From June, 2018

Plant based “Field Salad”

1 cup millet cooked 1 cup quinoa cooked 1 1/2 cup corn sautéed 1/2 cup baby arugula 5-7 Brussel sprouts shaved 6-8 mini sweet peppers 1 smaller head of romaine lettuce cut finely 3 stocks of Italian kale chopped 1 hand full of Italian parsley chopped 1 English Cucumber chopped in half-moon shapes juice of 1 lemon salt and pepper to taste 1/2 t. onion powder garnish with fresh avocado and smoked paprika To start run the mini peppers, Brussel sprouts, and cucumber through the slice option on your Cuisinart.  Add chopped lettuce and parsley.  Drizzle in a touch of…

Vegan Jam Dots

These vegan, no oil jam dots are a healthy breakfast treat. 1/3 cup whole wheat flour (or gluten free flour/ almond flour) 1 1/4 cup oat flour (make some in your blender by blending rolled oats) 2/3 cup whole oats 1 T. flax seed meal 1/2 cup blanched almonds blended into nutty chunks 1 t. cinnamon 1 t. ground nutmeg (fresh is fun if you have it) 1/2 t. baking soda 3 T hemp seeds 1/3 cup coconut sugar (or regular organic sugar) 1/8 cup applesauce 1/2 cup plant milk 1 T. maple syrup 1 pinch salt Preheat your oven…

Plant-based Shepherd’s Pie

  2-3 cups chopped and packed spinach 1 cup dry black or french lentils or 1/2 cup of each for fun (mung beans work well too) 8-10 Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and chopped 3 garlic cloves, peeled and chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil or vegan butter 1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste 1-2 small fresh white onions, chopped 2 tablespoons minced, fresh sage thyme 1/2 package mushrooms, chopped 1/4 cup red wine 1 tablespoon liquid amino 1-2 tablespoon tomato paste 1 cup vegetable stock or hot water 1/2 package gardein beefless ground 1 package…

Psalm 63 and Coffee

Saturday morning calls for some good coffee and a short read! Here ya go! Enjoy. You walk in after a day of restful play on a brilliant white sand beach. The sun has warmed you completely and the ocean waves lift the weight of a year and all it’s craziness. Your dress is perfect tailored…

Indian Cherry Bomb

1 cup cooked long grain or basmati rice 1-2 cups soy and or almond milk 5.3 ounces of kite hill plain almond milk yogurt (greek-style) 1 can coconut milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/4-1 teaspoon ground cardamom (choose your desired amount) 1/4 cup chopped unsalted pistachios 15-20 dark red bing cherries seeded and halved 10 ounces…