Pumpkin in My Bread Pan

And you thought I had probably run out of titles like this one! Anyway... As I may have mentioned in the past, my cooking/baking skills have never really been up to snuff. But when I switched to a whole food, plant based diet, something clicked! Or maybe it's that I couldn't go wrong when I cooked and baked…

“Feelin’ Green” Vegan Overnight Oats

In order to simplify my life a little in the mornings, I have transitioned to making overnight oats! And this, by the way, is a total vanity thing. I had layers put in my hair and have been curling it. This takes much more time than straightening it. So...this is my feeble attempt to gain some…

An Ode to Pumpkin

Updated 9/26/14 This past weekend my husband and I drove to Ohio to see our girls play volleyball! One of the perks of a road trip is being able to stop at Starbucks. Coffee has become a treat rather than an everyday occasion since I jumped on the tea band wagon.  You cannot imagine my excitement…

In a Jam?

Or more precisely, do you know what's in your jam? Do you know what exactly is in that  jar of Smucker's Strawberry Jam perched so proudly on your refrigerator shelf? Obviously strawberries; but, do you know what else is lurking inside that familiar looking jar? Check the ingredients, and you will discover, that in addition to the strawberries, there…

Breakfast!

I don't understand breakfast skippers. I just don't. I mean, I start looking forward to breakfast as I lay in bed the night before I'm going to eat it. In fact, somedays, I start planning the next day's breakfast while I'm eating the current day's breakfast! Perhaps I should join a support group. Breakfast is,…