3 posts in group mushrooms

Creamy Mushroom Potato Casserole

I have been on a potato kick lately. Sweet potatoes, yellow potatoes, red potatoes, purple potatoes....fried, baked, boiled, mashed...hashbrowns, fries, and pureed. ENDLESS VERSIONS AND COLORS AND SHAPES! Part of the reason I have been part of the potato party was because I wanted to semi partake in the "potato challenge". The other reason is that I am Russian and I LOVE potatoes!!! Anywhoo... I wanted to make the ultimate potato casserole that was hearty, cheesy, creamy and used ... Continue Reading

Vegan Thanksgiving Nachos

A lot can be said about Thanksgiving, some good and some bad. For the majority it is a National "Holiday" where people enjoy the day off with lots of food, family and friends. This year however, will be a little different celebration. To me, Thanksgiving is no longer a "normal" holiday it is actually my Vegan Anniversary. Yes, one year ago was my last small sliver of meat. WOOOHOOO!! Yes, I am alive and thriving! This year we will be having an all Vegan Thanksgiving and it will be ... Continue Reading

Immune Boosting Salad

Blah... As I child, I was sick often. My immune system was terrible and I basically lived from cold to cold. My family attributed my weakened immune system to the proximity of my place of birth (Minsk, Belarus) to the Chernobyl Power Plant Explosion. No direct radiation poisoning, we assume the affected crops indirectly caused several of my health problems. As a result of my immune system, I have spent the beginning portion of my adult life strengthening it to the levels of wolverine or ... Continue Reading