Reviews

Thanks to these clients for their kind words…Reviews  “Lisa has prepared many meals for my vegan husband. All have been very creative and flavorful. This comes from a non-vegan such as myself. We have all enjoyed having these delicious meals and have often ordered repeat dishes!”~Beverly “Lisa made a wonderful savory eggplant casserole and pasta meal … More Reviews

Carolina Caviar~

According to Wikipedia, pimiento cheese has been referred to as the “pâté of the South” or “Carolina caviar”. It was certainly a staple at our house! My grandmother preferred a dainty presentation: spread on thinly sliced (Pepperidge Farms) white sandwich bread with a faint smear of Duke’s mayonnaise. If she was on her way to a … More Carolina Caviar~

Crunchy Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies

Thanks to Ruth Graves Wakefield (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruth_Graves_Wakefield), Americans have been enjoying chocolate chip cookies since 1938. She was the owner of the Toll House Inn in Massachusetts and wanted something new to “wow” her guests. I think she nailed it. Here is a vegan and gluten-free twist on her iconic creation… Crunchy Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies … More Crunchy Chocolate Chip Quinoa Cookies

Carrot Cake Muffins

As we steam full speed ahead into late spring and early summer, it’s great to have healthy, grab-n-go options. In addition to being loaded with flavor, these moist muffins are also gluten-free and vegan too!  Oh, yes, there’s another perk…thanks to the tantalizing aroma of spices, they make your kitchen smell great too~just ask Merlin.CARROT … More Carrot Cake Muffins

Adventures in Produce

Stopped by one of my favorite spots to buy produce not long ago-the Mexican market, “Las Huerta”. In Spanish, “huerta” means garden or orchard. It’s a great place to pick up beautiful tomatoes, avocados and mangoes, but this time, something new caught my eye: prickly chayote. Deep green and covered in sharp little spikes, it’s certainly … More Adventures in Produce

Fennel Apple Salad

If you’ve not yet tried raw fennel-this recipe is for you! Fennel root, also known as fennel bulb, is rich in dietary fiber, vitamin C, potassium and manganese. Even better, it has a slightly sweet flavor and nice crunch! This salad is perfect for the holidays because it is both refreshing and festive-looking. The following … More Fennel Apple Salad