Roasted Beet Hummus

Roasted Beet Hummus

I have learned so much from my friends. And the less my friends are like me, the more I seem to learn…about the world, about other cultures and even about myself. That difference is valuable and necessary. And undiscovered commonalities are shared gifts. That...
Love Real Food

Love Real Food

Well, OK. Don’t we all love real food, especially when our favorite dishes are on the table? Mmmmm….what are those dishes? Did you prepare them or did you open a box of stuff prepared by someone unknown…in a laboratory… working for for a major...
Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Ok, so really, aren’t these just the prettiest little things? And every diner gets his or her own. How cute is that? Well it’s way more than cute: it’s delicious, healthy, inclusive (can be vegan, gluten free, vegetarian or down right meaty) and pretty darn easy to...
Curry on up to the Table!

Curry on up to the Table!

Last January, I was all about lemongrass, specifically a lemongrass stock recipe from favorite chef Annie Somerville of the famous Greens Restaurant in San Francisco. I was offering a recipe for winter salad that made use of the few greens we have in the Midwest...
Black Bean & Corn Salad Burritos

Black Bean & Corn Salad Burritos

Quite a while back now, I introduced you to my friend Susan and Susan’s Spectacular Spelt Carrot Cake. I assume by now that you’ve made this incredible cake at least once. So, I thought it was time for another of Susan’s stellar recipes, and this one is on-point to...