Last week I met my friend Susan in my old neighborhood. When we were trying to figure out a restaurant, she suggested Real Food Daily. The restaurant is literally a block and a half from my old condo so it was easy for me to find.
This is a true plant-based whole food diet restaurant! The menu is an intriguing mix of plant-based food (vegan), local and organic dishes. The thing I appreciated most about the menu was there was no guessing about content. The selections were all marked for easy reference: Soy-Free, Gluten-Free and Nut Free. The only problem was making a decision. I am not used to having that many selections on a menu. As a vegetarian I usually have 3 or 4 choices so making a decision is simple. (more…)
Posted in additive-free food, diary-free food, gluten-free food, Mexican, plant based diet, vegan, vegetarian
Tagged Cuisine of the Southwestern United States, Mexican cuisine, plant-based food, plant-based whole food diet restaurant, Squash, Tostada
We had a great time in New Orleans, but were very glad to get home. No place like it!
We got in late, tired and very hungry – bad combination! The fridge was bare and all the frozen entrees would take at least 20 minutes to thaw. Fortunately we have canned food in the pantry and a garden to raid. (more…)
Posted in Beans, Cote Home Grown Fare, fresh veggies, gluten-free food, Mexican, Protein, vegan, vegetarian
Tagged Corn tortilla, Cuisine of the Southwestern United States, Mexican cuisine, Taco, Tex-Mex cuisine
My favorite food next to Italian is Mexican. I am not sure if it is the tomato or the comfort of pasta and tortillas. Whatever it is, I am hooked.
I have not made Enchiladas in a long time. They are messy and a little time consuming. But I had the extra time today so I ended up making 2 medium size pans – one to eat now and one to freeze and eat later. (more…)
Posted in Beans, diary-free food, fresh veggies, vegan, vegetarian, Whole Food Plant-Based recipes
Tagged Cashew Cheese, Cuisine of the Southwestern United States, Enchilada, Mexican cuisine, plant based diet, Tortilla, Vegan recipe, Vegetarian recipe