Archive for September, 2013

Monday, September 30th, 2013

Sesame Noodle Spaghetti Squash

Spaghetti squash is so delicious and so fun because it is very versatile. I know lots of people eat it with spaghetti sauce, and I love it steamed just with salt and pepper, but because I like to try new ideas, I saw a version of this and knew it would be good. I love […]

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Banana Chocolate Swirl Bread

I found this great recipe the other day. The original recipe is great, but I lowered the fat and sweetener to make it a little healthier and it is still delicious. One of the great things about banana bread, is that the smashed banana works great as a substitute for some of the oil anyway, […]

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

Vegan Carmelized Pear Muffins

With all the fresh fruit around, it has been so fun finding new ways to use it. My family loves fresh pears and peaches and we eat them for dessert regularly. Sometimes for a special treat we cut them up and add a scoop of granola and pour milk on top, or just a scoop […]

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Peach Crisp

My super nice friend brought me yummy vegan food the other day. It was so great that she brought me food, but it was even greater that the food was so¬† vegan and delicious! weaking¬† When I tweak recipes that are already vegan, that usually just means that I lower the fat and sugar and […]

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Banana Muffins

Now that the weather has finally cooled off a little bit, I feel like baking a little more. My kids have started school, so it is fun to create something yummy that they can come home and love. I found a recipe for Banana Crumb Muffins in The China Study Cookbook, by Leanne Campbell, and […]

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Risotto with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Basil

Risotto has been a family favorite for years. We usually make a yummy mushroom risotto, but with all the fresh basil from our garden, we decided to try a new recipe. This recipe calls for parsley, which we did not have and it also calls for cheese on top, which we skipped to make it […]