Food Preservation

Tomato Paste

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / October 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

  Please note, this post is meant as an overview of canning tomato paste and does not replace or represent itself to be an official guide for proper canning at home. It is important to consult safe canning resources, which are listed at the end of this post. It’s gotten to the end of the…

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Pumpkin Butter

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 30, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 30 – Pumpkin Butter It’s the final day of September and thus, the final day of Vegan Month of Food 2018. At the beginning, I worried that I wouldn’t have enough things to blog about for every day of the month, but turns out I had plenty, and even more on my list…

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Apple Cider Vinegar

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 29 – Apple Cider Vinegar Assorted Apples Used for Making Vinegar Earlier this month I made applesauce and apple butter and wound up with a lot of scraps from the peels and cores. Normally I would not think much about it and put the peels and cores into the compost or worm bin,…

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Scarlet Runner Beans

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 24, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 23 – Scarlet Runner Beans I’ve grown scarlet runner beans for several years now. They were recommended to me by a friend and I’ve been hooked since the first year. They are easy to grow, really care-free, fun for kids, attract pollinators and hummingbirds, and are very showy in your garden. And being…

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What a Crock!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 21, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 21 – What a Crock! My birthday was two days ago and usually I buy myself a little present every year. I really hadn’t thought of what I was going to get, and actually, I was kind of thinking of forgoing the tradition in light of the zero waste philosophy we’ve adopted. But…

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Going Nuts! Making Nut and Seed Butters

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 19, 2018 / 2 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 19 – Going Nuts! Making Nut and Seed Butters Nut and seed butters are really quite expensive, especially if you want something other than peanut butter. More and more stores now have nut butter grinders in their bulk areas, usually with peanut or almond options, but the end-product is still rather expensive. At…

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A Jackpot of Plums

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 12, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 12 – A Jackpot of Plums Please note, this post is meant as an overview of canning and dehydrating plums and does not replace or represent itself to be an official guide for proper canning at home. It is important to consult safe canning resources, which are listed at the end of this…

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Nothin’ But the Best!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 11, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 11 – Nothin’ But the Best! Please note, this post is meant as an overview of canning tomatoes and ketchup and does not replace or represent itself to be an official guide for proper canning at home. It is important to consult safe canning resources, which are listed at the end of this…

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Pickle Relish

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 10, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 9 – Canning Pickle Relish Please note, this post is meant as an overview of canning pickle relish and does not replace or represent itself to be an official guide for proper canning at home. It is important to consult safe canning resources, which are listed at the end of this post. Just…

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Canning Dijon Mustard

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 9, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 9 – Canning Dijon Mustard Please note, this post is meant as an overview of canning Dijon mustard and does not replace or represent itself to be an official guide for proper canning at home. It is important to consult safe canning resources, which are listed at the end of this post. Homemade…

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