Homemade Vegan Ranch Dressing Recipe

The cashew oil free ranch dressing recipe I shared last year was a hit.  However, I have been itching to create even a lower fat option to enjoy.  Fortunately for me, we recently shared a meal with a couple of friends and they brought a delightful tofu based dip to share that made me long for an oil and nut free ranch dressing even more. Two days ago I finally found a few … [Read more...]

Vegan Thanksgiving Meal Recipes

With our last guest gone, and last dish put away, I am now ready to show off my Vegan Thanksgiving Meal spread and share a few new recipes. My table looked much like the Vegan Thanksgiving Menu I posted before Thanksgiving. Here is a close-up: On the menu we had: Mashed Potatoes [recipe below] Mushroom Gravy [recipe below] Asian Noodle … [Read more...]

How to Make Raw Fermented Vegetables at Home

Recently I blogged about the Benefits of Fermented Foods. I got a few inquiries about how I make my fermented veggies. So, I got brave, and for the first time in my life made a HOW-TO video. [I do have to thank my wonderful hubby for his assistance ;)].I have to admit I was a bit nervous, but I also enjoyed it very much. So, without further ado, here is how you can make … [Read more...]


We made it to our vacation destination--Seaside, OR. The weather is gray and it is raining. Thankfully, we are planning to be inside for the rest of the night anyhow, to enjoy each others company. First order of business after checking in was dinner, of course. I wanted to whip up something quick, simple and delicious. Excuse the images--they were taken with my … [Read more...]