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Red wine sauce & fried potatoes

Bella has been home sick all day. She woke up with a 101,6 temperature, stuffy nose and sore throat. She has not had an appetite all day but after a nap she was hungry so dinner and a movie was in order. I made fried potatoes, seitan, grilled tomato and …

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Kidney bean burrito

Bella wanted burrito for dinner last night and lucky us we had some tortillas left from her birthday party. I made kidney bean and cheese burritos with added arugula and avocado for greens. The beans I marinated in left over dressing from the warm sweet potato salad I made the …

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Rice pudding

Today I made rice pudding for Bella to take to school. I got inspired by Vegan Lunch box which had a recipe for it but I made mine a little different. Rice pudding might sound like you are sending dessert but when you look at all the ingredients and their …

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Warm sweet potato salad

I had sweet potatoes left from Bella’s party so I made a warm potato salad which we enjoyed with marinated beans. 3 medium sweet potatoes, cooked 2/3 cup feta cheese, crumbled (Soy or dairy) 1 1/2 cup arugula 1/2 cup tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup sweet corn, cooked Place the warm …

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Bella’s 4th birthday party!!!

Yesterday our baby girl turned 4 years old and we celebrated with a big party and the science museum which is her favorite place. We were 35 people having a blast. The museum offered to arrange the but we knew that would not work withour idea what good for is …

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Since it was James birthday last week we celebrated during the weekend with his favorite food and a brownie sunday. I served the sunday with coconut vanilla ice cream and a passion fruit sauce. The sweet, sour and creamy was a great combination. The passion fruit sauce was simply passion …

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Bean and mushroom stew

Boy did we have a massive storm hit San Diego today. I was so happy to be inside working but then during the heaviest rain I had to go to a meeting, off course. Today was about cuddling inside,fire in the fireplace, about putting socks on and eating warming stew …

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No moo milk shake

This is a healthy version of a milk shake which is a perfect treat or afternoon snack. Almond butter is a great alternative to peanut butter and is an excellent source of calcium, magnesium and potassium. as well as rich in antioxidants. So this one shake you can treat your …

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Maple bread buns

I’m already planning Thanks Giving dinner and it’s special this year since it’s the first time in a long time we’re home in San Diego because usually we spend the holiday in Hawaii. Due to the pregnancy we can’t fly and as sad as we are about that we’re excited …

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White wine & tofu gratain

We’re having very cool weather here which is unusual for San Diego. Being seven month pregnant, I personal love it and relish in making stews and gratins. This is a festive tofu gratin with a creamy white wine sauce. It was a perfect dish to celebrate hubby’s birthday. The dish …

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