Posted in January 2013

Lentil Cottage Pie

Lentil Cottage Pie

Another meatless monday success…hubby says that he doesn’t really notice that there is no meat in this dish. It’s also vegan or vegetarian depending on whether or not you add cheese. Cause hubby loves cheese I added it on. Here’s the recipe. Peel and boil 4 large potatoes. When cooked drain and reserve cooking liquid. … Continue reading

Meal Plan 21 – 25 2013

Last week I started back to work and because hubby’s hours are so all over place I am the one to get the littles ready in the morning, drop them off and pick them up and make supper. Well despite my best intentions we had a less then stellar week of eating. This week I … Continue reading

Stir Fried Quinoa- Thai Style

Stir Fried Quinoa- Thai Style

I have been reading Frances Moore Lappe’s book Diet for a Small Planet and it is literally rocking my world. The information that it contains about United States farming practices is really shocking and the copy I have is the twentieth year anniversary addition which is about twenty years old itself. I can only imagine, … Continue reading

Greens and Goat Cheese

Greens and Goat Cheese

Now that I’m back to work, after a year plus maternity leave, I’m back to packing lunch. This salad is my go to lunch…it’s also my sisters favourite salad. The combination of ingredients makes for an interesting starter or filling lunch. It’s also mostly raw – I’ve been contemplating the whole raw food idea. Eating … Continue reading

How to Be Happy with Less

Let me start by saying that I am so blessed with a home, a wonderful husband, two great girls and a job I genuinely enjoy. However every so often I find myself longing for something more, a bigger kitchen, a new wardrobe, a hot weather holiday, more financial freedom etc… It is at these times … Continue reading

Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chewy, chocolaty, oatmealy, yummyness…oh and they’re vegan! In a small bowl combine 1 Tbsp flax seed meal with 3 Tbsp water. Let sit about five minutes until gelatinous. In a large bowl combine 1/2 cup coconut oil with 1/2 cup brown rice syrup or honey if you’re a honey eating vegan. Once combined add 1 … Continue reading

Fernie Pictures and Organic Finds

Fernie Pictures and Organic Finds

We finally arrived home late last night after a really long twelve hour drive home. The roads were really stormy for quite a bit of the ride home and the kids were getting really tired so we had to make quite a few stops. We had a great trip. Here are a few neat pictures … Continue reading

Happy New Year, A Trip and Recipe

Happy New Year, A Trip and Recipe

Happy New Year! Wow have we been busy being sick! We were sick all through out the holiday season hence my absence from blogging. Mama was too busy taking care of hubby and the littles. We are finally turning a corner just in time for our trip! We are leaving tomorrow headed for Fernie, BC. … Continue reading