My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

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The dog-food experiment has been a great success! To read more about that, click here.  Once a week, I load up the slow cooker with all the scraps, leftovers and cheap meat that I save for them in a big plastic container in the fridge. To this I add water and cook for 6 hours. … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

Summer has arrived very quietly here in Halfmoon Bay. The days are cool-ish and pleasant. Our vegetable garden is growing by the minute! It won't be long until we will be eating our own home-grown food. To read more about our vegetable garden, click here.   There's nothing like the taste of fresh, home-grown vegetables. … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Reducing my Carbon Footprint

I used to make my own dog food and my own dog treats and then things got hectic and I stopped doing it. Instead, I bought what I thought was the healthiest dry food for my dogs. It cost me an arm and a leg and couple of toes, but I soon came to the … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life – Reducing my Carbon Footprint

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

I've been trying to broaden my horizons with regards to vegetarian recipes, and so I googled "Vegetarian Bloggers" and ended up on Kitchn's website (lurrve Kitchn). I was directed to a number of vegetarian blog sites - Naturally Ella - has some yummy-looking dinner recipes like Spiced Pinto Bean Bowls with Avocado, Pinto Squash Stew with … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

Hi everyone! It's been a few weeks. Things have been more than a little hectic around here. Buuut, I'm getting back on track now.  I'm afraid to say that I fell off the wagon in terms of exercise. With the warmer weather, I've (re)started walking for 30 minutes a day along the sea wall in Sechelt … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

Back on track finally and I lost 3 pounds last week! Whoo hoo! I did things a little differently this time. Instead of having leftover suppers for my lunch, I've been having a salad instead. And absolutely NO sweets! I have a horrible sweet tooth, but this week a small yogurt after supper satisfied my … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

Hi Guys. The comfort food last week seemed to do the trick - we're feeling almost normal again 🙂 I haven't even been near the scale last week as 'comfort food' also included a couple of bags of chips while watching a movie or two, not to mention the chocolate. I think we all need … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

  I missed the last couple of weeks - this house has been sick, so only Chicken Noodle Soup and Whisky hot toddies were on the menu! We seem to be recovering, but are still hankering for comfort food, so this week's menu is just that. Monday: Turkey/Lasagna Soup. This isn't exactly "soup" per se, … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

I lost 2 lbs last week! Yay! I'm feeling great and sleeping well, so that's good too! This week's jar salads are Cobb Salad in a Jar with Buttermilk Ranch Dressing. I also used the Buttermilk Ranch Dressing to dip my vege snacks into :). One of the ingredients in the salad was Blue Cheese … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life