Fried Cabbage

Okay... there is no oil involved here, so it isn't really fried.  But it's tasty! Ingredients 1 package coleslaw mix, shredded cabbage, or 1 head cabbage, shredded 1 tsp Cumin seed 1 Tbs minced ginger 1 tsp Paprika powder 1 Tbs Coriander powder 1 c frozen mixed veggies salt and pepper to taste. Directions Heat… Continue reading Fried Cabbage


Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup

I love mushrooms.  This soup is the perfect soup for someone like me! Ingredients 5 medium carrots finely chopped 5 stalks celery, chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 c wild rice 1 tsp salt 1 tsp dried thyme 6 c water 2 Tsp coconut oil 16 oz. mushrooms, chopped 2 leek, chopped… Continue reading Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup


Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup

This is super easy to make.  It is loaded with tons of good veggies.  There is plenty of protein with the white beans and the kidney beans.  The best thing is, dinner is done when I get home from work! Ingredients 2 14 oz. cans of diced tomatoes 2 Tbs tomato paste 1/4 c sun-dried… Continue reading Slow Cooker Minestrone Soup


Couscous with Mushrooms and Spinach

This puts dinner on the table in 25 minutes.  It's a great savory way to eat mushrooms, onions, and spinach. Ingredients 6 c spinach 2 c mushrooms 2 cloves garlic 1 onion, sliced 1/2 c vegetable broth Couscous 1 box Mediterranean couscous Direction saute mushrooms with the onions and a Tbs of water in your… Continue reading Couscous with Mushrooms and Spinach

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Roast Brussels Sprouts and Carrots over Quinoa

I've made this a couple of times and really like it! Ingredients spray oil 1 1/2 Tbs balsamic vinegar 1/2 tsp lemon juice 1 tsp Dijon mustard 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 pound Brussels sprouts, cut in half 1 carrots, sliced 1 c uncooked quinoa Direction preheat oven to 400 degrees.  whisk vinegar, lemon juice,… Continue reading Roast Brussels Sprouts and Carrots over Quinoa


Puttanesca Rigatoni and Green Beans

There are days I need something quick and easy.  This is something I can turn to when the need arises. Ingredients 8 oz uncooked rigatoni 2 c marinara sauce 1/2 c pitted kalamata olive haves 1 1/2 Tbs caper, drained 1/2 tsp red pepper 1/2 c grated Parmesan cheese ( I use a vegan cheese)… Continue reading Puttanesca Rigatoni and Green Beans

Menu Monday

Eating Well

It's been a great week for eating!  I feel successful, especially with how busy my life has been.  I really should resign as the general manager of the universe.  LOL. I've been beginning every day with 32 oz warm water, 2 Tbs apple Cider Vinegar, a dash of pink salt, and 2 Tbs lemon juice… Continue reading Eating Well


Eggs with Carrot, Kale, and Yukon Gold Potato Hash

This is a good way to eat your one egg a week and it's full of vitamins and mineral! Ingredients 1 carrot, peeled and cubed 2/3 c finely chopped onion 1 clove garlic, minced 3/4 lb Yukon Gold potatoes 1 (5 oz) pkg baby kale 1 green onion, chopped 4 large eggs Directions Saute carrots,… Continue reading Eggs with Carrot, Kale, and Yukon Gold Potato Hash


Lasagna Soup

This is a tasty, quick soup for one of those busy days! Ingredients 1 c chopped onion 1/2 (11 oz) pkg veggie protein crumbles (I use Morningstar brand) 2 cloves garlic 1/2 Tbs Italian seasoning 1 (32 oz) carton vegetable broth 1 (15 oz) can diced tomatoes 1/2 (15 oz) can tomato sauce 1 Tbs… Continue reading Lasagna Soup

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I am Still Alive

My life has been nuts!  I have not been able to blog.  however, I have kept the food under control and I have not fallen off the wagon... just so you all know.  No junk food... but not enough water.  I'm telling you, this life style is hard to keep up when you aren't home… Continue reading I am Still Alive