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Mandatory Love | Ranch Potato Salad

It has been SO incredibly warm in IL for our visit, except today, the day we head back to Portland. This is fine by me, we have enjoyed the warm 80+ degree weather tremendously. On one of the nights we got together with my Dad, brothers, and my brother’s girlfriend – we enjoyed a cookout. …

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Raw Vegan Antipasto Salad

Get your taste buds ready! They’ll require the shoes of Fred Astire and music to follow. Jeremy and I made this salad Saturday night after an adventurous day of hikes and errands that consummated a total of 13.16 miles and this salad was just the amazing thing we needed to refuel. What exactly does ‘anitpasto’ mean? …

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Garlic Ginger Carrot Salad

It has been 2 years since I first heard about raw and living foods and it has been a wonderful journey. If you are not familiar with raw and living foods the idea is to supply your diet from fruits, vegetables, sprouted grains, sprouted seeds, and nuts – that are not heated above 115 degrees. …

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Basil Loves Quinoa

We had this last night and I used up the last of our quinoa making it. Needless to say Super Quinoa was sad. So I ordered more quinoa, in bulk, at amazon. If you do this, make sure you don’t type in super quinoa in the search engine – they won’t know what you’re talking about. …

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Creamy Tomato Soup for Two

This soup turned out really really tasty with perfect texture, color, and flavor. A trifecta for the senses. Also, it is just the right size for my husband and I to share. I tend to ‘get over’ leftovers quickly, even when I really like the dish in question. Making this so it was just the …

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