Rustic Pasta

When I think of pasta, I immediately think of Italian style dish and tomato sauce. But as I find new recipes and read new cookbooks, I find that pasta can be prepared in so many ways. This unique recipe from The Kind Diet cookbook has pasta but also includes a lot of cabbage, onions and celery. […]

Double Chocolate Brownies

I had a lovely run at the park this morning. I am trying to run consistently so I can get back my running mojo. I seem to lose running steam whenever I don’t do it consistently. I have been spending time at the gym or hiking this past summer and Fall season seems to be […]

Tamale Pie

I have never made tamales or pies before. I just thought that these recipes are labor intensive that it would take a long time. But I should just get my hands dirty and really start making pies. As for the tamales, I think I will leave that to the professionals. Side story: I used to […]

Meatless Monday: Maple Dijon Baked Tempeh

I hope everyone had a great weekend. I had a sweet tooth this weekend and enjoyed eating a few treats, including chocolate covered pretzel with toffee from Disneyland. But onto a new recipe for meatless Monday…. I first read about tempeh a few years ago when I read The Kind Diet cookbook.  Tempeh is made […]

Nutty Veggie Burger

I am going to be the godmother for my nephew Jonah when he is baptized next month. I got to hangout with him this past weekend during the mandatory seminar for the baptism. Since the last time I saw him, he has learned to have a strong grip, including my hair. Ouch. This weekend, Chris created a […]