Carol Browne’s Lavender Biscuits

Straight from the oven, these are simply divine! Who would have thought that lavender worked so well in sweet biscuits, but it gives them a lovely fresh flavour.

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Sweet Potato and Ginger Soup

Ingredients:
3 cups chicken stock/vegetable stock
3 cups peeled and diced sweet potato
1/4 cup fresh ginger peeled and julienne cut  (ginger can be peeled by scraping it with the side of a spoon)
2 Tablespoons sugar
Salt/pepper to taste

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Carol Browne’s Vegan Fruit Cake

Carol Browne joins me in the virtual kitchen today with her vegan fruit cake recipe. Fruit cake is one of my favorite desserts. We don’t just have it at Thanksgiving or Christmas–it is a nice treat throughout the winter. This low fat, vegan version is healthier than other versions and yet is very flavorful. Take…

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Butternut Squash & Cranberry Brown Rice

This is a healthy dish for the new year. It can be made with couscous or brown rice. Ingredients: 4 cups peeled and diced butternut squash 1 Tablespoon + 2 teaspoon olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon salt, divided 1 teaspoon ground black pepper, divided 5 oz. dried cranberries about 1 cup 2 cups water 2…

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Apple Chutney

This recipe is from 2015. It is something my family looks forward to each year! Traditionally apple chutney is a savory sauce made from apples, brown sugar, vinegar, onions and various herbs and spices. It has a sweet and tart flavor that complements meat dishes such as roast chicken, beef, ham and pork chops. In…

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Vegan Pea Soup

I hope that you enjoy this post from 2015! Cooking for a family that has food allergies is challenging, primarily because those allergies may change over time (depending upon the degree of sensitivity). One food my family always enjoyed during the winter months was pea soup—until one member could no longer eat ham. So I…

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Don’t Quit Your Daydream

Looking for a natural eye shadow palette this summer? The matte shadows in Tarte’s Don’t Quit Your Daydream are wonderful for a natural summer look that you can also “glam up” with the shimmer shades.

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Vegan Pea Soup & a Modern Fairy Tale

Cooking for a family that has food allergies is challenging, primarily because those allergies may change over time (depending upon the degree of sensitivity). One food my family always enjoyed during the winter months was pea soup—until one member could no longer eat ham. So I worked out this recipe for a meatless pea soup…

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Vegan Pea Soup

Cooking for a family that has food allergies is challenging, primarily because those allergies may change over time (depending upon the degree of sensitivity). One food my family always enjoyed during the winter months was pea soup—until one member could no longer eat ham. So I worked out this recipe for a meatless pea soup that meets my family’s flavor standards.

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