Monthly Archive: July 2013

Lake Sylvia Hike

Lake Sylvia

We had an adventurous weekend that included a 12 mile round trip hike to see Lake Sylvia in Northern CA. We packed our backpacks on Friday night so we could leave early on Saturday. Natural peanut butter and low sugar strawberry jam on whole grain bread were perfect for backpacking on a warm summer day. …

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Tempeh Tamale Pie

Tempeh Tamale Pie Plant Strong

This amazing recipe comes from Mama Pea and you can see her original recipe here. I tweaked it to my personal likes and was very happy with the results. Please note that hubby Tom had to have two servings to fill him up. One was plenty for me with some romaine lettuce and salsa on the …

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Tempeh Tamale Pie

Tempeh Tamale Pie Plant Strong

Some people have been asking me what would be a good meal to serve to introduce their family to a meatless meal. This would be a good recipe because it has a meaty texture and tons of flavor. If you have followed my blog for any length of time you know I am very fond of …

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Confetti Cornbread

Confetti Cornbread

Did you know cornbread makes a delicious breakfast?  I made a few changes to the original recipe such as eliminating the sugar – we didn’t miss it and cutting the salt in half, using almond milk instead of soy milk and cut it into 12 servings instead of 8. With those changes each serving is under 100 …

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Confetti Cornbread / Birthday Blessings!

Confetti Cornbread

I wanted to make cornbread but I wasn’t sure how to go about making a no added fat cornbread that would still be moist and tasty. As usual Chef Google didn’t let me down and I went with a recipe found at Fat Free Vegan Kitchen. The confetti comes from colorful chopped bell peppers and …

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