Vivera Veggie Steak

For the past couple of years, I’ve been a ‘flexitarian’. Being married to a vegetarian means I eat many vegetarian meals, and became quite adept at cooking them, too. Over the last year, I found myself eating less and less meat until one day I decided not to bother with it anymore. My timing could…

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Wife’s Cuisine

I’ve been taking a little break from writing over the summer – mainly because it’s hot and I’m lazy. But I wanted to share this amazing YouTube channel with those of you who enjoy food and cooking. It’s called Wife’s Cuisine and it’s gorgeous. The channel will appeal to anyone who loves to prepare and…

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Gazpacho

I had the good fortune to spend a summer in Spain a few years ago, and I learned to make this version of gazpacho there. It’s a lovely, relaxed dish to have when the weather is hot and you can’t face turning on your oven or cooker. The secret to the authenticity of this recipe…

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Yummy Vegan Burgers

My husband and I have been working on making the perfect veggie burger, and while we’ve found a few good recipes, none were perfect. So we’ve come up with our own. The burger we’ve created had the added benefit of being vegan. It’s also quite high in protein. Full disclosure: it’s a bit of a…

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New Year Resolutions

I don’t tend to make resolutions – especially in January.  It’s so dark and cold, and I don’t feel like making major life changes.  Instead, I try to make tiny changes that make a big difference to my health and well-being.  Some haven’t stuck, but a few have.  So here is a list of easy…

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Gin Soaked

My friend and I had the good fortune of attending a gin tasting at a wine and spirits shop called Wood Winters.  We were treated to eight different gins and instructed how to sample and appreciate them.  Most were good, some were ok, and one was spectacular.  My friend and I both left with a…

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Winding Down

Nights are drawing in and the morning air is noticeably cooler.  As much as I don’t want to admit it, summer is coming to an end.  While most of September is technically summer, autumn is arriving.  While I’m never in a hurry to see summer go, I do love the fall – I can wear…

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Yum

I have food on the brain this weekend and would gladly eat anything put in front of me. It must be my body’s last attempt to use winter as an excuse to eat, but it’d better hurry. Tomorrow is the first day of Spring. Yay!

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