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 […]

Maple Butternut Squash

Butternut Squash is an incredible healthy carb with some awesome heart-healthy benefits! Low in fat, butternut squash delivers an ample dose of dietary fiber, which makes it an exceptionally heart-friendly choice.  Butternut Squash’s golden hue, indicates an abundance of powerhouse nutrients known as carotenoids, shown to protect against heart disease.  This time of the year I […]

Mashed Cheezy Rosemary Potatoes

These potatoes would make a fabulous, vegan, savory, side dish for your holiday festivities!   I feel like one of the most difficult obstacles for people to face when deciding to go vegan is giving up the cheese.  Now that I eat vegan,  I notice just how many of my (non-vegan) friends have a cheese […]

Polly the Pig’s Porkless Beans

Beans, Beans, good for your heart, the more you eat them the more you…Ok why does that always pop in my head when I think of beans?! Polly the Pig certainly has outdone herself this time! This recipe has 4 types of luscious legumes!  Legumes aid in weight loss, prevent constipation, stabilize blood sugar levels, […]

Vegetable Ragoút

If you thought I misspelled the word Ragú, then you may be correct, if we were talking about the Italian dish.  Ragú is a well known dish in Italian cuisine; A meat-based sauce served over pasta. My Vegetable Ragoút is a well known, versatile dish in French cuisine which is perfect fit for an SOS-Free twist. […]