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July 4th -  Today, I opened up another NEW section to the site... Houseplants! I will continually be adding more content to this section so be sure to check it out!

I am continuing to add NEW, delicious, and nutritious recipes to the Cooked Vegan Recipes. Right now, I am not sending out individual emails for each new cooked recipe, so be sure to watch down below for all the latest posts being added.  

Also, the Amazon store is still down, BUT we are closing in on it (making progress) I appreciate your understanding and patience. Blessings, amie sue

 

― July 11, 2020 ―

Snake Plant | Sansevieria Moonshine

Houseplant Varieties

Looking to add some visual interest to a room? Perhaps you want to create a depth of color amongst your plants? Well, the moonshine snake plant just might be what you are looking for. I love its pale sage-green color. It adds a wonderful contrast up against my other plants.… read more »

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― July 11, 2020 ―

#2 – Organizing Spices (storage ideas)

 Members Only, Kitchen Organization Basics

Keeping your spices organized and fresh makes all the difference in how you function in the kitchen and the flavor of the food you prepare. So we don't want to ignore this topic or task. Once you have tackled this, it will help you save time in the kitchen.



― July 09, 2020 ―

Velvet Chocolate Pudding Pops

 Members Only, Frozen Desserts

~ raw, gluten-free, dairy-free ~ Unless my nifty little weather app says it’s snowing, it’s always a good time for one of these incredible, “omgosh-best you’ve-ever-had” frozen pudding pops. Seriously, if it’s not snowing, there’s just no excuse.  And even if it is snowing, just put on another layer of long johns, because…...

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vegan gluten-free oil-free spinach buckwheat wraps

― July 06, 2020 ―

Spinach Buckwheat Wraps | Cooked | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Wraps | Tortillas —

These wraps are surprisingly easy to make and require only 4 ingredients (water and salt included!) They are gluten-free, nut-free, oil-free, durable, can handle any wrap-job you can throw at them, nutritious, and tastes= really good. They are very low on the glycemic index,  which means that the carbohydrate content…...

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― July 04, 2020 ―

Mona Lisa Lipstick Plant | Pucker Up Baby!

Houseplant Varieties

If you have a bright spot in your home and want a graceful, draping plant that blooms off and on all year, lipstick plants are a great choice. The leaves are light and dark green, waxy, and somewhat succulent, which set a beautiful backdrop for the numerous red or orange… read more »

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― July 04, 2020 ―

Nourishing and Quick Breakfast Ideas

 Members Only, Quick Nourishing Meal / Snack Ideas

Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. It’s a time to restart after a long night’s sleep, nourish your body and give it what it needs to cope with whatever your day has in store. It's also a quiet, quality time for my husband me to spend together, plan out our day, and to reminisce about life in general. Do you enjoy breakfast? If so, let me share some recipe ideas with you! blessings, amie sue



vegan gluten-free oil-free sorghum and cassava tortillas

― July 01, 2020 ―

Sorghum and Cassava Flour Tortillas | Cooked | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Wraps | Tortillas —

Gluten-free, nut-free, grain-free, oil-free, fat-free, soy-free, sugar-free tortillas! Use these Sorghum and Cassava Tortillas as a bread substitute. Load them with veggies, guacamole, hummus, vegan cheese, or whatever your favorite spread may be. They will stand up to anything you throw at them, with no worries about them falling apart…...

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― June 30, 2020 ―

Diabetic / Low Glycemic Index Sweeteners

 Members Only, #3 - Nutrition Basics

Below I have mapped out some sugar substitutes that can be suitable for diabetics as well as for those who wish to reduce their sugar intake. When looking at sweeteners, our interest ought to lie on where they range within the glycemic index. The glycemic index (GI) measures the actual…...



vegan gluten free oil free buckwheat and oat bread

― June 29, 2020 ―

Buckwheat and Oat Bread | Cooked | Gluten-Free | Oil-Free | Yeast-Free

 Members Only, Breads —

When you embark on a whole food journey, it may feel like you have to give up all the simple pleasures of life…like bread. That is not the case; you just have to  find bread recipes that fit your dietary needs. I’m always on the lookout for a bread recipe…...

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vegan gluten-free oil-free buckwheat wraps

― June 28, 2020 ―

Caraway and Dill Buckwheat Wraps | Minimal Ingredients | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Wraps | Tortillas —

Ready for another delicious and nutritious whole food wrap recipe that doesn’t involve a rolling pin, flour, gluten, nuts, seeds, soy, yeast, oil, or sugar? I am happy to see you nodding yes, because that is what I am serving up today.  Every time I create a wrap recipe, it…...

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― June 27, 2020 ―

#1 – Sprouting Guide (Quick View)

 Members Only, Sprouting, Sprouting (equipment and seeds)

Sprouts are the beginning life of a plant. These baby plants are loaded with nutrients, minerals, vitamins, antioxidants, proteins, fats, phytochemicals, enzymes, water, and chlorophyll. Sprouts have the highest concentration of these nutrients, vitamins, etc. than any other stage of a plant's life. Ready to add some sprouts into your life? Let me help you! blessings, amie sue



― June 25, 2020 ―

Blueberry Lemon Frosting Ice Lolly

 Members Only, Frozen Desserts

For my friends in the United Kingdom and Ireland, I hereby name this frozen treat an ice lolly.  It's just another name for popsicle basically but with a twist of sophistication.  And visually... these ice lollies appear bit more grown up to me. If you are ready to shower your insides when a delicious and nutritious summer treat, then click on the recipe link and give this recipe a try. Blessings, amie sue

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― June 23, 2020 ―

Consuming Dehydrated Foods – Be Aware

 Members Only, #2 - Successfully Transitioning Your Diet, Dehydration - what you need to know (9 lessons)

Dehydrated foods should be enjoyed in moderation. Why? Because dehydrated foods live between the land of fresh ‘living’ food and the world of cooked food. There is little to no moisture left in dehydrated food which can draw moisture from your body and cause constipation if eaten in large amounts…...

