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Creamy quinoa stew

While in Sweden I have to admitte I’m not cooking very much. But I still very well. We have been to some of our favorite restaurants, one of them being vegan called Herman’s. It has the best food, best desserts and best view as well as the nicest staff.Today I …

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OK. last one before we go…

The fridge is almost empty and only lunch and dinner left before we go. I had one zucchini and one tomato left so I made super easy oven baked gratin containing these two amazing vegetables. I I had planned to eat it with pasta but we were out so I …

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Creama Limon

James is out of town so the meals are very simple and since we’re going to Sweden for 2 weeks on Friday I’m also trying to empty the fridge so there really has been nothing to blog about. I’ve a lot of potatoes I’m trying to get rid of. So …

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Warming stew for ..a hot San Diego???

OK I have to admit this dish probably was not the best idea when the temperature is over F100 here in San Diego but it was I came up with for Bella and Jessica who was babysitting her. They both liked it and did not complain so I guess it …

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Stuffed portabella mushrooms

It’s cold and windy outside here in San Diego today so I craved some warm and rustic food. The outcome is stuffed portabella mushrooms served with oven roasted vegetables. It was just what I needed. I stuffed the mushrooms with almonds mixed with sun dried tomatoes and balsamic vinegar. Eating …

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Easter recipe #3 Potato skins

These potato skins let the pig enjoy the holiday as well. The only bacon on them were made from soy. The were so good that actaully my husband tricked two very non vegan children to eat them and they loved them, taaadahhhhh!!!!! The most important thing to remember when cooking …

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Easter recipe # 2 Neat loaf

Not far from our house is a vegetarian restaurant which serves a neat loaf. It’s so wonderful and I always wish I knew how to make my own neat loaf. Well for Easter I decided I would give it a try and it came out really well. I love the …

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Easter recipe #1 Garlic bread or naan

This is the easiest garlic bread you will ever make, I promise. I made it for our Easter dinner and it was a hit. It kind of remind you of naan bread so I guess it can go both way. We had such good time on Easter and a vegan …

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Fast lunch with sweet & sour flavors

Today I ¬†made lunch on the fly and cleaned out the fridge. The outcome? Well I cut my index finger on my brand new knifes and taadaaa, and the creation is sweet & sour stir fry with a twist. The twist being I used Swedish lingon preserve for the sweetness …

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Borsjtj

No it was not a misspelling it’s a actually one one my favorite soups, a Russian beet soup. It’s great and hardy soup to eat when it’s cold outside. However, here in San Diego we’ve been having fabulous weather and high temperatures but that did not stop me I was …

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