Complete Knife Skills

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 If you have read my blog for any amount of time you know I have a passion for two things sewing and cooking. One skill they have in common is accuracy.  Have you noticed I rarely post pictures of my veggies cut up? Well, that’s because my knife skills are lacking! Ummm, actually lacking is […]

DIY Egg Replacer for Vegan Baking – Flax Seed ‘Eggs’

DIY egg replacer for vegan baking using flax seeds

I have been really itching to bake lately, but after my last failed attempt at baking cookies using powdered egg replacer, I have been sort of avoiding it (unless the recipe is totally egg-free in the first place, like this yummy vegan coffee cake). I was SO excited to find a recipe for an egg […]

Delicious Vegan Coffee Cake

Vegan coffee cake recipe - with delicious crumbled topping

A friend of mine used to bake for a small coffee shop, and she shared this coffee cake recipe with me. She said it’s the kind of vegan recipe that even non-vegans will enjoy, which usually means it tastes pretty darn good! Sometimes it’s not easy to find vegan desserts that will satisfy a non-vegan […]

Strawberry, apple and pear juice

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If you are looking for a balanced juice this one is it! Not too sweet but not bitter either. 1 cup strawberries, leaves and hulls removed 1 Granny Smith apple, stem removed 3 small ripe pears, stalks removed 1 large handful of spinach Process through juicer and serve.

Vegetable Lasagna (Vegan)

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This vegetable lasagna is the best I have ever had! I have used the recipe three times now and it is a hit every time. The original recipe does call for 2 sweet potatoes mashed and added to the second layer but I leave it out. Ingredients: 1 onion, chopped 1 small head of garlic, […]

Meal Plan Monday 2-20-12

Monday ~ Minestrone recipe belowTuesday ~ Homemade chicken strips, green beans and mac-n-cheese (I’ll post my chicken strip recipe soon)Wednesday ~  Breakfast: Waffles, eggs and fruitThursday ~ Black Bean Tacos and rice Friday ~ French bread pizza and saladSaturday ~ Salmon (still looking for a recipe, any suggestions?) Sunday ~ Mostaccioli with roasted tomato and garlic (didn’t make it last […]

Clean Eating Meal Plan 1-9-12

The first meal plan of 2012! I started the new year juicing and eating mainly raw foods. I did slip twice but overall I stuck to the plan.  My schedule at work is now fairly consistent which has made meal planning easier. To make things easier on me I am using some premade meals on […]

Broccoli Soup Recipe

I have made this recipe four times now and it has come out delicious each time. The last three times I have increased the broth and decreased the milk; no one noticed. I like my broccoli soup chunky so I don’t blend all of it. Leftovers freeze and reheat without any problems. Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil 1/2 medium onion, finely […]

Clean Eating Meal Plan 10-31-11

I can’tr believe I actually have about three weeks worth of menus planned out right now! I started working part-time last week and the first thing I knew I had to take care of was meals. My schedule will overlap when I normally make dinner sometimes so I will be relying on my crock-pot and the timer on my oven a lot […]

Clean Eating Meal Plan 10-10-11

It felt good to sit down this week-end and look for some recipes. I ordered The Homesick Texan Cookbook last week and it arrived Saturday. I have to say just like her blog the cookbook does not disappoint! I plan on adding a recipe to each meal plan starting next week. Monday breakfast~ shredded wheat cereal, blueberries lunch~ sandwiches and […]