Busy life!

So I do have to start by saying sorry for the lack of updates! I’ve been so busy , I just didn’t have ti time to update my blog!. But if you take the time and go visit my youtube page,  or simply just click on a image below and it will take you to your destination :D.   Here are a couple of images to tantalize your taste buds. so click away and enjoy!!!!

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APPLE SAGE CARAMELIZED ONIONS AND CHEESE VEGAN SEITAN SAUSAGE – HOT DOGS RECIPE!!

Coming from an Italian household, sausage was always on the menu! So I had to get cracking and figure how I can make sausages for my family that don’t taste like the store bought *FAUX MEATS* that are out there. Not that they’re aren’t good, but when you come from a family that made homemade sausages, those really don’t compare! So I had to roll up my sleeves and create something that I could make that would satisfy my family, especially my husband. You know the saying…If Mikey likes it!!!

Here is one I make that everyone really enjoys, and I didn’t put much heat in it so my grandchildren could enjoy them too. I always say, just add some heat later if you want them nice and hot, or extra spicy. Here is the link where you can follow step by step.

APPLE SAGE CARAMELIZED ONIONS AND CHEESE VEGAN SAUSAGE – HOT DOGS RECIPE!!

These sausages go great like a hotdog in a bun or just cut them up and throw them in a pan, cooked in a little red wine. They were simply delicious!
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Thank you and enjoy everyone buon appetito!!

 

VEGAN PIEROGIES!!!

Well if you`re anything like me, frustrated whenever you try to find some vegan pierogies at a grocery store, and there are none to be found except for potato and cheddar cheese!!!  I can never find any that are vegan for my famly to eat.

Well that`s when you put your foot down and just simply make your own vegan batch; and I promise it is super easy!  That`s right! You can totally make your own!!! The best thing is they`re not hard to make at all, and takes very little time.

Coming from an Italian family, we make pasta with our eyes closed ( making them is similar to an Italian ravioli :D, except leave out the egg from the dough). All we needed was to add potato in the pierogi rather than ricotta.  Making vegan recipes isn`t difficult at all and healthier than non vegan food.

This recipe does inclue a vegan cream cheeze that I add to the mixture, it will be included in the video.

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And to top your pieogies here is my vegan sour cream video link!!! Don`t let me be the one to say how good it is…just try it!!! 😀

This recipe with the potato and cilantro, is one of my family`s favorites! So enjoy guys and leave me a comment if you try them. Double that batch and throw some in the freezer Pierogi recipe link!!

Small note : If you don`t have a hand cranked pasta machine …( I recommend you definitely need to get one,  every house hold needs one hehehehe:D ), you can always simply roll out the pasts with a rolling pin. I am sure if you look around you can even find a second hand one pasta machine. New would go for approxitmetly $80.00 dollars and up.  What`s life without a pasta machine!

Cheap fast easy Eco-friendly laundry soap!

If you’re like me always trying to save a dollar, you always try to cut back, so 5 years ago I made my very first batch of DIY eco friendly vegan laundry soap!  I really didn’t think that it would last so long like the posts I read had said, but to my surprise it did, helping me save all kinds of money! But what really was a surprise was how well it cleaned my clothes.

So after many years of playing around with it, I managed to make a few different types to suit my needs and pocket book.  Being vegan I also wanted to make sure the products I used were cruelty free and not tested on animals. That was a must!

You only need to use 1 t0 o2 heaping rounded tablespoons per load, but you can  experimented and find the perfect amount to use with each load to fit your needs.

This recipe removes stains, leaves clothes very clean, & my whites are bright too (I do use borax on my whites sometimes as well)

This recipe is also great for sensitive skin. Most commercial laundry detergents are full of chemicals and are very harsh on the skin.

I hope you will enjoy this recipe. It`s my fast version, or when I am out of borax.  I will also upload some more types I make soon! So please enoy and let me know how you like it!

You can choose your own soap, scent ,  how much of one thing or the other & completely personalize this recipe. It’s very forgiving and customizable to your needs and wants.

So here is the link ( eco_friendly laundry soap ) I hope you give it a try!

 

 

Vegan Chipotle Mayo Recipe!!

What’s a sweet potato without that chipotle mayo to dip it in?? Can be used as a dip or a spread, and it goes well with anything. Let it be a slider or a coconut bacon, tomato and lettuce sandwich. Like the saying goes…I put this **** on anything 😛

Well here you go my vegan friends! It is fast and it is simple and the best part is . . . it’s yummy! To my non vegan friends: give it a go! You will be pleasantly surprised how good vegan mayo can be! Best part is no animals were harmed in preparing this mayo 🙂

here’s the link to the video on how to make the best Vegan Chipotle mayo from scratch!

 Enjoy everyone!!