Green Smoothies – general notes

I eat a lot of salads. I like green leafy veggies, and I know they are good for me. In the summer, though, sometimes I prefer to drink my greens. A cool concoction of leafy greens and frozen fruit is quite refreshing, and ultra healthy. Here are a few tips that I’ve learned by experimenting… Continue Reading

Straightupfood.com’s Quinoa Cornbread

The other day I reviewed 2 recipes that I had found on the blog, straightupfood.com by Cathy Fisher.  As I have gone gluten-free, I was very excited to find lots of gf options here.  The other night it was ridiculously cold out and I decided that a salad and some soup would make a great… Continue Reading

Roasted Red Pepper Mac N Cheese from ‘Isa Does It’

With the success of the butternut squash bisque this weekend, I decided to stay in the same cookbook for dinner last night, Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s new cookbook Isa Does It. I went for the kid-friendly ‘mac n cheese’ and it did not disappoint!  I pretty much followed the directions on this one.  Isa calls for… Continue Reading

Butternut Bisque from ‘Isa Does It’

My name is Audrey, and I am a cookbook addict.  So it is no surprise that I had to have a copy of Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s new cookbook Isa Does It. I’ve been salivating over the pictures since the book arrived last week.  The produce from the local farms has been incredible this year, and… Continue Reading

Ginger-Miso Dressing from ‘Better Than Vegan’

Last week I started to blog about recipes made from my friend Chef Del’s new cookbook, Better than Vegan. Today, I am going to write about the Ginger-Miso Dressing that is on page 95. Salads are an important part of my family’s diet. We have salads with dinner most every night, and I often have… Continue Reading

Scalloped Potatoes from ‘Better Than Vegan’

Yesterday I wrote about a new cookbook from my friend and cooking mentor, Chef Del Sroufe called Better than Vegan.  I was pleasantly shocked to find that I really liked cauliflower puree and had to resist eating it before using it in other recipes. Today I’m going to talk about the first recipe that I’ve… Continue Reading

Cauliflower puree from “Better than Vegan”

Chef Del Sroufe has a new cookbook that should be shipping any day, Better than Vegan.  Since I learned how to cook from Del, I am thrilled to have an advance copy to play with.  I have to admit, I was a little bit disappointed at first, when I saw that many recipes used a… Continue Reading