Category Archives: Vegan

Three Tomato Sauce

A couple of weeks ago I finally used some of the seemly simple tomato sauce I made during harvest in the fall. It was even better than I remembered. It’s a fairly involved recipe but the results are worth the … Continue reading

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Green Banana Mango Smoothie

Last fall I made huge changes to my eating style: fruit smoothies for breakfast, 2 tablespoons of light olive oil in a few ounces of water for lunch, and roasted vegetables with 3-4 ounces of protein for dinner. I lost … Continue reading

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Marinated Artichoke Heart Salad

I’ve made this twice recently, serving it with lamb shoulder blade steak. I love the Greek inspired flavors and using the oven dried cherry tomatoes from my garden. I used the olive oil I preserved the cherry tomatoes in and … Continue reading

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Mexican Cauliflower “Rice”

I had take out Mexican food the other night for dinner (pork in red sauce) and since I couldn’t eat the side of rice that came with it, I made my own version with grated cauliflower.  I didn’t have fresh … Continue reading

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Grain Free Granola Bites

These bar cookies are based on Best Express Food’s Traditional Aussie Bites. The original contains rolled oat, oat flour, butter, canola oil, sugar, honey, dried apricots, raisins, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, shredded coconut, baking soda and salt. They’ve addictive but … Continue reading

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Chestnut Gingerbread

I made this at Christmas and I love how it turned out. It’s very close in flavor and texture to its wheat flour kin. I did use molasses despite my inflammation issues with sugar but some things are worth it. … Continue reading

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Almond Flax Tortillas

I’ve made these twice in the past two days, using slightly different techniques, and both times I loved the end results. I used the tortilla press I got for Christmas to flatten them but a rolling pin would work as … Continue reading

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