There are many different buzz words that explain this phenomenon: flexitarian, semi-vegetarian, and week day vegetarian; where you only eat meat on the week-ends. But anyway you want to say it, you are cutting back on the meat you eat. Some do it for health reasons, animal rights, the environment or all of the above!

Removing high fructose corn syrup and preservatives from our table.
This is my on-line recipe book with my adventures into finding healthy food for my family to eat....
Trying to cook more from scratch with less prepared foods.

Sunday, July 8, 2012

Nutella and whipped cream

So did I tell you that it is getting so hot here.... I found another fudgesicle recipe I had to try!

1 cup whipped cream topping
1/2 cup almond milk
3 Tbsp. Nutella

Place all ingredients in a blender. Blend well, then pour into popsicle molds. Freeze until set.

OMG these are so good..... BUT Miss Animals Rights doesn't like Nutella.... SO I used Jif Chocolate Silk.... and they didn't taste that good... Oh well more for me... She did say maybe if I used chocolate milk.  I don't think I will try that, wasn't that impressed with the peanut taste.


Sunday, July 1, 2012

Corn on the cob

Tonight's dinner included some ears of corn.  I love corn on the cob and was using the oven so I thought it give the "baked cob on the cob" a try.

No need to husk! Just run some water over your ears and place in a 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.

I have to say that I hear this and thought I am not sure about this.  I like to microwave mine.
It's fast.  I microwave for 4 minutes and done!!

I have to warn you that the smell had me checking on the corn cause I thought something was burning. I think the silk was