6 Tips to Saving on Heating This Winter

Winter Brrr… we’ve been in a freeze here the past few weeks, as in snow from before Christmas still lingers on the ground, a rarity here on the front range of Colorado. Sure, we get plenty of sun, but once darkness falls and the temp drops even further, I find myself asking SoulDaddy all too often how soon we can move to the beach.

The irony is that I used to ski 120 days a year in the cold with never a chill. Now, I get cold just walking the dogs for 30 minutes and find myself hustling home to huddle by the fire.  Continue reading

Asian Peanut Noodle Salad

What’s not to love about long weekends? Mine was made especially happy by this cold noodle salad bursting with the flavor of peanuts, garlic and ginger.

I’m such a sucker for a good peanut sauce. The one on this dish is similar to a dipping sauce I make for my Tofu Spring Rolls, but brighter thanks to the addition of rice vinegar, lime, and cilantro. It’s easy to put together and will make a welcomed addition to any summer meal. Consider adding cubed tofu – well-sauteed in olive oil – to created an even heartier one-dish meal! As always, use organic ingredients whenever possible. Continue reading