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BBQ Jackfruit

March 4, 2013


BBQ Jackfruit Cans of Jackfruit in brine (I used 4 cans for a family of 5, and had leftovers). Purchase jackfruit from Asian market.  Be sure to get the kind in brine not syrup.  The young jackfruit is not yet ripe, and not as sweet as the variety in syrup.  Jackfruit in syrup is traditionally […]

Kidney Bean and Butternut Jamba Stew

August 23, 2012


It’s a funny story how dinner evolved. I have absolutely no meal plan this week, so I asked my daughter to pick out any dried beans from the pantry that she would like for dinner tonight. She picked red kidney beans. I popped them in the pressure cooker, then started my search for a recipe. […]

Vegan Lasagna

April 22, 2012


  Vegan Lasagna No boil lasagna pasta 2 jars spaghetti sauce 3 medium/large zucchini, peeled and sliced thin 1/2 green bell pepper, cut into dipping-size strips 2 1/2 cups frozen broccoli 1 teaspoon each of parsley, thyme, oregano, rosemary, garlic powder and minced dried onion 1/2 cup fresh spinach 1/4 cup meatless crumbles, optional Daiya […]

What I Ate Wednesday

March 14, 2012


Breakfast: County Fair Slow Cooker Oatmeal (recipe coming tomorrow)! Snack: Fresh Juice – 1 green apple + 1 red apple + 3 stalks kale + 1/2 cucumber + 2 pears + 3/4 lb strawberries + 1 peach Lunch: PBJ Finger Sandwich (which is how I eat on the go while prepping the school room for […]

What I Ate Wednesday – While Nursing a Cold

February 29, 2012


Breakfast: Oatmeal with blueberries, cinnamon, flax, chia and a touch of brown sugar Lunch: Green Juice  – Have you seen Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead?  I just watched it on Netflix this week.  It is very inspirational and has helped me to jump back on the juice bandwagon for health.  I could tell it gave […]

Salad (Mostly) From Our Garden!

February 27, 2012


Look at this beauty!  I have been working on my brown thumb, for quite some time, trying to help it turn green.  I am so happy to show off the lettuces and broccoli in my salad that came from our garden!


February 17, 2012


My sister-in-law helped me make Veggie Sushi tonight to go with the Stir-Fry from the latest Vegetarian Times magazine. We chopped up cucumbers, asparagus, carrots and avocado while the Jasmine rice was cooking. Lay out a sheet of Nori. Add a layer of hummus and Jasmine rice {that you have stirred a little rice vinegar […]