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Curry for hot weather supper

This swampy summer climate (102° heat equivalency at this moment) makes me want to eat salt and spices. A curry sounded perfect for tonight, along with a perfectly ripened and chilled cantaloupe. 265 more words

Healthy Cooking

Cilantro Lime Hummus

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I love, love, LOVE good food. I love it even more if it’s healthy. And I love it even more, more if it tastes so good my kids will eat it! 373 more words

Simple Foods

Something We Do Without: Electric Cooking Appliances

Originally posted February 2013

When we first got married, we had a very well-stocked kitchen. In included an electric can opener, a toaster with inserts so it could actually cook entire sandwiches, a pizza cooker, a deep fryer, a coffee maker with a timer, two slow cookers, an ice cream maker, a toaster oven, an electric coffee grinder, two popcorn poppers, two electric mixers, a blender, and a smoothie maker. 901 more words

Pepper and Tofu Sandwich

I’m not sure if it’s a Chicago thing or an Italian thing (possibly a Chicago-Italian thing), but while growing up, Pepper and Egg Sandwiches were a staple in my household.   171 more words

Vegan Food

Peanut Butter Date Balls

So I’ve been seeing folks eat dates smothered in peanut butter all over my Instagram feed and thought “wow, awesome combo, let’s make some power balls with the same flavors!”  Now, before you look at these ingredients and think “What the hell, I thought your recipes were supposed to be made of wallet friendly ingredients?”, let me share my secret with you: Costco.   225 more words

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Chickpea Salad

Ok, so I can’t take the credit for this one.  My friend, Jenn, administrator of VeganConsultant.com, posted a photo of her own chickpea salad on her Instagram and I just had to replicate it.   124 more words

Vegan Food

Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a staple that everyone (vegan and omni) should have in their kitchen.  It’s cheap, filling and versatile.  You can eat it a few times a week and not get bored because there are so many variations!   132 more words

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