49 results for tag: Plant-based

Strawberry Sorbet

The 17th of May is Norway's independence day!  So in order to celebrate, I am making strawberry sorbet.  This is a perfect summer treat. Ingredients: 4 cups fresh strawberries (or frozen) 3 tablespoon fresh lime juice 1/2 cup coconut milk 1/3 cup maple syrup (see note for alternative)   Instructions: B... More

Special Occasion Breakfast!

Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and what an opportunity to let our mothers know how much they mean to us. So, my sister and I decided to make our mom an early Mother’s Day surprise breakfast with some of our favorite recipes. It was especially nice, as my grandma was able to join us. Happy Mother’s Day to all the ... More

Green Drink

If you were to stop by for an early morning visit at our house, you would most likely be served a green drink. It is how we start our day. We have discovered that a morning green drink makes a difference in how we feel and function through the day. This is especially important if you do not get enough green veggies in your ... More

Soft Pretzels

Happy National Pretzel Day!  (April 26th, or any day of the year)   A great opportunity to make soft, warm, delicious, baked pretzels.   We started making these many years ago as a special treat for family nights, and we have many fond memories associated with these pretzels.  Get the family involved in shaping and dipping, ... More

Split Pea Soup

Split pea is a very nutritiously dense legume.  One that should be added to a healthy diet due to its many health benefits.  The most common way to eat split peas is in a split pea soup.  Here is a totally plant based version.  I love this soup. Ingredients: 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 large ... More

Maple Popcorn

It is maple syrup season here in New Hampshire, and we have maple sugar shacks practically around every bend.   Some fancy, some not so fancy, but the outcome is still delicious maple syrup. Come with me to one of my favorite sugar shacks, and let’s make some scrumptious maple popcorn. It is by far one of my favorite ... More

Fresh & Restaurant Style Salsa

There is nothing like fresh salsa to liven up a dish.  You will be surprised at how easy it is to make your own salsa, and it is so delicious and good for you that you can practically eat it every day.  At least that is what we think in our household. Fresh Salsa Ingredients: 3 large tomatoes, finely chopped 1/4 cup red ... More

Pear Cream Ice Cream

It has been said that great and unique inventions are created out of necessity. Well, this was the case in my kitchen this week. I came home from the dentist without my wisdom teeth, and to ease the discomfort, I decided I needed something cold. I put my pear cream into the ice cream maker, and Voilà, a great new favorite ... More