In the Southern United States, Hoppin’ John (a traditional soul food) is thought to bring prosperity in the New Year. The story goes, that the peas are supposed to bring you good luck and the greens are supposed to bring you money. I am not southern, but man do I love black eyed peas and I love greens so when I first read about this tradition, I was all over it.
This truly came together in 5 easy minutes. I doubled the recipe because we wanted leftovers. Literally, this is by far the easiest recipe ever. So easy my husband or 10 year old could probably follow it.
A few days before Plant Stock, Mike took himself off all cholesterol medications telling me it was his way of ensuring that he would never be tempted to cheat on the diet. We immersed ourselves in the program that weekend, tasted new recipes and learned from all of the presenters as well as the great people we met all weekend.
I just returned from Plant Stock 2018 recharged, inspired and motivated to continue my whole food, plant based lifestyle. Plant Stock was a three-day event held at the Blue Ridge Assembly in the Black Mountain area outside of Asheville, North Carolina.
Watermelon, pickles, potatoes, bananas … these sound like prime summer-time picnic foods right? Believe it or not, these foods are often used as fuel in an ultramarathon event (which is considered any distance over 26.2miles).
They are also foods that Australian Elite Ultrarunner Lucy Bartolomew says she enjoys both on and off the trails.
In our Engine 2 Seven-Day Rescue Challenge Facebook group, one of the biggest questions we hear from our 11,000+ members is one that I’m sure many of you have at least considered from time to time: How do I get my fami...
For the past couple of years, I have been playing in my 'Recipe Lab' - also known as my kitchen. I love playing with food. I am not terribly fond of recipes. In fact, I really don't like measuring things. My gran...