Meatless Monday – Lentil Shepherd’s Pie

The leaves are starting to turn and the nights are getting colder which has me thinking comfort-food thoughts! But we’ve been making an effort to eat less meat for a while now and breaking that with a big ol’ slab of beefy shepherd’s pie is a...

Viva La Revolucion

I love having the TED talks on while I’m working, they’re very inspiring. This week I found Jamie Oliver’s TED Prize talk, which was great and not just a little bit scary.  The new season of Food Revolution has been on a bit of a hiatus so I’ve...

Veggie Tales

One of the things I’ve been reading up on for the last couple of months is the vegan diet and lifestyle. I have a new friend who walks the walk and she’s been sharing all kinds of new food ideas and information with me. While I certainly admire her...

Happy Boxing Day!

To me, “Boxing Day” is just the day after Christmas. A holiday, (yay!) but truthfully it never occurred to me that there may be more to it than that, or that it didn’t get it’s name because that’s the day when you put the ornaments back...

Hanukkah Hollah!

With thanks to my very generous Jewish friends, I have learned a lot in the last couple of years about their heritage and faith.  It’s full of wonderful family traditions, stories, holidays and of course, the food! Tonight, my friends will be lighting their 3rd...