I decided to bake this week and this is what I came up with.
chocolate chip trail nut cookies
The banana bread was something heavenly, both tasty and moist. I added a handful of chocolate chips and that made it all that much tastier. But the original would have been just as awesome.
The cookies were amazing. Easy to make and delicious, I also knew just how good they were for us. A win-win in my book.
And where did I get those recipes? From a great vegan site that I continually go to: Oh she glows. I have yet to find a recipe that is a miss. Honestly. I don’t know how she does it.
If you’re into cooking or baking and want to give these a try, let me know how they go. They were a great success in our house.
I wanted to cook something healthy after my trepidation with the World News this weekend. So I went to Oh She Glows for inspiration and found this recipe for Butternut, Sweet Potato and Red Lentil Stew.
Here are a few pictures of the beautiful colours of the ingredients and the stew. I had to share them with you.
Sweet potatoes with red lentils
Tomatoes…..just love those colours!
This is the beginning of the stew
This is the end of it
Now, you probably don’t want to burn your hand halfway through like I did and throw the broth all over the kitchen. You probably don’t want to try and clean it while the pot is cooking and basically burn yourself once again while not getting anything cleaner at all.
Otherwise, follow the recipe and things should go fine.
The stew goes amazing with wild rice.
What was my lovely hubby doing while I slaved away in the kitchen, you ask? He was
playing with cleaning his truck.
1. Best. Salad. Lunch. Ever.
Not kidding here. It’s absolutely yummy. So good it tastes like it should be bad for you, or have something in there that’s not the best for you…but it’s actually really healthy to boot!
This is where I got it:
www.ohsheglows.com is a great site for anyone interested in eating savoury meals that are also super healthy. She has vegan stuff, but it’s not limited to that and she’s written two books because her recipes are that amazing. The one I just rambled on about is from her lunch menu and she actually puts it in a pita bread but it’s so yummy, I eat it with a fork. It’s the Brown Rice and Chickpea Salad. Delish.
2. Best How-To-101 reference site for authors out there.
This is where I got it:
I’ve talked about Chris The Story Reading Ape before. He is a never-ending source of great resources for writers of all kinds and, to boot, he’s incredibly kind. But this reference page just blew me out of the water. It’s got everything. And he keeps updating it! No dead links here.
A huge thanks to Chris for his never-ending support of all writers out there!!