Posted in March 2013

Brown Rice Noodle Soup

Brown Rice Noodle Soup

I’m still trying to win my husband over with flavourful meals and to erase his memory of our lentil fiasco a few nights ago. Usually broths need to simmer for hours to be most flavourful however by using a prepared veggie broth and making a spice mash we can infuse some big flavours into this … Continue reading

Raw Food Love- Rawxies!

Raw Food Love- Rawxies!

My Rawxies order has arrived…I don’t know whose more excited me or the girls at work who will no longer have to deal with me pestering them about the mail anymore. First thing first I haven’t been given stuff to write this post or receive any benefits from doing so…this all pure food love! I’ve … Continue reading

Mexican Hash

Mexican Hash

A few days ago I had made an experimental vegan lentil dish that went a bit awry…hubby was more than questioning this reduced animal product diet we are trying. So tonight for supper I wanted to make something really flavourful to try and win him over. Please note that this is a vegetarian dish that … Continue reading

Vegan Brown Rice Crisp Treats

Vegan Brown Rice Crisp Treats

It was girls night at the Shipley house. What better way to celebrate girls night than with two vegan treats, one to eat and one to pamper ourselves with. Here we are with our Lush Cupcake Face Masks For a special treat toddler and I made rice crispy treats. The best part? They’re vegan! In … Continue reading

World Water Day

World Water Day

Today is world water day. Mahatma Gandhi once said “to believe in something and not live it is dishonest”. I believe that everyone should have access to clean water. This photo and information is from water.org If you believe as I do please join me in supporting that belief. Here’s some things you can do: … Continue reading

“Cream” Pasta

“Cream” Pasta

Tonight we had plans to go swimming so we needed a quick supper. This meal was ready in fifteen minutes. Boil water for pasta and cook desired amount of pasta according to package directions. In a blender combine beans, avocado, nutritional yeast, garlic, lemon juice, pepper and salt. Blend until combined. Steam three cups broccoli. … Continue reading

Ginger Carrot Soup

Ginger Carrot Soup

In January I had read Diet for a Small Planet and to say my mind was blown is a bit of an understatement. Upon reading this book I really got to thinking about the consumption of meat and its effect of the planet. At that time I had decided to limit the amount of meat … Continue reading

Fruit Crisp

Fruit Crisp

Warm, fruity, oat filled, spelty goodness….I have been working like crazy lately and wanted a bit of a treat that didn’t involve me eating a bag of licorice. I have a serious licorice problem…is licorice a problem? Anyhow here’s my licorice alternative. Combine 2 peeled and sliced apples, three cups frozen or fresh peach slices … Continue reading