Whole wheat bread machine recipe

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Here is a review/comparison using our whole wheat bread machine recipe (with all-purpose substitute) in a Black and Decker 3 lb loaf machine vs. the oven.  The one on the left was baked in the Black and Decker (a slightly taller skinnier pan) the one on the right was baked in the oven (in a wider shallower pan).

spelt-whole wheat bread machine recipe

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Tangy Spring Salad

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tangy spring salad rhubarb

Rhubarb is a great way to add a tangy twist to every day salads.  Ever since I discovered that rhubarb is actually a vegetable, an obvious but over looked fact.  I’ve been looking for new ways to enjoy this wonderful vegetable.  My first discovery was to replace celery in potato salad with finely chopped rhubarb, it was a delicious hit, (recipe to come soon).  Why stop there I thought, why not add it to my vegan “mock chicken” salad sandwiches, and or add it to a nice spring salad for a tangy little twist.  The color it adds to any dish is just an added bonus.  So that’s today’s recipe a nice tangy spring salad fresh from the garden to your fork. Continue reading

Poppy-seed dressing


Does making your own salad dressing seem daunting?  I felt that way once too, but it doesn’t have to be.  It has been so long since I have bought salad dressing I can’t even remember the last time.  A friend shared an incredible salad dressing recipe with me, and once I learned how, I just didn’t go back.  It’s way faster and easier than you think.  All you need is a good blender (and sometimes you don’t even need that), a handful of ingredients, a good recipe to get you started, and some imagination to keep you going.   The possibilities are endless.   Continue reading

Pumpkin Crunch Granola


What could be better on a winter morning than crunchy granola made with healthy pumpkin seeds?  Although we harvested our pumpkins more than two months ago, I still had three hanging around the house, so I decided to cut them open today and show you… and I just happened to have a great recipe for some crunchy pumpkin granola.   Continue reading