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Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies – Vegan – Gluten Free – Dairy Free

Vegan chocolate peanut butter cookies

These Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookies have a crunchy outer layer of chocolate (cocoa) with a filling of smooth peanut butter.   The combination of chocolate and peanut butter is one of my most favorite sweet treats.  I always warm these cookies just before eating to get that straight from the oven taste. They are delicious…

Vegan Lasagne With Eggplant and Mushrooms

tofu lasagne

This Vegan Lasagne is full of flavor and heart healthy vegetables without all of the fat and cholesterol that a normal lasagna contains.  And at only 300 calories per serving, it is also easy on the waist line. Deciding to adopt a vegan style of eating comes with its challenges.  Many of the traditional “comfort food”…

Review: Ebook – 101 Healthy Vegan Food Recipes – #Jonathavine

Ebook - 101 Healthy Vegan Asian Food Recipes

101 Healthy Vegan Food Recipes Ebook by Jonathan Vine Review I just downloaded a great ebook from Amazon called 101 Healthy Vegan Food by Jonathan Vine. If you follow a vegan diet and also love Asian food, this cookbook is a must read.  It is made for Kindle, but I simply downloaded the free Kindle…

Vegan Peanut Butter Walnut Fudge

Vegan Peanut Butter Fudge

My daughter is a vegan and she always loved my peanut butter fudge that I make this time of the year for the holidays.  She can’t eat my normal version but this vegan peanut butter fudge is very good is perfectly suited to a vegan diet. Making fudge is something that I love to do during…

Slow Cooker Vegan Chili with Three Beans

Vegan Slow Cooker Chili that meat eaters will love!

Who doesn’t love the flower of a chili on a cool winter or autumn night?  This recipe for my Slow Cooker Vegan Chili has all of the flavor of a traditional chili but is great for those who don’t want to eat meat.  Easy crock pot recipes like this are perfect for Meatless Mondays. How…

Vegan Baked Eggplant Parmesan Casserole

I have a delicious recipe for baked eggplant Parmesan but it is neither vegan nor vegetarian.  My daughter is a vegan, so I adapt many recipes for her dietary needs.  She loved this one!  The hardest part was finding bread crumbs that were vegan. We looked at many labels before finding one ended up with…

Egg Replacements For Vegan Diets

Egg replacements for vegan diets.

I find it relatively easy to adapt most baked goods for vegans, but what about those that contain eggs?    There are plenty of egg replacements but first  you have to examine your recipe to find out what you want the egg to do. What are Good Egg Replacements for Vegans? Do you want to replace…

Vegetarian Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms – With Vegan Options

stuffed portabella mushrooms

I love portobello mushrooms in just about any dish. They are hearty and filling and just delicious. This recipe for Vegetarian Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms has been adjusted for a meatless diet without sacrificing any of the delicious taste. What are portobello mushrooms? Portobello mushrooms are the fully mature version of cremini mushrooms. a family of…

Tips for Making Perfect Fudge Every Time

Fudge making tips

How are your fudge making skills?  Do you end up with beautifully set fudge that forms nice little parcels, or do you find it a challenge?  These cooking tips for making perfect fudge will have you getting wonderful results every time from now on. It’s hard to believe, after a summer of gardening, that the beginning…

Growing Rutabagas – Storing, Cooking & Health Benefits

Cut rutabaga

Have you ever tried growing rutabagas? This cool loving root vegetable has a long growing season and loves to ripen after a frost.  The healthy vegetable has a sweet, peppery cabbage flavor that gets even sweeter as it cooks. In the US, more people seem to grow turnips than their vegetable cousin, the rutabaga, also…

No Bake Nut Butter Cookies – Dairy Free – Gluten Free

Nut butter Cookies

I love no bake cookies. They are easy to make, keep well and taste delicious.  These no bake nut butter cookies have an amazing chocolate and peanut butter taste but are nut free and gluten free, as well. Following a wheat free diet means that you may need to use some gluten free replacements or substitutes in your…

16 Gluten Free Replacements and Substitutes

15 Gluten Free Replacement and Substitutes

One of the latest trends in the diet industry is a gluten free diet.  And for many of those people a gluten free diet is not necessary at all. The Diet was designed primarily for those who suffer from Celiac Disease. If you are someone who follows this diet, either to lose weight or for…

Cold Summer Desserts to Beat the Heat

Frozen desserts

When the summer heats up, I go looking through my recipes of cold summer desserts.  There is nothing like a frozen bowl or stick of something to cool me down when the temps are in the 90s. Beat the Heat with these Cold Summer Desserts Root beer floats, summer cocktails, frozen fruit and ice cream…

Broccoli Salad with Orange Almond Dressing

Broccoli side dish

This clean eating broccoli salad features cabbage, broccoli, raisins, almonds and green onions and a creamy vegan dressing made with Mirin, orange juice and almond butter. It is great served either as a side dish, or main course salad. I love to make my own salad dressing. First of all, it allows me to put…

100+ Recipe Substitutions – Replacements

1-1+ recipe substitutes.

Are there times when you are missing just one ingredient and can’t make a recipe?  Perhaps you are following a meal plan or trying to lose weight and you can’t have certain foods. If so, you will find these recipe substitutes and replacements a big help in getting your meals on the table in no time at…

Blueberry Granola Bars – A Dairy Free Breakfast Treat

Blueberry Granola Bars

There are some mornings when I have all the time in the world, and other mornings when I just can’t get out the door quick enough.  On busy mornings like that, I love to have a delicious treat that I can use as a breakfast on-the-go. These Blueberry Granola Bars fit that bill nicely and…

Crock Pot Recipes – Ideas for Cooking with a Slow Cooker

A slow cooker saves cooking time and make the house smell great. These 40+ Crock Pot Recipes will give you a different one to try each day of the month!

If you asked me (and many cooks) the question: “What is one cooking appliance that you cannot do without,” my guess is that the most popular answer would be “My crock pot, of course!”  Most busy homemakers love easy recipes, and you truly can’t get much easier than crock pot recipes. Crock pots, also commonly…

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds – Healthy cooking Recipe

How to roast pumpkin seeds for a healthy snack.

Roasted pumpkin seeds are a healthy and nutritious snack. They are filled with nutritional goodness and are very easy to do and are a great project to do with the kids, when pumpkins are in season. Roasted pumpkin seeds make a great snack and are also a fun choice to add to antipasti.  (See my…

Mediterranean Bean & Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean bean & chick pea salad.

This Mediterranean Bean & Chickpea Salad is my latest recreation of some of the dishes that I have been sampling when we eat out at Mediterranean restaurants. For another healthy and filling salad, check out my antipasto salad with home made red wine vinaigrette. It is full of bold flavors. My husband has long been…

Avocado Mango Salad – Refreshing Fruit Salad

avocado mango salad

I love to combine avocados with fruit for a tasty salad.  The combination of sweet and savory really appeals to me.  This tasty avocado mango salad has a spicy sweet lime dressing for added flavor. This Avocado Mango salad Will be a Hit It’s super easy to make too.  Just heat the brown sugar and water…