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Making Tofu

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 26, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 26 – Making Tofu   Bulk Tofu in CA Co-op I never even imagined making my own tofu, but now that we’re working toward being a zero waste household, the plastic tofu tubs have been starting to irritate me! We don’t eat a ton of tofu, but it’s enough that the tofu tubs…

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Making Soy Milk

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 25 – Making Soy Milk Last summer I picked up The Tofu Book: The New American Cuisine by John Paino and Lisa Messinger that was a leftover from my friend’s mom’s garage sale (again, love free!). It has all kinds of tofu recipes, which is cool, but the most awesome thing about this…

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Vegan Food Wraps!

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

#VeganMoFo18 Day 24 – Vegan Food Wraps When we went zero waste, one of the things we did was work to eliminate plastic from our kitchen. Moving from plastic containers to glass was fairly easy, we just moved things from tubs to glass jars, whether ones we had or ones we bought from thrift or…

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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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Adobo Sauce

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

  Print Pin Adobo Sauce Course Snack Servings 1 quart IngredientsScant 1/2 cup Ancho chile powder1 1/4 cups Water8 cloves Garlic1/2 tsp Cinnamon1/4 tsp Black pepper1/8 tsp Ground cumin1 tsp Mexican oregano3 tbsp Apple cider vinegar1 1/2 tsp Salt1 large tomato InstructionsIt was really quite easy and I had all of the ingredients on hand.…

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Vegan Queso

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Print Pin Vegan Queso I’ve made this queso for years! I don’t know where this recipe came from, it’s something we made at the fire station and has been a staple of mine ever since. Course Snack Cuisine Mexican Author Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching Ingredients1/2 Cup raw cashews1 Cup vegetable stock1/2…

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Papalo – What?

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 20, 2018 / 2 Comments

  #VeganMoFo18 Day 20 – Papalo—What?   Papalo Stems Yesterday a neighbor friend messaged me to see if I might be interested in some papalo, an herb she’d grown in her garden. She’d never grown it before and decided to try it as it was an alternative to cilantro. Turns out, while cilantro doesn’t taste…

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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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Infused Water

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Vegan Lifestyle & Health Coaching / September 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

#VeganMoFo18 Day 17 – Infused Water Water is essential for our good health. Our bodies contain 50-70% water, depending on the amount of lean muscle mass (lean muscle consists of 70-80% water and fat has approximately 10% water). We need water as a medium for biochemical reactions and nutrient absorption, maintaining circulating blood volume, body…

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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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