Category: Make It Yourself

Vegan Pie Crust Recipe

Now I’ll be straight up honest with you here. My vegan pie crust is not flaky, but it is tasty and dependable. I have been making this crust for years and it never lets me down. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES ONE 10-INCH PIE CRUST: 1/2 cup very cold, nondairy margarine 1 1/3 cups whole wheat […]

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Vegan Cream of Chicken Soup Recipe

Vegan Cream of Chicken Soup Recipe – Not to be eaten as a soup but used in all those casserole recipes that call for cream of chicken soup to moisten the dish. You’re going to want to hug me after you try it in your next casserole. ;D Be sure to check out “Vegan Creamy […]

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Easy Creamy Cashew Cheese

Easy creamy cashew cheese is great on crackers, use as a spread on sandwiches, and as the creamy layer on pizza. Here’s how to make 2 cups.

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Portabella Mushroom Bacon

Portabella Mushroom Bacon – Simple Daily Recipes – Easy enough to make. Great for a chewy, jerky trail snack.

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How to Bake Croutons Without Butter & Oil

Watch Jill McKeever turn the unwanted ends of the bread loaf into crunchy croutons everybody loves. Here’s an easy way to make croutons without using unhealthy butter and oils. Plus, a spice blend that works on baked potatoes, roasted vegetables, and fresh popcorn.

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Zippy Tofu Feta Cheese

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Brown Lentils in 20 Minutes

This my go-to recipe for making simple brown lentils to serve four people.  I can season them for any dish I get the craving for later, Sloppy Joe Lentils, Meatless Muffins, taco filling, and Italian meatballs.  When I feel like cooking several meals ahead a time, I’ll make a larger batch of lentils.

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Cooking Brown Lentils for Make Ahead Meals

  For all those cooks out there that like to do batch cooking for make ahead meals.  I whipped a load of brown lentils that made enough for four meals that would serve four.  I learned 3 cups of cooked lentils makes enough to serve 4 for sloppy Joes, meatless muffins, Italian meatballs, and taco […]

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How to Cook Tender Brown Rice

Just as there is more than one way to skin a cat. There’s more than one way to make brown rice.  I have come to like my way. Go figure. ;D HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 1 1/2 cups brown rice water Fill a 5.5 quart pot 3/4 full of water.  Bring water to a rolling […]

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Simple Bean Burgers Cooking Video

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Fat-free Salt-free Polenta Recipe

Polenta works as a bed for Ratatouille, roasted vegetables, or baked with homemade tomato sauce poured over the top. HERE’S ALL IT TAKES 4 cups water 1 teaspoon Greek oregano or Mrs. Dash salt substitute 1 1/2 cups polenta Bring the water to boil.  Reduce heat. Add spices to the water.  Whisk in polenta, making sure […]

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Spanish Lentils Cooked My Way

Lentils are relatively a new thing for me.  I’ve known of them for years, and off and on I’ve tried lentil recipes that worked out.  My biggest problem with them is getting the texture right.  I don’t care for the blown out, mushy results I typically get when I cook up a bag.  I’ve told myself every […]

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Zippy Northern Beans Salad Video

This is one of my new favorite low-calorie salads. It’s loaded with flavor and it keeps me full right up to dinner time. Get the FULL RECIPE HERE.

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Orange White Bean Salad Recipe Video

This low fat salad recipe works well because all the ingredients are fresh. Get the FULL RECIPE HERE.

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Simple Christmas Bean Salad Video

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