Homemade Masala Paste

Call it quarantine mentality, but lately, I have been into making pastes and flavor-enhancers and storing them in the fridge or freezer and then having the luxury of quick meal prep when I lose track of time and need to get dinner done fast.  So you can look forward to some future posts of things … Read more

Easy Pantry Veggie Burgers

As we continue on this long stretch of pandemic cooking, many of us are not wanting to go out too often for fresh things and are cooking more from our pantry.  This is an easy, healthy veggie burger that can be customized to what you have on hand.  I have deconstructed the veggie burger for … Read more

Apple Almond Baked Oatmeal

Hello Friends!  Hope this finds you well.  This month I will be sending you recipes that use pantry staples that you may already have, and also allow multiple substitutions in case you don’t.  I chose this recipe because it is kind of comfort food, can be eaten as breakfast, a snack or a dessert, freezes … Read more

Indian-spiced White Bean and Lentil Soup

March is here, and spring is in the air!   I’ve been spending some time out in my yard, planting and prepping for spring. So far, I put in a tomato plant, serrano, jalapeno chilies and added marjoram to my still healthy oregano and thyme. Basil will be coming soon, as will another tomato plant, habanero … Read more

Caribbean Green Soup and One Goal a Month

Happy New Year!  I know, I am terribly late.  My life has been a bit turned upside down lately with my Dad (who moved in with us 7 months ago) being in the hospital and then rehab and now all the appointments and home health care going on. I have been a bit lax with … Read more

Chickpea Noodle Soup with Carmelized Chili and Ginger

Warm, comforting and flavorful vegan noodle soup comes together in just 30-40 minutes. So nourishing, and sure to make you feel better, no matter what ails you. It’s vegan and can easily be made gluten free. But also can just swap out the chickpeas for shredded chicken and use real chicken broth if you want … Read more

Dark Green Health Soup

January has been about healthful green soup for me for many years now. This one is my latest version which uses all health-promoting foods and is filling and yummy! I think most of us start feeling pretty tired of heavy holiday foods and start craving something lighter, simpler and, dare I say, healthier!  This soup … Read more

Goddess Love Soup

I first learned about Love Soup about 7 years ago while just doing an internet search for healthy soups.  I was working as a health and wellness director and I put together a monthly newsletter that included recipes. This soup is adapted from Anna Thomas’ Green Love Soup which is the one that started it … Read more