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Springtime brings new beginnings, warmer weather, and more choices when it comes to fresh, seasonal produce. Plus I can finally ride my bike!
This time of year also means Easter for many of us. Although Scott, Courtney & I haven’t celebrated Easter too seriously in the past, we’re having family visit this year and it’s a very special and spiritual holiday for them.
Here are some of my menu plans and suggestions for Easter:
For brunch ...
Tomorrow is St Patrick's Day! One of the most celebrated saint's days in the world, with cities sponsoring parades and other festivities throughout the weekend. It's a day all about the green! Green clothes, shamrocks, drinks and food.
These Green Gobblin Muffins are a great way to start off the day, and get in a few extra greens too. They are super fast to mix together & pop into the oven. They'll be done before you ...
Everyone is trying to save time these days. Whatever the reason, there are many healthy recipes that are also quick, simple, and easy. Whether it's breakfast or a quick dinner, I have some suggestions
To save some time in the morning, try:
A friend of mine was in a Chili Cookoff last week and came in 2nd place. I told him he should have asked me for a recipe and maybe he would have won first!
A nice bowl of warm chili can ease the winter blues and bring people together. There are dozens of chili societies that host cookoffs throught the world, with some being solely vegetarian or vegan cookoffs!
While most vegetarian chili focuses on black, kideny, or pinto beans, chickpeas are the ...
More and more plant-based (vegan) or veg-friendly restaurants are opening their doors, and more established restaurants have at least a vegetarian item notated on the menu. You can even use online sites to help you find them, like happycow - who lists vegan and veg-friendly restaurants with customer reviews.
Even at these restaurants, oil-free meals can be a bit challenging, but usually a restaurant can accommodate us when we ask for it. Sometimes I will have to pick a different dish ...