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  • Why My Chai Recipe Has Become My Best Friend

    April 17th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman

    I happen to LOVE the taste of chai.  It’s a cozy flavor that is great in tea, smoothies, sweets and more.  And even better is that chai is super good for you.   I want to share my chai recipe so that it’s really easy for [...] Read More

  • Southwest Black Bean and Quinoa Salad

    March 22nd, 2018 by Audrey Weidman

    I had a hankering for a southwest beans and rice-type dish.  But rather than rice, I decided on quinoa.  Quinoa is so versatile.  It isn’t a grain, but it tastes like one.  It is an ancient seed crop from the Andes.  What is unique about [...] Read More

  • Purple Heaven – My Kind Of Coleslaw

    March 16th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman

    What’s the best coleslaw you ever had?  Mine is Purple Heaven – a combination of purple and green cabbage with a sweet tangy surprise.  It’s the perfect accompaniment to shredded chicken or pulled pork, or just as a side.

    I recently had a “cooking party” at [...] Read More

  • Gluten Free Oatmeal Berry Muffins

    February 27th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman

    This time of year berries are in every grocery store at good prices.  I really enjoy eating them.  And it doesn’t hurt that they are also low-glycemic and vitamin packed!  I decided to make gluten free oatmeal berry muffins since I had a hankering and [...] Read More

  • Tizzy Liscious Carob Cookies

    February 21st, 2018 by Audrey Weidman

    My friend Liz Pilotto is a woman of many talents.  She cuts hair and helps me and others to look their very best (she’s a miracle worker), she is an expert in therapeutic oils, she knows almost everything about holistic health, and she’s a great [...] Read More

  • Versatile and Creamy Avocado Dressing

    January 19th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman

    I was inspired to make a southwest chicken salad and thought a creamy avocado dressing sounded like just the ticket.  OMG – did I ever score with this one – if I do say so myself.  This dressing is so rich and creamy.  And versatile [...] Read More

  • I was on the look out for a shredded chicken recipe that actually had some flavor and that you could put on auto-pilot.  And I found it!  Most of the shredded chicken recipes I’ve seen just looked really bland.  If I was going to make [...] Read More

  • I’m always interested in incorporating more plants into my diet.  When I saw this recipe being made on TV – it reminded me of the wilted spinach salad with bacon dressing – but so much healthier.  It is a versatile recipe, especially when vegetarians and [...] Read More

  • How To Make Roasted Veggies – Super Easy

    January 6th, 2018 by Audrey Weidman

    A great and tasty way to get veggies throughout the week is by roasting them on your prep day.  For me, a good day to do this is Sunday afternoon, after I finish with my  grocery shopping.  You can rewarm the roasted veggies easily throughout [...] Read More

  • Sweet Potato Black Bean Burgers Your Family Will Love

    December 31st, 2017 by Audrey Weidman

    There’s a little restaurant called The Prairie Canary in Grinnell, Iowa that we used to visit when our daughters attended Grinnell College.  It’s a gem – a hip place in a small midwestern town “serving comfort food with flair”.

    During one of our visits, I didn’t [...] Read More