This post contains affiliate links, see disclosure page for details With the impending Fall, around the corner, cold and flu season are not far away. To prevent making this a yearly tradition, I make sure that everyone in our household gets the proper vitamins they need to fight whatever comes their way. This Papaya-Orange-Raspberry Smoothie …Continue reading "Papaya-Orange-Raspberry Smoothie"
I love trail mixes! As a (most of the time) healthier alternative to the usual snacks, and filled with such endless possibilities (especially if you make the mix yourself), trail mixes in various forms are a staple in our family. Because of allergies and diets, we each have our own favorite mixes, but today, I …Continue reading "White Decadence Trail Mix Recipe"
The Stinging Nettle is a powerhouse both culinary as well as medicinal, that is often overlooked by the general public. Nettles or stinging nettles should be pre-cooked, unless you use them as a tea, and be handled with gloves at all times. The younger the leaves, the more tender the result, which will be …Continue reading "Stinging Nettle – A Healing Powerhouse"
Title: Quick And Easy Vegan Comfort Food: 65 Everyday Meal Ideas for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner with Over 150 Great-Tasting, Down-Home Recipes Author: Alicia C. Simpson Publisher: The Experiment Publication Year: 2009 ISBN: 978-1-61519-005-8 Rating 4/5 Stars My daughter is vegan, my son is vegetarian, and I eat mostly plant-based, while my husband is …Continue reading "Book Review: Quick and Easy Vegan Comfort Food"
Title: Fresh from the Vegan Slow Cooker Author: Robin Robertson Publisher: Harvard Common Press Genre: Vegan Cookbook Rating: 4/5 Stars I am always on the look out for recipes for slow cookers.. As a very busy business woman, I simply do not have the time to stand at the stove, stirring meals, and …Continue reading "Recipes For Slow Cookers: Fresh From The Vegan Slow Cooker – A Book Review"
I have been making dog food for my pet-babies for almost a year now, ever since one of my dogs had a serious allergic reaction to some her food, and began to develop other allergies as well. A holistic vet suggested this practice, and we have not looked back since – with two healthy dogs, …Continue reading "Make Your Own Dog Food – 3 Simple Recipes"
After spending many summers as a child on Lake Garda, I am in love with anything related to Italy. Italian cuisine is no different, so I decided to create a stew inspired by these childhood memories. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do. You will need 1 large zucchini, diced in …Continue reading "Sunny Italian Stew Recipe – Vegan"
— This blog post contains affiliate links —— We are a miss-matched family when it comes to our eating habits. My daughter has an illness that gets aggravated by some food additives, and she is a Vegan. My son is a vegetarian, my husband a dedicated meat-eater, but who needs to watch his blood pressure, …Continue reading "How To Accommodate Different Food Tastes And Needs – 7 Tips"
Curry, rice, and coconut are an inseparable stable in my kitchen, and especially when I am cooking vegan meals. With these simple ingredients, anyone can create a flavorful plant-based dish, that is healthy, filling and will satisfy even the meat-eaters. I do not like bland food, and there is nothing bland about this quick, and cheap …Continue reading "Vegan Coconut-Curry Rice with Snap Peas"
——– The following post may contain affiliate links ——————– Mortar and Pestle are not a beautiful but also a functional pair of tools to have in your kitchen, especially if you do a lot of cooking with herbs and spices. But as you already know, I always want to know more about the tools I …Continue reading "5 Facts About Mortar And Pestles You Might Not Know"