My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My almost vegetarian life

It's cooled down quite a lot since my last post and it sure feels like Fall...ish. We're still waiting for our tomatoes to ripen, but the Swiss Chard is growing like a weed and I've picked enough of it to add to a stew (tonight's dinner) and one of our favourite meals - Kenyan Braised … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

Hi all. It's been a busy weekend! After almost two years on worker's compensation, hubby has been cleared to go back to work! Yay! It's been that long since I made lunches, and this weekend I decided to keep it simple until I could come up with more, er, creative but not too time-consuming, ideas. … Continue reading My (Almost) Vegetarian Life

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 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