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Red Apple & Brussel Sprout Salad

Red Apple & Brussel Sprout Salad

I just used the Chelan Fresh ‘Lucy Apples’ in my salad for lunch and they were so delicious! Lucy Apples have a naturally occurring red flesh inside, and are a cross between an old European variety called the Arlie Red apple and the popular Honeycrisp…

Vegan Sweet Potato & Black Bean Cauli Crumble Chili

Vegan Sweet Potato & Black Bean Cauli Crumble Chili

What do you do with all of those extra sweet potatoes from Thanksgiving?  Make this amazing vegan sweet potato black bean chili with Big Mountain Foods Cauli Cumble Veggie Grounds. (Gluten free, soy free, nut free & free if common allergens)

Green Gift Giving Guide for the Christmas Holiday Season 2021

Green Gift Giving Guide for the Christmas Holiday Season 2021

It’s that time of year again! I’ve been curating some fun picks that are useful (my number one rule of gift giving), clever and kind to our earth.
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Vegan Thanksgiving Slider

Vegan Thanksgiving Slider

Check out my Vegan Thanksgiving Slider recipe for the Big Mountain Foods Recipe Challenge! Using their MMMMighty Mushroom Bites, I made a super tasty slider with fresh  spiced cranberry sauce, sautéed wilted spinach on a brioche bun. The Big Mountain Foods Mushroom Bites are made…

Yakisoba Noodle & Spinach Breakfast Egg Bake

Yakisoba Noodle & Spinach Breakfast Egg Bake

Noodles for breakfast? Yep! That’s exactly what I did for the JSL Fortune Noodle Stir-Fry Blogger Recipe Challenge for the breakfast category. The juicy yakisoba noodles with fresh spinach provide a great base for a crustless egg dish. Topped with aromatics like green onion &…

Filipino Spiced Sweet Potato Wild Rice Pilaf

Filipino Spiced Sweet Potato Wild Rice Pilaf

Thanksgiving will be here before you know it and I always love to make creative versions of traditional Thanksgiving Day sides to mix things up. Using Serious Foodie’s Filipino Grill Spice Rub, I came up with this tasty spiced sweet potato and wild rice pilaf dish tossed with fresh pomegranate seeds. It’s spicy, sweet and blends two Thanksgiving favs in a healthy and and delicious way. (more…)

Teriyaki Mango Noodles with JSL Yakisoba Stir-Fry Noodles

Teriyaki Mango Noodles with JSL Yakisoba Stir-Fry Noodles

I love all things mango, so why not add mango to my stir fry noodle dish! There are no rules in stir fry! Using the Teriyaki Mango JSL Yakisoba Stir-Fry Noodles, I cooked in fresh bell pepper and tossed in fresh mango chunks with cilantro…

Soy Ginger Yakisoba Noodle Salad with Yakisoba Stir-Fry Noodles

Soy Ginger Yakisoba Noodle Salad with Yakisoba Stir-Fry Noodles

This stir fry noodle salad is easy, filling and super tasty! Using the Ginger Soy Yakisoba Stir-Fry Noodles, I created this delicious cabbage slaw salad that is healthy and very flavorful.

Pesto Zucchini Potato Egg Bites with Foraged & Found

Pesto Zucchini Potato Egg Bites with Foraged & Found

I listened to a podcast recently about kelp and other kinds of seaweeds, or sea vegetables, being the new kale. Nutritionally packed and easy to grow, ocean farmers see sea veggies as the next produce frontier. With water shortages and other land limitations, I’ve always thought that the sea could be sustainably utilized to provide good nutritional food for us. So I was very excited to take part in the Foraged & Found Food Blogger contest by creating a recipe using their Sea Asparagus Pesto sauce. (more…)