DS9KIE's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=DS9KIE DS9KIE's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ Sauteed Cabbage and Zucchini http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6173418 Sauteed Cabbage and Zucchini <BR> <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> 1 small head cabbage, chopped <BR> 1 small zucchini and yellow squash <BR> Some onion <BR> Some red and yellow pepper <BR> Some collard greens <BR> 4 mushrooms <BR> 3 broccoli stems <BR> 1 tbsp onion powder <BR> 1 tbsp garlic powder <BR> <BR> <BR> Directions: <BR> <BR> I spiralized broccoli stems, zucchini and yellow squash, then chop the rest of the veggies. <BR> <BR> Heat the skillet... Mon, 30 May 2016 23:39:48 EST Lentil Veggie Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6167846 Lentil Veggie Salad <BR> <BR> This lentil salad has come along way from the mostly cheese and little veggies to no cheese and lots of veggies. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/a683ada8-3cb2-49b3-b6ff-e3ae4432f8b3.JPG"> <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> Lentils <BR> Red, Yellow, Orange pepper <BR> Red Onion <BR> Collard greens <BR> Romaine lettuce <BR> Green leaf lettuce <BR> Cucumber <BR> Tomato <BR> Beets <BR> Hominy <BR> Hot sauce <BR> Corn... Sat, 21 May 2016 23:23:59 EST Green Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6159030 Green Soup <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> Some red onion <BR> Clove garlic <BR> Some ginger <BR> 1 to 2 heads of broccoli <BR> 1 to 2 cup cauliflower <BR> 6 kale leaves (and the stems) <BR> 1-2 zucchini and yellow squash <BR> 2 sticks of celery <BR> 1/2 cup pinto beans <BR> 4 to 6 cups of veggie broth (I used my homemade veggie broth) <BR> 1 cup kale stems <BR> Handful of parsley <BR> 1/4 teaspoon (or more) of onion powder, garlic powder, spike, Ms. Dash, paprika, pe... Sun, 8 May 2016 22:24:55 EST Borscht http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6158148 Borscht <BR> <BR> 3 shredded beets <BR> 1 diced up potatoes <BR> 10 baby carrots shredded carrots <BR> 1 diced onion <BR> 1 c. chopped celery <BR> 1-2 tsp. lemon juice <BR> 1 c. broccoli <BR> 1 c. cauliflower <BR> I can green beans <BR> 1 big can stewed tomatoes <BR> 1c. pinto beans <BR> 1 handful of dill <BR> 1 cup kale and beet stems <BR> 4 kale leaves <BR> 6 cups of veggie broth (I used my homemade veggie broth) <BR> 1/4 teaspoon (or more) of onion powder, garlic powder, spike, Ms. Da... Sat, 7 May 2016 10:23:47 EST Veggie stock made with scrap veggies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6089304 Veggie stock made with scrap veggies <BR> <BR> I thought that making stock (or both) would be really hard. Then I started reading how easy it is to make especially when you use the pressure cooker. <BR> <BR> Well then I just didn't have the heart to use the good veggie to make the stock. <BR> <BR> Well why not use scraps from the veggies...you know parts you throw away. Hey what a great idea so here is what I did. <BR> <BR> Saved: <BR> Onions including the sk... Sat, 6 Feb 2016 12:49:44 EST Red Lentils Barley and a Lot of Veggies Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6088804 Red Lentils Barley and a Lot of Veggies Soup <BR> <BR> <em>284</em> <em>291</em> <em>284</em> <em>291</em> <BR> Ingredients <BR> 1 tablespoon of broth <BR> 1-2 onions (red, white, yellow) <BR> 1 cup chopped celery <BR> I cup carrot <BR> 2 cups purple and green cabbage <BR> 2 cups collard greens <BR> 1 small diced zucchini <BR> 5 mushrooms, chopped <BR> 3 potatoes, diced <BR> 1 cup cauliflower <BR> 1/2 cup diced eggplant <BR> 1 cans diced tomatoes <BR> 2 cu... Fri, 5 Feb 2016 19:45:06 EST Rice and Beans Burgers http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6075686 Rice and Beans Burgers <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/0fb8be41-6955-4f8f-bd29-0d6768e0b7e7.jpg"> <BR> <BR> This recipe happened because of the price of pre made burgers and have you seen the ingredients in those burgers... <BR> <BR> cook brown rice <BR> can light red kidney beans <BR> celery <BR> onion <BR> onion and garlic powder <BR> flax seed meal with water <BR> <BR> In a small bowl I put two spoonful of beans and smashed with a fork. Then a... Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:29:20 EST White Gravy #2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6052605 White Gravy <BR> <BR> 1T Earth Balance butter <BR> 1-2 T of flour <BR> some oat milk (that I made) <BR> some spices (I use onion powder, garlic powder, seasoned salt, Mrs. Dash seasoning) <BR> <BR> Put the butter in the pan and let the butter melt and heat up. Add some flour and whisk until it makes clumpy mess in the pan (haha, that's what it looks like) Then you add a little milk to the pan and whisk like crazy and don't stop whisking. Keep doing this until it looks l... Fri, 25 Dec 2015 20:00:58 EST Basic Biscuits http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6050241 Basic Biscuits <BR> <BR> So I have ALL this flour (well pancake flour mixed with whole wheat and small amount of other type flours), So why not some biscuits and gravy. <BR> <BR> Ok so these are not healthy, but they are a lot better then going out for biscuits and gravy. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/9cc7ac73-e619-4663-b28c-2eaf65f6ab65.JPG"> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> 2 cups flour <BR> 3 teaspoons baking powder <BR> 1/2 teaspoon salt <BR> 1/2 cup oil ... Sun, 20 Dec 2015 13:19:07 EST Homemade Oat Milk http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6048482 Homemade Oat Milk <BR> <BR> I forgot to get some plant milk and I had one cup of steel cut oats so... <BR> <BR> ...I soak one cup overnight in lots of water...rinse very well (they will be slimy if you don't rinse well)...add 3 cups of new water and blend in blender...strain. <BR> <BR> I don't use very much milk so I freeze the leftovers in small containers...when I want to use some I let the small container soak in hot water until its thawed <BR> <BR> I didn't add any spices cause I u... Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:00:03 EST Pumpkin Banana Bread http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6046774 <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/2dbfa328-3c84-42e1-aa98-80bdf53a5468.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Pumpkin Banana Bread <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> So I have ALL this flour (well pancake flour mixed with whole wheat and small amount of other type flours) I have some pumpkin and banana in the freezer so I went looking for some recipes and found one recipe for both. <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> 2 cups white whole wheat flour <BR> 1 tablespoon vital wheat gluten <BR> ... Sun, 13 Dec 2015 09:35:52 EST Molasses Cookies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6046061 Molasses Cookies <BR> <BR> So I have ALL this flour (well pancake flour mixed with whole wheat and small amount of other type flours) I got a free molasses cookie at the store an thought how yummy it was so I went looking for a recipe and this recipe said, no chill time, very fast and easy to put together, my kind of recipe. <BR> <BR> Ok so these are not healthy,,,but they only make one pan of cookies (I got 15 small cookies on a pan) <BR> <BR> <em>443</em> <em>443</em> <em>443</... Fri, 11 Dec 2015 19:38:04 EST Thanksgiving Stuffing #2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6031699 Thanksgiving Stuffing <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> 6 cups 1/2 inch whole wheat bread <BR> 1/2 - 1 cup chopped onion <BR> 2 