If you are wondering if it is possible to cook Southern Food that is 100% Vegan, know that it is! I’m from Georgia, USA and have tasted a wide variety of southern dishes but I have never come across any that was made in such a way. Since moving from Georgia to Oregon I’ve adopted a healthier lifestyle and diet so I am pleased I can still enjoy similar if some not even better flavors that thanks to the recipes in Jenné Claiborne’s book Sweet Potato Soul: 100 Easy Vegan Recipes for the Southern Flavors of Smoke, Sugar, Spice, and Soul.
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So often most think of salad as iceberg lettuce with a few vegetables like cucumber, tomatoes, and carrots thrown together with a store bought dressing like ranch, French, or Italian. This makes an okay salad but dare I say a somewhat boring and very basic offering that isn’t very filling or fulfilling. In my search for expanding the food options for my family, friends, and self, I stumbled across Food52 Mighty Salads: 60 New Ways to Turn Salad into Dinner and am quite pleased with my discovery.
Sneaky Blends? I have to admit I was intrigued and quite taken with the title. I have three kids. Two of which are extremely picky eaters. I’ve been sneaking vegetables into their food for awhile. Sometimes they catch it and sometimes they don’t. Smoothies have been a hit and miss. With spaghetti sauce, I can and have hidden a lot of nutritious things for them to eat. But we don’t eat spaghetti sauce all the time and I was needing new “blends” to work with to incorporate into more than just meals but snacks too.
100 Secret Recipes from Candace’s Kitchen is cookbook that will leave your mouth-watering! If you have a sweet tooth like myself, owning this cookbook could be a bad thing. It is packed full of not just cupcake recipes but quick breads, cookies, bars, pies, cakes and other desserts suitable for a number of different occasions.
Martha Stewart’s Vegetables is a must have cookbook for those that embrace their love for vegetables or are looking to start. I found this book particularly helpful since I’ve been aiming to eat more vegetables that are in season whether it be from my own garden or from my local farmers market.
Something we all can’t deny if that holidays can sometimes be hassle to get through! It seems like they sneak up on us and then we are a little scatterbrained getting all the details down. One of the most important things to manage during these times is the planning and preparations of delicious and nutritious meals to share among our family, friends, and neighbors. This is the time I often am searching the internet and my cookbooks for delicious recipes that 1. Won’t break the Bank with the ingredients, 2. Don’t Require a lot of babysitting, and 3. That likely will be welcome additions to a meal or served as an entire meal.