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, [...]

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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 [...]

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Chocolate Coconut Pecan Bars

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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, [...]

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A Healthier Granola

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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 [...]

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Nutiva and Earth Balance Giveaway – and update from Kim

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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What to do with Thanksgiving leftovers? Turkey Noodle Soup!

This will be a quick post today as I am about to head out to do some shopping but wanted to share with you my favorite easy soup to make with leftover turkey I make this every year for my family and they love it ! 1 onion 4 carrots 3 stalks celery 2 parsnips [...]

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Alphabet Veggie Soup & Breakfast Muesli…and Bob’s Red Mill Giveaway !

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Happy Thanksgiving week everyone ! Bob’s Red Mill was gracious enough to send me a few of their products to sample.  I got the Vegi Soup Mix, Muesli and the Bran Apple Muffin Mix. The soup was amazing!!!  The mix is a combo of split peas, lentils, barley and some wheat alphabet pasta…my kids loved [...]

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Potato & Lentil Soup, and Fresh Greens with Jane’s 3,2,1 Dressing

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I know…I know…I’ve been going crazy with soups and lentils lately! I apologize for being redundant…but, I love soups this time of year! They warm you from the inside out…they’re yummy…and they’re SO EASY to prepare & serve! Plus, I love that I can just dig through my produce drawer and throw in anything and [...]

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