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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...

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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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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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It’s World Vegan Day!

It’s World Vegan Day!

Today is a Special Day Today is World Vegan Day and the first day of World Vegan Month. As I paused a moment to acknowledge this day, it brought me back to that infamous day in November, 1997 that thrust me into transition, when Freya Dinshah, Executive Director of...

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The Results of an Awesome Chili Cook-Off!

The Results of an Awesome Chili Cook-Off!

A Good 'ol Chili Cook-Off Earlier this month I participated in the Cornville Chili Cook-Off with my mole-inspired chili, and I won Second place! Now, while first place would have been amazing, I am happy to report that the other vegan option out of 30 participants won...

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My Homemade Version of Vegan “Burger” Helper

My Homemade Version of Vegan “Burger” Helper

Quick, Easy, Sumptuous! Perfect For A Healthy and Nutritious Weekday Meal After a Busy Day at the Office! With the availability of two pretty darn spectacular plant-based ground meat alternatives (Beyond Meat Ground Meat and LightLife Plant-Based Ground Meat), I have...

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Fresh Corn Pancakes

Fresh Corn Pancakes

Being a Jersey girl, Jersey corn represented the much-anticipated August harvest each year.  One of the great joys of being a transplanted Jersey girl now residing in the Sedona area is the elongated corn harvesting season.  Ah, what more can a vegan food-obsessed...

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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
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
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...

read more
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...

read more

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