~ A Simple Vegan Spaghetti Sauce and the Value of Potassium ~

I realize I have already posted a Spaghetti Dinner but I like this one better, so I had to share …. plus I’ve learned, in the meantime, how important Potassium is! Start by dicing up an onion, and 4 cloves of garlic, then saute them in a big pot with a little water. Maybe 5 minutes. Then add 2 stalks of celery diced up, 2 … Continue reading ~ A Simple Vegan Spaghetti Sauce and the Value of Potassium ~

~ Delicious Vegan Scalloped Potatoes for Bernard’s Birthday Party ~

I’ve made this recipe twice now, once without the mushrooms, onions and garlic, and last night, with the mushrooms, onions and garlic. I like the addition of these ingredients. This wasn’t in the recipe, but I thought I’d add it just because. I brought this dish along to a 55th Birthday Party Potluck Celebration, but unfortunately, did not know that the birthday boy doesn’t like … Continue reading ~ Delicious Vegan Scalloped Potatoes for Bernard’s Birthday Party ~

~ Creamy Vegetable Curry with Rice ~

This has quickly become a favourite of mine, and my 16 year old son even likes it! So awesome!!  I was given this book, “Oh She Glows“, last Christmas and I have been slowly going through the delicious recipes of Angela’s. It’s a beautiful book and the recipes are so yummy!  Per usual, I have made some changes….. Soak 1/2 cup of raw cashews for … Continue reading ~ Creamy Vegetable Curry with Rice ~

~ Pineapple Mango Gazpacho ~

gaz·pa·cho a Spanish-style soup made from tomatoes and other vegetables and spices, served cold. I forgot what Gazpacho meant, so checked it out… the following recipe isn’t a soup, but it is a mélange (mixture) of vegys and fruit and it is served cold. Found this Recipe “Pineapple Mango Gazpacho” on “FullyRawKristina” and man, am I glad I found it!! This is seriously so scrumptious, I … Continue reading ~ Pineapple Mango Gazpacho ~

~ Vegan Creamy Curried Cauliflower Soup ~

Ok, So Good!!! Made some delicious Vegan Creamy Curried Cauliflower Soup tonight!! Thanks to “the kitchn“!!  So creamy, so tastey!  I’ve made it three times now, and I have to be honest, I thought it was a bit plain initially, but then I decided to add Butternut Squash and Carrots. I liked it much more with these extra vegetables added to the pot. Ingredients:  (Serves 6 to … Continue reading ~ Vegan Creamy Curried Cauliflower Soup ~

~ Simply Spaghetti ~

After a long day, it’s easy to get some spaghetti together…. cook some noodles, open a jar of tomatoe sauce, Ragu or whatever you may have…. steam up some broccoli and carrots (for my son), cook peas, and then sauté up some onions, garlic, basil and pepper, and zucchini (with water, not oil)….. just add whatever you like…. celery, mushrooms……. I also cut up some … Continue reading ~ Simply Spaghetti ~

~ Black Beans and Rice ~

Eating this right now, 9:21 p.m…….so good, so fast and easy and so nutritious!! INGREDIENTS: kosher salt 2 1/2 tablespoons olive oil 2 cups long-grain rice 1 medium onion, chopped (1 cup) 1 large green or red pepper, chopped (1 1/2 cups) 2 medium cloves garlic, finely chopped (1 tablespoon) 215-ounce cans black beans, undrained (I drained mine, and rinsed) 1 cup vegetable or chicken broth 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 2 bay … Continue reading ~ Black Beans and Rice ~

~ The Salmo Golf Club ~

Another ritual that has transpired while in the Kootenays, Salmo, British Columbia (Canada) is having lunch at the Salmo Golf Club. On the Friday, the last day of the Annual Memorial Soccer Camp, approximately 10-15 of us, gather here for our last Lunch …. to recount the past week, the success of the soccer camp, ideas and thoughts, and simply to relax together.   This … Continue reading ~ The Salmo Golf Club ~

~ The Collander in Trail ~

Every August during the Annual Memorial Soccer Camp week, in the Kootenays, British Columbia (Canada), we go to the Collander, a Restaurant in Trail, about 30-40 minutes away from Salmo (where we stay). They have this “Special” there…. all you can eat …. …a green salad with a vinaigrette, spaghetti noodles with tomato sauce and meatballs, and chicken, and roasted potatoes! I mean, in years … Continue reading ~ The Collander in Trail ~

~ Potatoe Salad from the Green Moustache ~

Oh finally….. I’m back on my blog…. I have missed you sooooo much, soooo badly!!! My taxes took over my life there a few weeks back and then I started working at the Green Moustache to experiment with my work situation. So I actually started working more, which is not quite what I wanted!!  Then I didn’t have time to blog, or keep up with … Continue reading ~ Potatoe Salad from the Green Moustache ~