Ingredient: unsweetened nondairy milk

How to Cook Amazing Chikn and Dumplings

My teenage, vegetarian son called this vegan/vegetarian chicken and dumplings recipe, “Amazing!” My tween daughter, the picky eater, called it, “Magnificent!” And Hubby? Well, you’ll have to watch the video all the way to the end to find out.

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Triple Bitchin Berry Bread

Did you watch the video? Then, you know how I feel about the Triple Bitchin Berry Bread. Here’s what Simple Daily Recipes’ Followers said about it. Amanda Sayers (Facebook): AMAZINGLY GOOD! And easy to make. Well, you need a little elbow grease to mix all the ingredients but it’s worth it. I didn’t quite have […]

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Baked Apple Oatmeal

Baked Apple Oatmeal is my family’s latest breakfast and snack obsession.  We cannot keep ourselves away from it.  The original recipe, Baked Oatmeal, made with blueberries, can be found in Dr. Neal Barnard’s newest book, Power Foods for the Brain.  I’ve made this recipe a few different ways and learned that I cannot go wrong […]

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Peach Cobbler Smoothie

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Creamy Minestrone Soup

This creamy minestrone soup is an inspired creation after reading Eat Vegan on $4 a Day by Ellen Jaffe Jones.  Watch my cookbook review video on Ellen’s superb, budget friendly book, here.

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Corny Tex-Mex Casserole

Make this Corny Tex-Mex Casserole when you’re in the mood for black beans, cornbread and lots of spicy tomatoes.  My family had no problems take this casserole down. It made a great leftovers-lunch the next day, too.

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Fluffy Apple Pancakes

 

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The Creeper

The Creeper.  Looks funny. Tastes GREAT!  The cherries really help to mask the hemp powder and spinach, as well as, sweeten the deal.  I called this blend The Creeper to lure my Minecraft fanatical family into drinking it.  It worked! Once they tasted how sweet it was, they didn’t care about the weird color. In […]

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Brown Rice Pasta in Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

I totally recommend this roasted red pepper sauce recipe to everyone that does NOT care for traditional tomato pasta sauce recipes.  As an added bonus, traditional tomato sauce lovers will dig right in to the smoky sweet flavor that clings to their favorite healthy pasta.  The first time I made this sauce, I served it […]

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Moist Oil-Free Cornbread

Lately, I’ve been baking up another cornbread recipe that is VERY GOOD and not so heavy on the fats.  I used it for my cornbread stuffing this past Thanksgiving.  Now, I’m baking up a batch every time I pressure cook a pot of pinto beans. Cooking note:  For natural applesauce, I just peel & core […]

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Chocolate Chia Pet Pudding

The first time I brought home chia seeds from the foodie mart, I thought, “Wait a minute! These are Chia Pet Seeds!” After all these years of spreading them over clay figures, now we’re eating them?  Seriously?  So, what came first?  The Chia Pet? Or has some isolated pigmy tribe from Odessa been eating them […]

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The Orange Jillius

The Orange Jillius, a reminder of the old mall days, when we bought hit singles on 45s, picked out our favorite bands to be ironed on a T-shirt, then did laps around the mall to be seen.  

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Bake Veggies, Pasta in Creamy Tofu

This has become one my family’s favorite vegan dinners.  We eat it every week.  I love that I can change it up each week by substituting pasta for rice, or leave it out all together.  Sometimes I use collard greens, other times spinach is the big green.  My son’s favorite combo is broccoli and sweet […]

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Feel Better Soon Potato Soup

When cooties get my family down, they want potato soup to lift their spirits.  Not too long ago, I would have started the soup with bacon drippings and topped it with bacon.  Turning vegetarian has changed all that, of course.  I’ve had to rethink my old ways and create a potato soup that gives us […]

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PURPLE POWER SMOOTHIE

Get your day going with a Purple Power Smoothie.

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