Easy Vegetable Coconut Curry {Vegan, Paleo}

VegetableCoconutCurryWHO HAS TIME FOR HARD SH*T?!

Well, not me.  Especially not when it comes to food.  When you have a super special custom eater for a toddler and you can’t handle grains, things get a little dicy.

So, I want to make easy things.  And if it’s healthy, even better.  Because you know what should be easy? Eating.  In this day and age, eating should be the easiest thing we do.  So, I’m on a campaign to make easy, healthy food that doesn’t require magic or rare ingredients from exotic places like Whole Foods.  Just real food, you guys.  Foods that nourish and feed your belly and give our bodies energy and the builidng blocks it needs to function well.

I’m starting in the easiest way possible: Frozen vegetables, with a side of canned coconut milk and a bit of hot curry powder.


  • 1 12 bag of frozen vegetables (I like cauliflower, or something with cauliflower in it because of texture)
  • 1/2 can full fat coconut milk
  • 1 Tbsp (more for spicy, less for not) hot curry powder
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  1. In a medium or small saucepan, dump the bag of frozen veggies, coconut milk, and spices.  Heat on medium heat for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.  Cook longer if you want to saturate the veggies with the curry flavor.
  2. Eat it.

Optional edit: You can pour this over rice or quinoa.  This feeds one person in my house without the rice, and sometimes even with the rice because when it comes to veggies, we don’t edit ourselves. I also like to sprinkle some fresh chopped cilantro on top of it for a bright contrast to the creamy deliciousness of the curry.

Keep It Easy,


Black Currant Dijon Brussels Sprouts


It took a while for me to come around to the joys of brussels sprouts. Once I started experimenting, though, a whole new veggie world opened up to me.

A few months ago, I received a jar of fancy stone ground Dijon mustard infused with black currants. I opened it up, took a sniff and immediately started dreaming up a new brussels sprout recipe.  I tried it out, tweaked it, changed my method a few times, deconstructed it,  and recreated it without the fancy mustard.

Heres the final product  hope you love it as much as I do!


  • 1 pound brussels sprouts
  • 3 Tbsp pine nuts
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp stone ground Dijon mustard
  • 1 Tbsp all-natural fruit preserves
  • salt and pepper



  1. Cut sprouts in half lengthwise, and toss with salt, pepper, and olive oil.
  2. Place flat side down on an olive oil greased baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes at 375 degrees.
  3. Remove from oven, put into a bowl and mix with pine nuts, mustard and fruit preserves. mix thoroughly.
  4. Return sprouts to baking sheet, sprinkle with a small dark of salt, and bake for another 10 minutes.

Serve and eat immediately.

What’s your favorite way to eat these great veggies?