Chocolate Gingerbread Cheesecake Bars

Recipe | Chocolate Gingerbread Cheesecake Bars

Yesterday I spent more time than I’d like to admit working on redesigning my blog. I took a basic template that I found elsewhere and started playing with the HTML in order to personalize it. Of course, thinking I’d be able to finish it this weekend was a wee bit ambitious–I’m going to put it… 

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I’m a Terrible Wife, What About You?

I always suspected that I was a terrible wife, but this fantastic chart from the 1930s confirms it. A friend passed this along to me today and it was too good not to share. It’s written by a PhD and MD, so this is authoritative! Let’s count the ways that I’m a terrible wife: Fails… 

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Wordless Wednesday: In the community garden…

So last week I posted about how much I miss the color green. And I’m still missing the color green. I think the snow melting (finally!) is making me even more eager for spring to get here. Anyway, here’s another picture that makes me ache for warmer weather–this is my plot in our local community… 

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Menu Plan Monday – 2/14

I’ve decided to start participating in Menu Plan Monday.  We already plan our meals in advance anyway, so why not share them with the world?  Oh, and if you happen to be looking for a healthy-yet-decadent dessert to make tonight for Valentine’s Day, be sure to check out my Chocolate Pomegranate Mousse Cups! Monday –… 

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Vegan Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Mousse

Recipe | Vegan Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Mousse

I feel the need to make a disclaimer before starting this post. I am not one of those people who eats raw cheesecake or vegan cheese and says, “Oh, it tastes just like the real thing!” Because even if it tastes good, it very rarely tastes like (or has the texture of) the original. And… 

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Vegetarian Meatloaf Recipe – By Popular Demand!

Check out this meatloaf recipe too–it turned out much better! Vegetarian Meatloaf Part 2 (The Redemption) And by popular demand, I mean two people. Here’s the recipe I used for my vegetarian meatloaf failure.  The instructions in bold are things that I didn’t do when I made it–if you make these changes, you might be… 

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The Great Vegetarian Meatloaf Disaster of 2011

Hey, thanks for stopping by! If you’re looking for a super delicious vegetarian/vegan meatloaf recipe, check out this post instead: Vegetarian Meatloaf Part 2 (The Redemption). This month Valerie from Eclecticisms and I decided that meatloaf would be the subject of our latest vegetarian cooking challenge.  In the past, I had tried making meatloaf with… 

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(Vegetarian) Meatloaf Challenge

photo © 2009 Ted | more info (via: Wylio)Meatloaf is one of those foods that you either love or hate.  Personally, I always loved it–especially when generously slathered with ketchup.  But, obviously, since I’m a vegetarian, the meat version is out of the question now.  I’ve tried several times to come up with a good… 

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