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Change. I've learned to embrace it, ride it out til the end. Sometimes I'm kicking and screaming, other times weeping with my eyes clinched tight. Once in awhile I ride like a dog in a car, head out the window snorting what life has to offer. Mother to young adult children, a marriage of thirty years, and a desert to mountain to valley waltz with God have shaped me into someone I never imagined I'd be. Life is short and I want to live it. Tears, sighs, laughter and change. Every morsel granted to me. Scrambled, shaken or stirred.

Friday, April 22, 2011

Scribbles and Scrambles ~ Thirty Day Vegan...Day 22




No pictures of poo food, EER. So sorry. However, last night's dinner was fajitas made with portebello mushrooms sliced into strips, tossed with onions and red, yellow and green peppers and sauteed.

With that much taste you don't really need cheese. Okay. I didn't.

Add to that cilantro lime rice. Which was precooked and frozen servings of brown rice. Juice of a lime and fresh cilantro (or dried) to taste.

Threw it all together into a multi-grain tortilla. Added tomatoes, good lettuce. Really satisfying and delicious.

I also did some searching for the difference between coconut oil (which is one of our staples) and coconut butter which we've never used (not even on our heels, EER.)

http://nouveauraw.com/special-ingredients/coconut-oil-vs-coconut-butter/

http://www.ehow.com/how_4733159_milk-coconut-cream-coconut-water.html

http://www.livestrong.com/article/245310-what-is-the-difference-between-coconut-oil-coconut-butter/


http://paleohacks.com/questions/890/coconut-oil-vs-butter#axzz1KDRLEnLI

I'm also reading the Coconut Oil Miracle that goes into all this Coconut Oil craze.

More to report after the Holiday weekend.

For Easter dinner I will be serving Tropical Eggplant - eggplant coated with toasted coconut and served with Mango/Pomegranate Salsa. And Vegan Scalloped Potatoes. And some delicious Orange Cranberry Pecan Vegan Cookies.

And there will be items to please the meat eaters who will attend as well.

Hope you have a meaningful Resurrection Sunday. Christ is alive. He is indeed.

2 comments:

EER said...

ok I'll be over ....and I did like the Baby Poo food. Looked bad, tasted GREAT. Now we have to work on the delivery :) Happy Easter my dear friend.

Kelly Klepfer said...

Well. Tap. Tap. You didn't come over, EER. : ). But thank you. I hope your Easter was wonderful, too, friend.