Recipe: Vegan Zucchini Muffins and Zucchini Recipe Resource!

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Jul 14, 2011

I love Zucchini, and it seems to be one of those garden veggies that simply thrive no matter where I’ve seen it grow around the Pacific Northwest. I prefer the delicate young ones for eating with pasta, or on the grill. Once they get bigger and tough skinned, the only way I like to eat […]

Recipe: Confetti Garden Salad

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Jun 10, 2011

Cilantro and what we had on hand were my inspiration for this salad last week. It is refreshing and slightly sweet. Ingredients: – 2 Large Carrots – 2 Stalks Celery – 1/2 Cup Peas – Handful of Cilantro (about 1/4 Cup) – 2 Table Spoons Olive Oil – Squeezed Lemon (about 2 Teaspoons) – Salt […]

How To Start Cooking From Scratch

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May 29, 2011

Do you want to start cooking from scratch?  Cool! I am cheering for you right now. I probably don’t need to tell you how much more nutritious your meals will be for you. I do want to let you know what you’re getting yourself into, what I’ve found myself struggling with, how I’ve adjusted and […]

Recipe: Carrot Basil Soup

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May 13, 2011

I love the smell of Basil. And, Carrots are one of my favorite vegetables. These are the two reasons for creating this soup recipe.  It works as a great base to add complimentary vegetables, and if you chose to add fat and protein, all you need to do is add some Ghee, Butter, Chicken or […]

Recipe: Easy C Salad

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Apr 25, 2011

This salad was born out of necessity – I only had Carrots and a Cucumber to work with one fine day, and wanted some raw veggies. It is refreshing, sweet and downright delicious. Easy C Salad Ingredients: – 2 Carrots – 1/2 Cucumber – Several small Basil leaves – 1 Table Spoon Olive Oil – […]

Recipe: Sweet Zing Salad

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Apr 18, 2011

Sometimes, while I’m drifting off to sleep, I think of a recipe I want to create.  I can almost taste the various flavors and try to imagine what the marriage of them together become.  I try my best not to forget them the next morning, and usually find the time to try them out. Sharing […]

Recipe: Garden Green Salad

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Apr 4, 2011

April will always remind me of my Grandma. Her birthday would be this month. She was an avid gardener and practiced edible landscaping before it became popular. But, she was not a fan of salads, and referred to them as “rabbit food.”  I love salads, so I dedicate this month’s recipes to my Grandma the […]

The War on Vegetables

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Mar 31, 2011

  It doesn’t feel like an exaggeration to say that there is a war against vegetables. Vegetables are still not popular or eagerly welcomed by our 4-year-old.  And let’s be honest, they are not cool. You can’t make billions from selling Carrots or Zucchini. You don’t see billboards of Movie Stars or Sports Heros smiling […]

Unexpected Benefit to Eating Better: Losing Weight

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Mar 28, 2011

My cousin, Mark, is like the other brother I never had. We don’t talk for like 3 months or more sometimes, but when we do it never feels odd to catch up where ever we left off.  We talked a week ago about his upcoming wedding. Among the logistics and excitement he had to share, […]