Gail’s Lasagna {a family tradition}


I got an email from the folks at Patience Brewster asking to participate in a Mother’s Day project. If you have never heard of Patience Brewster, you must check out her website. Ms. Brewster is an artist who makes unique ornaments (and other things). She also has a blog, where she recently paid tribute to…

Jumbo Red Velvet Brownie Cupcakes {with Chocolate Cream Cheese Frosting}


  For my coworker Jessica’s third anniversary at work, I knew I wanted to make something special. Enter the red velvet cupcake brownie that I’ve made several iterations of over the years. The last time I made the cupcake, the cake pulled right off the brownie. Actually, the brownie stuck to the cupcake liner! I…

Zucchini, Quinoa and Mushroom Veggie Burgers


   I’m preparing to kick meat and dairy to the curb 3 to 5 days of the week, possibly more. To be honest, I don’t eat that much meat to begin with so kicking meat to the curb won’t be super difficult. It’s the dairy part I struggle with! That’s why I say I’m going…

Healthy Avocado and Egg Breakfast Sandwich


A few days ago I made a commitment to myself that I would eat vegan Monday through Friday. Why? A couple of reasons. One, I got a rather sharp email from my doctor shaming me for my slightly high cholesterol levels and telling me I need to stop eating greasy food. I was ready to…