Archive for the ‘E2 and E2 Friendly Recipes’ Category

1/6 Baked Potato Soup

Happy Meatless Monday. Like many of you across the country, Michigan has been plunged into a  blistering cold,  crunchy, barren world of white. It feels more  like Antarctica than my home.  The first night of the storm the snow tumbled from the sky, heavy and wet…perfect for packing. My best friend Amy and I suited [...]

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11/11 Mediterranean Style Spaghetti Squash

Happy Meatless Monday. Winter squash season is here. There are boundless varieties to be found in our markets. Each one is a little bit different, all equally as delicious and easy to prepare. Time to buy them, store them and enjoy them for the next several months. This recipe creates a rich and satisfying dinner [...]

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11/4 Mexican Flour Tortilla Pizzas

Happy Meatless Monday and National Vegan Month. I have a fun and easy recipe to shore up your dinner plans. This dish is an inspiration from my friend Claire and happens to be a scandalous combination of  Mexican food and pizza, two of my favorites.  It is nearly as easy as the drive thru because [...]

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Pumpkin Chia Muffins w/Pumpkin Maple Butter

Happy Meatless Monday. Autumn has finally bullied my perfect Michigan Summer into submission. Summer ran away without looking back. The leaves have changed and are covering our yards like orange and yellow blankets, thick and heavy from rain and wind. It is time to turn on the oven. It is time for warm breakfasts and [...]

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10/14 Sea Salt Caramel Dip

Happy Meatless Monday. I have never been so excited to share a recipe. Photographing it became a battle between right and wrong. It took everything I had to not gobble down the entire plate of goodness. I absolutely love caramel apple dip. The minute I see a leaf change color and feel a slight chill [...]

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10/9 Sauteed Patty Pan Squash

Over the weekend we went to Eastern Market, Detroit’s lush and bountiful public market. It has been feeding the Metro Detroit area since 1891. It is one of the longest running public markets in the exact same place that it began, at the city’s center. Everytime we go it is an adventure in edible excitement. One [...]

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9/24 White Bean Chick’n Chili Verde Recipe

Over the weekend I became a competitor in my first ever chili cook-off. The experience was a bit more intimidating that I had anticipated. The all-vegan competition was held at Sasha Farm, Michigan’s largest  farm animal sanctuary. I kind of expected all of us to show up, cruelty-free crock pots in hand and hang out [...]

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7/9 Grilled Zucchini with Kale and Fresh Herb Hummus

To celebrate our three year Veganiversary we had a mini  soiree with friends and a sensational amount of food. We sat outside in the summer sun  sipping chilled, effervescent wine while enjoying some of the best flavors of the season. The day before I had purchased lime green and yellow zucchini and organic kale and [...]

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6/26 Melon All Fruit Pops

In the Summer I love making popsicles. I enjoy the indulgence of frozen treats and the sensibility of making it myself with delicious and readily available ingredients. Right now all of the fruit available tastes like it is the best it has ever been. The berries have been addicting and  the melon,  luscious and sweet. [...]

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6/24 Vita-Mystified

Happy Meatless Monday. Today I have a recipe to share for a soup that is so tasty and fresh, it will make you want to have Meatless Tuesday and Wednesday just so you can have it two more times. I have wanted a Vitamix ever since we stayed in the home of our friends Kathy [...]

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