fig Muffins


We had a dinner party a few week’s ago and I served these beautiful Turkish and Black Mission figs with cheese as an appetizer.  Problem is, I bought way too many figs from the bulk section at Whole Foods and needed to do something with them.  Since I’m always looking for a quick and easy […]

Avocado Wasabi Salad

Nutrient-packed Avocado Wasabi Salad

I believe I posted this recipe a few years ago and it is so good it is worth reposting.  I used to follow the blog VeganYumYum but the author hasn’t posted in a while.  However, I often return to this recipe, posted in January of 2010.  It is chock-full of nutrients – fiber, folate, vitamin […]

Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Kiddos


  I came across this snack list that I made for a class a few year’s back.  It’s still an easy list to keep on hand so that you have some ideas on what to feed your kiddos when they hit snack attack mode!  They’re higher in nutrients than most boxed or bagged snacks, and […]