Category Archives: Vegan Friendly

Vegetarian Taco Bowls

These taco bowls are easy and healthy.  Sautéed veggies are used instead of meat, so they are very low fat and economical without sacrificing any flavor. Ingredients: 2 cups sliced crimini mushrooms 1 cup chopped red bell pepper ½ cup chopped onion 1 tbsp of olive oil ¼ cup taco seasoning 1 tsp smoked paprika […]

Baked Acorn Squash

Heart healthy baked acorn squash recipe, that’s easy to make! Ingredients: Acorn Squash Pure Maple Syrup Pepper Directions: Prepare the squash.  Wash the squash (you don’t know where it’s been).  Make 2 slits in a groove and microwave for 3 minutes.  This softens the squash just enough to cut it easier.  Cut it in half […]

Air Fried Zucchini

Air Fried Zucchini Heart Healty air-fired zucchini recipe. *Note – An egg substitute (flaxseed & water) is used to lower fat and cholesterol.  Flax seeds are rich in Omega 3 and protein.  A regular egg and milk can also be used. TIP – My preference is to season the ingredient and not the dredging flour […]

Authentic Marinara Sauce

Authentic marinara sauce recipe that is easy to make and so much better than the jarred stuff! Note:  Italians generally don’t measure; we cook by feel.  These measurements are approximate.  Taste your food often and adjust to what you like.  Fresh herbs are always better.  I don’t use oregano in this because it’s such a […]