Monthly Archives: December 2013

Merry Veggie Xmas!

I hope everyone had a great Christmas if you celebrate! I sure did! Of course it included lots of delicious vegan food! Here is a sampling… Christmas brunch: Spicy Tempeh Sweet Potato Hash I posted this before but this time … Continue reading

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Mindful eating

I’ve been working hard on eating mindfully rather than just shoveling food in my face at record speed 🙂 I found this article helpful. I re-read it before going to my favorite brunch buffet on Sunday and my friends were … Continue reading

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Winter wellness bowl

Here is the recipe I used tempeh rather than tofu. I steamed it first then crumbled it & lightly sautéed it with coconut oil & cayenne. I prefer tempeh unless I’m doing an Asian dish. It’s also healthier than tofu. … Continue reading

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Rutabaga & Brussels stew

I ❤ the PPK & I ❤ seasonal winter stews made in my slow cooker! Here is the recipe First I sautéed the onion & gently seared the Brussels & added the garlic & ginger; then I threw everything in … Continue reading

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Sweet potatoes & lentils with (you guessed it) kale :)

Ah sweet potatoes, my latest obsession! I couldn’t resist this yummy recipe 🙂 and as always I added kale at the very end with the coconut milk. 🙂 Mmmmmmm

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Tempeh & Kale with peanut sauce

I started with #1 on this list and used the peanut sauce from the PPK. And I of course added kale in addition to the spinach and green onions 🙂 I used less sweetener and more sriracha, because sugar is … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Men

In my classroom December is all about The Gingerbread Man! It’s my favorite month to teach Kindergarten! So naturally, when I was invited to a Christmas Cookie party at a friend’s on Saturday I decided to make these cute little … Continue reading

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Quinoa avocado salad with hummus dressing

Super easy!! If you have leftover quinoa & leftover hummus & some raw veggies & avocado lying around, this salad is ready in minutes! Sorry no photo for this one (I didn’t think it was going to be blog-worthy until … Continue reading

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Rainbow bowl

This recipe from Deliciously Ella is super versatile and yummy! This was my take: I made quinoa per the recipe. I made the roasted veggies with butternut squash & carrots. When they were hot from the oven I tossed them … Continue reading

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Tempeh mango chili

I am partial to my own chili recipe, but this tempeh mango chili was a fun variation! Not sure if this link works, I hope it does. It was on Facebook. Let me know if it works or not! I … Continue reading

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