FOUR BEAN VEGETARIAN CHILI 

                  If you weren’t told you would never guess that this robust chili was meatless! So hearty and delicious you won’t miss the meat. Serves 6: 1               yellow pepper – seeded and cut into ½” squares 1          ...

Waste Not, Want Not!

About one-third of all food produced for human consumption goes to waste. Between consumers, manufacturers, grocery stores and restaurants, approximately 72 billion pounds of food is wasted each year that could be feeding a family facing hunger.   Various organizations partner with non-profits in order to do...

Cooking With Fall Produce

Fall is a food lover’s dream season!! I can’t wait to get into the kitchen as soon the weather changes. A quick trip to the farmers market sets me up for a weekend of fun, trying out new recipes and making some tried and true...

Vegan Chocolate Pecan Tarts – Easy and No-Bake 

Today is International Chocolate Day, and we love chocolate. So here is our favorite vegan chocolate tart recipe that even non-vegans rave about. It’s so easy, no baking required, give it a try and let us know what you think!!! 8 servings Ingredients: Crust 1/2 cup        ...

Color Your Plate Orange

Orange is such a happy, vibrant happy color—it makes me smile! Orange food has the same effect. It looks great on the plate as well as delivering some tremendous health benefits. As I was shopping for this past weekend, I found some wonderful orange fruits...

JUST PEACHY

If you can find really ripe peaches, there’s nothing better for a perfect summer dessert. Here are two of our favorite recipes! PERFECTLY PEACHY – PEACH RASPBERRY GALETTE Picked up the most deliciously, sweet, juicy peaches at the farmers market, they were so good, perfectly ripe and...

END OF SUMMER RATATOUILLE

Make the most of the sweet cherry tomatoes and delicious summer veggies and herbs that are around right now and cook up a big batch of ratatouille. Perfect for a light lunch or main course side, plus it freezes well! Makes 10 cups 10 Tbs    ...

The Best of Summer

There’s nothing we don’t like about fresh summer fruits and veggies. And the best is, you can shop locally at farmers markets and get the freshest, most nutritious and tastiest produce all summer long. Tomatoes Eat them as is, they are wonderful, especially the little cherry tomatoes...