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Not chocolate chip scones — gluten-free recipe by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Just starting to write this post has caused me to go into the kitchen and get another scone, and I'd be too embarrassed to say how many I've already eaten. They we ... Read on »
Delicious Middle Eastern food at Café Turko in Fremont, Seattle by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When my son and his girlfriend were visiting last weekend, and we were picking a restaurant to go to for lunch, my son said he wanted to try a place he had never be ... Read on »
Gluten-Free & Vegan Pie by Jennifer Katzinger review by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Conventional wisdom advises not to make something completely new for company — stick to things you've successfully tried before. That's OK for some things, but dess ... Read on »
Fabulous, elegant dining at Sutra in Seattle by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Where is Emily Post when you need her? Our son and his girlfriend visited us for four days over Labor Day weekend. They had made Sunday night dinner ... Read on »
Peeled Snacks — much ado about mango by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The package of Peeled Snacks much ado about mango was in my Vida Vegan Con gift bag. That's right, I'm talking about Vida Vegan Con from last May. I didn't just rec ... Read on »
Ruby's Rockets — cool popsicles for hot days by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Way back at the end of June I rceived an email from Julie Hasson from Julie's Kitchenette , alerting me that I'd won the popsicle jackpot —  12 boxes of Ruby's Rock ... Read on »
Learning to eat by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's been hard for me to post this week and last because we're doing full-time childcare for our little grandson until his daycare center space opens up next week. ... Read on »
What we did on Whidbey Island (besides eat) by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Although today's post isn't all about food, I have to at least start out with the breakfast we enjoyed at Someday Farm Vegan Bed and Breakfast on our second morni ... Read on »
Two nights at Someday Farm Vegan Bed and Breakfast by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Yes, the muffins are gluten-free. I had to ask though, because I couldn't believe it. It was almost 10 a.m. in Seattle and no one had brought me a br ... Read on »
Quinoa salad with creamy lemon-basil dressing by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking August 6 was National Night Out, and our block had its annual pot luck dinner to mark the event. It's really called the National Night Out Against Crime, although ... Read on »
Resale sundae by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking The glasses sitting upside down in the cupboard. I love resale shops, estate sales, garage sales, Goodwill, Craigslist etc. When I look around my hou ... Read on »
Craving pancakes by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I let a little too much time slip by before I got to my typical morning smoothie; it was getting late, and suddenly I was starving and craving pancakes. I tried to ... Read on »
Essential Green Smoothies by Madeline Eyer by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking I've mentioned before on this blog that I don't care for green smoothies — "yes" to leafy green veggies and green juice, but "no" to fruits and vegetables blended u ... Read on »
Yuba rolls | Costco revisited | Good chips gone GMO by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking You may or may not recall my San Francisco post from 3-23-13 where I described how we purchased yuba wraps from the Tofu Yu stand at the Marin farmers market. Sin ... Read on »
BBQ by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This year, after years of enjoying barbecues at our son and daughter-in-laws house, we finally made the decision to buy our own small gas grill. We've had charcoal g ... Read on »
Dinner-size salad by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking On a hot night when I don't feel like cooking, a salad for supper is very appealing. The ingredients are flexible — I can add whatever I happen to have in the refri ... Read on »
Faux gras and Basilcotta from The Regal Vegan by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking My son and daughter-in-law were on the East Coast last week visiting family and friends, and they just returned home. We stopped over at their house to say hi to Mi ... Read on »
Visitors from Wyoming | Chihuly Glass Museum | Fremont | Vegan Iron Chef cookbook by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking It's been so sunny and pleasant here that I forgot to write a blog post — I just want to be outdoors enjoying the perfect weather. Most of the days have been  sunny ... Read on »
National Vegan Pizza Day delivery by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking When we lived in upstate New York, there was a late night TV commercial that flashed a gorgeous pizza on the screen while a deep and melodious voice asked, "Are you ... Read on »
Solstice weekend: The Fremont Solstice Parade, and a birthday dinner by Andrea Z. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Not your ordinary marching band-members. Every year the Fremont neighborhood of Seattle hosts a Solstice party. Fremont , otherwise known as the Cen ... Read on »