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vegen gluten-free oil-free Irish potato Flatbread

― June 21, 2020 ―

Irish Potato Flatbread | Cooked | Oil-Free | 3 Ingredients

 Members Only, Breads —

Crispy on the outside, fluffy in the middle…this vegan, gluten-free, oil-free, nut-free flatbread is reminiscent of Irish Potato Bread. The minute I started mixing the dough together, I knew that I was in love. The more I kneaded it, the more I NEEDED it! (Yeah, I am a funny one.) …...

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― June 20, 2020 ―

Cutting Boards

 Members Only, Misc. Equipment - everyday tools (9 lessons)

Ok, we have our knives, we will learn how to store them, but now we must talk about cutting boards. They are equally important when it comes to keeping a sharp edge on your knife. A properly designed board should minimize wear and tear on your knife.



― June 16, 2020 ―

Transitioning away from Caffeine

 Members Only, #2 - Successfully Transitioning Your Diet

Quitting caffeine can be a hard habit to shake, or is it a habit that causes you to shake? Hmm, think about that. Caffeine is chemically addictive and how we react to it differs from person to person. If you consume caffeinated drinks, you will have a pretty good understanding as to how it affects you, "positively" and/or negatively.



Raw Food Diet

― June 13, 2020 ―

#2 – Rules of Knife Safety

 Members Only, Knife Essentials - everyone needs to learn this (6 lessons)

This post is going to be filled with, "Do Not's." Please read through them even if you have been working in the kitchen for a long time. Be open to learning safety techniques not only for yourself but for the safety of others as well. The main "Do" I have when it comes to knives is... DO RESPECT A KNIFE. It can be your friend or foe. Let's make every moment in the kitchen a positive one.



― June 12, 2020 ―

Mashed Potato Tater Tots | Cooked | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Main | Side Dishes | Soups —

Tater tots have morphed into a cultural phenomenon over the years. Every year, an estimated 3.5 billion tater tots are eaten by Americans. Well, today we are going to join the statistics by making 18 of them (pulls out my tot log). Of course, I might shoot out subliminal messages…...

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― June 11, 2020 ―

Lemon Balm and Basil Pesto | Raw

 Members Only, Condiments, Italian Cuisine, Salads, Spreads

Just like any other wonderful green herb, pesto came to mind. Lemon balm doesn't have a very strong flavor to it so you have to be careful with what you pair it with or the flavor can easily be lost.

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― June 09, 2020 ―

Benefits of Cooking some Vegetables

 Members Only, #3 - Nutrition Basics

There are some whole foods that just flat out shouldn't be consumed raw, but there are others that have increased benefits when eaten cooked. That's not to say that you have decided whether or not you eat them raw or cooked, it's more about adding more options to your daily menu as well as optimizing some nutrients. 



― June 08, 2020 ―

Site Update | 14 Day Free Trial | New Recipe Categories

Kitchen Diary

Good morning, afternoon, or evening…whenever this post should find you. It feels like it’s been a while since I have touched base with you outside of a recipe. Even though it may seem like things have been quiet on the site, we have been super busy working in the background.… read more »



vegan gluten-free oil-free all ingredients root based sweet potato wraps

― June 07, 2020 ―

White Sweet Potato Wraps | Cooked | Made from Root Vegetable Flours | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Wraps | Tortillas —

Hold on to your knickers, because these wraps are FREE of gluten, wheat, dairy, eggs, nuts, seeds, soy, and grains. Oh, and no added sugar! I just read this sentence to Bob and in the voice of John Wayne he said, “Well, what the heck are they made of… pilgrim?”…...

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vegan gluten-free oil-free red lentil wraps

― June 07, 2020 ―

Red Lentil Wraps | Cooked | Oil-Free

 Members Only, Wraps | Tortillas —

When it comes to wraps, I love having options. They all come with different characteristics: size, flexibility, color, and flavor. Some are based in nuts, oats, rice, lentils, sweet potatoes — you name it. Another benefit with wrap options is the nutritional profile they have to offer. In a well-balanced…...

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― June 07, 2020 ―

Dill and Chive Mashed Potato Hash Browns | Oil-free

 Members Only, Breakfast —, Main | Side Dishes | Soups —

The evaluation of mashed potatoes in the kitchen of Amie Sue: there I stood, bent over, my elbows resting on the countertop, my chin weighing heavy in the palms of my hands, daydreaming as I  peered out the Studio Kitchen window. I smiled as the morning sun filtered through the…...

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― June 06, 2020 ―

#2 – Juicing Tips and Tricks

Juicing - types of juicers, health concerns (12 lessons)

Juicing is one of the easiest ways to get your daily recommended servings of fruits and veggies every day. It is digested quickly and easily, allowing us the opportunity to increase our body’s natural digestive efficiencies.