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Sunday, August 25th, 2013

Vegan Chocolate Apple Zucchini Cake

It is that time of year again when anyone you know that grows zucchini is trying to find a loving home for it. My garden was too small this year to grow any myself, so I have a few neighbors that learned how much I love to cook and also love zucchini, so now I […]

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Barley and Spinach Salad with Tofu Dressing

This is the second time that I have posted this recipe since I lost it the first time. I love this sooo much, I had to write it again for you all. My friend found this recipe, a long time ago, and gave it to me. The original is here. It is not vegan, so […]

Monday, August 12th, 2013

Fresh Herb Zucchini Pizza

I have been away for a few days. Just trying to squeeze in a little more fun before my kids go back to school in less than two weeks. I am not looking forward to the stress. But, I do have a great recipe to share today. I love this time of year, when the […]

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Vegan Panini Sandwiches

Panini sandwiches have always looked so tasty, but also very fattening. Not that the cheese and meat looked good, but the whole idea of grilled sandwiches  just sounds yummy.This last weekend I decided to try to make a vegan panini. They turned out really rich and super delicious, and not low cal, but compared to […]

Sunday, August 4th, 2013

Whole Wheat Blueberry Muffins

When we lived in Wisconsin, about the middle of July, we would go pick blueberries. It was the greatest thing ever! We came home with mounds of fresh berries and I was instantly motivated to begin making blueberry pancakes, muffins, etc. One of our neighbors always made blueberry muffins that were so delicious that the […]

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Tomato Basil Pizza

This is the easiest pizza to make ever! This time of year with fresh tomatoes and basil available, if you don’t have your own from your garden, it is also the tastiest. We look forward to eating this all winter long. The part that takes the most time, is getting the pizza dough ready. The […]

Monday, July 29th, 2013

Whole Wheat Pizza Crust

I have tried lots of homemade pizza crust recipes over the years. For a long time I used the Moosewood recipe and then I wanted it to be easier, so I tried a recipe that used a food processor. I wasn’t really satisfied because I wanted the perfect texture of chewy on the inside and […]

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013

Vegan Ice Cream

So this summer heat wave has left me looking for ways to avoild cooking, still, and ways to create something cool, refreshing and delicious. This recipe was adapted from many I saw on-line. This is so simple to make. It is ice cream in a bag. Yes, a bag. It has only three ingredients and […]

Friday, July 19th, 2013

Tomatillo Cilantro Lime Dressing

This recipe was inspired by that creamy dressing from the restaurant, Cafe Rio. I have tried lots of versions of it trying to get it right without any dairy and little or no fat. This version which is my favorite has no added oil or dairy. It is not creamy at all and relies on […]

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

Cauliflower Barley Red Pepper Salad

Its another summer salad recipe! I had never thought of putting cauliflower in my food processor until I saw it done for this recipe. When you put cauliflower in your food processor in small amounts, it turns into something that looks like a mix between feta cheese and couscous. The reason for processing small amounts […]