Veggie and Udon Noodle Bowl


I’ve been a busy HealthyMamma in the kitchen these past few days! Unfortunately, not everything that I’ve made has been a success. To be completely honest, some of it was not even edible! On Sunday morning I ventured into my THIRD attempt at creating vegan whole grain waffles…only to end up literally scraping them out [...]

Acorn Squash Soup, Roasted Beet Hummus and Butternut Squash Hummus


Happy Sunday !!! I’m so excited to be in the kitchen all day and watch the Dallas Cowboys game…football, food and fun…a typical Fall Sunday around our casa Today, I made another batch of Melissa’s Ladybug bars…my kids SCARFED down the first batch so I made a double batch this time so I can freeze [...]

Roasted Tomato Soup & Ladybug Bars

Roasted tomatoes, garlic and onions

  Happy October everyone (well ok technically it’s Saturday but I am mentally already in October) !  Our household is in full swing HALLOWEEN mode ! Kids and I just finished decorating the house … it’s one of our favorite holidays … well besides Thanksgiving and Christmas … speaking of, I never changed my doorbell [...]

Fresh Veggie Spring Rolls


My appetite seems to be a little confused lately. My brain tells me that as of this past Friday, it’s officially fall…but, the weather here in Austin tells me a whole different story. Knowing that fall weather is (hopefully) in my near future, I’m craving things like pumpkin and spiced baked goods, stews, soups…basically warming comfort [...]

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Stuffed Bell Peppers

In honor of today being my dad’s birthday…I wanted to share one of his favorite recipes ! I can’t tell you how many times I made this for him when he was in town visiting, etc.  And I’m pretty sure he called me at least a dozen times over the years to ask me the [...]

Cannelini & Kale Soup, Live/Raw Foods and Smartini time!

Smartini Pomegranate

Happy Thursday everyone !!! Just discovered this awesome line of raw, live food.  ”Go Raw”.  If you’re not familiar, raw food contains enzymes which aid in the digestion and absorption of food.  Cooking food over 116 degrees destroys all these enzymes so you’re getting a lot more nutrients by eating live/raw.  Go Raw makes cookies, [...]

Forks Over Knives Giveaway and Some of My Favorite Veggie Recipes!


I think I’m detoxing!  I haven’t had meat or dairy (maybe in minuscule un-noticeable portions) since the day after I wrote my FOK post.  Don’t even ask.  I had one last event that I had to get all meaty at, and let’s just say I paid the price.  Yuck!  But, since then, I’ve really been sick with [...]

I Will Survive ~ Easy Breezy Veggie Stew


I hope you’re all having a fun and fabulous weekend! I’m relaxed and enjoying mine now…but, the last couple of days have been pretty darn hectic for me. I’ve been really busy with this… And then this… Oh, and also this… Things have been crazy…to say the least! Obviously I haven’t done a lot of [...]

Homemade BBQ Sauce and my Fashion Consultant

Go Team!  Liam sported his first jersey this weekend!

Enjoying a (well deserved) long weekend is always entertaining with young children!!  Our weekend was different than what our original plans were, but we loved it, still getting in much needed family time!  My sister was evacuated from her home due to the Texas fires, so she stayed with us from Sunday through Tuesday, which [...]

Root Vegetable Stew and a Fun Kid’s Snack-Banana Burritos!

Root Vegetable Stew

Ok I’m sure you’ve heard but Healthy Mammas love red lentils and quinoa ! And I just found this recipe that incorporates both so I had to share.  This is a modified recipe from one I found in the Voluptuous Vegan…if you haven’t read this book you MUST !  The author is so great at [...]