Recipes

Steel Cut Oats & Quinoa – Versatile & Delish! 

One of our family’s favorite breakfast meals is Steel Cut Oatmeal and Quinoa.  The quinoa provides additional protein and nutrients, while also “fluffing” up the oats a bit so they don’t seem quite as dense. We only add a small portion of quinoa, so taste and texture of the steel cut oats are not affected. We make a large batch each Sunday morning that…

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Vegan Whole Food, Plant Based – 2 Month Check In! 

It’s been two months since I started down the path of a more thoughtful and healthy approach to food, so thought it time to share how things are progressing and how I’m feeling, as well as a bit more clarity on why I chose to pursue a vegan diet. My driving force to mix it up was my high Cholesterol levels (see below) and…

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Plant-Based: Balance & Meal Planning 

Our family is continuing our focus on healthier eating this first week into February. There have been some “cheats” along the way, but the vast majority of meals have been plant-based. Further, with two young kids, I expect some deviations to continue. It seems at this point that a balanced approach is likely the only way our family can sustain changing eating habits on…

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Plant-Based Habits Starts With Awareness, then Action 

We’re still going strong, and the kiddo’s are even starting to “buy in” to our new approach and commitment to eating healthier. They prefer many of the plant-based, whole food dishes more than those loaded with dairy and meat. We had a wonderful butternut and risotto dish last night with a side of asparagus, lentils, and navy beans. Asparagus was not the winner from…