Chocolate Peanut Butter “Shake”

Because sometimes, you just need peanut butter and chocolate! And sometimes you need peanut butter and chocolate every night. For weeks on end. Yep. That happens. Quite regularly. And given the ingredients? That's way okay! Chocolate Peanut Butter "Shake" 1 c. non-dairy milk 1 1/2 frozen bananas (I always have some in the freezer, ready…

When Life Hands You Tomatoes

Or maybe I should have used this title: "When Your CSA Hands You Tomatoes". Each spring I plant several tomato plants. And each summer I watch them struggle to produce enough tomatoes to make, well, make anything. Anything at all. Thank goodness for my CSA! One of my all time favorite tomato recipes is for…

Veggies’ Best Friend (…and mine, too!)

The other day my husband and I were invited to a get together at some close friends of ours. Typically when we do this, everyone brings a dish to share. This time however, we were instructed to just bring ourselves. And being that I had little to no time to make anything, that was a…

A Tofu Eating Vegan Marathoner…Is That a Bad Thing?

Last week I spent a few days at the Positively Educating Healthy Kids Institute, a conference held at a local high school. Unlike the conference I attended last month (technology in education), I felt completely in my element! After all, what do I feel more passionate about than health and kids? (Oops...sorry, honey). Anyway, one of the…

So, What Do Your Kids Eat?

Here is a picture of the whole "fam damily" at a fun run last year: The love of my life (the hubby) is on the left, next to him is my baby (entering her sophomore year in college), and then my oldest (a senior in college), then me (yep...the short one...at 5'8"), and the other bookend…