I Just Made Butter (And I didn’t even need a cow.)

Remember a few weeks ago, when I wanted to talk about butter? Well, you can sit back and relax. (As I'm pretty sure I left you sitting on the edge of your chair in eager anticipation of my first attempt at making vegan butter.) The liquid lecithin has arrived! (A big shoutout to my local natural food…

I Want to Talk About Ketchup

You read correctly. I want to talk about ketchup. Ketchup has been on my mind as of late. Especially this past week while vacationing. The western shore of Michigan was incredible in terms of hiking, biking, and kayaking, but not so great in terms of vegan friendly restaurants. Limited options, my friends. Very limited. (I'm not whining,…

It’s Pizza Time!

My oldest daughter just returned home after spending the month studying in Italy. In an effort to make her transition to reality a little more palatable, we decided to make homemade pizzas! Pizza Dough 2 1/2 c. whole wheat flour 1 c. amaranth flour 1/4 c. warm water (about 115 degrees) 1 packet (5/16 oz.)…

Homemade Iced Coffee (complete with homemade almond milk)!

We (coffee and I) met when I was quite young. My grandpa and I would sit around the kitchen table dunking grandma's homemade molasses cookies into steaming cups of coffee. Of course my cup wasn't really steaming, as it was mostly milk and sugar with a little coffee mixed in, but you get the idea. Then…