Fresh & Clean

Don’t you wish your store bought grapes came ready to eat? Sadly they don’t. Instead they arrive covered with a film that likely includes dirt and pesticides. Here’s a tip for thoroughly cleaning your grapes.   Place your grapes into a collander. Sprinkle your grapes with baking soda. The baking soda is your cleanser.  Sparingly…

Vegan Cornbread

Growing up if my mom wanted to make cornbread quickly we reached for Jiffy Cornbread Mix. As an adult, I did the same. When I went vegan things got interesting and since cornbread is a Sunday dinner staple, naturally one of the first labels I checked was the Jiffy. The ingredient list included chicken fat. …

Creamy Dreamy Tomato Soup

When I went vegan I had the benefit of consulting with a team of registered dietitians that also happen to be my coworkers. They have been amazing supporters and a wealth of knowledge. In addition to helping me develop a meal plan, they often share great recipes. Here’s an especially delicious one! Creamy Dreamy Tomato…