Yeast Free, No Stress 10 Minute Vegan Mexican Pizza

I would like to think of myself as supermom, and let's be honest, all parents, and especially moms (no offense daddios!) are super human--we have so much on our plates: careers, our beloved munchkins, the daily chores, bills, community involvement, volunteer work, maybe even taking care of our aging parents...the list can go on; but at the end of the day we are just human, … [Read more...]

Fat Free Roasted Potatoes Recipe

For the last couple of weeks we talked about weight loss. Now, with your mind prepared to endeavor on a healthful approach to weight loss, which involves your entire being, it's time to spruce up your weight loss recipe book with simple, delicious, waist-slimming recipes. Who said that you cannot have fun and enjoy your food while losing weight?! I know that if that was a … [Read more...]

Barbecue Cauliflower Wings Recipe

Did you ever begin salivating while talking, thinking about or simply looking at delicious food?  Well, I'm drowning in my own drool now, as I am typing up this recipe.  I see the image, remember the taste, but my hunger cannot be satisfied. It is one thing to make a delicious meal (and this one will sear itself into your brain once you taste it), and another to stare at … [Read more...]

Vegan Cheesy Tofu Scramble Recipe

"Mommy," she begs, as she is looking at me with those lovely brown, poppy-like eyes, "can you make me tofu, ple-e-e-e-a-a-a-se?" The way she asks leaves no wiggle room for saying no. It is more of a command than a request.  And even if I attempt to deny her request, begging turns into nagging as she follows me around the house. "Sprout, we have other food we need to eat … [Read more...]

Eggless Vegan Frittata Recipe

Happy (almost) New Year! To go out of this year with style, I have a special treat for you... Vegan frittata? "Impossible!" you say. But I am about to convince you otherwise, because I created it!  And while it might not taste exactly like an egg frittata, it has an  AMAZING taste profile, so much so that you will not care about that at all. I whipped it up on a … [Read more...]

Low Fat Vegan Bean Enchilada Recipe

What's your favorite meal? I have to be honest that I have too many to list.  However, they have this in common--they have to have a great taste profile, sending my taste buds into the happy dance the moment they touch my tongue, and they have to look great--after all, we eat with our eyes first, and who wants to eat something that looks like goop or brown overcooked … [Read more...]

Kid Friendly Vegan Veggirama Gnocchi with Basil Pesto

“Me, me, me! More please!” This excited string of words coming from family members at mealtimes, brings unexplainable delight to a mom's heart – the whole world over!  After all the love and thought we’ve poured into the meal, we can now revel contentedly as we watch them happily devouring all that yummy, healthy goodness. (Disclaimer: If your kids are anything like my … [Read more...]

Easy Vegan Gnocchi Recipe 4 Ways

For the last several weeks I have been chained to the kitchen--almost literally.  While working on developing EAT, DRINK, SLEEP=SHRINK WEIGHT LOSS PLAN, I went way out of may way to create 4 weeks worth of brand new recipes.  From scratch! Some days I've been in the kitchen for 3-5 hours straight, cranking out as many as 5-7 new recipes at a time.  Poor me! (my poor … [Read more...]

5 Easy Main Dish Gluten Free Recipes

I'm so beside myself right now--Hubby and I closed on our house and got our keys yesterday.  We are moving in today!  I have to be honest, though, I am not excited about packing and moving.  In fact--I dread the process because I had to repeat it way too many times to even fess up to tell you.  It is tragic, really. If you found out, you would be mourning and crying with … [Read more...]

Tabbouleh Salad Recipe With A Twist

Family. What are the top three memories that come to mind when you hear this word? I bet that at least one of them – if not all – includes food in some way. Right? It’s incredible how much we as humans are wired for community and close relationships. Yet sadly, good quality family time is becoming more and more a thing of the past in our busy Western society. … [Read more...]