Vegan Mayonnaise

 Like most vegetarians, eating mayonnaise is out of questions. All the vegetarians I know, myself included, don't eat eggs.So, over the years, I have tried a few mayonnaise recipes but nothing came close to this one. What makes this recipe a perfect consistency is the Silken tofu. Once you make it, it looks exactly like regular mayoI added cardamom to make it more aromatic. Also, the taste is amazing....more

Vegan Potato Salad

     http://healingtomato.com/blog/2014/07/21/potato-salad/I have always loved potato salad, but, all the potato salads have included yogurt. So, I came up with a simple recipe for vegan mayo and created a potato salad for it.This recipe is perfect for summer lunches or even brunch. The recipe includes some very colorful potatoes and the vegan mayo includes cardamom...more

Banana coconut nicecream recipe

Hi Everyone!Today I have a delicious summer ice cream recipe!Coconut and banana nicecream!Ingredients for 2 servings...more

Grilled Vegetable Gyros

I'm always in favor of Greek food, and through the years I've certainly gobbled down plenty of gyros made with meat. ...more
kristinnicole I agree, it's brilliant!more

Gluten Free Vegan Waffles with Blackberry-Basil Maple Syrup

You do not need to adhere to a vegan diet to enjoy these light, crispy on out the outside, tender on the inside, waffles. The first time I ever served them, only one person at my table was on a plant-based diet. One of the meat-eaters remarked, “these are so light and buttery, almost like a pastry from a shop”....more

Roasted Vegetable Coconut Quinoa Curry

Monday's are my quinoa or pasta nights. I usually feel like the house is in complete disarray from the weekend and I spend more time on getting the house back to normalcy and less time in the kitchen.. After the weekend I also really want a home cooked meal and usually a hearty one. Quinoa and pasta are it! Easy to do, quick, filling and totally enjoyable. It's not about working smarter, not harder! ...more

FIRST APPLES OF THE SEASON pink and green original oil painting Margaret Aycock

I took my new puppy over to the community garden and found some apples on the ground.  I wasn't quite sure whether the apples on the tree were quite ripe yet but the one's on the ground were fair game for using in a painting and then eating so here is a little study that I did of them.  I could have taken them a step further but I liked the lose feel of this little study so I think I will mark it finished and pop it on ebay. To visit my painting blog CLICK HERE...more

Free Food in the Back Yard

Since I have places in my yard that get no mowing ( my garden ) I am able to see what might sprout up on its own.  I pull plenty of Bermuda grass but I am finding so many edible things that want to be there naturally.  Last night I made curried greens from some of the plants that I allow to stay in the garden.  Just for fun, I researched their nutritional value ....more