I really like to cook. I enjoy the challenge when my cupboards are bare and I am able to create a nourishing and delicious meal. Most of the time, though, I have a meal plan/menu that I follow to keep life easy and simple. For me, simplicity is the key to staying plant-strong.
It’s fun to
Do you have any guilty pleasures? If you want to know the truth, mine, is watching infomercials. I am drawn to them like moths to a light. And, I really love the ones that promote anything you can use in the kitchen. I have a shelf in mine that is dedicated to infomercial purchases. The
Dinner in a Few Minutes
Sometimes, I just don’t feel like cooking. Sometimes, my freezer is bare. Sometimes, the day just gets away from you! And sometimes, I want a magic Plant-Strong Kitchen Genie to show up in my kitchen. No genies have appeared just yet. And with that clock ticking, I wanted to share with
Before we get to Char’s post, we want to wish her a very happy and plant-strong birthday!
Thank you Char for all you do to make this world a better (and more plant-strong) place!
Generally, I like to discuss time saving tips in the kitchen, while shopping etc. So many times, I hear people tell me about
I grew up living atop my grandparents’ Italian restaurant. It was my sandbox, it is where I learned to cook and play. When I became plant-strong, I wasn’t quite sure I could cook the Italian foods I grew up with, especially without using oils and cheeses. But you know what? It has been easy…and delicious
Saving Time with Char
I’m not Martha Stewart or Katie Brown (two of my kitchen idols), but I do have some tricks up my sleeves. And although I am the Queen of Shortcuts, I do have some other scaffolding in place that helps me save time on my plant-strong journey. This organizational skill makes me feel
Saving Time with Char
Several months ago, I had received a card, and it was addressed to “The Queen of Shortcuts.” I laughed to myself, but the card’s writer said to me, “You always have a shortcut, not everyone else does.” I’d never thought about it, but I think I do have a shortcut for most
Before I began this plant-strong journey, quite frankly I only knew of kale in one form. It was the garnish on the famed “diet platter,” you know, the one with a burger, cling peach, lettuce, oh, and cottage cheese. But, these days, the word “kale” is either used as an adjective or a noun. I
Before we hear from Char today, we want to officially welcome her as the newest member to our Engine 2 Team! Char has been a part of our E2 family for a few years (as you will read below). We thought it was the perfect day to welcome her onto our team! Please leave her