Category Archives: Food

Yums and Apples! :-)

  It is actually yams and apples (or sweet potatoes).  This is a holiday favorite, but I eat it whenever the desire hits.  It is nutritious and tastes great! Scrub as many yams or sweet potatoes as you think will … Continue reading

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Vegan Lasagna (to live for)

  In trying to eliminate animal products from our diet, I have struggled some with replacing old faithful dishes with others that would be appropriate not just for everyday fare, but also in more festive situations.  This vegie lasagna is … Continue reading

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A Once a Year Transgression–White Chocolate Cranberry Bark

Okay, it’s not healthy, but it is festive, easy, and yummy. Melt the white chocolate bark in the microwave according to package directions.  Throw in as many dried cranberries and macadamia nuts as you like.  Pour out onto waxed paper, … Continue reading

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Christmas Coal–The Good Kind!

You’ve heard of Christmas goodies called snowballs.  Well, this is a healthier version and a little browner.  Hubby thought I should call them Christmas Dirt, but I have decided Christmas Coal is more appropriate.  But these are a far cry … Continue reading

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My Vegie Pizza!

I didn’t photograph a step by step, but this is what went into my vegie pizza, which turned out very tasty, if I do say so.  And hubby says so, too! When I made my last batch of fresh ground … Continue reading

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Vegie Time: Collard Burgers

This was my vegie lunch today.  I buy as much organic as I can and typically only allow non-organic items that are on the clean-15 list. It is important to buy collard greens that are organic since commercial farms use … Continue reading

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Vegemeatafruitarianism

Break from work = profound thought (just in case it is not perfectly clear): I have been flirting with a low-fat vegan diet since summer (80-10-10).  I refuse to think I consistently fail.  It’s more like adapting–to hunger and circumstance. … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day: Chocolate Warning!

Why is it that all my health food convictions fly out the window in the presence of homemade chocolate fudge, Sees candy, and Christmas JoeJoes? Somebody help me!

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No Olive Oil . . . Nor Popeye

In trying to eliminate more fats from my diet, I have been trying to make salads that are tasty and not boring, but with low-calorie oilless dressings.  I LOVE pico de gallo.  And though I make my own gringo salsa, I had never … Continue reading

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Little Sprouts!

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