Hardening off seedlings: preparing for transplant!

It’s time to transplant the seedlings! For the past couple of weeks I’ve been hardening them off. This means gradually exposing the seedlings to outdoor weather to help them adjust to it. This way, when they are planted outside, they will be more likely to grow well rather than go into shock and possibly die. The hardening off process involves a bit […]

Creamy Carrot Soup with Parsnips and Coconut Milk

When I was younger and lived with my parents, my mother took two different recipes and mixed them together to make a creamy carrot soup flavoured with curry powder and parsnips. When I moved out on my own, she gave me the recipe, and I altered it by replacing the cream and dairy milk with coconut milk and soy milk. The result […]

30 Day Vegan: Days 29, 30 and . . . 31?

Hello everyone, The 30 day vegan challenge is now complete! I did really well with day 29. We made vegan hotpot with mushrooms, baby bok choy, firm tofu, these fluffy tofu ball things, and rice noodles. That jar is filled with shallots in oil, which can be used as a topping.   We made two […]

30 Day Vegan Challenge: Days 17-21

Hello all, The past few days have been uneventful. I didn’t feel like cooking much this week. A fellow vegan told me once that the pizza from Pizza Pizza is vegan so long as you order without cheese, so on Thursday night we ordered some. I know that to many people, cheeseless pizza is unspeakable. […]

30 Day Vegan Challenge: Days 15 & 16

Hello again, I am now halfway through the 30 day vegan challenge! These past two days have gone really well. The weekend gives me more time for cooking, so that makes it easier to eat and prepare proper meals. Starting with Saturday . . . Day 15 – Saturday I had my usual coffee with […]

30 Day Vegan Challenge: Days 7-14

Hello all! I know that I have fallen behind in posting my vegan challenge. I unfortunately cannot remember everything that happened this past week, but I did keep up with the challenge. So far sweets are the only thing I can’t resist. That doesn’t mean that there aren’t vegan sweets out there – there are lots […]