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Easy Instant Pot Beer Cheese Soup

Easy Instant Pot Beer Cheese Soup Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! Grab your Instant Pot and let’s make some Beer Cheese Soup! I miss going out to the pubs! Beer Cheese Soup always reminds me of when my husband and I used to go out before seeing a concert and grab a drink and food. I love the creamy cheese and light hint of beer to… Read More »Easy Instant Pot Beer Cheese Soup

vegan enchiladas

Time Saving Vegan Enchiladas

Simple Vegan Enchiladas Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! Enchiladas! It’s one of our favorite Mexican food dishes, and we love how versatile it can be. The creamy and cheesy filling of this delicious preparation is so addictive that you just can’t stop at one. We love enchiladas any time of day or night. I’ve been known to even have them for breakfast! Yes, with fried eggs,… Read More »Time Saving Vegan Enchiladas

Lobster Mushroom Mac N Cheese

Want a new twist on Mac N Cheese? Have you heard of lobster mushrooms? We discovered how cool these tasty mushrooms can be for a fun vegetarian twist on Lobster Mac! Lobster Mushroom Mac N Cheese Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! I love lobster Mac N Cheese. But sometimes I want something a little different. My daughter, Sara, discovered Lobster mushrooms and we loved the idea… Read More »Lobster Mushroom Mac N Cheese

Mushroom Seitan Stroganoff

Mushroom & Seitan Stroganoff Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! Now that the weather is cooling off, it’s time to pull out some of those hearty recipes like our Mushroom & Seitan Stroganoff.  It’s a hearty dish that warms you up and is cozy comfort food. What is stroganoff? Traditionally, stroganoff or “stroganov” is a Russian dish that is traditionally made with beef.  It was conceived as… Read More »Mushroom Seitan Stroganoff

Basic Tomato Sauce

Basic Tomato Sauce My garden is still bursting with tomatoes, and I’ve made so much gazpacho, salsa, and bruschetta! But I still have a ton of tomatoes turning ripe each morning.  Now is the best time to start preserving those gorgeous tomatoes for wintertime use. How To Make Tomato Sauce From Scratch A basic tomato sauce is very easy to make, but it can take some time and effort. That’s… Read More »Basic Tomato Sauce

Grilled Coconut Shrimp with Shishito Peppers

Grilled Coconut Shrimp with Shishito Peppers Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! Summertime is grillin time! Check out our Grilled Coconut Shrimp with Shishito Peppers Recipe! I love to grill. In fact we have two grills!  We have a smoker grill and a flame grill because each has a different purpose. And for this recipe, I was excited to get some charring done on the flame grill.… Read More »Grilled Coconut Shrimp with Shishito Peppers

Vegetarian Tofu Picadillo Recipe

With just a few staple ingredients, tonight you can warm up with this classic Latin dish, made vegetarian! Picadillo uses easy ingredients and doesn’t require a lot of skill. You can make this dish vegan, gluten-free, mild or spicy!   Click to go to the recipe   Vegetarian Cooking Made Easy! This post contains affiliate links that I make a small commission on with no added fee to your purchase.… Read More »Vegetarian Tofu Picadillo Recipe

tom kha soup

Vegetarian Tom Kha Soup with Tofu

2020 has started out to be a stressful year already! So we are cooking up some comforting vegetarian Tom Kha soup to fill your bellies and hopefully soothe your worried minds. Tom Kha is an easy, dairy-free Thai soup made with coconut milk, veggies, and tofu. Our recipe is vegan and can be gluten-free, and can be easily swapped with ingredients you have in your pantry and refrigerator. We have… Read More »Vegetarian Tom Kha Soup with Tofu

Easy Homemade Paneer Makhani

Friends and family are always asking for my vegetarian recipes. This is one of those favorite recipes that we have enjoyed. It’s not hard to find great vegetarian recipes that don’t require a lot of time and effort. Our Paneer Makhani recipe isn’t difficult, and easy to make your own. This post contains affiliate links that I make a small commission on with no added fee to your purchase. Click to go… Read More »Easy Homemade Paneer Makhani

How to make an AMAZING Tofurkey Roast Your Family Will Ask For Again

Tofurkey is so versatile and easy to make. We share how to make your amazing roast and our  Cherry Balsamic Tofurkey Recipe will wow you! Each year I spend a great amount of time looking for new recipes and just as much time trying them and writing new ones. Our Cherry Balsamic Tofurkey Recipe is a fan favorite and it has even won awards! So, those of you who know… Read More »How to make an AMAZING Tofurkey Roast Your Family Will Ask For Again

Butternut Squash Enchilada Recipe

Spiced Butternut Squash Enchiladas

Vegetarian Made Easy! Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! Creamy,spiced, with just a subtle hint of cinnamon.  Our butternut squash enchiladas are out of this world! I first started making this dish a few years ago. My family loves butternut squash and we wanted to do something unique with it. Inspired by the local Indian restaurant, we wanted to bring in the sweet and savory flavors of… Read More »Spiced Butternut Squash Enchiladas

