Pho Yeah, I Made it Vegan!

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Since leaving Seattle over five years ago I have been on a mission to recreate the vegan pho’s we became accustomed to while living there. In Salem there are a couple of places that offer it but the broth is … Continue reading

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Lemon Berry Buckle Cake with Lemon Glaze

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It took about ten minutes for me to get the dust off the blog before getting started. October was my last post? How could that be? I feel embarrassed. I also feel supported by all the people who have stuck … Continue reading

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Roasted Delicata and Honeynut Squash

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Trader Joe’s had these honeynut squashes  and I’m not sure you will be able to find them anywhere else. You could either use another delicata or butternut squash. This would be a great holiday side dish! Ingredients: 1 delicata squash … Continue reading

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Gardein Chick’n Scallopini, Daiya Cheddar Style Shreds, and Trader Joe’s Riced Cauliflower/Broccoli Casserole

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We are in the process of preparing our house for our twin eighteen month grandchildren to live with us which has prompted a lot of eliminating many material items. Getting the rest of the house ready has inspired to clean … Continue reading

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Gardein Beefless Tips Soup With Hard Apple Cider

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All the talk this week on our Facebook page got me in the mood to create a new soup.  A friend at work who is trying to cut out animal products asked me if I had a recipe for a … Continue reading

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Road Tripping, Days 9 and 10: Cody, Wyoming to Salem, Oregon

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Wow, this post is a bit late. I decided to combine the two days because they basically felt like the same day. We went without any real sleep until we got home to Salem, Oregon on the afternoon of the … Continue reading

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Road Tripping, Day 8: Chicago, Illinois to Cody, Wyoming

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Westward bound. Technically we left Chicago the night before at ten but it was one continuous long drive. One thousand, two hundred and eighty-four miles to be exact.  We drove mostly on Interstate 90 and I will admit that eating … Continue reading

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Road Tripping, Day 7: More Chicago and We Are Off

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I’m writing this as I sit in the passenger seat headed west for our next destination. It’s the first time other than a small stretch on the way to Utah that I haven’t been the one behind the wheel. When … Continue reading

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Road Tripping, Day 6: Exploring Chicago 

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We spent very little time in the car today but walked ten miles as we checked out the city. We started the adventure off with som amazing Chai and vegan muffins at a place called Argo tea. The lemon poppyseed … Continue reading

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Road Tripping, Day 5: Omaha, Nebraska to Chicago, Illinois

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Tonight after a white knuckle filled four hundred and sixty-eight mile drive we reached our final destination, Chicago. Much of our drive was pouring down rain. We made it exhausted by safe! Our hotel had a continental breakfast where we … Continue reading

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