Rhubarb Rose Water Crisp (Gluten-Free, Vegan)

Rhubarb Rose Water Crisp (Gluten-Free, Vegan)05/19/2014...more

Defining Life and Going Vegetarian

Originally posted on ChapterTK.comI was going to open this blog with the accepted definition of life. Unfortunately, there is no accepted definition. According to thedictionary, life is:...more

Recipe: Green Bananas in Coconut Milk


Vanilla Bean Coffee Creamer

Hi, my name is Kristi and I am addicted to artificial coffee creamers. ...more

Vegan Mango Granola

Homemade granola with almond milk is one of my favorite breakfast and you can use your favorite ingredients. I love mangoes, so I use it a lot to make my granolas, but you can also use other fruits, I love dried berries too! Store-bought granolas has nothing to do with this awesome, healthy, super sweet, crunchy, tasty, homemade granola....more

Vegan Blueberry Oat Cookies

Chewy, full of blueberries, oats, and lots of good stuff. These soft-baked cookies do a good job of standing in for breakfast or served up as a healthy snack. ...more

Why reluctant, for goodness sake?

My husband and I have been vegetarians for many years, way back when the revolutionary cookbook, Diet for a Small Planet,  first came into being. So it’s been a long time. We were both raised on the typical American Baby Boomer diet of canned everything, processed-to-nutritional-death quick foods, meat at all meals and Jello. The beginnings were interesting, to say the least, but after all the years we definitely have it down and raised our three kids that way. We didn’t eat animal flesh but included dairy and eggs....more

Summer Rolls, Spring Rolls & See through burritos

Summer rolls vs spring rolls - TYPICALLY Summer rolls are fresh & spring rolls are fried.HOWEVER, just google spring roll, you will find hundreds of these "unfried spring rolls" called Vietnamese spring rolls aka summer rolls.My youngest son calls these - "see through burritos".My oldest son refers to them as something way to XXX-rated for this blog......more

Pastry Puffs

  These vegetable, 'cheese' patry puffs are the perfect dish to serve at a party!  They're so full of flavor. Once you taste these you'll be making them all the time!! Get the recipe here ...more

My New Lifestyle

I was diagnosed with RA (rheumatoid arthritis) July 2013. The 2 years prior to being diagnosed was complete hell. I was on mega doses of prednisone for those 2 years because nobody knew what was going on. All my inflammation transpired and came out full force in my eye. My joints never hurt or bothered me....more