Broccoli & Brown Rice Casserole & A Fun New Years Eve Cocktail and Playlist!!!

Cranberry Martini

In honor of New Years Eve coming up … wanted to share this cute cocktail idea … I made it for our Christmas Eve party and plan to make it for New Years Eve again … OK maybe not so HEALTHY but hey it’s the holidays To make the ice block around a vodka bottle, [...]

Vegetable & Rigatoni Soup

Vegetable & Rigatoni Soup

I found this soup on Pinterest…modified it a bit to suit my family’s veggie tastes and it turned out great !  It is a perfect cold-weather, warm-your-tummy, healthy but hearty soup ! 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves of garlic, minced 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 zucchini, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 1/2 [...]

Chocolate Coconut Pecan Bars


As promised…Chocolate Coconut Pecan Bars! These are wonderful little snack bars…or maybe dessert bars?? I’m not sure how to categorize them because they are SO DIVINELY YUMMY! Honest to goodness…when you taste these you’ll be shocked at how delicious they are considering all of their healthy ingredients! Everything comes together to create a chewy, chocolatey, [...]

A Healthier Granola


Baby it’s COLD outside!! We don’t get to say that often here in Austin…we definitely have more hot weather than cold weather around here…so I’m actually enjoying the chilly air outside. Granted, I’ll probably be tired of it in a week or two…so, hopefully it won’t last too terribly long. I wanted to share a [...]

Nutiva and Earth Balance Giveaway – and update from Kim

Turkey day picture

Ho, ho, ho!  I can’t believe it’s that time of year again and how quickly the time passes in November and December!  I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I did – and the best part was taking my Vegan Pumpkin Pie to my gracious Thanksgiving host’s house.  It was a hit!  We had some [...]

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread and Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

Chocolate Chip Banana Bread

It’s a cold rainy Sunday in Texas !  I love it, but it makes me want to be very unproductive.  I just want to stay in my PJs all day and be lazy   However I’m fighting the urge as there are only 21 days left til Christmas !!!  Working on photo calendars of the [...]