The Joy of Vegan Baking: Blueberry Lemon Muffins

The kids are off school this week so we have time for lovely, slow breakfasts at 10 am!  This morning I turned to one of my favorite cookbooks, The Joy of Vegan Baking, by Colleen Patrick Goudreau.  If you’re unsure of how to make vegan desserts and baked goods, this is the quintessential book to…

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Vegan Banana Bread

Hello Everyone!  I apologize for the hiatus – I am currently expecting (our 3rd!) and have only just gotten over my morning sickness.  During those queasy months, I could hardly bring myself to eat anything, let alone cook!  My family subsisted on convenience foods of all sorts, unfortunately.  But now I’m at that glorious stage…

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Crunchy Granola

After much trial and error I have finally stumbled upon a way to make really crunchy granola! The below recipe is simply a suggestion – feel free to substitute whatever nuts and dried fruit you may have on hand if you like. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cups thick-cut rolled oats (regular will work fine as well)…

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Breakfast – Berry Smoothie & Oatmeal

Here’s a simple recipe to get us started – a very basic fruit smoothie! We probably drink smoothies once or twice a week. My basic recipe for one adult is: 1 cup orange juice, 1 cup frozen berries, 1 ripe banana, 1 Tbsp ground flaxseed meal. For kids, I’ll use half this amount. Today I…

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