snack

Healthy Baked Taco Dip

I know that tomorrow is a celebratory time for many people, and I made a baked taco dip for all of my fellow taco-lovers out there to help with the festivities, but unfortunately in this time of celebration, my community is also enduring a time of healing from losing a beautiful soul yesterday morning.

I was not the closest I could have been to him, and I do not feel the pain of his loss as deeply as do some of my close friends, and so I hope to serve them in their healing process and to help him survive in their memories and in the love that the community is sharing for him. (more…)

Chocolate, Cranberry, Oatmeal Cookies (Vegan)

They are the softest, flavorfullest, yummiest cookies ever. And they are packed with fruit, nuts, and oats too!

They taste like Christmas with their chocolate, sugar, and cinnamon combo. In fact, I just might need to make them for a holiday party this year.

Last year for one of the holiday parties with Mitchy’s family, I attempted a stuffed mushroom dish that turned out embarrassingly badly. The mushrooms became cold and soggy, and the taste was too bitter. It was pretty terrible, and even though a few people tried them out of pity, they were pretty awful. Sometimes you hit, and sometimes you miss, eh?

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