Category Archive: Quick/Easy

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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Rip’s Big Bowl Breakfast/My New Bike

Rip's Big Bowl

Breakfast has always been the most difficult meal of the day for me – I struggle with what to have that will be filling and nutritious but not take a lot of time make. When I read about the Engine 2 food plan and Rip’s Big Bowl for breakfast I knew it was going to …

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Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Balsamic Reduction / NuNatural Stevia New Flavors

Pork Tenderloin Medallions with Balsamic Reduction

Pork Tenderloin is such an amazing and versatile cut of meat. It’s lean and so easy to cook making it perfect for just about any day of the week. When you slice pork tenderloin and cook it on the stove top it becomes an easy weeknight entrée. This recipe includes a balsamic reduction that is nothing …

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