Archives for January 2016

Tex Mex Soup (with Vegan Options)

No soup for you! OK, maybe soup for you. Soup is one of those kitchen dishes that comes together so fast. You really only need a few chopped veggies, broth, spices, and a couple mixins like corn, beans, rice, noodles. You can throw together endless flavor combinations with standard ingredients you probably already have in […]

Curried Apple Beet Soup

Beets and apples are two of those things that just go together. Kinda like peanut butter and chocolate, yin and yang, rice and krispies. LOL! It’s soup weather here so what better way to take advantage of that than to make soup with beets and apples. There’s something magical about the color of beets to […]

Low Calorie High Protein Chocolate Mousse

Chocolate mousse. Did I get your attention with that? LOL, I would have stopped mid-sentence if I heard those words. I used to make a mean chocolate mousse from a Martha Stewart recipe. OMG, it was good… and full of heavy whipping cream and lots o’ chocolate. Once I began experimenting with making things lower […]

Spiced Moroccan Chick Peas

Does anyone really call chick peas by their real name? Seriously, I don’t think I’ve ever called them garbanzo beans unless I was telling someone that chick peas have two names. They’re simply chick peas. Just because they’re simply chick peas doesn’t mean they have to be simple though. I was perusing the grocery aisles […]

Brussels Sprouts Slaw with Pomegranate and Oranges

Brussels sprouts. I always spell them with a lower case B, unless of course they’re at the beginning of a sentence. Officially I believe that Brussels sprouts is the correct variation, but hey. Little cabbages do not always require being grammatically correct. They’re rather informal if you ask me. I didn’t always like sprouts. They were […]