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Easy Veggie Chili

Easy Veggie Chili

I got some requests for this recipe, so here goes!  I have made quite a few chili recipes (like this one) which are all good in their own right, but sometimes I just like to cook on the fly.  June gloom found us yesterday here in California, so chili just sounded so good.  And it’s … Continue reading

Fruit Pizza and Food Childhood Memories

Fruit Pizza and Food Childhood Memories

This week has been rough.  For everyone.  Of course the tragedies in both Boston and Texas are on our country’s mind and weigh heavy on all of our hearts.  But a week ago, a couple days before bombings or explosions or wanted fugitives became our nation’s top priority, a dear friend of mine lost her … Continue reading

Chipotle Spiced Butternut Squash Oven Fries

Chipotle Spiced Butternut Squash Oven Fries

Today is November 5th right?  You’d never know it if you stepped outside my house right now.  It’s 80 degrees.  And not really the day to crank up my oven to 425 degrees.  Oops!  But I had a plethora of butternut squash on my counter that was just calling out to be made into fries.  … Continue reading

Asian Ramen Salad

Asian Ramen Salad

My mom has made a salad similar to this one for years.  It has always been one of my favorites and also one of those salads I could make a meal out of and and be left feeling completely satisfied after devouring bowl after bowl.  Her trick is to use the seasoning packet in the … Continue reading

Vegan Fried Rice

Vegan Fried Rice

I normally don’t just eat a big ol’ bowl of rice for dinner but today I came across a picture of fried rice on the Weight Watchers website that looked pretty scrumptious.  Yeah yeah Weight Watchers.  I’m giving it another go…don’t worry this is just my third or fourth time.  It’s less of a diet … Continue reading

Garlic Tofu Fries

Garlic Tofu Fries

Tofu is an everyday snack around these parts.  My girls like it any which way…but my 18 month old daughter Penelope loves it cold straight from the fridge cut up into little bite size pieces.  I fill her little snack bowl and she walks away happy only to return in a minute to get more. … Continue reading