Grilled Asparagus with Gribiche & Crispy Prosciutto.

I just had a realization that these little Paleo/Plant-based meals could be tapas! And this one for sure. This little dish is way too elegant for a 1pm snack on a Wednesday, but I’m not complaining. Here’s how it’s done: There are three easy-to-make components of this dish ~ all of which you can make and store in your fridge until it’s all used up. … Continue reading Grilled Asparagus with Gribiche & Crispy Prosciutto.

Vegan Ranch Dressing.

I wasn’t going to post my boring salad dinner tonight, but this dressing was so delicious that I just had to. Okay listen ~ this isn’t the prettiest picture but I wanted to post the evidence of a creamy, delicious, but VEGAN ranch dressing! Here’s the recipe: VEGAN RANCH DRESSING Drop the following in a blender: 1/4 cup coconut yogurt (yogurt made with coconut milk … Continue reading Vegan Ranch Dressing.

eggs benedict ~ featuring vegan holiday sauce.

hey kids ~ gather ’round for STORY TIME! (if you’re busy and just need the dang recipe, scroll down) a few years ago, the hub and i were driving out of town, and we stopped to get breakfast at one of your typical pancake-n-eggs restaurants.  i ordered an omelette with a side of hollandaise sauce and the woman thought i was speaking martian.  she had … Continue reading eggs benedict ~ featuring vegan holiday sauce.

lettuce-free salad.

hello friends. this is a gentle reminder from your loving, veggie-obsessed blogger… salads don’t have to have lettuce in them. here’s the evidence… who needs boring lettuce? you can make a yummy salad like this, and put it in the fridge, dressed and all, and it will just get better and better over the next few days. it’s such a healthy and quick snack. and … Continue reading lettuce-free salad.

mom’s “candy” roasted veggies.

today marks day 17 of the WHOLE 30.  but really ~ my elimination diet has transformed into the SOBRIETY 30.  so i’ve been a little loose with the food, and focusing totally on not drinking.  i’m dealing with lots of emotions i haven’t addressed in a long time, but i’m finding that i have soon much more energy every single day.  better sleep too. any … Continue reading mom’s “candy” roasted veggies.

pink latte? what?

i just had to try this immune-boosting pink latte i heard about on TV.  it’s all the rage in larger cities (than mine) and i hope it’s coming to KC soon.  well, i guess, technically, it did!  it came to pixy’s kitchen anyway. it is absolutely DELICIOUS, y’all. wait till you hear what’s in this latte. i don’t even want to tell you.  i’m afraid … Continue reading pink latte? what?

juices and smoothies 101.

hello lovely readers!!!!  things have been a little cra-a-a-a-azy around here lately.  weird health issues, big accomplishments, and lots of running around like free-range chickens. the house is a mess. the laundry is piled high ~ both dirty and clean. and the to-do lists are running our lives.  who’s with me on this wild ride called life?  and i don’t even have KIDS!  mommies ~ … Continue reading juices and smoothies 101.

“anything goes” green detox soup.

welcome to the dreary and boring winters of kansas city.  not nearly enough snow, no sun, no nothing. the only drama one can drum up is in the kitchen. i don’t know if a healthy, hearty, green detox soup is dramatic, but it sure makes me feel like i can do anything. two weeks ago, i did a juice fast.  just for three days.  it … Continue reading “anything goes” green detox soup.