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Comfort of cooking

Here in the beautiful Midwest we have entered the season of renewal: winter.  We experienced our first snowfall last week and even had delayed starts and snow-days for some schools because of this snow.  1,205 more words

Double Chocolate Almond Ice Cream

Blend together:

1/2 c. almonds

1 c. coconut milk

5 medjool dates

2 T. cacao powder

Blend until smooth then put in a shallow container and freeze.  89 more words


Chili and Lemongrass Chicken

Have you tried resisting a food because you don’t like how it smells?

I am sorry that I dislike some food because of their smell. Also, there are ingredients I don’t like using just because I don’t like the smell. 594 more words

Fiesta Friday

Kolak Pisang

This traditional banana compote is a favorite during Ramadan. The recipe is quite versatile. Beside banana, you can add any hard-meat fruit to the coconut milk base: sweet potatoes, jack fruits, cassava, or even palm fruits.


Coconut Sugar Agar-agar

This traditional dessert is often served in Padang restaurant. Traditionally made using the darker Arenga palm sugar, this recipe is using coconut sugar, so the color is lighter than usual.

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Coconut Milk Kefir Recipe

Want to increase probiotics in your diet? Try this dairy alternative – Coconut Milk Kefir.


  • Coconut milk – avoid additives, organic is best.
  • Coconut grains – can get from any health food store…
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If life gives you lemons... make a Lemon Polenta Cake! Vegan of course.

When I first arrived in London my whole approach to polenta was “limited” to its savoury possibilities. To me a polenta meal was meant only to be boiled and stirred for over an hour, with a great deal of effort, in order to make a heavy & super-warming preparation that often served to comfort my chilled bones after skiing. 809 more words