30 December 2016: Green Goddess Glow Bowl

Adapted from Glowing Fridge Green Goddess Glow Bowl. I recently discovered a great resource for vegan and plant-based eating, The Glowing Fridge. Shannon, the author of this site, has lots of great ideas – including recipes – for anyone making the change to a plant-based diet.  One of the series of recipes Shannon has developed,…

19 December 2017: Quinoa Vegetable Soup

Adapted from Whole Foods Market Quinoa Vegetable Soup. Having adopted more mindful eating this year, I’m always looking for satisfying soups and salad mains that don’t load on lots of calories. This soup, courtesy of Whole Foods Market, not only makes use of more seasonal vegetables (like turnips), but is quite tasty – and low in…

13 December 2016: St. Lucia Buns

Adapted from King Arthur Flour Both of my great-grandfathers were bakers; if that’s an inherited trait, I’m officially thanking them both here for instilling in me a love of yeast and flour. Working with yeasted doughs and breads is quite satisfying, and it has been something I’ve dabbled in since high school.   I found…

02 December 2016: Baked Mushroom-Polenta Pie (my way)

What happens when you can’t locate instant polenta in the market? You improvise!  I most definitely would try this one again after I locate the polenta; for this version, I used the rolls of pre-made polenta as the base and piled the mushrooms on top. Adapted from Whole Foods Market Ingredients 1 pound mixed mushrooms…