So I made some creamed corn by mixing some coconut cream (about 2/3 of a cup or so) with a tablespoon of Earth Balance spread, a couple of teaspoons of sugar, thickened with a tablespoon or so of cornstarch. I sauteed that for a bit and then I added in a can of white corn . I threw in some celery, onion, peas, and a clove of garlic and seasoned it with basil, salt, pepper and a tablespoon of Braggs Aminos. I cooked some rice and then mixed it all up with the sauce…. and it was good.
I was feeling a little down………. so I made soup. It seems to be a sure way to improve the mood. I recommend it.
Using a 2 quart pot, I splashed in a half cup or so of vegetable broth. Added in (rough-cut): small onion, a stalk of celery (with some celery leaves), one large carrot, 2 medium potatoes, a stalk of bok choy, and one fresh tomato (from our garden–happy day). I let each vegetable simmer while I cut up the remaining vegetables and added them in one at a time in the order given.
I sprinkled in some dried: basil, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, parsley flakes and cayenne pepper, salt and black pepper. About a half teaspoon of each if I had to make a guess but probably more like an eighth of a teaspoon of the cayenne for my taste). Then I pressed a large clove of fresh garlic and stirred it into the mix.
I gradually added in more vegetable broth for a total of about a quart. Then I threw in a 15 ounce can of organic Cannellini beans — liquid and all.
This is really just to give an idea of how to come up with a quick and easy and delicious vegetable soup. You can add in (or leave out) anything you like (or don’t like).
Basil, Oregeno, Garlic Powder, Onion Powder, Cayenne Pepper, Parsley Flakes, Salt, Black Pepper
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It’s just pretty. Photos by me and my camera.
This is all there is to it:
Brussels sprouts and butternut squash tossed with about a tablespoon of olive oil, bake at 350 degrees for about a half hour. Add some dried cranberries and bake for another 3 to 5 minutes or so.
Roasted vegetables – made without oil — just some seasoning. I used basil, salt, pepper and a little garlic powder. Turned out to be a delicious meal!
Leftover whipped cream and leftover fruit salad make a simple and delicious and beautiful dessert.
Pasta next to mushrooms
makes me happy