Papaya-Orange-Raspberry Smoothie

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 …

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White Decadence Trail Mix Recipe

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 …

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Stinging Nettle – A Healing Powerhouse

  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 …

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Book Review: Quick and Easy Vegan Comfort Food

    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 …

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Recipes For Slow Cookers: Fresh From The Vegan Slow Cooker – A Book Review

      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 …

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Make Your Own Dog Food – 3 Simple Recipes

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, …

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Sunny Italian Stew Recipe – Vegan

  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 …

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How To Accommodate Different Food Tastes And Needs – 7 Tips

— 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, …

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Vegan Coconut-Curry Rice with Snap Peas

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 …

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5 Facts About Mortar And Pestles You Might Not Know

——– 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 …

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