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Sauteed Kale, Curried Tofu and Tri-Color Quinoa

By |2016-04-26T19:07:26+00:00April 26th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

When the weather is damp, gray and rainy, I often try to soothe my soul with a satisfying meal of vegan comfort food like this healthy and delicious kale, tofu and quinoa combo. Most of the ingredients are staples in my kitchen, so this is a quick and easy way to lift my spirits and nourish my [...]

Kale Kimchi Avocado Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette

By |2016-03-11T15:44:48+00:00March 11th, 2016|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

This Kale Kimchi Avocado Salad with Sesame Vinaigrette is one of my favorites due to the fact that I also add watercress, radishes and onion which really kicks it up a notch. Dressed simply with a toasted sesame oil vinaigrette, the resulting blend of zing and zest definitely delights the palate. But what really makes this salad sing is the [...]

Show Your Sweetie Some Love with a Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie

By |2016-02-10T14:24:50+00:00February 10th, 2016|Categories: Green smoothies, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It's time to pamper your sweetie for Valentine's Day or any day by making this delectable Sweet and Healthy Green Smoothie. Like many women I know, I have been trying hard to get my sweetie to increase his intake of fruits and vegetables for years. I will be the first to admit that it has been an [...]

Make It & Take It: Baby Kale Cabbage & Pickled Veggie Mason Jar Salad

By |2016-02-05T07:00:53+00:00February 5th, 2016|Categories: Meatless Monday, Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Raw Food Diet, Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

I love to make, take and eat salads for lunch and even dinner almost everyday. That's why I like to assemble these easy, portable, colorful, mason jar salads. I shop for organic produce locally and seasonally, so the contents of my salads will vary according to what's available in my local markets. Cabbage and carrots add crunch and [...]

Not My Momma’s Mixed Greens, Vegan Style

By |2015-10-22T15:18:43+00:00October 22nd, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , |

When I was growing up in a little house in the suburbs with a large backyard garden, my assigned chore was picking the greens my father so lovingly planted and tended. Most of the time, Dad planted mustard greens, turnip greens and collard greens. Sometimes they flourished and other times they did not. But every year some of the plants made it through the [...]

“Curry in a Hurry” Spicy Tofu Broccoli Rice and Veggie Bowl

By |2015-10-14T00:42:48+00:00October 14th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , |

I am fortunate to live in an area with lots of Indian vegetarian restaurants. One of my favorite Indian restaurants is famous for whipping up delectable curry dishes in a hurry. That was the inspiration for this spicy tofu broccoli rice and veggie bowl. This recipe delivers a hot and spicy, hearty and satisfying curry-flavored meal in [...]

Sassy Sauteed Tofu Portabella Rice and Veggie Bowl

By |2015-10-07T16:48:13+00:00October 7th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

After a fun and fabulous summer, it's hard to believe that cooler fall weather is actually here already. We've had so many chilly days so soon that I have had to dig through my closet to find and bundle up in warmer winter clothing. The drop in temperature also makes me crave different types of food. [...]

Tasty and Terrific: Turmeric Black Bean Quinoa Vegetable Hot Pot

By |2015-09-25T16:37:22+00:00September 25th, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Vegan, VeganMoFo|Tags: , , , , , , |

Tasty and terrific for your health, the flavor--and health benefits--of turmeric called my name today as I pondered what warming, satisfying meal to whip up for lunch. And I am not alone. I am sure that millions of people across the globe are making a meal with turmeric at this very moment. It's a global staple--and [...]

Tofu Mushroom Vegetable Soup with Garlic Miso Broth #VGNMF15

By |2015-09-23T16:54:39+00:00September 23rd, 2015|Categories: Nourish, Plant-based diet, Plant-based Recipes, Recipes, Vegan, VeganMoFo|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fall is finally here! And there is nothing more colorful--and delightful--than the sight of fall organic produce at our local farmer's market. It is such a pleasure to explore the farm stands and select ripe, seasonal vegetables to take home to prepare in simple, healthy ways. Vegetable soups are one of my favorite ways to enjoy a variety of [...]