Complete Knife Skills


 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 […]

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


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.

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 […]

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 […]