Sleep Diet & Exercise lead to better organization! What do diet, sleep and exercise have to do with getting organized? Everything. Often, I hear from clients that they want to get organized or get a handle on their time in order that they may cook healthier meals, have time for exercise or manage their sleep […]
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Better Than Chicken Noodle Soup
originally based on Double Chicken Dumpling Soup by Rachel Ray 4 ribs celery from the heart, chopped 2 onions, chopped 4 carrots, cubed/chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 fresh bay leaf Salt and freshly ground pepper 6 cups vegetable broth (6 c. of water, 2 T of Better Than Boulion) 2 c. chickpeas rinsed and drained. Dash freshly grated nutmeg 1 1 pound package gnocchi […]
Hot Chocolate for a Snowy Day
Hot Chocolate You can’t have a snow day without hot chocolate! I took the wee ones for a snowy winter walk this morning and then it was time to warm up with a cup of cocoa. Even though we had just gone for a lovely walk I didn’t want to fill them up on sugar […]
Resolutions for 2014 – Our Best Year Yet!!!!
“I want to follow thru with my resolutions this year!” With New Years 2014 just around the corner it is a great time for us to look ahead and plan for a fabulous year! Many people make resolutions at this time of year, only to break them within a few days. Frequently these resolutions are […]
Taking a step: eat more leafy greens!
We have all heard it before: Eat More Leafy Greens! Why should we do that and what exactly is a leafy green? Why you should “Eat More Leafy Greens” A major problem with the Standard American Diet (SAD) today is we eat too many processed foods. These processed foods contain very low levels of essential […]
“Carrot Tops” Pesto! Have I gone nuts??
The Confession I have a confession to make: I hate to waste anything fresh from the garden! That being said, when I found this recipe for carrot tops pesto I was skeptical. How good could these carrot tops possibly taste if I had been throwing them away for all these years? I never even heard […]
How to Dry Oregano
Dried fresh oregano is yummy and tasty! Oregano and other fresh herbs are easy to grow and are a tasty addition to freshly cooked meals! Oregano is an herb with a warm, balsamic and aromatic flavor making it the perfect for Mediterranean and Mexican cuisines. This popular herb’s name means “mountain joy”. Easy to dry! When herbs […]
Jamaican Red Bean Stew
A good friend of mine passed this recipe along to me. I made changes, as I do, to make it more plant based and use the foods that I had available. The Savvy Vegetarian also borrowed the recipe from the book the Quick-Fix Vegetarian: Healthy (Google Affiliate Ad). If you enjoy my blog and the delicious […]
Plant Based Camping
When I started writing this I had gone over a month without a post! I hope you will forgive me and forgive my lack of photos with my recipes. I realized that I was worrying about getting my blog just right, about posting my recipes and messages as soon as possible and about devoting enough […]
This is a no sugar added version of hot chocolate. I think you could also enjoy it as pudding. It’s thick! Makes about 2 c. In a high powered blender combine: 1 c. mashed sweet potatoes1 c. unsweetened coconut milk (found with almond & soy milks in dairy case)2 T cocoa powder1 t vanilla4 dates, […]