Kitchen Choas: Vegetarian Cornbread and An Old Book

When I was 13 and learning how to be a vegetarian, my access to the internet was limited to the school library computer. I realize that makes me sound very old, but I’m really not! That’s just how far technology has come in such a short period of time! In the “old” days we had…

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Kitchen Chaos: Screw You Flu Soup (“Chicken” Noodle)

1tbsp. Butter (of your choosing) 1/4c. Chopped Red Onion 1 (medium) Chopped Sweet Potato 1 Chopped Carrot 2 PC veggie “chicken breasts” broken up Fluffy handful of Spinach 8c water (or half vegetable broth) 3 bay leaves Rosemary, salt, and pepper to taste (I make the noodles separately so that they don’t get soggy in…

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Kitchen Chaos Quickie: A Sweet Autumn Lunch

Colder days bring apples in season, dried fruits, and darker chocolates. As a celebratory lunch, the kids are having sweet roll ups (instead of our customary pickles, cucumbers, olives, and cheese). -whole wheat wrap smeared with cream cheese (we use spinach dip when we are having a savory roll up) -chopped dried cranberries -chopped dark…

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Kitchen Chaos Quickie: Breakfast Bar Hack

Use a shallow edged cookie sheet to bake your favourite muffin mix into a slab. I used a silicone baking mat, but you could also use parchment paper (it will help to pull it up without breaking it). Then all you have to do is half it, flip one side over, slather in jam (of…

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Kitchen Chaos: Good Morning Muffin

Yields 1 dozen regular size, plus a dozen toddler size! What you need: 2c. Oats 1c. Whole wheat flour 4tsp. Baking Powder 4tbsp. Bran Flakes 2tbsp. Sesame Seeds 2tbsp. Unsweetened Shredded Coconut 1/4c. Chopped Dark Chocolate Chips 1/4c. Chopped Dried Cranberries 2tbsp. Agave Nectar Juice from half a Lemon 1c. Vanilla Almond Milk *2tbsp. oil…

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Chaos In The Kitchen: Sweet Vegan Tattie Scones

Happy St. Patrick’s Day everyone! That being said, we are not Irish. I can’t really justify celebrating all things Irish, when we are not. It seems odd to me. I realize that in Ireland, they celebrate St. Patrick and his good deeds. They celebrate by going to mass though, not getting blind-drunk on green whiskey!…

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Recipe Test: Raw Trail Mix Bars

The Brats and I tested out a new recipe this week. Raw Trail Mix Bars from The Sweet Life blog. I actually made it once, on my own and then tweaked it to suit our tastes. The first time they were too crumbly because I left out the walnuts (yuck), but didn’t replace them with anything…

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Smoothie of Power

1 tbsp chia seeds 1 tbsp flax seeds a few sprigs (chopped) parsley 1 c (chopped) spinach 1/2c strawberries 1 banana 1 c almond milk *the fruit is interchangeable. Choose whichever ones you like:) 1. Blend like a champ! 2. Fight your toddler for a sip;) I like to pair it with a rice cake…

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We Love PB!

Peanut butter is one of my favourite kitchen staples. Any nut butters really, although I haven’t done much experimenting with the others. Nuts are packed with healthy, brain developing fats, and protein, and iron (among other amaze vitamins/nutrients). As we are raising a couple of VegHeads, I look for ways to include them often. This…

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Chaos In The Kitchen With Candice: Sweet Lentil Soup

1 c. chopped, small, potatoes (I left the skin on) 3/4-1 c. lentils 1 peeled/cubed apple 2 chopped carrots 1 small chopped onion 2 tsp olive oil 2-4 c, apple broth (or vegetable broth, but it won’t be as sweet) cinnamon curry powder sea salt/pepper to taste dumplings (flour, water or milk, salt) Cook the…

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