Month: April 2011

Justin’s Nut Butters!! My new favorite peanut Butter!

I LOVE Justin’s peanut butter cups so I decided to try Justin’s peanut butter and it is really creamy and delicious! Justin’s only use the highest quality natural and organic ingredients that are sustainably harvested and found as locally as possible. They don’t just have peanut butter, Justin’s has 8 different nut butters to choose from. I can’t wait to try them all.

Tempeh & sauteed kale over quinoa with a homemade peanut dressing

Last night I made my favorite dinner! Tempeh & sautéed kale over quinoa. I also made a peanut dressing to drizzle on top. It was very tasty! Peanut Sauce: 3/4 cup coconut milk 1/3 cup crunchy peanut butter 4 tsp light brown sugar 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce 1/2 tsp red curry paste Cut tempeh into triangles and boil for 10 minutes. Saute tempeh in a pan in olive oil make quinoa using low sodium vegetable broth (I used Pacific foods) saute kale in olive oil drizzle homemade peanut sauce over meal and ENJOY!

Asparagus & Zucchini-Pesto Lasagna

1/3 cup Bob’s Red Mill gluten free all purpose flour 3 1/2 cups soy milk, divided 6 Tbs. pesto*, or more to taste 2 Tbs. grated Parmesan cheese, plus additional for garnish, optional 1 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. ground white pepper 2 tsp. olive oil 1 1/4 lb. asparagus spears, tips cut off and reserved, spears trimmed and chopped into 1/4-inch pieces 1 julienned zucchini 1 clove garlic, minced (about 1 tsp.) 16 whole wheat lasagna noodles (9 oz.) 2 cups shredded Fontina cheese (8 oz.), divided DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 350F. Whisk flour and 1/2 cup soy milk in saucepan until smooth. Gradually whisk in remaining soy milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly, and boil 1 minute, or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in pesto, Parmesan, salt and pepper. Reserve 1 cup white sauce. Warm oil in large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chopped asparagus (not tips) and the julienned zucchini and cook, stirring often, 5 minutes, or until tender. Add garlic; cook, stirring, 1 minute, and season to …

Lemonade Cafe

One of my favorite spots to grab a fun lunch is Lemonade! I love the grade-school cafeteria theme, it takes me back to elementary school, but this food I actually want to eat!  When dining at Lemonade just grab a tray, slide down the counter and pick what you would like to eat. Don’t forget to choose one of their delicious lemonade’s! Old Fashioned, Blueberry Mint, Rosemary Watermelon and Peach Ginger just to name a few. All of the food is fresh & seasonal and there are plenty of vegan and vegetarian options. Go try one of the locations http://www.lemonadela.com!