Spiked Mulled Apple Cider

Cheers to Happy Holidays!!! Ingredients: 1 gallon Apple cider 3 Granny Smith apples 1 orange 1/2 cup of fresh cranberries 1 tablespoon allspice berries 7 cinnamon sticks 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup of apple brandy Instructions: 1. Combine all ingredients in stockpot or crockpot except for the brandy and bring to boil. 2. Switch from…

Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables

I love quinoa so this Quinoa with Roasted Vegetables hit the spot. I also found a new easy way to eat vegetables or to include with meals. I really like roasting. It’s quick and easy and doesnt fry away or boil over the nutrients that the veggies are intended to give you. This recipe though was…

Spring Vegetable Ragout

This dish is so awesome. It is light and refreshing- perfect for spring finally arriving! What I love most about this dish is it is colorful. Eating a variety of colorful food provides vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to nourish your body that can’t be replicated in a supplement. Different colored foods play different roles in the…

Eggplant Rolls

This a delicious, but I wish I had a grill as it suggest and that my eggplant had been bigger. In the future for this recipe it will be better to have a large size eggplant so you can roll it without fear of breaking the eggplant slices. Nonetheless, this was delicious. I am a huge…

Four-Pepper Black Bean Fajitas

I love tacos and if you have been following my blog you know I love cooking with peppers. This Four-Pepper Black Bean Fajitas recipe is simple and not time-consuming. It only required cooking peppers and onions and blending the ingredients for the black bean. I have actually made this before a long time ago, but…

Cauliflower Mac and Gouda

I never really eat cauliflower or gouda cheese so I was excited to make this dish. It turned out to be a nice size so we had it for leftovers for lunch the following days. I realize why Gouda cheese is expensive— it is ridiculously good! I couldn’t stop eating it while preparing the dish….

Winter Squash Risotto

I have never had risotto before, but always heard that it was work cooking the Arborio rice. Arborio rice is a short grain rice, grown in Italy that is rich in carbohydrates and vitamins to help you stay healthy. It isn’t cooked like normal rice where you just boil water, add rice, reduce heat, and cover. With this…

Vegetable & Tofu Gratin

This was an awesome dish that will definitely be repeated. I love veggies and I love Tofu. This makes to be a nice size dish that you can eat off for a few days after making. I enjoyed it! Recipe Details… Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 tbs olive oil 3/4 cup thinly sliced fennel bulb…

New Year, New You: Week 5

The last week of the New Year, New You: 31 Day Detox is here!!!! I can not believe it. I can say that I am so happy to have put this together and share it with those who are interested about healing from inside out. It has been 28 wonderful days. This is your Week 5 guide that…

31 Day Detox: Week 3 Reflections 

Week 3 has been awesome. I have really enjoyed trying new recipes each day. This is helping me build even more on my vegetarian dishes for my family. I have loved having a plan for each day that not only outlines what I am eating, but sprititual practices and workout regimens. Remember this detox was…

Moroccan Sweet Potato & Lentil Soup 

What is better than a warm soup, stew, or chili during the winter? It has been really cold lately. During this time of year, I like to indulge on soups are always a good time. As you know my family and I recently had a moroccan christmas dinner. Moroccan Sweet Potato Lentil Soup was on…