Newtella

Gosh I have loved Nutella and yes, it’s bad for you..as in HORRIBLE!!! Here according to meghantelpner.com is the sad, sad truth: Nutritional Breakdown Nutella contains 70% saturated fat and processed sugar by weight.  A two-tablespoon (37 gram) serving of Nutella contains 200 calories including: 99 calories from 11 grams of fat (3.5g of which…

“Tastes Like Chicken!”

Vegan cooks spend a lot of time recreating the taste and texture of foods they no longer eat. This can be both wonderfully creative and supremely frustrating. Sometimes the fakery is completely convincing, sometimes it’s better to simply embrace an honest replacement. Enter the eggplant burger: Wash, partially peel (if you want) and slice the…

MILK- Does it really “do a body good?”

Three quick recommendations this morning: One is a documentary on Netflix (I know, I know..another documentary….SORRY!)  “What The Health” is an exposé that uncovers the deep ties between big food producing companies and groups like Susan G Komen, The American diabetes, lung and heart associations..and so on. It’s really a huge bummer to realize that…

Have FUN with your food!!

For the longest time, my husband would take a tortilla out of the bag, flop it over a metal one cup measuring cup, toast it in the toaster oven until browned, flip it upside down, burn at least one finger, and then fill the bowl-ish shape with the usual Mexican fixin’s. Tasted fine, but the…

Yes.. Brussel Sprout Pizza!

Intimidated by vegetarian cooking? I get it. Embracing anything new and different requires patience, experimentation and a willingness to bite into more than a few yucky final products. But sometimes.. sometimes you just get lucky. The following pizza recipe was originally nothing more than the happy collision of some veggies I found in my fridge…

Love at Second Bite?

I have always been open to the idea that I did something wrong the first time I made these for dinner.. We bought the Beyond Meat burgers, cooked them on the grill, placed them on buns, added toppings and almost gagged at our first bites. For the life of me I could NOT figure out…