Mike’s Marvelous Macaroni Salad

The weather was surprisingly mild over the holiday weekend.  We had a surprising bit of rain which we welcomed.  I imagine because it doesn’t rain often is why I love the rain so much.  I actually get very inspired when it rains; I love the sound and the smell, and I love sipping tea while watching […]

Angry Asian Salad with Yummy Sauce

  I love love love asian food!  Seriously, I am a chopstick pro.  I would even say that I am a chopstick snob.  HA!  You know what my pet peeve is?  It’s those cheap wooden take-out style chop sticks at restaurants, ugh…I despise the way the wood splits apart. Haha well anyways, this may not […]

Romantic Vegan Dinner for Two (Anniversary Recipes)

We had the most relaxing and delicious evening last night!  Our 4 year anniversary could not have been better.  I have been working on a few recipes for our anniversary dinner, and I was very pleased with how these turned out.  I wanted to make something a little fancier than usual, but something that was […]

Fat-Burning Spicy Quinoa Salad

This quinoa salad is a filling and nutritious lunch, while giving you a huge dose of protein and fiber!  It is great for on the go, and is delicious chilled.  Better yet, this recipe is packed with metabolism boosting ingredients to help you start burning calories naturally.  It may sound too good to be true, […]

Enchilada Salad

This is a quick and filling lunch or dinner! This recipe can be eaten on top of romaine lettuce or it is great made into a taco or burrito.  Anytime I can add greens to my meal I do so! If you read any of the works of Dr. Colin Campbell or Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, […]

No-Chicken Salad

This is a fun and easy recipe for a vegan “chicken” salad.  The “chicken” component consists of protein-rich tempeh.  I do not use processed foods very often, but I was experimenting and I thought this recipe was worth sharing.  Tempeh has been a favorite food and staple source of protein in Indonesia for several hundred […]

Rainbow Quinoa Salad with Citrus Vinaigrette

Chances are if you’re into health food you’ve heard of (and probably initially mispronounced) the magical little grain called Quinoa. But while most people think of quinoa as a grain or cereal, it is technically a “pseudo cereal” with more in common with beetroots or spinach than any whole wheat grain. Grown in South America, […]