Mac and Cheese (Adapted from Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s Mac Daddy)

Mac and Cheese (Adapted from Isa Chandra Moskowitz’s Mac Daddy)

It is said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery and this would be the case for the work and recipes of well know vegan author, animal rights advocate, chef and restaurateur, Isa Chandra Moskowitz. I have and love her cookbook Veganomicon and  make prodigious use of it in my daily cooking and baking. It was published some ten years ago; a ten year anniversary edition is available now. Isa is a prolific  author with some …

Plant Powered Leftover Makeovers for Busy Folk – Mexican Rice

Plant Powered Leftover Makeovers for Busy Folk  –  Mexican Rice

Jazzing up Leftovers, the plant powered way…

I thought I was super busy when I was raising my children back in the day. And I was. For much of it, I had what I considered to be the luxury of staying home, although I did work as both a teacher and caterer as well as in retail for a good portion of that time. I have always had an interest in cooking and baking, so testing out new recipes and providing …

Baked Applesauce Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Baked Applesauce Oatmeal Muffin Cups

Let me get the ball rolling by saying that if you are looking for a muffin recipe, this is not it. Baked oatmeal is a horse of a different color. In reality, it is more like a bowl of your favorite porridge in a snack like format.

This Baked Oatmeal is not really sweet.

It is chewy and dense.

There is no flour, so is 100% whole grain, which is something many of us are looking for in our daily diets.

But hey, if …

Plant Powered V-Grain (Vegan) Oatmeal for Vitality

Plant Powered V-Grain (Vegan) Oatmeal for Vitality

Sometimes, I go on a tear and research and experiment with one thing. I have been looking at oatmeal – what the different kinds are and when to use them, what the nutritional value is and what people are doing about eating more oats.

Plus, I just like to look at recipes and think about trying them and probably modifying them to suit my particular tastes and needs and those of my family. Whether it is eliminating processed oils, enhancing the …

Plant Based Bean Chili: Grand-kid Approved

Plant Based Bean Chili: Grand-kid Approved

Once every two weeks I  visit my daughter to give her a hand with after school activities, supper and bedtime. Time can be of the essence in a family when both parents are working, so I like to take the supper with me. Even though my daughter says that I don’t always have to bring something that both kids like, I kinda like to, seeing as I am their Grammie and all.

So, before one of these special visits, I planned …