Vegan Cheese Dip

I feel a rant coming on so I’m going to begin by lightening the mood. Take a look at my adorable dog and his new giant rope! Okay. Now that that’s out-of-the-way… I’ve gotta be honest, the stuff in the “dairy-free” cheese section of the natural foods stores reeeeeaaaallly freaks me out. So many INGREDIENTS. Why my…

Tomato and Roasted Fennel Soup

Originally posted on The Clean Plate:
The Original Urban Solace Version, complete with grilled cheese and sweet potato fries My husband used to work at a restaurant in San Diego. Not gonna lie, this restaurant makes some pretty delicious meals and my man is one of their biggest fans. He loves many a dish on…

Vegan Nut and Herb Lettuce Wraps

All things are swell here in San Clemente. It’s looking like we have some rain headed out way tomorrow which is just fine with me. I love the sun but it’s nice to get some variety and have the air and earth all cleaned up by shower or two. I’ve been advancing in my surfing…

Basil Cream Sauce

  So this is what it takes for me to actually sit down and compile my first blog post… a rainy day. Pathetic I know, but it was just the motivation I needed to get this thing off and running. I have just finished my 4th week at Bauman College on a quest to become…