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Chick pea nuggets

Chick pea nuggets

  Made my own Chick-pea nuggets for the kids.  I’ve had Vital Wheat Gluten for a while and wanted to play with it.  I’ve been a little nervous, i mean – “meat” from “wheat”?  Well, I found Lindsey’s recipe for Chick-pea nuggets and had all the ingredients on hand.  I REALLY wish I waited for … Continue reading

Cheesy cauliflower

Cheesy cauliflower

I’m working my way through some of the recipes in my new cookbook.  So, here’s another HH (happy herbivore) recipe.  I had some cauliflower to cook.  It also happened to be one of our snow days here in Colorado (April!).  So, I was kind of in the mood for something cheesy and comforting.  I looked … Continue reading

Hawaiian teriyaki bowl

Hawaiian teriyaki bowl

Another Happy Herbivore winner…..  Chickpea teriyaki bowls.  Another night I happened to have all the ingredients. I made a quick salsa:  chopped mango, canned pineapple (drained), chopped shallots and cilantro — just mixed together.  Made the brown rice and then cooked the teriyaki chick-peas. I wasn’t sure what the family was going to think.  I … Continue reading

Raw cookie dough

Raw cookie dough

            My kids have never had cookie dough before.  I know – its a right of passage.  Personally, I don’t like it.  I never really have.  I don’t like cookie dough ice cream, I don’t lick the bowl when I make cookies.   I just don’t think to give the kids … Continue reading

Vegan Cheesecake

Vegan Cheesecake

Made this vegan pumpkin cheesecake for Easter this weekend. I really wanted something that was decadent, special and non-dairy so the whole family could enjoy it. [Get the recipe here]. First I made the topping, crushed it up nicely with a fork. Next, I made the crust.  I used Target-brand gingersnaps.  I will say this, … Continue reading

Stir fry

Stir fry

We eat stir-fry a lot.  When I have a lot of veggies in the house – I just make a stirfry and serve it over rice.  easy.  dinner to done in 30 mins.  Meat-Husband was happy because I could make this both vegan and omni at the same time.   Say What?  Well. I browned the … Continue reading

Tropical breakfast muffins

Tropical breakfast muffins

I love me some oatmeal.  Coaches oats to be exact.  LOVE.  I eat it with frozen blueberries or peanut butter or strawberry jam or just some brown sugar.  But – oatmeal gets a little old after 6 days.  I need something portable (remember the whole morning issue?)  Well, I saw this recipe on a website … Continue reading

Quick and easy vegan lunch

Quick and easy vegan lunch

Although I work in Boulder and vegan lunches are as easy to come by as coffee houses – I try to bring my lunch as much as possible.  Its not that I love what I make, its that I’m cheap watching my figure.  Most mornings I’m rushing around – getting the kids ready, yelling/screaming helping … Continue reading