Posts for Recipes Category

Vegan Rice Pudding

Recipes - June 4, 2015

Once upon a time I was browsing a menu in a Los Angeles diner, and in the dessert section they offered "Bread Pudding" and right below that, "Rice Putting" [sic].  Ever since, I've called it "Rice Putting." I mean WHO DOESN'T PROOF READ when the word "pudding" was RIGHT. THERE.…

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Homemade Pumpkin Bread Squares

Recipes - December 3, 2014

Ingredients • 1 cup all-purpose flour • ¼ teaspoon salt • ¼ teaspoon baking powder • ½ teaspoon baking soda • ½ teaspoon ground cloves • ½ teaspoon cinnamon • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg • ½ cup white sugar + ½ cup brown sugar • 6 TB unsalted butter, softened…

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Vegan Caramel Sauce – O So Yumm

Recipes - November 23, 2014

I did an experiment and made caramel sauce with animal products and without. I definitely liked the vegan sauce better! And it's really quick and easy (under 10 minutes). This is a great addition to your vegan holiday fare! Ingredients 1 Cup Brown Sugar 1/2 Cup Almond Milk 4 TB…

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Easy Pancake Recipe

Recipes - October 21, 2014

I have been trying to avoid processed foods and mixes, as they have additives, preservatives and ingredients that I don't want to put in my body.  If you make it yourself from scratch, you control what ingredients go in and how much. (I usually use less salt/sugar than a recipe…

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E-Z Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies

Recipes - October 6, 2014

  E-Z PEANUT BUTTER OATMEAL COOKIES I have been sick with bronchitis for the last two weeks. I wanted to treat myself to homemade cookies, but it couldn't take a lot of work, since I was weak. This takes about 8 minutes of prep and 8 minutes of cooking time.…

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Best Oatmeal Cran Cookies – no sugar!

Recipes - August 16, 2014

INGREDIENTS 3/4 C instant (quick-cook) oats 3/4 C flour 1 ½ tsp baking powder ½ tsp ground cinnamon 1/8 tsp salt 2 tbsp butter 1 egg, room temperature 1 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 C Agave syrup 1/4-1/2 C dried cranberries INSTRUCTIONS 1. Whisk together the oats, flour, baking powder, cinnamon,…

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MIFS: Teriyaki Sauce

Recipes - June 21, 2014

MAKE IT FROM SCRATCH: Teriyaki Sauce I needed teriyaki sauce as a marinade for some yammy grilled salmon last night. Well, I went to the local market and they had two brands, both of which had HIGH FRUCTOSE CORN SYRUP as the main ingredient.  I whipped out my phone and…

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Miniature Blueberry Tarts

Recipes - June 17, 2014

I modified a blueberry tart recipe for my mini-ramekins, which are 3.5" in diameter. Makes 4. Pastry: 3/4 C all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp salt 1 TB sugar 1/2 stick unsalted butter, chilled and cut into 1 inch pieces 1/2 egg, whipped 1/4 tsp vanilla 1/4 tsp cinnamon 1 TB ice…

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Crusted Ahi Tuna Salad w/Sesame Ginger Dressing

Recipes - May 2, 2014

  AHI PREP: Several Ahi steaks, about 1/2" thick 1 TB olive oil 1 TB white sesame seeds 1 TB poppy seeds 1/4 tsp dry mustard 1/2 tsp kosher salt pinch of ground black pepper 1. Remove Ahi from fridge about 20-30 minutes before cooking. 2. Rub the outside of…

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Cioppino (Italian Fish Stew)

Recipes - January 16, 2014

Ingredients 1 large yellow onion, diced 3 TB olive oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 6 Cups chicken stock (or veggie stock if you want to remain pescatarian) 2 Cups dry white wine 1/4 C tomato paste 4 (four) 14 oz (or two 28 oz) cans of diced tomatoes in juice…

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