Monthly Archives: October 2013


Something I am loving right now . . . Purple Potatoes

  Yes, loving them . . . those Purple Potatoes!  And who wouldn’t?  The color, alone, makes me happy. OK, maybe it’s my inner little girl who is talking, but seriously, they are irresistible!  My local health food store had them for sale and I just had to have some.  So glad I bought them… Read More


Healthy Treat . . . Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

  So today, Healthy + Treat = Pumpkin Pie Smoothie.  All the pleasure without the guilt!  Now, who doesn’t like that idea?  Kids will love this smoothie too and not even realize it is packed with all good-for-you ingredients.  Can I just say, “BONUS!”?  Ready, set, go . . . time to start your blender!… Read More


Pumpkin Fried Rice Bowl with Maple Smoked Tofu Cubes

A Fall inspired recipe all swirled together to make one big, steamy, cozy rice bowl!  It’s the pumpkin rice one-bowl wonder.  Healthy fast food . . . pumpkin flavored brown rice, sweet onions, crispy maple smoked tofu cubes, spices, fresh orange citrus all on a bed of fresh green spinach to lighten it up! In… Read More



Something I am loving right now . . . Colorful Carrots!

  I am just loving these colorful carrots that my neighborhood health food store has available right now.  Wow, something new . . . but oh no, actually something old.  Colored carrots might be unusual to many, but they are definitely not new.  Supposedly, purple and yellow carrots were eaten more that 1,000 years ago.… Read More




Spiced Pumpkin Biscuits

In keeping to my promise of a weekly pumpkin inspired recipe, I introduce the Spiced Pumpkin Biscuit!  Out of this world and picky-eater,  kid approved.  Really, it can’t get better than that! So yesterday, I was thinking what do I want to make with the gorgeous, handmade pumpkin puree I have waiting in my fridge.… Read More