Monthly Archives: May 2011

Lemon garlic pasta

My 13 year son made dinner tonight! Yipee! He’s getting to be a really good cook (I’ll never let him leave home). He tried a Dreena Burton recipe from her cook book ‘Eat, Drink and be Vegan.’ So, as you’re waiting … Continue reading

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Miso sauce

This miso sauce is actually a salad dressing, but we had some broccoli and brussel sprouts that needed a little something to liven them up this dinner time. We used the sauce like ketchup; I was going to put it over … Continue reading

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No sugar: scones and carrot cake

The other afternoon, I was really wanting something sweet. So I did a little search online to find some no-sugar recipes: I found two amazing ones. This first one is called a scone, though I’d call it an oat-cake. I … Continue reading

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Apple

  Ahh, the lowly apple. An undervalued piece of fruit in my opinion. When you think ‘fruit,’ exotic images come up, like kiwi, strawberry, mango; apple is not your go-to type of fruit if there is an option. How many times … Continue reading

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A Tangy Snack

Sorry about the photo, beets and pickles are particularly un-photogenic under flourescent light. Who knew! I was looking for an evening snack when I thought I’d love some vinegary pickles and beets. I’m being extra careful to look out for … Continue reading

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Seagull Breakfast

This morning, the sun was shining and the air was warm. The dogs and I took a walk down along the beach and saw this seagull having his breakfast. I always think it’s such a strange sight: seagull with large, stiff starfish … Continue reading

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How to get kids to eat their vegetables.

In this pot we have: Tomatoes, onion, yellow carrot, orange carrot, garlic, basil, mushrooms, celery and parsley. Tomato sauce is a wonderful way to hide vegetables. You can literally put any vegetable in, blend it up and serve it to … Continue reading

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