stalks chopped celery <BR> 1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash, onion powder, garlic powder, salt <BR> 3 cups veggie broth (plus 2 tablespoons) <BR> <BR> Directions <BR> <BR> In a preheated 400 degree oven, toast bread cubes 5-7 minutes or until barely golden. <BR> <BR> In a large skillet, cook onion and celery in a little broth over medium heat for around 3 ... Fri, 13 Nov 2015 20:18:31 EST Vegetable Tomato Sauce http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6012650 Vegetable Tomato Sauce <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> Vegetables to saute: <BR> 1 onion <BR> 2 fresh tomatoes <BR> 1 carrot, peeled and diced <BR> 1/4 cup mushrooms, sliced <BR> 1 celery stalk <BR> 1/4 cup zucchini <BR> 1 can pinto beans <BR> <BR> Sauce and spices: <BR> 3 - 6 oz. can tomato sauce <BR> 1-15 oz. can diced tomatoes <BR> 1 tsp basil <BR> 1 tsp paprika <BR> 1 tsp oregano <BR> 1 tsp parsley <BR> <BR> Instructions: <BR> 1. Chop all of the vegetables to saut... Sat, 10 Oct 2015 12:12:47 EST Chunky Red Lentil Stew http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6000420 Chunky Red Lentil Stew <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/3a43f685-d433-4abd-acfc-ed0f9d7caa55.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> celery <BR> greens <BR> bok choy <BR> red onion <BR> mushrooms <BR> diced tomatoes <BR> swiss chard stems <BR> 2 carrots, chopped <BR> red and green cabbage <BR> 1 cup dried red lentils, rinsed and drained <BR> 2 cups plus 2 tablespoon of veggie broth <BR> curry powder, garlic, dried veggie (it is dry veggie chunks that I... Sat, 19 Sep 2015 19:46:56 EST Chocolate Banana Ice Cream http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5992619 Chocolate Banana Ice Cream <BR> <BR> Frozen bananas <BR> Frozen strawberries <BR> Frozen cherries <BR> Hand full of greens <BR> Some cocoa powder <BR> Some chocolate powder <BR> Small amount of sugar <BR> Crushed ice <BR> Water <BR> <BR> Put all the ingredients in the blender and blend. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/ed4f384e-5309-4616-84f5-cb32f7ff9aa3.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Please note: <BR> <BR> I don’t measure anything so everything is a guess. <BR> <... Mon, 7 Sep 2015 10:31:02 EST I made a Clean out the Freezer Stir Fry #2... while baking sweet potatoes, mushrooms and eggplant http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5891491 I made a Clean out the Freezer Stir Fry #2...while baking sweet potatoes, mushrooms and eggplant <BR> <BR> <em>258</em> <em>485</em> <em>267</em> <em>284</em> <em>69</em> <em>291</em> <em>369</em> <em>371</em> <BR> <BR> You know its time to use what you have in the freezer when you open the freezer and stuff comes flying out. So I found these veggies (used a little of each): <BR> <BR> Celery <BR> Green and red onion <BR> Leek <BR> Red ... Thu, 12 Mar 2015 02:31:18 EST Cabbage and Yellow Split Pea http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5890814 Cabbage and Yellow Split Pea <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/4/7/l47826018.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> Red and green cabbage <BR> 1 cup yellow split peas <BR> onions (red, green) <BR> leek <BR> red pepper <BR> celery <BR> bok choy <BR> asparagus <BR> greens <BR> zucchini <BR> yellow squash <BR> swiss chard stems <BR> mushrooms <BR> broccoli <BR> cauliflower <BR> green beans <BR> 1 can diced tomatoes <BR> 2 cups of veggie broth <BR> 1 can of... Wed, 11 Mar 2015 00:02:26 EST Turnip Squash and Bean Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5889555 Turnip Squash and Bean Soup <BR> <BR> <em>369</em> <em>284</em> <em>370</em> <em>371</em> <em>369</em> <em>284</em> <em>370</em> <em>371</em> <em>369</em> <em>370</em> <BR> <BR> I had a whole bunch of frozen butternut squash that