Mother’s Day is the day to celebrate all the wonderful mothers in your life. Whether it is your biological mother, or the woman in your life that's been there for you through thick and thin, Mother’s Day is the day to celebrate these amazing women in your life. Mother Earth is another mother that you won’t want to forget. The good news is you can celebrate all the moms while showing Mother Earth a little love in the process. Many mothers will receive a beautiful bouquet of flowers at ... Continue Reading
Enjoy a rich, guilt-free chestnut soup this Thanksgiving.
Around Thanksgiving, people always ask me how, as a vegetarian I survive a turkey-free day. With hors d’oeuvres, soup, stuffing, and 5 or 6 vegetable side dishes, I have way more food than usual. In fact, I could stop at the soup. I usually make a rich chestnut soup for our family gathering, a crowd-pleasing soup that is also deceptively easy to make. The key is to buy peeled chestnuts, in a can or jar. These are not the candied chestnuts, used in baking, just whole roasted ... Continue Reading
Think about dressing the turkey but also doing the same for the table.
Whether you’re a Martha Stewart wannabe or someone who could care less about the details entertaining can bring out your inner design diva. So, if you’re hosting your friends and family for Thanksgiving you need to not only think about dressing the turkey but also doing the same for the table. If the thought of preparing the whole feast and adding some flair into your decor has you breaking out in a sweat, follow these tips to create a stunning table setting - stress free: 1. Run with ... Continue Reading