Spaghetti Pie: When leftovers become lunch…yep, I said pie!

Here’s a quickie but a goodie 🙂 Rather than re-heat leftover pasta, whether it’s spaghetti with meat sauce, mac n’ cheese or in my case here a vegan pasta putanesca (tomato, black olive and caper sauce), you can turn it into pie! So, so, so easy.  It’s creamy on the inside, crispy/crunchy on the outside, … Read more

That Yellow Spice is 600 Times as Nice!

Turmeric is gaining serious popularity these days, after only centuries of existing on earth and used by many cultures as a healing agent.  Presently it is one of the most thoroughly researched plants with it’s medicinal properties (primarily curcumin) being the subject of over 5000 published biomedical studies.  In fact, after a five-year long research … Read more

Forget your Valentine, chocolate is better eaten alone

Alright, fine.  Share if you must.  But if your Valentine can’t appreciate the love and purity that goes into making a REAL chocolate dessert, then don’t offer them any and keep it for yourself.  It’s like dragging someone to see a movie you’ve been dying to see, like I dunno Fifty Shades of Grey, for … Read more

Choco-Coconut Fudge

It’s all about the coconut here…and chocolate of course! Hello antioxidants! Traditional fudge recipes are typically made with white sugar, sweetened condensed milk, butter, and even corn syrup. Pure chocolate and coconut provide a punch of healthy fats and lots of health protective properties, including lowering blood pressure. Yahoo!

Baked Cauliflower, Lentil and Brown Rice Casserole

This super easy ‘Meatless Monday’ dish can be prepared Sunday afternoon and put in the fridge until ready to bake. Add on an extra 30 minutes to oven time. Serve with a crunchy green salad and you’re off to a great start to the week!

Is Butter Healthy? Heck yes it is!

Rather than re-write the exact same thing I’m letting Clean Eating Magazine tell you why butter is better. A lot of people avoid butter, but if you had to, could you explain why? You may be surprised to learn that research doesn’t necessarily back up the decades-long boycott many have on butter.  (and this where … Read more

Coo Coo for Coconut…and no, it’s not just another fad

So here’s the skinny on coconut…Yep, I said skinny. Coconut DOES NOT  make you fat.  Ok? Read on.. Coconut is one of the healthiest, most beneficial foods I can even think of.  Unfortunately, over many  years, it developed such a bad reputation based on false information, This created much confusion on  whether it belonged in … Read more