I was going to make several different soups out of, well ends up that I cooked the squash but didn't have time make the soup (back in November) so I threw it in the freezer. I had sooo much squash that I had to make a second so... Sun, 8 Mar 2015 23:36:52 EST Pumpkin Butternut Squash Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5857453 Pumpkin Butternut Squash Soup <BR> <BR> I had a whole bunch of frozen butternut squash that I was going to make several different soups out of, well ends up that I cooked the squash but didn't have time make the soup (back in November) so I threw it in the freezer. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photosaws.sparkpeople.com/guid/1ed8b7e1-1625-488f-af8c-1513948b9465.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> butternut squash <BR> 1 can pumpkin <BR> 1 can pinto beans <BR> red and green oni... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 21:52:17 EST Christmas Lima Beans with a Little Bit of Veggie Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5846246 Christmas Lima Beans with a Little Bit of Veggie Soup <BR> <BR> Soup is an awesome way to get healthy. Soup is easy to make, unless you burn the soup or pour the whole salt container in the soup, you can't really mess it up, you can use up extra veggie so no veggies are wasted, you can add or subtract ingredients on any recipe and you can make up your own recipe, and it never turns out the same, so here is another soup recipe I made. <BR> <BR> <em>267</em> <em>284</em> <em>291<... Mon, 5 Jan 2015 01:41:03 EST Green Bean Casserole http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5845281 Green Bean Casserole.... <BR> <BR> That won't kill you...have you ever seen the ingredients in mushroom soup, the sodium alone might kill you, so here is what I came up with... <BR> <BR> 2 cans no salt green beans <BR> Bunch of sauteed mushrooms <BR> White Gravy (recipe below) <BR> Some crunchy onions <BR> <BR> I made the gravy (recipe below), sauteed the mushrooms, opened the green beans and mixed all together then add a little crunchy onion on top and ate. I didn't bake cause the gravy ... Sun, 4 Jan 2015 00:48:35 EST I have these tortillas’s… http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5833807 I have these tortillas.... <BR> <BR> To use up and I had some (Both frozen and fresh)... <BR> <BR> Brown rice <BR> Tomato sauce with hot sauce <BR> Pinto beans <BR> Kale <BR> Red pepper <BR> Bok choy <BR> Onion <BR> Mushroom <BR> Cabbage <BR> Tomatoes <BR> Romaine lettuce <BR> Dayia cheese <BR> <BR> I heated the tortillas in a dry pan for a few minutes on each side (don't forget about them like I almost did). I like them hot and on the crunchy side. <BR> <BR> I took out all... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:43:59 EST Veggie Chili #3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5799556 Veggie Chili #3 <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> 1/2 cup onion (red, green, spring and leek) <BR> 2-3 carrots (orange, purple and yellow) <BR> 1 cup swiss chard stems <BR> 1/2 red and green pepper (or more) <BR> 1/2 cup eggplant <BR> 1/2 cup golden beets <BR> 2 stalks of celery <BR> A bunch of red, yellow, green, orange peppers <BR> Big pile of chopped up greens <BR> 1/2 cup of water or veggie broth <BR> 1 can of tomato sauce (or paste) <BR> 3 cans of beans (I used 1... Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:04:59 EST Creamy Celeriac Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5791960 Creamy Celeriac Soup <BR> <BR> <em>284</em> <em>369</em> <em>284</em> <em>369</em> <em>284</em> <em>369</em> <em>284</em> <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> 1 large celery root <BR> 1 cup chopped celery <BR> 1 can beans <BR> Some red onion, green onion and a little leek <BR> 1 teaspoon garlic powder <BR> 1 teaspoon onion powder <BR> 2 cups vegetable broth <BR> 2 tablespoon water <BR> Spices <BR> <BR> Instructions <BR> Peel the celery root and cut it into sma... Fri, 3 Oct 2014 22:18:21 EST Lentil Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5790827 Lentil Soup <BR> <BR> <em>284</em> <em>291</em> <em>367</em> <em>370</em> <em>371</em> <em>373</em> <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> 1 can of tomatoes <BR> 1 can of green beans <BR> 1 cup zucchini <BR> Half bag cabbage <BR> 1/2 cup swiss chard <BR> 1/2 cup dandelion greens <BR> 2 large carrot, finely diced <BR> 1 potato, finely diced <BR> 1/2 medium onion, and 1 green onion, finely diced <BR> 2 stalks celery (leaves too), finely diced <BR> 1 pound dried brow... Thu, 2 Oct 2014 01:32:16 EST Tomato, smashed chick pea sandwich with veggies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5754312 <em>370</em> Tomato, smashed chick pea sandwich with veggies <em>370</em> <BR> <BR> I love tomato sandwich, but then I think I should be eating beans and a salad so what am I to do?....put them together. <BR> <BR> <em>370</em> <em>485</em> <em>69</em> <em>284</em> <em>267</em> <em>371</em> <em>284</em> <em>368</em> <em>485</em> <em>258</em> <BR> <BR> Can of chick peas <BR> <BR> Mayonnaise <BR> <BR> Spices <BR> <BR> Half a tomato <BR> <BR> A... Wed, 6 Aug 2014 11:02:43 EST Cole Slaw http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5732214 Cole Slaw <BR> <BR> 1/2 cup Mayonnaise <BR> Vinegar <BR> A little sugar <BR> Some spices- dill, garlic powder, onion powder, Mrs. Dash <BR> 1/2 bag of cabbage <BR> Some baby spinach <BR> <BR> Mix the mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar, and spices until desired thickness. Add the cabbage and spinach and stir until well mixed. <BR> <BR> Note: I didn't measure anything. I use about half of a stevea packet (I got several packets as a free sample at a grocery store) I used low fat mayon... Fri, 4 Jul 2014 23:13:15 EST Carrot Dog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5729925 Carrot Dog <BR> <BR> So it the time of year when you really want to bite into a yummy hot dog, bun and dripping in ketchup and mayonnaise...Wait, I'm a vegetarian and have you seen the ingredients list on the veggies dogs...yikes <BR> <BR> But a carrot...really...so I'm trying this out.. <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> 2 Carrots <BR> 2 Buns <BR> 1/4 Cup Vinegar <BR> 1/4 Cup Water <BR> 1 Tablespoon Soy Sauce <BR> 1/4 Teaspoon Garlic Powder <BR> 1/4 Teaspoon Onion Powder <BR> Black Pepp... Tue, 1 Jul 2014 14:45:39 EST "Clean out the Freezer" Stir Fry http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5729040 I made a "Clean out the Freezer" Stir Fry <BR> <BR> You know its time to use what you have in the freezer when you open the freezer and stuff comes flying out. So I found these veggies (used a little of each): <BR> <BR> Celery <BR> Green and red onion <BR> Swiss chard <BR> Bok Choy <BR> Asparagus <BR> Broccolini <BR> Tomato <BR> Zucchini <BR> Summer squash <BR> Peas <BR> Mushrooms <BR> Kale and Purple kale <BR> Rice <BR> <BR> Add the veggies to a pan with a little water, mixed around and ... Mon, 30 Jun 2014 11:42:04 EST Black Bean Tacos http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5654001 Black Bean Tacos <BR> <BR> Corn Tortillas <BR> 1 can black beans <BR> 1 can corn <BR> Some red and orange pepper, cucumber, tomato, avocado <BR> Hot sauce <BR> Spices <BR> One slice of daiya cheese <BR> Spinach and lettuce <BR> <BR> I took the Corn Tortillas and heated them in a pan with a tiny amount butter (I used some fat free dairy butter) until they are crispy. <BR> <BR> Meanwhile I opened and rinse the black beans and corn and mixed together then chopped up some red ... Sat, 22 Mar 2014 15:36:44 EST Sauteed and Steamed Veggies along with Baked Sweet