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Weekly Menu 1/13/20

Monday  Posole Tuesday Mushroom Tacos Wednesday  Spinach and mushroom filled crepes and side salad Thursday Pasta with sundried tomato sauce Friday Pizza Saturday Provencal Tofu Casserole Sunday Walnut Neatballs in creamy sauce Dessert: Raw Strawberry Crumble cake

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The Biggest, Greenest Changes You Can Make

Most people are fully aware that they are contributing to an environmental disaster, and most people would like to do something about it. What stops a lot of people from doing so is that they are not entirely sure what their first move should be, or they are not entirely …

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Living the Life: 4 Best Places to Retire To

Deciding where to retire can be a difficult choice. It’s important to balance things like access to healthcare and community services with vibrant social life and the ability to pursue personal passions without going broke in the process. All four of the places on this list offer affordable living, access …

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Italian Meatballs in Tomato sauce

I’ve been craving Italian food lately and one thing my husband misses sometimes are italian meatballs. It’s hard to make vegan neatballs that stays together as you cook them but I was not about to give up. I made them with shiitake mushrooms, walnuts and just a little vital gluten …

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Weekly Menu 1/6/20

Monday: Moussaka served with tzatziki and flat bread Tuesday: Russian Beet Soup Wednesday: Pasta and lentil salad Thursday: Dinner and friends! Friday: Pesto potatoes salad Saturday: Pizza rolls served with a large mixed salad Sunday: Vegan Spinach and potato frittata Dessert: Carrot Cup Cake

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Fighting Kids’ Colds Naturally with Essential Oils

 Colds are going around and I know we’re next. Kids’ colds, ear infections and runny noses are part of childhood, and I try to treat them as naturally as possible by using essential oils to help my kids feel better as soon as possible. I use essential oils for everything …

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Out and About in Zero Waste Style

It’s been a couple of years since we committed to a zero waste life style, which means we try not to create any waste. How’s it going, you wonder? Actually, it’s going well and, sure, we do face challenges sometimes. Lots of people ask me how we manage to spend a day out and about with kids but not create waste. As a family, we …

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Happy New Year!

We’re counting down the hours until 2020 and next year we have so much to look forward to, a documentary and a new book. I can’t wait to share it all with you. Love Fredrika, James, Bella, Noah and Liam

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Weekly Menu 12/30/19

Monday Spinach Cesar Salad Tuesday  New Years Eve Party Wednesday Vegan Broccoli Quiche Thursday Neatballs in mushroom gravy with steamed veggies Friday Peanut Curry Saturday   Pizza with sundried tomato sauce Sunday Leftovers  Sweet Treat! Coconut Pannacotta with balsamic marinated strawberries

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Meatless Monday — Cream Of Mushroom Soup

I think we all have heard of comfort food. It’s a special dish, usually something from our childhood, that makes us feel good. I find it fascinating how food can bring back good memories. My comfort food is cream of mushroom soup. When I was a little girl and traveled …

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