Y’all have all heard it said before…breakfast is the most important meal of the day. As a teacher, you’d think I’d practice what I preach. Truth be told, breakfast is not my most favorite. I’m usually lucky if I get to pack a lunch let alone make breakfast. I’m better with quick…preferably healthy things I can whip up and take with me when I go. Hence, the Peanut Butter Banana Smoothie. A few months ago I was on a big kick to make sure my boys were eating healthier. My oldest is the PICKIEST…
Roasted Fennel and Artichoke Hearts Recipe
Canned artichokes add subtlety and flavor to this meal. We like the Whole Foods 365 brand because the artichokes don't come out too salty when roasted.
Baked Zucchini Chips
Well I said last week that I'd probably be up to my old tricks by now. But much to my own surprise, I decided to try another 'healthy' recipe I've been thinking about - zucchini chips! If you ever look at the sidebar of my blog that lists 'popular recipes' you will see that Apple Chips are number one. They have been for a while now, but the funny part is that they are number one by a landslide. Mr. Vittles occasionally looks over my shoulder while I'm reviewing my blog's stats, and he is…
Vegan black bean Barley Wraps 1 pkg. (8 to 12) medium whole wheat tortillas 1 recipe cashew cheese spread (recipe follows) 1 cup pearled barley, cooked 1 can (15 oz.) black beans 1/2 bunch cilantro, finely chopped 2 Roma tomatoes, finely diced 1 large carrot, shredded 1 to 2 avocados, pitted, peeled and diced 1 bunch spinach, washed and stemmed
8 Things Not to Do When Going Vegan - it doesn't taste like chicken
I've heard from a lot of you that in this beautiful new year of 2014, many plan to go vegan, or part vegan, or just give more veggies a whirl. I want to help. Having
Smart Snacking: Pack Veggies & Dip Together in a Jar
Dips are an easy way to jazz up raw vegetables and make your afternoon snack a little more substantial. And the easiest way to make veggies and dip an on-the-go snack? Pack them together in a jar! Small mason jars are leak-proof and sturdy, and storing the veggies and dip together means you don’t have to carry an extra container in your lunch bag. Just spoon your dip into the bottom of the jar, fill the jar with the raw vegetables of your choice, screw on the lid, and go.
My Go Vegan Guide! ..inspired by Oprah's "Vegan Challenge" - HealthyHappyLife.com
Everyone is buzzing about today’s much anticipated “Try Vegan” Oprah show. Oprah and her entire staff (nearly 400 people) are going vegan for one week. O’s Vegan Challenge. Show guests will include the brilliant Kathy Freston and Michael Pollan. Also, Lisa Ling will give Oprah viewers a rare look inside some of America’s farms. Get...