Vegan Parmesan Cheese

Parmesan cheese is one of the most difficult dairy products  to give up.  It’s soooooo damn good!  From time to time I’ll indulge in the real deal but until recently I’ve been using Parma-Veg (an organic and vegan Parmesan cheese substitute that is largely made of walnuts).  Then I found out how to make my own version of vegan Parmesan […]

Vegan Pesto is oh so good.

Vegan Pesto

Pasta and pesto go hand in hand and this vegan pesto is oh-so-good.  Give this a try.  You’ll love it.  I swear.   Vegan Pesto   Print Prep time 10 mins Cook time 2 mins Total time 12 mins   This stuff is good on everything. Well, maybe not ice cream but you can put […]

Sweet potato noodles with pesto sauce.

Sweet Potato Pasta

This recipe is silly simple.  You gotta’ try it. Spiralized Sweet Potato Noodles   Print Prep time 5 mins Cook time 5 mins Total time 10 mins   These are tricky to make. Don’t be tempted to eat the sweet potato raw. Raw sweet potato is starch bomb and very difficult for your gutty-wuts to […]


Produce Aisle Adoption

Last week I swung by the grocery store to pick up a few items.  As I was selecting primo flat beans from an Everest scale pile I noticed the leather faced Italian man beside me mowing back fava beans freshly plucked from the pods.  He was making a disapproving clucking sound while leering at my […]


Energy Saving Cooking Tip

Did you know you don’t have to cook pasta with water at a rolling boil?   TRY THIS: bring your water to a boil and toss your pasta in.  Let it boil for 2 minutes then turn off the stove and throw the lid on the pot and let it sit for about 20 minutes. […]

Best Priced Organic Pasta

 Sometimes there is nothing better than a serving of pasta.  I have inflicted whole wheat, brown rice, buckwheat, kamut – you name it types of pasta on my family but every now and then we all crave durum wheat semolina flour pasta – AKA white pasta.  The prices on this stuff ranges far and wide […]