s’mores granola bars

a rice crispy treat

mixed with a granola bar

for snack or dessert

source, 16 servings, 263 calories

2 c oats, 2 c rice crispies, 1 sleeve semi-crushed grahams, pinch salt, 1 stick vegan butter, 1 bag vegan mini marshmallows, 1/2 c maple syrup, 1/2 c mini chocolate chips, 1 t vanilla

melt butter, salt, 1 c marshmallows, vanilla, syrup; add cereals & grahams, cool slightly; add rest, press into parchment-lined dish, chill 2 hours, slice

triple berry sourdough

pea seeds in the cold

garden soil hiding from

curious chickens

1 c wheat chef, 1 c mashed raspberries, 1 c blackberries, 5 oz sweetened dried blueberries, 1/4 c diastatic malt powder, pinch salt, 1 c rye flour, 1/2 c white whole wheat flour, 2 T chopped walnuts

form ball with all but nuts, place in parchment-lined loaf pan, top with nuts; rest, covered, 2 hours; 350 F, 80 minutes

crispy tofu & coconut red curry

chickens and roosters

like some famous paintings make

more sense from afar

source, 4 servings

2 lbs extra firm tofu, pressed, cubed, dredged in cornstarch; 1 can coconut milk, pinch salt, 1 T red curry paste, olive oil, 1 T grated ginger, 2 sliced shallots, 2 smashed cloves garlic, 2 T cut up cilantro stems, 8 oz sliced mixed mushrooms, 1 c peas, 2 c cut up broccoli, zest & juice of 1 lime, 3 T maple syrup; toppings: cilantro, basil, sliced pickled jalapeƱos, kimchi, more curry paste; rice

heat oil, shallot, garlic, ginger, curry, salt, tofu; fry on one side until tofu is crispy, add mushrooms, fry other side; add milk, stems, syrup, lime, cook until thickening; add peas & broccoli, cook until done; serve with toppings & rice

beans & rice with crispy sweet potato & jammy tomato

only the dog is

aware of the moles & voles

running underfoot

source, 3 servings, 600 calories

3 c cooked black beans, 3 c cooked wild rice, 1 sliced sweet potato, 1.5 c grape tomatoes, 1 T stardust chile dipping powder, salsa verde, cilantro

arrange potato & tomatoes on separate halves of parchment-covered baking sheet, top with stardust, 425 F, until tomatoes are jammy & potatoes are crispy; top beans & rice with potato & tomatoes, salsa, cilantro

sweet potato sourdough

new strawberry leaves

already sprouting as soon

as snow is melted

1 c wheat chef; 1 sweet potato, sliced, boiled, mashed+ 2.5 cooking water; 3.5 c white whole wheat flour, 1/4 c diastatic malt powder, 2 pinches salt

stir, rest 1 hour; fold, rest 2 hours; place loose ball in parchment-lined dutch oven, rest 2 hours; 465 F, covered, 30 minutes; uncovered, 15 minutes; on oven rack: 400 F, 25 minutes; 375 F, 30 minutes; rests: covered, room temperature; folds: 8x

rye & whole wheat chocolate chip loaf

newborn calf is born

the next day it snows 2 feet

it stays in the barn

8 servings, 235 calories

1 c rye flour, 2 c white whole wheat flour, 1/4 c namaste egg replacer, 1 c lily’s stevia-sweetened chocolate chips, 10 packets stevia, 1 t sea salt, 1 T powder, 1 T vanilla, 2.5 c mooala unsweetened vanilla almond milk

mix, bake in parchment-lined loaf pan, 375 F, 70 minutes

potato rolls

potato water

in the dough is a magic

bread ingredient

source, 9 rolls

2/3 c mashed potato, 1/2 c warm potato water, 1/2 stick melted vegan butter, 2 t namaste egg replacer+1 T warm water, 1 t yeast, 1 T sugar, 3/4 t kosher salt, 2.5 c flour

mix all but potato & flour, rest 5 minutes; add rest, knead 5 minutes; oil ball, rest, covered, until doubled; place 9 balls in greased baking dish, rest, covered, 1 hour; 350 F, 40 minutes

crispy tofu & snap peas

18 inches of

snow from monday night is gone

by friday morning

source, 4 servings

1 lb extra firm tofu, pressed, sliced, dredged in cornstarch; oil, s & p, 2 c snap peas, 2 T grated ginger, 2 smashed cloves garlic, 1 can coconut milk, 1 T tamari, 2 t molasses, 1/2 c toasted cashews, 1 T rice vinegar, 4 sliced scallions, 1/4 c mint+parsley, pinch red pepper flakes

fry tofu in oil, s & p, until crispy; add ginger & garlic, cook 1 minute; add milk, molasses, tamari, cook until thickened; add cashews & peas, cook 1 minute; add rest; serve over rice

brown sugar toaster waffles

medium-sized birds

cowbirds & vibrant grackles

appear together

10 4-inch waffles, 285 calories

2 c white whole wheat flour, 1 c brown sugar, 1/4 c namaste egg replacer, 1 t salt, 1 t powder, 1 T vanilla, 1.5 c mooala unsweetened vanilla almond milk, 2 t canola oil (for greasing)

mix, cook 1/4 c batter on greased nonstick iron