10 Recipes To Wow Holiday Guests

It’s Holiday Party Time! Hey Everyone! It’s time for holiday parties and swanky galas! We have a few of our favorite holiday party recipes guaranteed to wow your guests and make your parties the best in town. Every year I scour through the recipes blogs, magazines, cookbooks, and look at the backs of boxes to find the best recipes for all of my holiday cooking. Each Sunday Dinner in November,… Read More »10 Recipes To Wow Holiday Guests

Easy Vegan Crock Pot Chili Recipe

Crocktober: Easy Vegan Crock Pot Chili Recipe Like what you see?  Share it with your friends! Crocktober! I love this silly word.  But even more, I love that it inspires me to write more recipes to share with all of you.  Like our Easy Vegan Crock Pot Chili recipe! This week’s recipe is one of our house favorites. I love to take all of the leftover veggies out of our… Read More »Easy Vegan Crock Pot Chili Recipe

Summer Pescatarian Recipe

Not So Boring Stuffed Poblano Peppers with a healthy citrus CBD salad

Filling and healthy, our Not So Boring Stuffed Poblano Peppers with a healthy citrus CBD salad are the perfect way to fill up without the extra fat. (This post includes affiliate links. Should you click an affiliate link and make a purchase I may make a small commission at no extra cost to you.) For many years I really hated peppers.  I’d only had them diced up in meatloaf, cold… Read More »Not So Boring Stuffed Poblano Peppers with a healthy citrus CBD salad

Caramelized Cabbage with Spiralized Zucchini w/ Bowties

Zucchini is a wonder food and so versatile. It has abundant levels of manganese and vitamin C, both of which help to keep the heart strong. Today we have a great recipe that we make in our own kitchen with our garden fresh zucchini every summer.  We really liked the texture of squash spirals.  The center of the zucchini is removed, and that is the part that can get a little… Read More »Caramelized Cabbage with Spiralized Zucchini w/ Bowties

Please pass the peas -Vegetarian Chickpea Pot Pie Recipe Why I became a vegetarian.

Please Pass the Peas: Chickpea Pot Pie Recipe

When I was a kid I was a picky eater.  I had a handful of things that I considered edible and anything else was left behind.  No amount of begging and bargaining would get me to eat my veggies. My family tried everything to convince me that veggies were good to eat and not for feeding the dog. I, however, wasn’t convinced. I remember one evening my Gram had made… Read More »Please Pass the Peas: Chickpea Pot Pie Recipe

5 Fabulous Recipes Using Fresh Ricotta

Today’s post is a bit short but full of great recipes that we hope you will enjoy. I collected 5 fabulous recipes with fresh ricotta from some of my favorite food bloggers around the internet. I love making homemade ricotta. It is easy, uses simple ingredients, and doesn’t take much time or effort.  Better than store-bought, you can make a large batch of ricotta and use it for several recipes… Read More »5 Fabulous Recipes Using Fresh Ricotta

gluten free breakfast recipes

Easy Gluten-Free Breakfast Recipes

Breakfast is one of those meals that I could eat any time of day.  I HATE mornings, so when I have to get up early I want food that is simple, hot, and doesn’t make too much of a mess.
These three recipes made in cupcake tins are perfect for making ahead of time and popping in the microwave on the way to the airport.

5 Foods That Fight Anxiety

  There is no easy cure. There is no simple plan.  Living with Anxiety is difficult. But there are foods that help fight anxiety! Living with Anxiety is like living with a weird cat, sometimes you think you have it all figured out. You have your triggers figured out, you have a routine, and then you start to get relaxed and comfortable. Then, out of nowhere, it creeps up on… Read More »5 Foods That Fight Anxiety

Quick Healthy Avocado Tuna Salad

There are so many ways you can twist up tuna salad.  But I really wanted to drop the mayo today and add in something with a little more flavor.  So I grabbed a nice ripe avocado and diced it up. 
I threw in some spices and toasted some fresh whole grain bread and before I knew it, lunch was ready and I actually had time to eat it!

Goat Cheese and Chocolate Balsamic glazed veggie burgers

Dinner is my favorite time to create.  I put on some music, sip a little wine, and let the aromas of the kitchen come to life.  But sometimes I don’t feel like spending an hour or more in the kitchen and something quick fits much better. So something as simple as a burger can become even better with some time and effort. One night I felt creative, looking through the… Read More »Goat Cheese and Chocolate Balsamic glazed veggie burgers

Piquant Post Chermola salmon recipe

Chermoula Salmon Recipe

I love the montly delivery of spices from Piquant Post. Each month I find new recipes and new spices that fill my kitchen with wonderful scents.  I love to be adventurous in the kitchen and my family enjoys seeing the new dishes. One of our new favorites is Chermoula Salmon, it was so good!  This recipe teaches the technique of pan-basting for faster cooking and achieving a crispy layer on juicy… Read More »Chermoula Salmon Recipe