Category Archive: Quick/Easy

Fiesta Rice Recipe & Vegan Delish App Give-a-way!

Fiesta Rice
Nutmeg Notebook

When I make brown rice in my rice cooker I do up a big batch. The leftovers are divided into freezer containers for future use. One easy but very flavorful dish I use precooked rice for is what I call Fiesta Rice. Of course it’s also great with hot rice right out of the pot. …

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Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

Snickerdoodle Dessert Hummus

So I had this crazy idea the other day to make some kind of dessert/sweet hummus. I Googled dessert hummus and found out that it wasn’t so crazy and in fact many other like minded people had already figured out how to do just what I was thinking of. Thank you Google. I wasted no …

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Fill Me Up Not Out / Hiking Adventures

Western Azaleas Placer Big Trees Grove

The Salad is the main dish!If you have read any of the books regarding plant based food plans such as Eat To Live, Eat For Health, Unprocessed, Forks Over Knives or Engine 2 My Beef With Meat – just to mention a few. One of the take-a-ways from all of them is to make nutritious foods, especially …

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Thai Slaw

Thai Slaw Engine 2

I never knew raw cabbage could taste this awesome! It only takes about 15 minutes of prep work and you will be rewarded with the most amazing crunchy, delicious, flavorful but yet healthy slaw. The Thai flavored sauce marries prepared salsa and natural peanut butter with just a touch of maple syrup, a tiny bit of …

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Mexican Quinoa, Brown Rice & Beans

Mexican Quinoa Rice & Beans
Nutmeg Notebook

As many of you know I do love Mexican food and it just happens to fit in quite well with my new food plan. Last night I needed something quick and easy to make for dinner – you know what it’s like when you first get home after a trip. You aren’t quite ready to …

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