Ingredient: water

Jillicious Banana Oat Bread

I’ll be right up front with you about this recipe that I found at https://www.village-bakery.com website. It’s really my trusty old banana bread recipe baked with a handful of rolled oats, Texas pecans and without any added oils or margarine. And there’s no eggs. In case you’re just tuning into this website, I’ve been talking […]

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One More Chip Dip

Are you looking for a dairy-free onion dip for your next party? I call this Jillicious recipe, ONE MORE CHIP Dip. It’s what you’ll keep saying to yourself when you’re trying to walk away from it. It also works on family members you ask to taste test it. Below is a photo of my husband […]

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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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Dark Chocolate Vegan Brownies

If you don’t own a copy already and you’re looking to learn how to bake vegan desserts and breads, check out The Joy of Vegan Baking

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Saucy Chickpeas

Dear Friend, I hope your family finds this pressure cooker recipe to be their new favorite plant-based comfort dinner.  It’s so nice to have recipes on hand that take very few ingredients and turn out to be real crowd pleasers. Let me know what you think. OH! If you want to cut the pressure cooking […]

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Anything Goes Soup

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Steller Stelline Veggie Soup

Sure fire, crowd pleasing winner here! The secret to the success of this plant-based soup recipe is in the broth. It’s a win no matter vegetables or pasta you have on hand.  Give it a try, then come back and let me know how it turned out.

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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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Fluffy Apple Pancakes

 

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Tex-Mex Lentil Tacos

Tex-Mex Lentil Tacos are WAY BETTER than traditional beef tacos.  Trust me. You don’t have to mess with raw, potentially-contaminated-with-e-coli-meat, draining off heart clogging fats, wasting paper towels, wiping down grease splatters all over the stove top, no lingering smell of cooked greasy meat in the house.  None of that. Lentils takes a quick 20 […]

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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 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. For professional home […]

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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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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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