soda bread

make two rounds, keep one

plain for dipping in soup and

add raisins to one

previous version

1.5 c unsweetened cashew milk + 1.5 T lemon juice, 2 c flour, 2 c white whole wheat flour, 1/2 c sugar, 2 t baking soda, 1 t salt, 1/4 c coconut oil, 1 c raisins

knead until crumbly ball forms, make 2 rounds on silpat, 350 F, 45-60 minutes or until firm

braised beans

a bare spot where the

gate swings open: the first shoots

from the autumn bulbs

source, 2 servings

olive oil, 3 T garlic, 1 c full-fat cashew milk, 1 can chick peas and their liquid, 1 can small white beans, rinsed and drained; thyme, sage, nutmeg, salt, pepper, toppings: balsamic reduction, lemon juice, red pepper flakes

cook garlic and spices in oil, add rest, simmer 20 minutes or until thickened

pumpkin skillet pancake

leave the middle soft

like a pancake or crisp it

all like a cookie

6 servings, 299 calories

1 1/4 c almond flour, 3 T sugar, 2 t powder, 1 t cinnamon, pinch salt, 2 T flax, 1/2 heaping c pumpkin, 1 t vanilla, 1 1/4 c unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 1/2 c mini chocolate chips, 1 T coconut oil

put oil in pan and place in oven heating to 375 F, whisk remaining, pour into pan, 40-60 minutes

banana molasses scones

freeze dried raspberries

and bananas pressed on top

add a little crunch

20 servings, 151 calories

3 (4-oz size) containers gerber bananas, 1/3 c molasses, 1/2 c cashew butter, 1 t salt, 1 t cinnamon, 1 T vanilla, 1 T powder, 1/4 c chia, 1 c freeze dried fruit, 3 c white whole wheat flour, 1/2 c unsweetened vanilla almond milk

mix, use silpat, 400 F, 15 minutes

blackened vegetable quesadillas

a night of camping:

coats smell like wood fire smoke

the rest of the week

peppers, onions, garlic, mushrooms, potatoes, salt, cumin, paprika, chili powder, olive oil, canned black beans, drained and rinsed; canned corn, drained; canned diced tomatoes, maple syrup, lime juice, cilantro, tortillas, vegan cheese

broil veggies, spices, oil, until blackening; simmer beans, corn, tomatoes, syrup, lime, cilantro, spices, oil; make quesadillas with veggies inside or out, beans on top; serve with hot sauce