Some of my favorite foods and scents come with the Autumnal change of seasons. We're talking cinnamon and nutmeg, maple syrup and honey, crisp apples, the smell of fallen leaves, pumpkin pie and apple crisp fresh from the oven, and spicy hot chocolate and tangy mulled cider taken outdoors sitting by a roaring fire. Oh … Continue reading RAW VEGAN PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE
Apple picking season is pure joy in the fall, and the smell of a homemade apple pie baking in the oven conjures up images of curling up by the fireplace on a cold autumn evening drinking mulled cider. Apple cider is much more than a seasonal beverage—for many families, like maple sugaring, it is a … Continue reading Apples + Cider = Fall Fun!
I tried a beetroot latte a few years ago at Wildflour, a vegan bakery in Providence and was blown away! If the idea of drinking a beetroot latte weirds you out, give it a try first and see what you think. But first, I guess you have to like beets! I know I work for … Continue reading Beetroot Latte
Recipe by Bella Yon Cheesecake is loved by many with its smooth, silky creaminess we all enjoy outside of ice cream. However, you may be lactose intolerant or just don't want all the calories associated with dairy products, or have an aversion to how dairy is processed in general and are going vegan all the … Continue reading Vegan Raspberry Mousse Cheesecake
Enjoy the winter scenes and my mushrooms and indoor garden photos and a kitty or two!
You know how some people love peas, but not pea soup? Or hummus but not chickpeas? It's funny because I love both peas and pea soup! And, I love a hummus, but not a fan eating just chickpeas by themselves! So weird. However, once I add them to a salad or combine them with other … Continue reading Chickpea Salad
I love to use single-ingredient proteins in my recipes including Bob's Red Mill Hemp Powder or Chia Seeds, or I use whole raw nuts to add good fats, protein and fiber to my smoothies and other recipes. Depending on the nut, however, it will add a level of grittiness or creaminess to the recipe depending … Continue reading CRANBERRY CUTIE
Ok, so you all know I love gardening of any kind, and I have been wanting to forage for mushrooms for quite a while now, but never really knew where to go, what to look for and when. I have taken a few seminars and know a few friends who forage mushrooms with great luck … Continue reading Mushrooms Anyone?
I am wicked excited! I just received my 50-Plant Composting Garden Tower 2 yesterday! Many of you know I am an avid gardener and I try new things in my garden each growing season. I put in a hugelkultur a few years ago; self-watering 5 gallon buckets last year; many raised beds; tried a stagnant … Continue reading My Garden Tower® 2 Delivery
You all know what my fitness workspace looks like but are you curious as to what my "other" workspace is like? October starts the last quarter of the year and most retailers are on high alert putting out every seasonal item on an early schedule. Although, Halloween items were minimal in my store, Fall decorations … Continue reading October Highlights