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Whole Wheat Sourdough Bread

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching | March 31, 2020 |

      I’m so excited for this post! Sourdough is making a huge resurgence and lots of people are looking for tips and recipes for using it. Besides being plant-based, it is zero waste and can be whole food and oil-free! No more foil yeast packets needed, just cultivate and use wild yeast floating…

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Best Corn-Oat Waffles

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching | March 26, 2020 |

  I know I’ve already done a post for this week, but I just have to share this awesome waffle recipe! I have been struggling to find a great whole food, plant-based, no-oil (WFPBNO) waffle that works in our waffle iron. We’ve tried dozens and they always stick, pull apart in halves when we open…

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Oatmeal Cookie Granola

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching | March 24, 2020 |

Growing up, my Grandma Grace always had homemade granola in her pantry. I loved it, it was delicious, but I mostly loved that it had sesame seeds in it and no grocery store granola ever had that. But it also had a lot of oil, which we don’t eat now. Alan loves granola, so I…

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Spinach & Sweet Potato Tortillas

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching | March 17, 2020 |

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, I have a variation to my Sweet Potato Tortillas. All it takes are four simple ingredients you may already have in your pantry, fridge, or freezer! They are whole food, plant-based, zero waste, oh so good…and GREEN! These tortillas freeze beautifully too. I store them in metal cookie tins…

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Plant-Based Foods When You’re Sick & Recipe for Vegan “Gelatin”

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching | March 10, 2020 |

I was not prepared at all the first time I got sick after transitioning to plant-based eating. It never dawned on me that I needed alternatives to my old standbys of chicken soup and Jello. So I was absolutely miserable and sad when it happened, and at a complete loss of what to eat. Since…

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Coronavirus and Keeping Healthy

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching | March 3, 2020 |

I’ve been fielding calls from concerned friends, family, clients, blog post readers on what to do about the coronavirus outbreak. Some want to know how to make hand sanitizer since it’s sold out of all of the stores, some want to know how to boost their immune system, others are looking for advice on emergency…

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Low Waste Remodeling

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching | February 25, 2020 |

Things have been very busy here at the Lakehouse as we’ve been doing some remodeling. Growing up with a building contractor father, I know just how much waste there can be in home building and remodeling projects. Dad used to take us along on dump runs to help him unload a trailer full of construction…

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Preserving Cherry Blossoms & Sakura Nice Cream Recipe

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching | February 18, 2020 |

Have you ever been at a restaurant and eaten something that so blew your mind that you went on a quest to try to figure it out? That happened to me. A couple years ago during spring we took a weekend getaway to Portland, Oregon, the vegan capital of the world, and had a wonderful…

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Lifestyle Change and the 5 Love Languages

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching | February 11, 2020 |

Can a lifestyle change your relationships? Absolutely! Recently Alan expressed some frustration that he no longer knew what special things to do to show me love and affection since going zero waste. Why is this an issue? Today, in honor of Valentine’s Day, I talk about ways humans show and receive affection and care, how…

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Après Snowshoe Fondue!

By Cindy Thompson, Trimazing! Health & Lifestyle Coaching | February 4, 2020 |

For the second winter in a row, we’ve had a snowmageddon here at the Lakehouse. It wasn’t quite as bad as 2019, only half amount of snow and somehow we didn’t lose power. And we got to enjoy it rather than spending hours and hours shoveling heavy, wet snow. This past summer we picked up…

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