Potatoes and Butternut Squash http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5638968 Sauteed and Steamed Veggies along with Baked Sweet Potatoes and Butternut Squash <BR> <BR> 1/2 cup zucchini and summer squash <BR> 1/2 cup red, green onion and leeks <BR> 1/2 cup cabbage and bok choy <BR> 1 cup mushroom <BR> 1 cup eggplant <BR> 2 cups kale <BR> 1 can kidney beans <BR> 1 can green beans <BR> <BR> First I sauteed the mushrooms and eggplant in one pan and the zucchini, summer squash, red, green onion, leeks, cabbage and bok choy in another pan and sauteed for aroun... Mon, 3 Mar 2014 21:06:26 EST Warm Salad http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5612676 Warm Salad <BR> <BR> 1/4 cup red onion, bok choy and leeks <BR> 4 chopped up mushrooms <BR> 1 cup cabbage <BR> 1/2 teaspoon onion powder, Mrs. Dash <BR> 1/2 cup broccoli, cauliflower and eggplant <BR> 1-2 cups sliced kale and collards <BR> 1 cup cooked purple hull beans <BR> 1-2 tablespoons water <BR> 1 tablespoon fat-free or low-fat balsamic dressing (or balsamic vinegar) <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> I heated up my wok using just a little water (you don't need a lot of water and... Sun, 2 Feb 2014 01:13:23 EST Kamut, Beans and Veggie Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5610935 Kamut, Beans and Veggie Soup <BR> <BR> 1/2 bag speckled butter and purple hull beans (frozen) <BR> 1 cup kamut <BR> 1 cup broth <BR> 4-6 cups water <BR> 1/2 cup asparagus, white asparagus, yellow squash (frozen) <BR> 1/2 cup fennel, bok choy and swiss chard (frozen) <BR> 5 mushrooms, chopped <BR> 1/2 cup cauliflower and cabbage <BR> 1/2 diced eggplant and turnip <BR> 1/2 medium diced red onion <BR> 1/4 green onion <BR> 2 clove garlic <BR> 2T leek (frozen) <BR> 2-4 cups greens (I used kale... Fri, 31 Jan 2014 08:59:51 EST Black Bean Corn Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5605809 Black Bean Corn Soup <BR> <BR> 1 cup black beans (frozen) <BR> 1 can of salt free corn <BR> 1 can of salt free green beans <BR> 1 can of salt free diced tomatoes <BR> 1 cup broth <BR> 4-6 cups water <BR> 1/2 medium diced onion <BR> 1/4 green onion <BR> 2T leek and shallot (frozen) <BR> 2 cups brown rice (frozen) <BR> 1/2 cup asparagus, white asparagus, yellow squash (frozen) <BR> 1/2 cup fennel, bok choy and swiss chard (frozen) <BR> 6 brussel sprouts cut into small pieces (frozen) <BR>... Sun, 26 Jan 2014 01:36:13 EST Pinto Beans and Barley Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5544770 Pinto Beans and Barley Soup <BR> <BR> 2 cups of pinto beans <BR> 1 cup barley <BR> 4-6 cups water <BR> 1 medium diced onion <BR> 1/2 cup asparagus <BR> 1/2 cup white asparagus <BR> 1 small diced yellow squash <BR> 1/2 cup bok choy <BR> 1/2 swiss chard <BR> 1/2 cup fennel <BR> 2-4 cups greens (I used dino kale) <BR> 5 mushrooms, chopped <BR> 1 cup broccoli <BR> 1/2 diced eggplant <BR> 1 can green beans <BR> 1 can diced tomatoes <BR> 1/4 teaspoon (or more) of o... Mon, 18 Nov 2013 22:49:18 EST Carrot Pulp Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5501213 Carrot Pulp Soup (When I juiced the carrots I used the pulp to make a soup) <BR> <BR> <BR> Bunch of carrot pulp soup (it was a lot) <BR> <BR> Bunch of green pulp (I used maybe a cup) <BR> <BR> 1 Cup white beans <BR> <BR> 1/2 onion and some shallots <BR> <BR> 1/2 red pepper <BR> <BR> 3-4 Cups water (you could use carrot juice or veggie broth) <BR> <BR> Lots of spices <BR> <BR> Put the cut up onions, shallots, and red pepper in the soup pot with a little water and saute. <B... Tue, 1 Oct 2013 09:34:50 EST How to make cooking healthy fun and easy. