Quinoa Recipes: Carrot Quinoa

Quinoa Recipes — Carrot Quinoa

 [donotprint]Quinoa Recipes — Carrot Quinoa This is a slightly sweet and savory quinoa recipe that can be eaten cold or warm. Like most quinoa recipes, I’ll make a meal out of it with a salad or steamed vegetable (I love broccoli with this). It’s perfect for a picnic and the leftovers are great to pack […]

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Acorn Squash Recipes: Sweet & Spicy Acorn Squash

Sweet and Spicy Acorn Squash

Acorn Squash Recipes — Sweet & Spicy Acorn Squash Cooking acorn squash is easy and this acorn squash recipe makes a great side dish or a pretty addition to a buffet or appetizer tray. The skin is so tender when cooked, it can be eaten or just eat the flesh and discard the skin. Serves: […]

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Protein Bar Recipe: Peanut Butter Protein Bars

Protein Bar Recipe — PB Protein Bars

 [donotprint]Protein Bar Recipe –Crispy Peanut Butter Protein Bars This protein bar recipe mimics Peanut Butter Clif Bars. Protein bars are great quick snacks, backpacking food and take-along-fuel-on-the-go. Crispy Peanut Butter Protein Bar Recipe [/donotprint] Serves: makes 9 bars Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 2 ½ cups crispy rice cereal 1 cup natural, unsweetened coconut (found in […]

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Phoenix Restaurants: Review of Chakra 4 Herb and Teahouse in PhoeniPhoenix Restaurants: Outside view of Chakra 4 Vegetarian Cafe'

Phoenix Restaurants — Sage Kitchen

Phoenix Restaurants: (Remember… staff, locations, operating hours, menus and prices can change over time, so call ahead and I wish you good eatin’). Update: This recommendation was written in 2011, since then, the restaurant name has been changed to Sage Kitchen; it’s still right next to their parent store that’s now called Chakra 4 Herb […]

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Babycakes Vegan Bakery

Babycakes Review

Update: Since writing this review, Babycakes’ Los Angeles store relocated to 236 North Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004. I was there recently and I’m happy to report it was better than ever. (Recommendation Reminder… staff, locations, operating hours, menus, and prices can change over time, so call ahead and I wish you good eatin’). […]

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Sage Restaurant Review

Sage Restaurant Recommendation (Recommendation Reminder… staff, locations, operating hours, menus, prices can change over time, so call ahead and I wish you good eatin’). Recommendation written 3/2011: Los Angeles has a new vegan eatery that’s off to a great start. If I had to choose three words to describe Sage Organic Vegan Bistro, they would […]

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How To Cook Dry Beans

How To Cook Dry Beans? Cooking beans is simple – it really is. But when you consider all of the discussion out there about how-to cook dry beans, it can seem to be a rather daunting task: to soak or not to soak; if soaked, use the soaking water to cook the beans, or rinse […]

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Quinoa, It’s a Seed

Quinoa has a somewhat nutty flavor and crunchy texture and is one of my favorite things to cook and eat. Although not a common item in most kitchens, quinoa is a gluten free food source that has a high protein and nutritional content. Although it’s commonly considered a grain, quinoa is a seed of the plant, […]

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How to Fold Wontons

Wontons — How-To Fold ‘Em

Wontons — How-To Fold ‘Em Recipes using wontons: Eggplant Wontons, Lemony Eggplant Wonton Soup As an appetizer or cooked in soup, I love wontons, and they’re so easy to make. A lot of people are intimidated by the assembly process, which is simple if you’re organized so that you can fill them quickly to keep […]

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Eggplant Recipes: Lemony Eggplant Wonton Soup

Eggplant Recipes — Lemony Wonton Soup

[donotprint]Eggplant Recipes: Lemony Eggplant Wonton Soup This recipe for Lemony Eggplant Wonton Soup is a light and tasty addition to an Asian dinner menu or a meal served with a side salad. Wontons are really easy to make if you follow a few simple steps in the right order. The important thing is to assemble […]

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