Purple Kale, Eggplant & Blackberry Salad

This recipe is from Green Kitchen Stories blog, and it fascinated me! The ingredients pack a lot of healthy punch and the flavors sublime. I did one or two little tweaks to fit our Anti-Cancer diet.  Enjoy! Vegan: Replace honey with maple syrup. Baked vegetables 1 aubergine / eggplant 4 spring onions, or 1/2 cup diced red … Continue reading Purple Kale, Eggplant & Blackberry Salad

Move Over French Fries – It’s Tempeh Frites!

For those of us who do not eat white potatoes (spikes blood sugar), and still crave French Fries, sweet  potato fries are a God send. Well, I wanted a little less 'sweet' in my fries last night, and decided to experiment with Tempeh I had just bought. So I cut up the bar of Tempeh, … Continue reading Move Over French Fries – It’s Tempeh Frites!

Sunset Tomato Salad

Our Cherry, Indigo and Heirloom Hillbilly tomatoes have been so prolific for the past month, it's been hard to keep up.  Even after loading sacks-full for every visitor, we are left with more than we can eat. The Hillbilly tomato can reach 2 lbs in weight!  Ours are between 14 - 18 ounces each, and … Continue reading Sunset Tomato Salad

Cool Summer Treat – Watermelon Skewers

This quick guest offering is inspired by an appetizer served at a hotel in Limassol, Cyprus. Their version was served as triangles of watermelon which sandwiched triangles of cheese and lettuce wedged in between. Yesterday I made dinner for my awesome Chiropractor, Dr. M., and his sweet receptionist Margo. Since it was still around 80 … Continue reading Cool Summer Treat – Watermelon Skewers

Quick Mini Veggie Wraps with Peanut Sauce

This recipe has become a favorite as a quick lunch, or salad substitute with dinner. The presentation is colorful.  You can get fancy with decorating the plate, unlike my quick photo shot right before dinner! Next time you shop buy two packages of Brown Rice Wrappers and Nori sheets to have on hand. You can … Continue reading Quick Mini Veggie Wraps with Peanut Sauce

Entries and Basil-Parsley Pesto, Non-Dairy

Entries come into focus when you're buying or selling a house, or when you're visiting someone for the first time. Otherwise they seem to blend into our field of vision without making an impression, unless...  there is an outstanding feature. I enjoy this part of my walks in the neighborhood...mentally noting elements I like about … Continue reading Entries and Basil-Parsley Pesto, Non-Dairy

Spaghetti Squash – Shiitake Side – The 4S!

The rain finally arrived to Northern California about a week ago. Never has a weather event been more welcome!  The drought has been one of the most intense in many, many years. Thank God for our well-water!  At least we are able to do dishes and laundry and shower without feeling guilty. The kitties took … Continue reading Spaghetti Squash – Shiitake Side – The 4S!