Appetizers/Snacks · Party Ideas · Recipes · Vegan/Vegetarian

Maple and Tamari Almonds

I have the Mister Rogers’ song, “Won’t you be my neighbor,” stuck in my head. Why?  Well, do I really need a reason?  Okay, I do have a reason.  Our friends recently moved into the neighborhood!  I wanted to do something special for them, modern JELL-O mold style (except without the mold).  Are you still… Continue reading Maple and Tamari Almonds

Recipes · Sides · Vegan/Vegetarian

Orzo with Apples, Cranberries and Toasted Almonds {Vegetarian}

Tis the season for comfort food.  During these chilly days and nights, it is easy to indulge in heavier dishes — with all the soups and chilis and bacon out there (oooh bacon, how I love thee).  This dish warms the soul with its creamy, rich orzo yet the fruit and fresh herbs keep it… Continue reading Orzo with Apples, Cranberries and Toasted Almonds {Vegetarian}