Who Knew?

I just learned something. I love it when that happens. Curious? Well, let me tell you. I just learned turmeric is an ingredient in curry. Perhaps you already knew, or maybe you don't care, but for me, it cleared up my confusion concerning the name of this recipe. For the life of me, I could not…

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Asparagus and Artichokes with Quinoa in “Cheesy” Spinach Pesto (Or what I ate at Killington.)

Killington, Vermont. Beautiful, isn't it? We skied here in March of 2014. And had every intention of returning this past March. But apparently it wasn't meant to be. Snow conditions were a bit "iffy", and Reed's back was a bit "twingy", so we decided to head to Virginia instead. Part of the reason I was so eager to…

Black Bean Quinoa Mushroom Burgers

This past summer I discovered the best restaurant within a 100 mile radius of home! We were killing time in Milwaukee, and needed some place to eat dinner. After researching a gazillion healthy food options, we decided to give Cafe Manna in nearby Brookfield a try. The food was mind blowing! We ordered beverages, appetizers, entrees and desserts, without a…

Quinoa Chili

Who would have thought that I'd be craving chili in the middle of September? Wisconsin weather has been incredibly unkind this past year. A frigid winter (can you say too many indoor recesses to count?), followed by a late spring, followed by a less than summery summer...you get the picture.  Actually I probably should have…

My First Restaurant Re-Creation

Last month I was in Atlanta for a convention and I am happy to say that finding delicious vegan food was not a problem. I had stuffed my suitcase full of "just in case" food items, but I didn't even need to rely on them. Breakfasts were not anything extraordinary, but I am glad I…