All posts tagged: winter

cleansing and laking

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after spending all of christmas, the lead up to christmas and after christmas eating delicious garbage (noodles! cookies! huge brunches!) all the time we are doing a "cleanse". this mostly means giving our bodies a break from sugar, booze, flour, anything processed, that sort of thing. it's not extreme but if you're looking for gravy and pizza recipes in the next month or so, maybe change your expectations. i will have a lot of tasty recipes coming up, just simpler less indulgent ones. before embarking on this cleanse, we went and stayed on a beautiful lake on Salt Spring Island and cooked and lazed and wined and hiked and canoed and relaxed. some last hurrah brunches (tempeh rancheros, yeasted waffles w/ pear, tofu scramble)

delicata squash, sweet potato, carrot soup

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so it snowed, so i made some soup. it was delicious. check out our snowy yard! aw! THE SOUP 1 red onion, diced 2 small sweet potatoes, diced 2 carrots, chopped 1 delicata squash, peeled, seeded and chopped 1 small granny smith apple, peeled, cored and chopped 6 cloves garlic, minced 2 bay leaves 2 c. broth 2 sprigs rosemary 1/2 can coconut milk 1/4 c. nutritional yeast 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar salt to taste […]