Linda Voorhis

Garden Update After 1st Night of Freezing Temperatures

Greetings from Cornville, Arizona. Yikes! Last night the wind was howling so strongly that I almost felt like I was going to be blown over as I was putting a cover over my garden in an attempt to keep the plants warm enough to ward off the freezing temperatures that...
Have You Missed Me?

Have You Missed Me?

Thought I'd give you a quick update on the goings-on here in Cornville, Arizona.  The summer was busy in the garden with a wonderful harvest.  But unlike gardening in New Jersey, where I lived for 57 years, here in the Sedona area, we actually can garden almost...

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Quick ‘n’ Easy Mushroom Sausage Stroganoff

Quick ‘n’ Easy Mushroom Sausage Stroganoff

Easy, Breezy, Stroganoff Looking for an easy-breezy dinner that is hearty, full of flavor, and versatile?  Look no further.  I present you with my spur-of-the-moment Mushroom Sausage Stroganoff. Tonight, it will be served adorning a baked potato and a splash of fresh...

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Coconut Custard Plum Pie

Coconut Custard Plum Pie

I Like Pie, You Like Pie - Let's All Have PIE! Today’s recipe is a diversion from my typical recipes, wherein I rarely use prepared items for ingredients.  This pie is quick and easy to put together using pantry ingredients along with some fresh plums. I had purchased...

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Outdoor Solar Lights Gone Wild

Outdoor Solar Lights Gone Wild

Ready. Set. Glow https://youtu.be/V0jXfB6vj_A Concurrent with my efforts to learn more about and implement veganic gardening, I have been working on creating an outdoor oasis in my backyard with the desire of being environmentally conscious (and not dramatically...

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Italian Frittata

Italian Frittata

One of my favorite pantry items (stored in the refrigerator) has become JUST Egg. It is so versatile and enables me to quickly whip up breakfast for dinner, or any time of day, for that matter, including breakfast. Back in the day when quiche was in vogue, I have to...

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Check Out My Garden! Enjoying the Moment

Check Out My Garden! Enjoying the Moment

Growin' a Garden With myself retreating at home, I’ve been spending lots of time basking in yard work, and thoroughly enjoying every moment! I've been hard at work in my garden, so stay tuned to see how that is coming along, and to see what I throw together in the...

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Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls

Warm cinnamon rolls, fresh out of the oven, allowed to cool long enough so they are gently warm, glaze drizzled over them……paired with a cup of coffee or tea…..what could possibly be better! I made these a couple of weeks ago, shortly after my parents and I...

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Creative Batch Cooking Made Easy Part 2

Creative Batch Cooking Made Easy Part 2

As promised, here is part two of this blog for batch cooking and using up all those great pantry items you might have around! Perhaps You Have Peppers... Stuffed peppers are another great way to use your bulk cooked ingredients for a flavorful meal. While I typically...

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Creative Batch Cooking Made Easy, Part 1

Creative Batch Cooking Made Easy, Part 1

Lately, I’ve been seeing lots of cookbooks and posts about the joys and ease of batch-cooking. It was a task that used to occur on a regular basis in my home on Sundays. But then that thing called ‘life’ happened; and I got away from it. I’ve recently returned to this...

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Root Vegetable & Fava Bean Tagine

Root Vegetable & Fava Bean Tagine

Recently I participated in the 2020 Sedona VegFest, sponsored by Healthy World Sedona, which took place on January 18-19. The VegFest is a celebration of all things plant-based! I did a demo January 19 of a Root Vegetable & Fava Bean Tagine with Quinoa and...

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Post V-Day Special Dinner

Post V-Day Special Dinner

Valentine's Day may have just passed us, but shouldn't we show that V-Day love to those around us, and ourselves, all year? Why don't you treat yourself or someone special to a post V-day night in! I'm thinking Thai Corn Coconut Soup, Veganified Beef Wellington, and...

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AVS Magazine Feature!

AVS Magazine Feature!

