Tag: spinach

Light Cauliflower Cream Pasta

If you’re not familiar with making vegan creamy white pasta sauces with cauliflower, then I highly recommend you try this one first. The recipe calls for a simple tablespoon of lemon juice and WOW, does that make all the difference to the sauce. The lemon really brightens the sauce and makes you drill your fork […]

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Bright Crunchy Lunch Salad

The salad.  Commonly thought of as an appetizer or side dish.  Seriously underestimated as a source of protein and super nutrients.  Rabbit food.  Who needs it when we can easily take a multi-vitamin for the same vitamins and minerals? Turns out, I need big salads in my life.  At 44 years of age, my body […]

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Spinach Hummus Tostadas

I posted this photo on facebook and someone commented that I should be careful eating outside. Apparently, I got grass on my lunch. Hardy har har. Spinach Hummus Tostadas are this week’s lunch wonder hit.  I totally dig the warm, crispy whole wheat tortilla and spinach hummus together topped with zesty onion, bright cherry tomatoes […]

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Spinach Hummus Quesadillas

Spinach Hummus is not just for dipping.  I dig spreading between to toasted whole wheat tortillas with fresh bean sprouts and carrot.  OH! I didn’t think of it until just now – red bell pepper would make these rock!  I wish I had thought of it when I put these together.  It’s okay.  I have […]

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Popeye’s Citrus Smoothie

I call it Popeye’s Citrus Smoothie because it has all the bright flavors of orange and strawberry, with an iron punch from the spinach. The banana really helps to bring the group together with it’s creaminess.

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Supreme Layered Bean and Veggie Enchiladas

I called these Supreme Bean and Veggie Enchiladas for a reason.  My family CHOWED DOWN on these bad boys in a matter of minutes.  They were fun to eat, too, I must admit.  It was like we had our own Tex-Mex pizzas.  When you look closely at the photo above, you’ll see two supremes without […]

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Hot Hummus Sandwich on Toasted Rye

It might look weird, but it sure tastes great! For veggie lovers only. ;D HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 2 slices Rye bread, toasted well 2-3 tablespoons hummus, warmed 1 mushroom, sliced baby spinach leaves I don’t really have to tell you how to build a sandwich. Do I? If you look closely at the photos, you’ll […]

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Do You Dig Juicing Fruits and Vegetables?

Back in October 2011, I watched the movie Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead. WHOA! Talk about INSPIRING! If you haven’t seen it, go watch it.  I’m not going to tell you what happens for fear of spoiling it.  I can say it’s all about people who have flipped their health from nasty to FANTABULOUS by drinking […]

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ROCKIN’ Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

Served this up at my husband’s 40th birthday party to a houseful of meat-lovers. EVERYONE was floored by its awesomeness.  I can’t wait to make it again. Enlist a kitchen helper to put this ROCKIN’ vegetable lasagna recipe together.  There’s nothing complicated about pulling it together, but it does take some time to get everything […]

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Green Cherry Malt

This may sound like a strange combination, but trust me, it’s wonderfully sweet.  The frozen, sweet cherries and cashews together make this smoothie taste like a cherry malt. I kid you not.  The banana lends its smooth thick texture and the spinach is only noticeable by its color.

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Walnut Smoothie with Spinach and Banana

Pretty soon I’m gonna have to rename this food blog “Daily Smoothie Recipes.”  In the words of Depeche Mode, “I just can’t get enough.” HERE’S ALL IT TAKES Serves 4 1 cup walnuts 2 fistfuls baby spinach 2 small, cold bananas 1 cup frozen cherries 1 cup frozen pineapple 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk (soy, almond, […]

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Walnut Smoothie with Spinach and Blueberries

Fruit and nut smoothies are my go to breakfast every morning.  Not overly sweet, highly nutritious and the kids love them. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 cup walnuts 1 heaping handful baby spinach 1 cup frozen blueberries 1 large ripe banana 1 1/2 cups non-dairy milk (soy, almond, coconut, etc.) Blend on high in a […]

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Banana Blueberry and Spinach Smoothie

One of my favorite ways to start my day is drinking a healthy, plant-based smoothie.  Since I started eating solely whole food plant-base recipes, my outlook and health has improved dramatically.  At 44, I have more energy throughout my whole day than I did when I was thirty.  I am truly amazed and thrilled! This […]

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Walnut Smoothie with Cherries and Spinach

On the trail to eating whole food plant-based recipes, I’m discovering tastier ways to start my day.  The combination of this smoothie may sound weird, but I assure you, the flavor is OUTSTANDING!  All you can really taste is the bananas and cherries. Walnuts and spinach have such mild flavors that they’re easily overpowered by […]

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Spinach Hummus Without Tahini

Lately, I’ve been introducing new healthy dips and snacks to my family.  Hummus is my personal no-brainer-go-to snack.  I love to eat it loaded with enough garlic to ward off the whole cast of Twilight.  Since my kids aren’t old enough to appreciate the spicy stink of garlic, I went looking for a hummus recipe just […]

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