Easy Salsa Recipe for Tomato Season or Year-Round

I love a fresh and easy salsa, and I rarely buy store-bought. Especially during tomato season. Utterly addictive, this bright and spicy easy salsa combines vine-ripened  tomatoes, chipotle peppers, onions, cilantro and garlic to bring out a rich and smokey flavor. I promise you will never want to buy commercially bottled again. I like to celebrate tomato season by making easy salsa,  tomato vinaigrette, roasted cherry tomatoes over pasta or a simple, delicious tomato sauce with a soffrito of … [Read more...]

Butternut Squash Soup with Apple & Pomegranate Salsa

Butternut Squash Soup

Creamy soups, casseroles and even muffins shine with the addition of sweet and golden butternut squash. Aside from being a delicious versatile ingredient, there are many, many health benefits. Let's discuss a few. Butternut squash is loaded with antioxidants including beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is considered one … [Read more...]

Roasted Chipotle Salsa & The Veganator Strikes Again

Roasted Chipotle Salsa & The Veganator Strikes Again My family likes to joke and call me the "Veganator" because I am always bringing up reasons for them not to eat the food they are ready to put in their mouth. They say, "watch out, here comes the Veganator!"  Well, I'm no Arnold Schwarzenegger but I can't help myself. After everything I have learned from my plant-based nutrition course at Cornell, my … [Read more...]