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5483153 How to make cooking healthy fun and easy. <BR> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1002545461.jpg"> <BR> <BR> Here is how to make it easy by steaming them. I just chop and put in a steamer. My microwave steamer takes around 3 minutes and my electric steamer takes 5-10 (all depends on the veggie and how small you chop them). The left side I did with the electric steamer and the right side I did with the microwave steamer. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://phot... Wed, 11 Sep 2013 22:42:56 EST Patty Pan Squash http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5457384 Patty Pan Squash <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/5/l1583617434.jpg"> <BR> I'm not sure if they are all patty pan but the store had them all together. (I had other but already ate them) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/0/l1027687476.jpg"> <BR> I sauteed them(ok I had toooo much ketchup) <BR> <BR> I also chopped up some and put in my salads. Then I steamed some in my steamer just added some spices. <BR> <BR> They taste clo... Fri, 16 Aug 2013 16:28:26 EST Sprouting Lentils http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5405051 I like to sprout lentils and mung beans. I put the lentils and mung beans in separate containers with water and let then soak overnight, then I dump out the water and rinse the beans and put the back in their containers and let them start sprouting, I see them starting to sprout within a day or so, after several days I start to refrigerate them. I have noticed that sprout mung beans seem to spoil faster so I don't sprout to many at a time. <BR> <BR> What is funny about sprouting i... Fri, 28 Jun 2013 22:53:58 EST How to Steam Veggies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5392815 How to Steam Veggies <BR> <BR> The easiest way to eat veggies is to steam them but how do you do them with out making them turn out yucky. <BR> <BR> Well I have been using an electric steamer for many years. I like the electric sooo much that I had two one for at home and one at my business. Before I had the electric steamer I would cook on the stove top and they would end up mushy and looking like canned veggies...eww <BR> <BR> And cooking in the microwave ended up with hard v... Tue, 18 Jun 2013 01:48:25 EST Spaghetti Noodles with Tomato Sauce http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5383815 Spaghetti Noodles with Tomato Sauce <BR> <BR> The sauce is tomato juice, tomato paste, garlic powder and some parmesan cheese. <BR> <BR> <BR> or you can make this sauce: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_jo<BR>urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=6012650 </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> But this is not your usual noodles. I made veggie noodles with a spiral vegetable slice. I sliced zucchini, turnips, rutabaga, sweet potato, parsnip, golden beet (so far) and then I steamed. <BR> <... Sun, 9 Jun 2013 21:39:17 EST The day in the kitchen...Veggie Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5373201 The day in the kitchen <BR> <BR> While I was making the smoothies I was also making a soup (remember it was around 4pm) <BR> ...Veggie Soup <BR> <BR> I had a whole bunch of veggie that was left over from a stir fry that I froze and now I am using them for a soup. <BR> <BR> The veggies were: bok choy, swiss chard, parsley, celery, broccoli, asparagus, white asparagus, zucchini, yellow squash, cauliflower, red, green, yellow pepper, red, white, green onion, shallots, black beans, kale... Fri, 31 May 2013 02:04:40 EST The day in the kitchen...Smoothies http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5369906 The day in the kitchen... <BR> <BR> After I finally finished juicing, I started making my smoothie (I think it was around 4pm)... <BR> <BR> Smoothies <BR> <BR> I had pulp from apples, pears, navel and Clementine oranges, strawberries, pineapple, carrots, small cucumbers, kale, bok