For over a year now I've been writing my blog on Blogger, and then self-syndicating my posts here on BlogHer, as well as on Tumblr. I've been trying to learn more about SEO lately, and have started to wonder if using the same content on 3 platforms might be hurting me more than it's helping. So... for a while at least, I'm only going to post on Blogger and see what happens. If you've been following me here, it's an easy hop over to my Blogger page....more
This past week, the Cowie Clan enjoyed a fun-filled week in Orlando Florida with Nana and Grandpa J. A spring break in the true sense: a few days of fresh warm spring air, a welcome break from the late winter we’ve been having (and continue to have) in the Midwest. As with most vacations, our week was full of indulgence and vacation-food overload....more
I know it's a weird sounding name, but it's exactly what it is, green, and mushroomyand really, really good. I don't know about you, but around here, if I make a pot of amazing soup, and offer salad to go with it, nobody ever wants the salad. I'm determined to get those wonderful dark, leafy greens into us somehow, so adding them to the soup makes sense....more
Pears are under-rated. They are full of fiber and fully capable of satisfying a sweet tooth. Last night there was a potluck at the community center, so I chose to bring something healthy for dessert.I did Roasted Pears.The Goods:5 pears, quartered and seeded1 tsp cinnamon1/4 tsp cloves1/2 tsp ginger (or fresh, then 1 thumb of ginger)Sea salt1/2 cup vegan butter Directions:1. Preheat the oven to 400F. Sprinkle sea salt on the bottom of a roasting pan....more
Yesterday night, just before going to sleep, the idea to make this tart started to "hunt" me. To sleepy to go downstairs to get my "idea moleskin", I send myself an SMS. Wouldn't wanna forget it, right? In the morning, I woke up full of energy and ready to work wonders. The lemon & poppy seeds tart, that is. Really easy to make, no baking, vegan. Raw vegan.
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