• 10Sep

    Plant based and Vegan. This is so easy to make and perfect as an energy snack after exercising. Best part of all is that you actually know what is in this. Do you have a food processor? If so this will make a quick nutritious delicious snack. Pumpkin pie reminds me of Thanksgiving. That’s coming up in a few months.



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  • 09Sep



    I found this brilliant dessert at cookingwithmanuela.blogspot.com This is her own version of apple rose dessert. Which is not only stunning to look at but delicious to eat. This post not only shows you how to do it step by step but has a video that you can watch.

    This is a beautiful dessert to make. I use a puff pastry without dairy ingredients. (Which is a definite plus for me)  Most puff pastry has dairy in it.  I found this (non dairy) pastry at a local store and will give you the name of the company later.   I’m not sure if  puff pastry is available in whole wheat without dairy. But as soon as I locate it you will be the 2nd to know.  I would use organic fruit flavored apricot preserves without any additional sugar. This is an impressive and not to difficult dessert to make.


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  • 09Sep


    Some very helpful hints from The Food Network. Enjoy the summer fruits and vegetables.


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  • 08Sep

    imageHere is how to take the mystery out of baking Tofu cubes for that stir fry, salad or another tasty creation.


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  • 06Aug


    This fall season pick some great plants to grow and enjoy in your Food-Funtastic healthy foods. Organics can be costly to purchase. You can grow your own for less. Even if they are not organic. But you can fertilize and use organic products. I really enjoyed this site for some healthy hints on gardening.


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  • 06Aug


    I found this , easy to make recipe for homemade Ginger Ale. Ginger Ale has been thought to help reduce inflammation and even tummy aches. Non alcoholic. Ginger is a strange looking vegetable used in Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Korean and other cuisines. One item I don’t want to be without in my house is candied ginger. This can be found in a health store, or asian markets. This is also helpful in a tummy ache. Ginger has many medicinal properties.

    You will find ginger in the produce area of your market. The candied ginger usually in a jar, but sometimes in bulk foods at some health food stores.


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  • 23Jul


    Here’s what I promised with my former blog. A delicious, easy dip Baba Ganoush. This may become a favorite of yours. Healthy and delicious. Serve it with slices of pita bread. I got hooked on Mediterranean food when I was attending College in Los Angeles. The best part was there were so many plant based foods to enjoy at Greek Restaurants. Falafels – made with fava beans and garbanzo beans served in a pita bread and Baklava a totally wonderful decadent dessert were two of my favorites.


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  • 23Jul


    I love Baba Ganoush. An easy to prepare eggplant dip. Only problem was I really didn’t know how to bake eggplant. (An important component in making this dip.) That is until I came across this video. I tried it last night and it was so easy to do. Roasting eggplant is so useful to know. You can even serve the eggplant as is, and your guests can scoop the delicious flesh and eat it. Surprise, it is not bitter when done this way. Tomorrow I’ll post a wonderfully easy recipe for Baba Ganoush. So pick out a large dark purple eggplant and roast it then follow the directions for the dip.


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  • 12Jul

    Imagine you’re going to Los Angeles, or even planning a trip to the Big Apple. Maybe even thinking about a trip out of the country. Well if you are looking for healthy food, or a vegetarian or vegan searching for a place to eat. You search is over. Check out Happy Cow. That website will transport most anywhere in the world for your search for delicious food. We went to Europe and found a great place in France to eat. Speaking of France, they were very helpful for a vegetarian. I had no problem eating there. Lots of links all over the world and links in the USA. Was overwhelmed with the links I found in San Francisco.
    Try the California links here:
    Happy Cow California


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  • 06Jul

    I just saw this wonderful food idea to make for entertaining. A grill made out of watermelon with kabobs. There are directions in thia link and a video. Make your event memorable with presentation and wonderful food.


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