Delicious, Quick Un-Burger

Portobello Mushroom, peeled in stripes, and grilled or sauteed in a little Avocado oil, season with Sea Salt, Pepper, Garlic powder 2 thick slice Onion, grilled or sauteed in pan with mushroom, season 1 thick slice Tomato Sweet potato, cut in chunks and sauteed in Avocado oil with black pepper, chili powder and sea salt Diced … Continue reading Delicious, Quick Un-Burger

Savoy Cabbage Stir Fry – 15 Minute Meal

Cabbage is a member of the cruciferous vegetable family, which are notable for their high amounts of glucosinolates. Glucosinolates are a class of compounds that work by releasing two anticancer compounds, isothiocyanates and indoles. These are the active compounds that prevent the activation of carcinogenic substances and are of critical importance in fighting the spread of … Continue reading Savoy Cabbage Stir Fry – 15 Minute Meal

Garden Herbs and Baked Southwestern Sweet Potato Cakes

Well the garden is coming along swimmingly (or sproutingly to be exact). So far the seedlings and little plants seem to be adjusting well to their home in our planter beds. We've had gusty winds a few days this week, so the tender bean and pea vines got pushed around a little, but they're stretching … Continue reading Garden Herbs and Baked Southwestern Sweet Potato Cakes

Pink Coconut-Banana Cream Squares with Chocolate Chips

Food coloring lives on a very high shelf of my cupboard, awaiting its once a year service as dye for boiled eggs on Easter. Natural, edible, safe food-based coloring is thankfully available, but I enjoy making my own too. After juicing fresh organic carrots and beets, my fingers are a gorgeous bright orange-red.  Beets are … Continue reading Pink Coconut-Banana Cream Squares with Chocolate Chips

Hunan Eggplant – Healthy Version

It's been a number of years since I ate Chinese food.  The high sodium content, white rice, and excessive frying/sautéing are to blame. I don't believe in depriving oneself of all foods one enjoys, so I put a lot of effort into transforming high fat or dairy-filled dishes into healthy ones. Stir fries can be … Continue reading Hunan Eggplant – Healthy Version

Lentil Appetizer Balls

It's March, and we're still longing for rain in Northern California. The few days of rain so far this year have not put a sufficient dent in the drought.  Trees soaked up the water, but still the blooms continue like it's Spring. Global warming sure is a bummer! Making Lentil Balls, however, is not! Lentils … Continue reading Lentil Appetizer Balls

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