Monday, February 3, 2014

music monday + a recipe round-up

another SNOW DAY!

this is me on snow days. but in my pjs. indoors of course.



(side note: when john and i went to amsterdam at the end of march it was freezing and snowy, just like today. we still had a great time walking around, and had an excuse to make frequent stops for cappucinos, pastries and special tea.;)

onto the recipes. this week's meal plan is rather boring (easy stir-fry, chili and soups in the slow cooker, a-gain. today i made another delicious minestrone in the crockpot.) so instead of posting repeats, i thought i'd put together a collection of yummy recipes i've been bookmarking.

first up we have a garlicky kale salad with CHICKPEA CROUTONS from a blog that i adore written by an organic farmer in the northwest called dishing up the dirt. her recipes always entice me and i love to catch a glimpse of her farm and cute dog too. 

love and lemons posted a healthy loaded sweet potato recipe that i'd love to try with cashew chipotle cream (sort of like the one i made last week). cashews make a great creamy base for sweet and savory recipes, but i do try to eat them in moderation.

soy we eat in moderation too, so every few months i'll make a stir-fry with non-gmo tofu. blessed vegan life's stir-fry looks pretty darn good with peanuts and brussel sprouts, yum yum!

over the weekend my poor little niece alaina broke her arm. i want to make her elizabeth's vegan strawberry mylk. i think she will love the taste and the ingredients will aid in her healing.

any other recommendations for kid-friendly nutritious treats?

wishing you a delicious and nutritious week!

xoxoxo

7 comments:

  1. That salad looks so good! my nieces like fruit leather. maybe some homemade?

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    1. great idea, thank you! just made some with mango, pineapple, lemon, vanilla bean and honey. i usually add banana but none of mine are ripe. thanks again lymie!=)

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  2. Dishing Up the Dirt - great blog...thanks for sharing the link, I never would have found it!!!

    I hope Alaina heals quickly...sending love and hugs her way!

    <3

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    1. thanks nelly! glad you like the blog!

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  3. What a wonderful trip you must have had!!
    Love your line up of things to make. Thanks for mentioning me ;)
    A bone builder is Vit K = fresh watercress!!! I actually just posted my recipe on Instagram a moment ago!! It is soooo good. If you use enough bananas and mixed berries for her she wont detect the watercress! Plus the hemp and chia make it extra yummy. I hope she heals fast and isn't in too much pain. Two of our sons broke their arms just a few months apart from each other--I was a total wreck-they were fine of course.
    Peace & Raw Health,
    Elizabeth

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    1. it was wonderful. i wish we could go back!

      thanks for the tips!

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  4. Hi Kelliann, Love the video. Don said he loves the boat. Haha! Enjoying the hemp hearts on salads. So good! xoxox

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