Posted in July 2012

Italian Potato Salad

Italian Potato Salad

Picked up our CSA (Community-supported Agriculture) on Saturday and had tons of tomatoes,basil and potatoes, so what next? go to allrecipes.com and see if I could make something… result? (this post of course!) Super excited to find a recipe online to use veggies from my CSA! (score 1) Found a vegan recipe online super quick. … Continue reading

Native foods

Native foods

I live in Colorado and work in Boulder. The vegan community is thriving here. We just got a Native Foods (vegan restaurant). I’ve been there 2 times now and cannot tell you how amazing it was. The first time, I had the pizza pictured above. It was 3 days after they opened and were still … Continue reading

Blueberry Muffins

Blueberry Muffins

Went blueberry picking with the girls and was super excited to try making a recipe with my oldest. She loves helping me in the kitchen and kept asking if it was okay to ‘try the batter’. Before I would be pretty neurotic on having her not eat the batter when I wasn’t vegan and using … Continue reading

Black bean salad

Black bean salad

This was a fantastic recipe.  I got it right off the can of Kroger beans! Kroger Black Bean Salad 1 can black beans (rinsed and drained) 1 can corn (I used 1 ear of real corn) 1 medium tomato (chopped) 1 small red onion (chopped) 1 t cumin (I don’t like cumin, so I used … Continue reading

Veganomicon!  Gotta get it!!!

Veganomicon! Gotta get it!!!

Its almost like a 101 on vegan cooking with a ‘must have section’ for the pantry and frig. It has over 250 recipes – and they aren’t just a bunch of salad dressings! Soups, main dishes, brunch items, desserts, sauces, muffins, etc – they have it all in this. The author’s writing is hilarious and it … Continue reading

Dairy and Eczema

I am not a doctor.  I don’t even play one on TV.  But these are my experiences.  I have a son – a super cute and cuddly little boy who’s got my heart in the palm of his tiny little wrinkly, dry, chapped and itchy hand.  Yes, he’s got eczema – BAD.  He’s had it … Continue reading

Vegan Fajitas from Allrecipes.com

Vegan Fajitas from Allrecipes.com

So I tried this recipe out the other day – super simple and was a hit for dinner.  I used the suggested vegetables in the recipe, but you could really add anything veggies you already got.  I just made sure to cut the onions and peppers   smaller than the zucchini since the zucchini cooks up … Continue reading

Lesson 1… don’t define YET

CT Connection here! Okay Okay.. I just want to say, “enough already on the ‘research’ just start being vegan!”…  To be honest I am eating vegan, but the whole family is not and I am trying to figure out what the best diet would be for everyone…  My family: Husband – 6′-4” open-minded hubby who would change … Continue reading

Stromboli – Vegan style

Stromboli – Vegan style

What do you do when you have pizza sauce about to expire?  Make stromboli of course!  This recipe was amazing.  The kids actually hugged me and thanked me for the “good dinner”.  I was so happy and then wondered if the other dinners sucked???  Anyway, super easy – everything usually on hand and full bellies.  … Continue reading