Contemporary Spinster – A community for women plus plantain croutons recipe

A few weeks ago I got an email from my blogging friend Laura to write with a group of women on a blog over t https://contemporaryspinster.com/. I was intrigued. From the website: Contemporary Spinster empowers women through conversations about feminism, socially-conscious fashion, ethically-considered food, sustainable beauty, and life. Traditionally, spinster referred to a woman that was financially independent, regardless of […]

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DIY Pumpkin Spice Ice cream (V,DF,GF,SF)

Happy Thanksgiving to those celebrating! It’s pumpkin spice season so I developed this ice cream recipe for those of you who love all things dairy free.  It has only 4 ingredients: pumpkin puree pumpkin spice banana coconut milk If you try it let me know how it turns out.  Watch the video below for more details on how to make […]

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Pasta Salad

This post has been sitting in my drafts for over a year.  To be fair it wasn’t much of a post…just pictures. Also I haven’t made this delicious pasta salad in a while so I will really have to guestimate the ingredients. This salad is super yummy and easy to make. You can modify it to use your favorite dressings […]

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Health Tip: Homemade Coconut Milk

Coconut milk is such an integral part of my childhood.  In St Lucia, it is added to fish broth to create Mapa: a fragrant dish full of spices.  It is also the first step in making coconut oil or coconut cake.  My mom or grandma would gather coconuts from the banana fields near our home home.  They would cut it […]

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Sweet Treat: Cinnamon Raisin Flatbread (GF DF Refinsugar FREE VEGAN)

I have these posts sitting in my drafts folder, but they’re so heavy that I’m not ready to release them onto the world just yet.  Instead I will FINALLY finish writing my post for this cinnamon raisin bread.  I wrote the entire post a few months ago and accidentally deleted the entire thing.  Let’s try this again. I wanted to […]

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Pure Deliciousness: Cashew cream cheese

I love cheese. Given the choice between cheese and chocolate I would choose cheese.  It was really hard to give up cheese in 2009 but I couldn’t deny the effects of dairy on my body. I haven’t really tried to find any substitute for cheese because I’m not a fan of the over processed vegan cheeses and I don’t tolerate […]

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Sunbutter

I am not deluded, you come to this blog for recipes and lately I have not been delivering.  I still hold on to the delusion that you like the other “lifestyle” and yoga stuff that I post.  I am finally posting a recipe.  I haven’t been making lots of new things in the kitchen because  I haven’t really been in […]

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December Sunrise: Virtual Vegan Potluck

December to me means citrus!  In the and of forever summer December means fresh squeezed orange juice and eating lots of grapefruits.  I was very excited to see that citrus was the featured ingredient in this Virtual Vegan Potluck.  So I decided to spice up my orange juice and make a beverage. Welcome to Virtual Vegan Potluck Citrus Edition.  Welcome […]

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Milkshakes!!! Vegan, gluten free

I never really got this song but it reminded me of rich decadent milkshakes that I could no longer have. Also let’s get this out of the way: I AM A VANILLA MILKSHAKE GIRL but every once in a while I need a chocolate milkshake. In the land of endless summer it’s been really hot, so I created an easy […]

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