BBQ Jalapeño-Pineapple-Chicken in a Skillet

My recipe link Delicious and Fast with a little kick Chicken combines the rich flavor of barbecue sauce with sweet pineapple!  And a kick of jalapeño A simple, family favorite, weeknight dinner. Chicken – Jalapeño- Pineapple-BBQ https://flexitarianforlife.wordpress.com/2018/06/20/bbq-pineapple-jalapeno-chicken-in-a-skillet/

Vegan Potato and Corn Chowder

Vegan Potato Corn Chowder The best way to conquer cold bones on a chilly day is a corn chowder recipe that is easy to make and warms your bones. Put on your comfy pants and thick socks and make a big pot of this chowder. INGREDIENTS •1 small onion, cut into ¼-inch dice (about 1Continue reading “Vegan Potato and Corn Chowder”

Sweet Potato Corn Chowder

I love this anytime of the year but especially when it’s cold wet and rainy out. It’s so comforting and warming. It’s the kind of chowder that warms the bones. I also have a vegan version I will also post. Sweet Potato Corn Chowder Ingredients 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 4 slices thick-cut bacon, cut intoContinue reading “Sweet Potato Corn Chowder”

Cheese Balls Even A Recipe for A Vegan Cheeseball…

There are a lot of cheese ball recipes out there but these Quick and Delicious Cheese Ball Recipes are my favorite ones. When I was growing up I always remember the cheese balls. But they were never homemade like the cookies. They came from Hickory Farms. And all the ones premade have so many thingsContinue reading “Cheese Balls Even A Recipe for A Vegan Cheeseball…”

Gluten-Free Flatbread with Rosemary, Sea Salt and Olive Oil

I have what may be a gluten sensitivity so I’m trying to stay away from what I love and that’s bread wheat and nut bread especially. And as a treat I’m learning to make things gluten free. It’s a learning experience …. I hope this recipe comes out ok…. Ingredients 1/2 cup tapioca starch 1/2Continue reading “Gluten-Free Flatbread with Rosemary, Sea Salt and Olive Oil”

Coconut & Cacao Chip Macaroons Gluten Free

Gluten Free doesn’t mean boring These cookies are delicious and moist and gluten free! You’ll need: 1 cup shredded unsweetened coconut 1/2 cup + 1 tsp coconut milk 4 Tbsp maple syrup 1 Tbsp coconut flour Pinch of cinnamon Pinch of fresh ground vanilla Pinch of Himalayan sea salt 1/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate (or cacao)Continue reading “Coconut & Cacao Chip Macaroons Gluten Free”

Spaghetti Squash Recipes

Spaghetti squash is often treated in an Italian manner by adding tomato sauce or herbs, but we love to experiment. So we have a Thai version and some easy mac and cheese It’s not a traditional pad thai by any means, but it’s a lovely variation. Enjoy! Spaghetti Squash Mac an Cheese What You NeedContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash Recipes”

Apple Cake

Ummm, apple-icious Apple Cake • 1/2 pound of butter, softened • 1 1/2 cups plus • 1 tablespoon of honey • 5 eggs, beaten • 3 tablespoons of vanilla • 1 cup of yogurt (or buttermilk) • 2 1/2 cups of unbleached flour • 2 cups of whole wheat pastry flour • 2 teaspoons ofContinue reading “Apple Cake”

Vegetable Sushi

This recipe is very versatile as you can use any ingredients you like. Sushi is very good for you and is absolutely delicious as well as being easy and enjoyable to make! Ingredients For the rice:  2 cups short-grain Japanese rice, rinsed 1/4 cup rice vinegar 1 tablespoons sugar For the rolls: 10 nori sheetsContinue reading “Vegetable Sushi”

Pasta and Chimichurri Sauce

I love to cook. But sometimes when your not feeling up to par I like something healthy and fast without ordering take out. This dish is on the table in no time. Enjoy Pasta and Chimichurri •16oz angel hair pasta Sauce •1 1/2 cup parsley •2 fresh basil leaves •4 cloves garlic •Juice of halfContinue reading “Pasta and Chimichurri Sauce”

Medicinal Mushrooms

Medicinal Effects of Maitake Mushrooms.  I would love to have one do over in life. I would go to college and become a food scientist. I find it fascinating that food can heal you … Scientific research has proven many health benefits of mushrooms. More than 50,000 scientific studies have verified the millennial experiences of traditionalContinue reading “Medicinal Mushrooms”

Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup & Vegan Mushroom Soup

My grandmother Thelma made fabulous everything. But she never or rarely used recipes. So by trial and error I have this soup pretty spot on. It’s warming and cozy. I hope you enjoy. INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon olive oil and a teaspoon of butter 8 ounces boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch chunks or 2Continue reading “Creamy Chicken and Mushroom Soup & Vegan Mushroom Soup”

BLT Pasta Salad

BLT Pasta Salad Serves 8 This bacon, lettuce and tomato pasta salad is great for a lunch or fast dinner night. INGREDIENTS 3 cups uncooked bow tie pasta 8 cups torn romaine lettuce 2 medium tomato, diced 8 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled 1/4 onion diced 2/3 cup ranch dressing 1 Tablespoon barbecue sauce 1/4Continue reading “BLT Pasta Salad”