smoky carrot hummus

You all know hummus right? Chickpeas (garbanzo beans), tahini (sesame seed paste), lemon juice, spices & garlic all blitzed together to make a delicious dip-like paste. Super simple. Middle Eastern in origin (so it’s said – also spread to North African & Mediterranean), hummus gained considerable popularity in western culture, especially of late & now we’re seeing many…  [Read More]

roasted pumpkin, cauliflower & spinach curry

I’m ready for autumn, or fall as it’s called here. Falltumn. Actually I’ve been ready for falltumn since…March. It’s not just the respite from the unrelenting Florida heat I’m looking forward to…it’s the food & the cooking of soups, stews & roasts; being able to open windows & doors to let some fresh air in;…  [Read More]

sensational dairy-free chocolate ice creams

Take the dairy & sugar out of ice cream & what do you have left…eggs…& maybe flavoring masquerading as vanilla? These ice creams are without the ingredients that actually make ice cream so good & they were delicious. So I have to say I was impressed – hence the title “sensational”, they deserve it. I’m now…  [Read More]

day 2 & coconut fruit breakfast

There’s all sorts of opinions out there on breakfast. What’s good, what’s bad & everything in between. A lot of what a person has for breakfast is determined by time, ingredients on hand, dietary restrictions, taste (of course) & money. The old adage “eat like a king for breakfast…” has never held much merit for me…  [Read More]

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