Happy Herbivore Blog

I originally made this recipe for a football party. My sister and best friend were going to be there and they both love to order this appetizer at restaurants. I couldn't help but take on the challenge of making a healthy, vegan version and testing it out on the omni, football-watching crowd. Not only did my sister and best friend give this dish two thumbs up, my best friend's skeptical omni boyfriend wanted the leftovers. Not that I ...

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I today would be a great day to post this easy, pantry-inspired dish since most of us will probably be glued to the boob tube all night, anxiously awaiting for our next president (yay! Obama!). This dish is a little spicy, ridiculously easy to make, inexpensive *and* incredibly filling. It takes traditional 'red beans and rice' to a new, sassy and firey level! Plus with brown rice, its much more nutritious! adoboredbeansrice.JPG

1 1/2 cups cooked brown rice

14oz can ...

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Pancakes. Healthy, Healthy Pancakes.

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If you've never made pancakes before, these aren't the pancakes you want to make on your 'maiden voyage.' Likewise, if you've never had whole wheat pancakes before, you might want to try whole wheat pancakes with oil first. That doesn't mean these pancakes aren't fabulous - because they are, but you definately need to be on your way to a pancake master to get the BEST results.

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By the way, these pancakes ...

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