Make Life Simple ~ Eat Simply

How to make life simple is to eat simply. This morning Greg and I had Greek Gods Vanilla yougurt , sliced fresh nectarines and Trader Joe's Organic Toasted Coconut Granola parfait for breakfast.  We also added a cup of hot steaming coffee and then sat on the porch with a million dollar view of False Creek Vancouver BC, simply delicious!Dinner can be the same way. Try this simple meal that is easy to assemble and makes enough for leftovers the next day. The following  recipe came from Nikki & David Goldbeck's American Wholefoods Cuisine circa 1983. I have made this many times. Most of all it only 30 takes minutes baking time and you can use the leftovers for breakfast on toast or in a burrito for lunch the next day . Good warm or cold.Baked Broccoli and Cheese Casserole1 lb Broccoli2 eggs1 cup cottage cheese, low fat1/2 cup chopped scallion1 cup shredded Cheese ~ I use shredded Italian1/2 cup...
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How To Satisfy A Chocolate Urge

I was at a function at my church and one of the ladies brought some vegan chocolate cookies. They looked delish! I asked if I could do some quality control and she said yes. Mmmm they were more than delicious they were orgasmic!Of course I begged for the recipe. I know that the next time I get a chocolate urge I will make these yummy cookie morsels with deep chocolate flavor, moist chewy texture, and slightly crisp outer shell.Chocolate Fudge CookiesStep one Combine dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.2 cups quick cooking oats1  2/3 cup all purpose flour2/3 cup cocoa1/2 tsp. baking powder1/2 tsp. baking soda3/4 tspStep two  Combine till smooth1/2 cup sugar2 Tbsp ground flax seeds2/3 cup non dairy milkStep three Add to wet ingredients till well combined2/3 cup oil canola or coconut1/2 tsp real vanilla extract1/4 tsp almond extractStep four combine wet and dry ingredients thenMix in 3/4 cup vegan chocolate chips1 cup chopped walnutsWet fingers and take 2...
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Nicholas Scapillati on Feast of Fields and FarmFolk CityFolk

What could be more delicious than the Feast of Fields celebration put on by FarmFolk CityFolk, one of Canada's best food organizations? Executive Director Nicholas Scapillati talks to Design Delicious Life TV about the many food and farming projects supported by FarmFolk CityFolk.FarmFolk CityFolk Feast of Fields Feast of Fields is considered to be one of the premiere food events in Canada. Come for an afternoon of sampling the best gourmet food and drink experiences of the region.  I have volunteered for many Feasts in the pass and am part of the organizing committee this year.  The third and final Feast of Fields is in Aldergrove on Sunday, September 11th at Laurica Farm and Fraser Common Farm.Talk to me for a friends and family discount. Also we could always use a few more volunteers.  Volunteers feast for free!Helping Farmers FarmFolk CityFolk helps farmers in many ways, including a micro-loan program.  FarmFolk CityFolk recently bought a farm on Vancouver Island to help a...
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