Category Archive: recipes

Apr 05

Potato Soup For All Seasons

My husband and I have a running joke – after serving soup for dinner, he will eat his fill, compliment the food,  and then ask what’s for dinner. Soup is often relegated to the lowly position of side dish or appetizer  – Do you want soup or salad with your meal? – instead of main …

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Aug 19

Bacon Kale Skillet

I am a fan of simple, one skillet meals – easy on prep and easy on cleanup. This dish certainly fits the bill. I used my largest cast iron skillet, and a smaller saucepan to prep the gravy. Very easy for cleanup. Bacon Kale Skillet 1 package Benevolent Bacon (Sweet Earth) or other vegan bacon …

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Aug 14

Life and Fresh Salsa

This evening I made fresh salsa. I’ve made salsa before, and it is always a hit around here. I’m a firm believer in “fresh and homemade is always better.” It really isn’t that difficult – chop some tomatoes, peppers, onions, tweak it a little, and Boom! And yet, I can’t recall the last time before …

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Jun 07

Berry Oatmeal Bars

I’ve been in another kitchen rut since our schedule has become more hectic. With four kids, having snacks on hand is an absolute must. It is too easy to lean on prepackaged snacks – crackers, graham crackers, granola bars, etc. In an attempt to stock the kitchen with grab-and-go snacks that aren’t processed, I modified …

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Apr 09

Berry Muffins

Muffins are our go-to comfort breakfast around here. This is a basic recipe that can be modified with various berries or fruit. Berry Muffins 2 cups whole wheat flour 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 3/4 cup sugar 1 egg equivalent (EnerG or “flax” egg) 2 – 3 cups frozen …

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Jan 26

Whole Wheat Sourdough Pancakes

I’m fairly new to the sourdough game. But after reading Vintage Remedies Guide to Bread, I am motivated to incorporate it more into our routine. I am currently using Desem sourdough culture, which is a whole wheat culture available through Cultures for Health.   Sourdough pancakes are a great way to use excess starter left …

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Nov 17

Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies

I wanted to share a cookie I prepared recently. It’s super easy, and it stores well. Prep ahead and keep in the fridge until you are ready to bake. 4 1-ounce squares of unsweetened Baker’s chocolate 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/2 cup peanut butter 2 cups sugar 3 eqq equivalents (EnerG or flax work well) …

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Mar 27

Vegan Super Bites

This is a simple and delicious treat to make for a grab-and-go breakfast or snack. It’s full of superseeds so it packs quite a punch in the morning.    Vegan Super Bites   Combine all ingredients in a stand up mixer (or use a sturdy wooden spoon).   1 cup natural peanut butter 1 cup …

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