Tag: vegan


28 Minute Black Bean Soup

This super quick black bean soup (28 minutes start to spoon) is for Ari.  I literally timed it. I started chopping at 11:48.  It was in the bowl at 12:14. Ari started teaching high school special  ed at an inner city school in Baltimore through the Teach for America program.  […]


Espresso Granita

The 11th week of the Ice Cream of the Week series features Espresso Granita.  This is for those of you who have asked if they can have a recipe that doesn’t need an ice cream machine.  A granita is the perfect solution. Granitas are also completely dairy-free.  They are flavoured, […]

Desserts, Recipes

Mango Coconut Frozen Yogurt

Mango coconut frozen yogurt is the featured flavour in week #9 of the Ice Cream of the Week series.  It’s another super fast and easy recipe with lots of tangy flavour. It wasn’t as easy as it sounds to come up with the recipe.  My sister asked, “What happens if […]

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Pina Colada Gelato

Pina Colada Gelato is the featured flavour in week #7 of the Ice Cream of the Week series.  One friend asked for a pineapple sorbet recipe.  A second asked for a cocktail themed recipe, and a third asked for non-dairy. Last summer I did a non-dairy gelato recipe for Coconut […]

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Raspberry Lime Sorbet

Raspberry lime sorbet is the feature flavour in week 6 of the Ice Cream of the Week series.    My sister’s birthday is this week, so this one is for her.  She often reminisces fondly about ice cream we had on the family trip to Italy that my mother won in […]

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Recipes, Soups

Miso Soup with Chinese Greens

Miso soup is a versatile canvas for many flavours, and makes a great light meal.  It’s a delicious way to get a lot of veg without a lot of calories, My mother-in-law is always concerned about her weight and healthy eating. She asked me for some tofu options. Some of […]