I will admit that sometimes I judge things by their cover. Sometimes you can’t help it though!
For years I longed to buy a can of McCann’s Irish Oats in the metal tin. It looked so retro and cool! And it’s from Ireland! OMG!!!!1! (Don’t you love how illogical the consumer’s brain is?) But […]Continue Reading →
March is National Nutrition Month and in honor of that, this video is my first installment in a series of videos on nutrition.
It’s not some crazy, super scientific video, but realizing the misconceptions and just plain lack of knowledge many Americans possess on nutrition basics, this video starts with my own little mini-rant about […]Continue Reading →
Welcome to week 2 of Treat of the Week. As promised, here is my recipe for some lovely, chocolaty cookies made with the fruit juice reduction we made earlier in the week. Sunspire makes some grain sweetened chocolate chips, which are perfect if you are looking to be completely cane sugar free.Continue Reading →
Have you ever seen these A Man, A Can, A Plan books? They are basically cooking picture books. I feel like calling it cooking is even a stretch, as they are truly food assembly books– a can of this, a box of this and voilà! Dinner!
I used to scoff at them for […]Continue Reading →
Today is Ash Wednesday, marking the first day of Lent. It is also the day after Mardi Gras. Whether asking for forgiveness from above or asking for forgiveness from your liver, breaking your fast with a delicious green smoothie is the way to go.
Stay with me here.
I know, I know. Sure, you’ve read […]Continue Reading →
Growing up in suburban Minnesota, my ideas of citrus were limited to the occasional (and elusive) mandarin, grapefruit and the ever-present navel orange. With its thick skin and impossible pith, oranges were my least favorite fruit so I just assumed that I didn’t really like citrus.
So, when we moved to Arizona and Jim […]Continue Reading →
As I’d mentioned before, I’ve started working with fruit juice as a sweetener in some baking experiments. Why not just use agave or maple syrup, you ask? Well, there is some controversy regarding the safety of agave nectar in larger quantities (just Google it, if you’re curious) and maple syrup is terribly expensive to be […]Continue Reading →
It’s the first Friday on the new nom! nom! nom! and do you know what that means? Of course you don’t, it’s the first one! Let it be known across the land that Fridays shall now be known as the day we showcase our Treat of the Week. Huzzah!
I’m not a huge fan […]Continue Reading →
Squirrel’s Vegan KitchenGo back in time to my original blog: Squirrel’s Vegan Kitchen!
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