Pumpkin Smoothie

Pumpkin Smoothie

Think those pumpkin lattes are where it’s at? Try this easy recipe for the same taste without the chemicals that your favorite barista uses to get that “pumpkin taste.” It’s a great way to get a deeply colored veggie – pumpkin – and...
Green Grape & Fennel Juice

Green Grape & Fennel Juice

In our house we’re always experimenting with juice concoctions.  This mixture came from a lunch adventure in which I included chunks of veggies and fruit with the meat on our charcuterie board.  I managed to pop a chunk of fennel root and a green grape into my...
Italian Veggie Sauté

Italian Veggie Sauté

This dish can be served over cooked pasta or as a side dish.  It’s an excellent accompaniment for grilled Italian sausage or lamb chops. 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil 1 bell pepper, seeded and roughly chopped 1 large onion, cleaned and roughly chopped...
Green Smoothies

Green Smoothies

Green smoothies are everywhere!  You can find recipes on-line, buy a ton of books on the subject and even purchase them in a bottle.  From all of my reading and now three year’s worth of daily smoothies, I can share a few words of wisdom. It’s all about...
Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

This easy to make soup has become a family favorite that even the grandkids love. Vegan, Serves 4, and takes about 45 minutes. Ingredients 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, smashed 3 stalks of celery, sliced into ½ inch pieces 1 large or 2...
Super Guac(amole)

Super Guac(amole)

Most people think of guacamole as just a dip for chips, but in our family it’s a meal. The basic recipe consists of the first four ingredients, add any or all of the Optional Add-Ins according to what you have in your kitchen and/or according to your individual...