Potato-Crusted Mushroom Quiche from PlantPure Kitchen

With the success of the recent Carrot Loaf, I decided to try another entree from this cookbook. I have to say, I’m really liking this cookbook! I didn’t make many substitutions with this recipe. I had shredded potatoes (from Trader Joe’s) in the freezer, and they...

Carrot Loaf from Kim Campbell’s The Plant Pure Kitchen

I’ve recently decided if a cookbook is going to take up space in my dining room bookshelf, it needs to earn it’s keep. The family had been pleading for ‘anything but rice and beans’ for dinner, so this sounded about as different from rice and...

Green Smoothies – general notes

I eat a lot of salads. I like green leafy veggies, and I know they are good for me. In the summer, though, sometimes I prefer to drink my greens. A cool concoction of leafy greens and frozen fruit is quite refreshing, and ultra healthy. Here are a few tips that...

Maple Baked Beans from Robin Robertson’s 1000 Vegan Recipes

Try not to laugh to hard, but until last week, I had never had baked beans.  Not that I know of.  I had some heirloom beans that I had cooked the previous day and thought the recipe from Robin Robertson’s 1,000 Vegan Recipes looked interesting enough to try. Was...

Straightupfood.com’s Quinoa Cornbread

The other day I reviewed 2 recipes that I had found on the blog, straightupfood.com by Cathy Fisher.  As I have gone gluten-free, I was very excited to find lots of gf options here.  The other night it was ridiculously cold out and I decided that a salad and some soup...

Straight Up Food’s Lentil & Rice Loaf with Mushroom Gravy

This is review of 2 recipes on a blog that I just discovered.  Cathy Fisher’s Straight Up Food.  I made 2 recipes the other night, and they go together quite well.  The Lentil & Rice Loaf, and the Mushroom Gravy. Was it easy?  Yes, it was easy, but it was...