Monthly Archives: February 2012

Fun & Simple Breakfast

Today is cold, grey, windy, and rainy here on San Juan Island, but Zander and I aren’t going to let it bring us down. Instead, we are dreaming of warm, sunny beaches and tropical palm trees! This morning’s breakfast was … Continue reading

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Pesto Portobellos, Olive Focaccia Bread, & Garlicky Balsamic Dijon Vinaigrette Dressing

Lately, I have been drawing so much inspiration from Pinterest, and Zander has really been binging on tomatoes lately, so last night’s dinner was a hodge podge of tomatoey (?) dishes inspired by multiple pins (sorry I can’t attribute it … Continue reading

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Toddler Finger Sandwiches – Avocado, (vegan) Cream Cheese, and Roma Tomato

Even after eating a blueberry Cliff Z-Bar and 2 whole bananas while at the grocery store just before lunch, Zander gobbled down his entire plate of food in about 5 minutes flat, so I know it was a big hit! … Continue reading

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Arts & Crafts Organization

I started this post almost a month ago, and it somehow got lost in the shuffle and was never published. That’s OK, as it’s really just a compilation of photos taken during the process of organizing Zander’s arts and crafts … Continue reading

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Cheesy Twice-Baked Potatoes

It has become a new family tradition for me to make the recipe from the Veganize It section of Veg News Magazine within days (if not hours) of receiving each new issue. I will admit that I raised an eyebrow … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Cupcakes

Vegan red velvet cupcakes with pink fluffy buttercream frosting roses. Happy Valentine’s Day! (You can find this recipe in my earlier post on Vegan Cupcakes.)

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Homemade Finger Paints – Mess Free!

Today was one of those days that needed a little something extra. We needed to do something creative! So while Zander was napping, I cruised Pinterest (my new-found addiction) looking for some quick and easy ideas that wouldn’t require a … Continue reading

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Lentil Soup

Here’s another quick and easy recipe for a healthy, inexpensive, and satisfying meal. LENTIL SOUP 1 cup lentils 1-2 cups carrots (grated) 2 stalks celery (sliced) 6 cloves garlic (minced) 2 Tbsp olive oil 1 28-oz can whole plum tomatoes … Continue reading

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Miso Soup – simple, quick, inexpensive, and delicious!

We’re all about saving both time and money these days, while continuing to limit our intake of processed foods and focusing on simple whole foods instead. Here’s a dish that accomplishes all of those goals without sacrificing any of the … Continue reading

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Cloth Diaper Organization

The first thing I want to state is that I am sharing these photos and information NOT because I think I have it all figured out (suggestions for improvement are always welcome!!), but because this set-up is working well for … Continue reading

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