Tag Archive: recipes

May 05

Perfect Potatoes

We love baked potatoes but don’t love the tedious process of poking, wrapping, baking, checking for doneness, and of course heating up the kitchen for an hour baking them. I wanted to prep potatoes for dinner, as well as enough for sending in with my husband for lunch. I prepared half a bag of russets …

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May 05

Seasoned Anasazi Beans

I finally caved to peer pressure and ordered an Instant Pot. Here is the model I got – we are a family of six, so I opted to go with the 8 quart model. You can expect a ton of new recipes as I explore my new gadget! Note: I am not familiar with other …

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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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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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Mar 04

Maple Oatmeal Superseed Pancakes

1 1/3 cups all purpose flour 2/3 cup oats 2 Tbsp sugar 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 flax egg (1 Tbsp flax plus 2 1/2 Tbsp water) 1 banana 3 Tbsp coconut oil, melted 1 Tbsp chia seeds 1 Tbsp hemp seeds 1/2 cup maple syrup 1 cup almond milk Combine …

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