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Bluejellybeans:

I wonderful book with a wonderful message

Originally posted on A Simple, Village Undertaker:

Many years ago, during the 1980’s into the 90’s, I lost my faith.

I knew I had it, but must have set it down somewhere,  could not find it and eventually stopped looking.

I do remember however, who helped me find it in 1994.  I became acquainted with a man in Philadelphia who  forever changed my life.  His name was Richard Glenn and I was introduced to him via his mother, June.  He was one of the holiest men I have ever known, but he was unassuming, gentle, yet strong.

I do not recall how or why we ever got on the topic, but he lead me back to my Church and faith. One of the “tools” he used to do so was via a book entitled Joshua, A Parabel for Today by Joe Girzone.

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When Joshua moves to a small cabin on…

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Falafel

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La receta de hoy es muy fácil de hacer y está deliciosa. ¡Además es vegana! Espero que os animéis a hacerla en casa, porque los falafel que venden por ahí no tienen punto de comparación con estos. Os lo prometo. … Continue reading

Green Velvet cupcakes


Bluejellybeans:

Happy Saint Patrick’s day!!

Originally posted on Blue jellybeans:

Happy Saint Patrick day!

Here’s my little homage to the Irish.

Lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh!

Green Velvet Cupcakes

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups oil
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 tsps. green food coloring

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 1 package of softened cream cheese
  • ¼ cup softened butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 bag powdered sugar (2 lb. bag)
  • Milk as needed

Green buttercream icing

  • ½ cup (125 mL) butter, softened
  • 2 cups (500 mL) icing sugar
  • 1 tsp. (5 mL) vanilla
  • 2 tbsp. (30 mL) milk or cream
  • Green food coloring (preferably paste type)

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 ºF (180 ºC) Line a muffin pan with paper liners.

Lightly stir eggs in a medium bowl with a wire whisk. Add remaining liquid ingredients and stir together with…

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Galletas veganas

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La receta de hoy es fruto de la reciente transformación de mi hija Isabel en vegana. Lleva ya unos cuantos meses con ello y no parece que vaya a cambiar de idea por el momento, así que además de procurarle … Continue reading

Vegan Chocolate chips Cookies

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   What’s the difference between these two pictures? Well, one batch is vegan and the other non-vegan, but tasting them you couldn’t tell the difference. My daughter Isabel has become a vegan since last December and it’s been a pain … Continue reading

Washington dc


I’m in Washington for a few days. This is what I was expecting…



And this is what I found…

But it’s ok, I’m loving it! What’s a bit of snow and rain and below zero tempetures when you get to see the Capitol or the White House? 

No food related food today, sorry. Just wanted to share the experience with you.

Take care!

G