It’s time to celebrate!

Today LinkedIn has told the world (okay, maybe just my connections) that four years ago on this date, Plateful of Soul was born. It's hard to believe. Thank goodness for the Internet. If it wasn't for Facebook reminding me of people's birthdays, I would probably never remember their special days on time. If it wasn't [...]

Butternut Squash Spaghetti Sauce

Here is a recipe I whipped up recently. Because I never make anything small, this makes a lot...but easy enough to freeze some for later meals! Butternut Squash Spaghetti 1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed 1 jar (25-oz) spaghetti sauce 1 can (13.5 oz) light coconut milk Cook together on medium heat covered until squash is cooked. [...]

9 tips for eating sanely during the holidays

I'm a little embarrassed to admit this, ... but Thanksgiving dinner got the better of me this year. My husband and I had for the first time in our lives decided to travel and celebrate with out-of-town relatives. It was exciting for me, especially. It's only the fourth year having "in-laws" for me, and over a [...]

Cold Beet Salad & Sweet Craisin Quinoa

PREPARATION Quinoa: Prepare one cup quinoa with 1/2 cup raisins and 1/4 cup dried cranberries. Cook together until water is absorbed by quinoa. Add 1/4 cup canned light coconut milk/cream, 1/2 tbsp maple syrup, 1/2 tbsp coconut sugar, and 1/2 tbsp cayenne. Mix well. Sprinkle a handful of fresh, minced mint leaves. Beet Salad I took both [...]

Recipe: Apple Pumpkin Muffins

I am not usually into baking. But I married a sweets lover, so I decided to surprise my husband with this little treat when he came home from work this weekend. Since it's officially fall, my inner tastebud clock was jonesing for something pumpkin flavored. And ta-da! A completely fall-themed muffin recipe for you to try. [...]