Posts in the ‘Nutrition’ Category

A plant-based Thanksgiving feast: Lentil loaf, stuffed acorn squash, maple-Dijon roasted brussel sprouts topped with mushroom gravy.

Giving Thanks

At the beginning of the year, I made a commitment to go “Plant-based” (yes, completely vegan…no animals or animal products) for at least a year. I had been gradually reducing any animal products and most processed foods from my diet. I naturally eat fresh, local and whole foods, so going “all-the-way” was pretty easy. I’m

garden broccoli, squash and tomato

Bring it On!

Memorial Day is a marker that summer is here…or right around the corner. We get together for picnics and BBQ’s to enjoy our friends, family, and fresh air. It’s a reminder to shed some layers and get the shorts and sun-dresses out again. My energy increases along with my desire to be outside and eat more fresh vegetables and fruits. Over

Taco Tuesday Vegan Style

Taco Tuesday Vegan Style

“Taco Tuesday?”  In 1989, a Mexican food chain Taco John’s trademarked the phrase. In the past few years, that phrase has become a marketing phenom! Do you have a Taco Tuesday tradition? Last week I did ”Taco Tuesday” vegan style and loved the results. I started with a versatile Harrisa green sauce. Yummy! I made