Category Archives: Recipes

Mushroom Scallion Rice

Mushroom Scallion Rice | Exfoodie.com

I love rice, it was one of the first things I learned to cook as a kid. I remember my mother teaching me exactly how to make it, it’s one of the few memories I have of her. I couldn’t have been much more than 8 years old at the time; I remember feeling really…

White bean puree

Easy Bean Puree | exfoodie.com

Sundays are usually pretty relaxed around here. Yesterday while my son played Minecraft, I framed some art. There is nothing cuter than children’s art. My son painted these a few years ago and they still make me smile every time I look at them. I love that self portrait in the middle This one is…

Fried rice two ways

For those busy nights when my husband works late and my son has soccer practice it’s important for me to find a dinner recipe that cooks quickly and also reheats well. This fried rice recipe is perfect for those nights. It’s so easy to make and it works well in my house where we have…

Strength training and clarified butter

Yesterday a friend of mine told me about another group class at the YMCA, you know how much I love group classes.  When I got home from my first class today I had so much energy and focus. I exercise regularly and my energy level is good on most days, but there was something different…

Vegan MoFo day 1

Vegetables ready for the juicer

Fall has made it to San Antonio at last, at least for today that is. It was so great to have the windows open this morning and to spend the day outside. It’s such a relief to actually feel a breeze especially after we suffered through a really, really hot summer. I started my morning…

Basil pesto and a lazy dinner

vegan basil pesto

When my husband works late I like to embrace my lazy side and put together a quick dinner that is mainly raw vegetables and a soup. Last week was made up of may nights like this. I was craving pesto so I made a quick batch to dip my vegetables in and enjoyed a light…

Roasted tomatillo and poblano salsa

Tomatillo and poblano salsa

I got this recipe from my sister Nancy, who overheard a women tell it to her friend at the Whole Foods in TriBeCa, so naturally I had to try it. This salsa is great over everything. I made it last night for our family dinner and it was a big hit. Most of my family…

Mushrooms and green juice

Texas mushrooms

It’s no secret that I love mushrooms, they are one of my favorite foods. Last week at the farmers market I picked up some really beautiful ones. Just look at that gorgeous bunch of mushrooms. These were so delicious roasted in the oven with a little olive oil. The crispy bits were especially tasty. The…

Raw sprouted lentil recipes

Lentil salad

Sprouted lentils have become a winter staple for me; they are so delicious and very versatile. Sometimes I cheat a little and forgo sprouting them myself. I love these pre-sprouted organic lentils, they are the ultimate “fast food”. All you need to do it soak them for a few hours and then you are ready…

What I ate today

Last month my Twitter friend @slc_vgn came up with a great idea. She thought it would be fun to blog about what we ate for a day to show people how easy it is to eat vegan. I thought this was a great idea and decided to join in. We randomly chose today, but then…