Archive for February, 2013

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Chewy Pie Crust

I have tried many recipes for a low fat pie crust over the years and found some that were better than others. This one from The Engine2Diet is great for  pairing up with refrigerator pies, like chocolate mousse, or fresh fruit pies. This has a chewy texture because of the dates that hold it together. […]

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Easy Basic Chocolate Mousse

Last weekend I wanted to make something new. I had been looking through The Engine 2 Diet book for ideas and came across this recipe that was so good I didn’t change at all.  Your friends and family will never guess that this is made with tofu. It was super easy and delicious. E2 Basic […]

Sunday, February 24th, 2013

Best Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

For years my mom has made her own bread. She has made it to take to friends when they have been sick, or when someone new moved into the neighborhood, or for a gift for Christmas. It is so delicious that I started to make it for a treat and when I had time, I […]

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Easy chipotle sauce

This sauce is a delicious addition to many different dishes. We love it on burritos, tacos, taco salad, etc. We also love to dip french fries in it. Its a healthy substitue for other fry sauces. Super easy to make and lasts for a long time if kept in a container in the refrigerator. I […]

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

Easy Sesame Sauce

I love this recipe because it is not only delicious and versatile, but also super easy and fast to make. I use to spoon over any steamed veggies and a bowl of brown rice or, veggies, tofu and soba noodles. Make sure to start your rice cooking well before you start the sauce, because the […]

Sunday, February 17th, 2013

Vegan entrees at Bombay House

We had a delicious vegan dinner at a local indian restaurant last night. It was so yummy! Bombay House in Provo, Utah was really busy and so we had to wait for 40 minutes to be seated, but it was worth the wait. The menu offers a good selection of vegetarian entrees, and a few […]

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Yummy Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love to make these cookies because they are fast and delicious! Just a few ingredients makes them easy to put together. When I make cookies, I do experiment with using different flavors of chips and I found that these are especially good with cinnamon chips. Yummy Chocolate Chip Cookies 2 c. flour 2 tsp. […]

Sunday, February 10th, 2013

Homemade Peanut Butter Cups

I usually find inspiring recipes that I want to change in some way to contain less fat, or sugar, or some other thing that I want to embellish, but this recipe from OhSheGlows, is so good that I do not change a bit, except to maybe double the recipe. This is truly a hit with […]

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Pumpkin Ravioli

My kids love ravioli, and so do I, but it is really hard to find vegan ravioli, so I started searching for a recipe to adapt and found one! This not only tastes great, but is not too difficult. We eat these plain, or with any red sauce. Tasty with a green salad on the […]

Saturday, February 9th, 2013

Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos

Back when we first decided to eat vegan, there were very few recipes in our reportoire. We started to make our own refried beans and then we started experimenting with other bean dishes. This one was inspired from The Moosewood Cookbook. We love to eat this with corn chips, or with brown rice wrapped up […]