choy, rainbow chard, parsley, celery, broccoli stem. (Carrot pulp I;m saving for carrot soup) I had the fruit and cucumber pulp separate from the veggies pulp (so I can put veggie pulp in my soup. Fruit pul... Tue, 28 May 2013 00:58:50 EST The day in the kitchen...Green Juice http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5367389 The day in the kitchen... <BR> <BR> First I had to clean and cut all the fruits and veggies. That took over an hour...whew (I started around 2 pm) <BR> <BR> I had apples, pears, navel and clementine oranges, strawberries, pineapple, carrots, small cucumbers, kale, bok choy, rainbow chard, parsley, celery, broccoli stem. <BR> <BR> Now I get to juicing. <BR> <BR> Green Juice <BR> <BR> First I juice the fruit, apples, pears, navel and clementine oranges, strawberries, pineapple (one big... Sat, 25 May 2013 08:48:42 EST Sauteed Veggies # 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5326168 Sauteed Veggies # 3 <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> Some water <BR> <BR> Veggies I used: Broccoli, parsnips, asparagus, brussel sprouts, grape tomatoes, red pepper, mushrooms, kale, collard greens, cabbage (I just use a combination of what I have, its a great way to use up what you have) <BR> <BR> Beans I used: Great northern beans, black beans <BR> Various types of spices: Onion powder, garlic powder, Mrs. Dash, spike. lemon juice, vinegar, liquid aminos, ect.(I... Wed, 17 Apr 2013 09:25:18 EST Veggie Chili #2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5315249 Veggie Chili <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> 1/2 cup onion <BR> 2-3 carrots <BR> 1 cup bok choy <BR> 1/2 red and green pepper (or more) <BR> 1/2 cup mushrooms chopped <BR> big pile of chopped up greens <BR> 1/2 cup of water or veggie broth <BR> 1 small can of tomato sauce (or paste) <BR> 2 cans of beans (I used Red Kidney and Pinto) <BR> 1 can of pumpkin <BR> 1 can of tomatoes <BR> 1/2 teaspoon of garlic powder, onion powder, cayenne pepper, chili powder, paprika, cumin,... Sun, 7 Apr 2013 23:43:06 EST Vegan Taco Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5313270 Vegan Taco Soup <BR> <BR> Ingredients: <BR> <BR> Navy beans, red beans, black beans, chickpeas, white beans <BR> crushed tomatoes <BR> summer squash <BR> corn <BR> red and green pepper <BR> onion <BR> greens <BR> taco seasoning <BR> salt <BR> pepper <BR> small can of tomato sauce with some water <BR> <BR> Directions: <BR> <BR> First I sauteed the onions, summer squash, red and green pepper. <BR> <BR> Then I throw all the different beans (rinsed and drained!), corn and can of tomato... Sat, 6 Apr 2013 02:03:07 EST How I Make My Green Smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5248774 How I Make My Green Smoothie <BR> <BR> Fruit Pulp (I use my fruit pulp from my juicing) <BR> Bananas <BR> Mango <BR> Kiwi <BR> Pears <BR> Peaches <BR> Bing cherries <BR> Blueberries <BR> Blackberries <BR> Raspberries <BR> Plums <BR> Apples <BR> Oranges <BR> Strawberries <BR> Kale <BR> Collards <BR> Green powder <BR> Flax seed <BR> Chia seed <BR> Hemp seeds <BR> Cinnamon <BR> <BR> First I blend all the fruit together with a little water and watermelon juice. <... Wed, 13 Feb 2013 08:52:20 EST 8 Minute Split Pea Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5218968 8 Minute Split Pea Soup <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> one pound of green split peas <BR> one large chopped onion one pound carrots, sliced <BR> One celery heart, sliced <BR> bunch of kale <BR> 8 cups boiling water <BR> 4 teaspoons chopped parsley (dried, not fresh) <BR> 1-2 Tablespoons salt-free seasoning <BR> 1 teaspoon garlic powder <BR> 1 teaspoon basil <BR> 1 teaspoon rosemary <BR> 1 teaspoon oregano <BR> 1 teaspoon celery seed <BR> 1 teaspoon paprika <BR> 1 bay leaf ... Tue, 22 Jan 2013 17:33:34 EST