Tag: Side Dish

Vegan Ranch Style Beans

Vegan Ranch Style Beans

Made in an Instant Pot, Crock Pot, or plain, old stove top pot, Vegan Ranch Style Beans will become a family staple.

9 Minute Broccoli

9 Minute Broccoli

I was invited to a women’s empowerment event a few years ago to discuss the nexus between mental health and what we eat. Johns Hopkins psychiatrist Dr. Milena Smith began the day with a useful acronym for managing the stressors in our lives – NEST. Nutrition, 

Soul Seasoned Fries

Soul Seasoned Fries

The Mayor and Tucson City Council last night decided not to step into the 21st Century but double down on a $2 million dollar increase to the Tucson Police Department, an entity that has proven itself more lethal, i.e. racist, than the prevailing crime rate 

Cilantro Quinoa

Cilantro Quinoa

I generally hate updated versions of old classics. Let’s just be frank, very few of us can cover like Luther did with “Creepin’” so don’t try has been my philosophy for a long time. Go forth people and create anew! But Cilantro Quinoa defied the 

Tasty Teff

Tasty Teff

I grew up dining upon rice at least once a week, perhaps more, so it is with great displeasure I have ceased consumption due to alarming high levels of arsenic. If you follow me you know I’m a quinoa queen but am also open to 

Quinoa Italiana

Quinoa Italiana

According to Whole Foods Market and Forbes Magazine, West African cuisine is one of the top ten food trends for 2020. No surprise to me because some of the best food I have had in the world was in West Africa – Cote D’Ivoire, Nigeria