Posts From the monthly archives: "March 2019"

I love salads all year round. And I love the more bitter and pungent tasting greens. So this kale salad is a winner. I load my salads up with a variety of vegetables to keep it interesting. This salad has some of my favorites in it, like chickpeas (garbanzo beans), artichoke hearts, roasted peppers, pumpkin…(Read More)

What is a cleanse and why should or should you not do one? And, are they necessary? And if you are going to do one, how can you do it safely? Mention to someone you are doing a cleanse and it can likely elicit very different responses. In the ancient Indian culture, the best time…(Read More)

Faux gras


There are so many variations of this appetizer, which is basically a plant-based version of liver paté. In my version I used lentils, mushrooms, and walnuts to achieve the perfect texture and flavor combination that will wipe your memory clean of the organ meat variety and will keep you coming back for more! When…(Read More)

Okay, when I was little I was a mac n’cheese aficionado! I loved all things mac n’cheese. My mom or grandma would make the elbow or twisty (technical term) noodles and then sprinkle feta cheese on top. When it melted it became creamy and a little salty. For this reason, I preferred French…(Read More)

fruits, vegetables, happiness, mood, well-being, well being

Over the years, research has shown that eating fruits and vegetables has a positive effect on physical health (as opposed to eating processed or junk foods). A new study shows that consuming fruits and vegetables also has a positive affect on mental well-being. That shouldn’t be such a big surprise since all of…(Read More)

So while standing in line to order my lunch (meeting a friend, hate eating alone), I started ordering a chocolate pot de creme, when the man behind me asked if I felt I deserved that pot de creme today. Naturally I responded, “I deserve it everyday!” Do I truly believe I need a decadent dessert…(Read More)