Hello All! Did you know that February is Vegan Cuisine Month? This is a great time to really dive in and see what amazing food this lifestyle has to offer, and to encourage those around you to give it a try as well! You can learn more about Vegan Cuisine Month HERE...

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Veggie Pasta Sauce

Veggie Pasta Sauce

It's a new year my friends, and I am wildly busy! My guess is you are too, so I'm keeping this short and sweet, and resharing this quick and easy recipe for veggie pasta sauce! It can be as simple as four typical pantry ingredients plus a fresh vegetable. For this...

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Traditionally Untraditional Holiday Tamales!

Traditionally Untraditional Holiday Tamales!

The Holidays are upon us! Here in Arizona, there is a tradition which marks this time of year - many of our friends, family, and neighbors are making tamales. I figured this was the perfect time to share my delicious dessert tamale! It is an after dinner treat to...

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Holiday Entertaining Made Easy

Holiday Entertaining Made Easy

Are you planning a Holiday gathering for a bunch of family and friends and feeling overwhelmed? Here’s where the adage “Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail” couldn’t be more appropriate. Being a person who absolutely adores planning large gatherings that include a...

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An Interview with Yours Truly!

An Interview with Yours Truly!

What a Great Question! The following was copied from the October issue of Healthy World Sedona's monthly Newsletter. You can download a full copy here, or visit the website here and view it online ... But for those of you who would rather read it on my site, please,...

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Garden Update After 1st Night of Freezing Temperatures

Greetings from Cornville, Arizona. Yikes! Last night the wind was howling so strongly that I almost felt like I was going to be blown over as I was putting a cover over my garden in an attempt to keep the plants warm enough to ward off the freezing temperatures that...
Have You Missed Me?

Have You Missed Me?

Thought I'd give you a quick update on the goings-on here in Cornville, Arizona.  The summer was busy in the garden with a wonderful harvest.  But unlike gardening in New Jersey, where I lived for 57 years, here in the Sedona area, we actually can garden almost...

read more
Quick ‘n’ Easy Mushroom Sausage Stroganoff

Quick ‘n’ Easy Mushroom Sausage Stroganoff

Easy, Breezy, Stroganoff Looking for an easy-breezy dinner that is hearty, full of flavor, and versatile?  Look no further.  I present you with my spur-of-the-moment Mushroom Sausage Stroganoff. Tonight, it will be served adorning a baked potato and a splash of fresh...

read more
Coconut Custard Plum Pie

Coconut Custard Plum Pie

I Like Pie, You Like Pie - Let's All Have PIE! Today’s recipe is a diversion from my typical recipes, wherein I rarely use prepared items for ingredients.  This pie is quick and easy to put together using pantry ingredients along with some fresh plums. I had purchased...

read more
Outdoor Solar Lights Gone Wild

Outdoor Solar Lights Gone Wild

Ready. Set. Glow https://youtu.be/V0jXfB6vj_A Concurrent with my efforts to learn more about and implement veganic gardening, I have been working on creating an outdoor oasis in my backyard with the desire of being environmentally conscious (and not dramatically...

read more
Italian Frittata

Italian Frittata

One of my favorite pantry items (stored in the refrigerator) has become JUST Egg. It is so versatile and enables me to quickly whip up breakfast for dinner, or any time of day, for that matter, including breakfast. Back in the day when quiche was in vogue, I have to...

read more
Check Out My Garden! Enjoying the Moment

Check Out My Garden! Enjoying the Moment

Growin' a Garden With myself retreating at home, I’ve been spending lots of time basking in yard work, and thoroughly enjoying every moment! I've been hard at work in my garden, so stay tuned to see how that is coming along, and to see what I throw together in the...

read more
Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls

Warm cinnamon rolls, fresh out of the oven, allowed to cool long enough so they are gently warm, glaze drizzled over them……paired with a cup of coffee or tea…..what could possibly be better! I made these a couple of weeks ago, shortly after my parents and I...

read more

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