Tomato Recipes: Tomato Basil Sauce

 [donotprint]Tomato Recipes: This Tomato Basil Sauce is easy to make and a healthy raw vegan sauce that’s great tossed with pasta or on wraps and sandwiches. I use it on the Roasted Portobello Mushroom Sandwich in the recipe box.  [/donotprint] Tomato Basil Sauce Serves: makes approx 2 cups Ingredients: 3 ripe medium-large tomatoes, chopped 2 […]

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Butter Substitute

Butter Substitute — Seasoned Olive Oil

 [donotprint]Butter Substitute: My number one comfort meal is homemade soup, salad and fresh-baked bread with… well, it used to be butter, but no more. Since my first visit to Sage Kitchen in Phoenix, AZ where I ordered Moroccan Nomad Stew, served with toasted bread that was brushed with seasoned olive oil, I’ve changed my buttery ways. […]

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Plant-Based Diet: Vegan Pizza

Plant-Based Diet — Pizza Happens!

Plant-Based Diet — Let’s face it, no matter how you slice it, pizza isn’t a nutrition-packed food. I don’t eat it often, but in most people’s lives, pizza happens… and it happened in my life tonight. So what’s a plant-based eater to do? Gotta tell ya, I used to be a cheese freak, but I’ve […]

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Red Wine Vinaigrette

 [donotprint]Red Wine Vinaigrette: Like most salad dressings, this Red Wine Vinaigrette recipe is easy to make with basic ingredients that can be quickly emulsified in a blender. I like to add agave to cut the acidity, but it can be left out or cut to 1/2 teaspoon to taste. Red Wine Vinaigrette [/donotprint] Servings: 1 3/4 cups […]

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Small Space Living

Small Space Living — Sneaky Storage

Small Space Living — I’ve always thought I would like living in a small space, laced with simplicity that would be freeing. And here I am, living in a small space (less than 600 sf) and it is fun and it is simple, but it’s also a challenge. The challenge with living in a small […]

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Milk Paint Project: Cottage Desk

Milk Paint Project — My First Desk

Milk Paint Project Up until now, I’ve never had a desk. A writer without a desk? It’s true, I’ve been deskless for years. The kitchen table, sitting on the sofa or in bed, sometimes in my pajamas, is where I’ve always worked. But now I have a real desk that I can put stuff in and sit at […]

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Lander Wyoming, Sprouts Garden Center

Lander, Wyoming – Sprouts Garden Center

Lander, Wyoming (5/14) – Sprouts Greenhouse I like traversing around the country seeking out sights, sounds (music), and great food. Visiting gardens, farms and garden centers is also one of my favorite ways to explore an area, and Mother’s Day weekend I did just that. Five miles outside of Lander, Wyoming, population seven thousand something, is one […]

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Asparagus Recipes: Asian Cashew Asparagus

Asparagus Recipes — Cashew Asparagus

 [donotprint]Asparagus Recipes — This Asian inspired dish using asparagus is a quick and easy meal that can be served with rice or quinoa. I like to eat asparagus raw, steamed and roasted, but this is definitely one of my favorite asparagus recipes. Asparagus Recipes: [/donotprint] Servings: Makes 4 side-dish servings or 2 large rice bowl servings. […]

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Jicama Recipes: Jicama Pineapple Salad

Jicama Recipes — Pineapple Jicama Salad

 [donotprint]Jicama Recipes: This Pineapple Jicama Salad is a light, flavorful and refreshing dish for a summer lunch or a nice side dish for dinner, barbeques, or potlucks.  Jicama is low in calories and high in phyto-nutrients, fiber, and anti-oxidants, as well as vitamins and minerals such as vitamin C, folates, riboflavin, magnesium, copper, iron and […]

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Dairy Free Smoothies - Banana Berry Protein Smoothie

Dairy Free Smoothies – Banana Berry

 [donotprint]Dairy Free Smoothies — This Banana Berry Protein Smoothie is a dairy free, healthy, and delicious way to start the day. Berry Banana Protein Smoothie [/donotprint] Serving: 2 cups Ingredients: 1 cup frozen blueberries (or other berries) 1 banana, peeled and broken into pieces 1 cup SO Delicious cultured coconut milk ½ cup Acai juice 1 […]

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