Mango Carpaccio with Spinach, Dates and Candied Pecans
Appetizers, Quick and Easy, Salads, Vegan

Mango Carpaccio Salad with Spinach, Dates and Honeyed Pecans

Carpaccio on a vegetarian food blog?!  Never!  But wait!  This recipe is not your normal carpaccio and I'll tell you why .... mango makes the difference .... Historically, carpaccio is thinly sliced raw meat or fish, which is served as an appetizer, however, I decided that vegetarians don't have to miss out on this delicacy… Continue reading Mango Carpaccio Salad with Spinach, Dates and Honeyed Pecans

Plant Based Baked Sweet Potato Nachos with Guacamole
Appetizers, Lunch, Quick and Easy, Snacks, Vegan

Plant Based Sweet Potato Nachos with Creamy Guacamole

Nachos are a dish that nearly everyone loves, but made with corn tortilla chips and a slathering of cheese, they aren't usually viewed as "healthy".  For the theme of "Healthy Snack" for The Little Plantation's 12-Day Photography Challenge on Instagram, I decided to create a healthy version of this treat.  Read on to see how… Continue reading Plant Based Sweet Potato Nachos with Creamy Guacamole

Sun-dried Tomatoes with Basil and Garlic ~ a recipe from the markets of Southern France
Appetizers, Quick and Easy

Sun-Dried Tomatoes Provençal

Who doesn't love images of the South of France and, particularly visions of the many tasty French food creations.  Markets abound, not only in each city, but in each village, with cheeses, meats, and produce displayed in arrays of creativity and with a certain cultural and regional pride. The array of culinary works of art… Continue reading Sun-Dried Tomatoes Provençal