Pumpkin Kalamata Kale Lasagna

I love lasagna. It's really one of my very favorite foods, but I don't take the time to make it very often. I always hope that someone will make it for me 🙂 .  But it's been a very long time, so I wanted to make some and add a new spin on it. Since… Continue reading Pumpkin Kalamata Kale Lasagna


Ideas for a Vegan Thanksgiving

We're now in the midst of that time of year when we are surrounded by the most food ~ Halloween through New Year's, with its abundance of parties and social gatherings. Really, I think we should be surrounded by food all year long, but that's just me 🙂 But being vegan or trying to eat… Continue reading Ideas for a Vegan Thanksgiving


Pumpkin Rice Rounds

OK, I'll tell you right now that I struggled with what to call these things.  They are based on a loaf recipe, but they are certainly not a loaf.  I typed in "Pumpkin Rice Cakes" but then was afraid that people would think I'd made pumpkin-flavored rice cakes.  And they aren't muffins, although they were… Continue reading Pumpkin Rice Rounds


Pumpkin Butter Smoothie

Ah, fall! While we miss the fresh juicy fruits and baby greens of summer, autumn brings lots of fruits and vegetables that are powerhouses of nutrition. One of my favorites is pumpkin. Pumpkin  is rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. It is one of the fruits featuring the highest levels of vitamin A,… Continue reading Pumpkin Butter Smoothie