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Saturday Morning Hoe Down

This morning I channeled my inner Paula Deen and made hoe cakes for breakfast. I've been wanting to try them for awhile now and this morning just happened to be the perfect time. But fair warning - these are in no way healthy! I used the following recipe: Southern Hoe Cakes from Deep South Dish… Continue reading Saturday Morning Hoe Down

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Split Pea Soup for You & Baby

I love to use my crockpot on the weekends and last weekend was no exception (I can never quite get it together on a weekday morning.) I made split pea soup. Now don't think "gross". Split pea soup may look gross but it's actually pretty good and very good for you. Split pea soup is… Continue reading Split Pea Soup for You & Baby

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Graham Cracker Treats

Graham cracker treats are a simple little goodie from my childhood. I can picture my mom sitting down at the table with a box of graham crackers and a can of frosting, methodically churning out these little sandwiches. I don't have them as much now that I'm an adult but when I had some leftover… Continue reading Graham Cracker Treats

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Cranberry Quinoa Pilaf

Hello there! Yes I am still here even though I haven't posted for most of January. January is my busiest month at work and now that it's ending, I am starting to crawl out of my office and rejoin the rest of civilization. Last night my family got together to celebrate my siblings' birthdays this… Continue reading Cranberry Quinoa Pilaf

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Sweet Potato Tofu Jambalaya

The other day I consulted Betty to determine how to bake a butternut squash (to eventually purée for Jack). As I was flipping through I noticed that Betty has a vegetarian section. Huh. Did not know that was in there. I glanced through the recipes and found one for sweet potato tofu jambalaya that looked… Continue reading Sweet Potato Tofu Jambalaya

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My First Homemade Seitan

I crawled out of my cave and finally joined Twitter a few months ago.  One of my favorite followees is VegWeb.  They tweet delicious sounding recipes daily.  I've gotten a few dinner ideas from their tweets! One of their tweets awhile back was an easy seitan recipe.  (Seitan is a vegetarian protein made out of… Continue reading My First Homemade Seitan