This stuff is wonderful! Very economical and perfect for people with sensitive skin/allergies or those who wish to "go green," and it really works! Soap flakes are often available at craft stores. Use whatever essential oils you like. Lavender, orange, lemon, and grapefruit are really nice for laundry. Recipe from one of my husband's classmates.
This will make your house smell wonderful without breaking the bank or exposing your family and pets to harmful chemicals. And you probably have the ingredients on-hand. Use whatever essential oils you like. From Vegetarian Times magazine. Cooking time is sitting time.
Save money with this lovely smelling spray that is good for your home, your health, and the environment! Use whatever essential oils you like. Lavender is a natural disinfectant and very relaxing. Tea tree oil is a natural anti-fungal, great for mildewy bathroom surfaces.
This is from The One-Dish Vegetarian by Maria Robbins. The author notes, "This uncooked sauce can only be made in the height of summer when vine-ripened tomatoes and sweet corn, picked only hours before, are available. " I say it's absolutely delicious. I wish I could eat it year-round.
My Mom's Eggplant Parmesan is delicious, but it practically takes all day to make, so she hardly ever makes it. This version is simplified for delicious weeknight suppers. Although, if you have time and you want to make your own sauce from scratch, knock yourself out. This recipe is also tailored for my my vegan diet and my husband's gluten allergy (no cheese or breadcrumbs). However, non-vegans can top with cheese to their hearts' delight.
This treat is decadently rich, but also cool and refreshing. It is vegan, dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free---great for people with allergies! I recommend making it a day ahead to allow enough chilling time. "Cooking time" is chilling time. Recipe from local cooking show, "Jayni's Kitchen."
Recently, this is my favorite easy dinner. I like to make a large batch and eat the leftovers for lunch all week. It's good hot or cold! This is a mixture between a recipe I found in the local newspaper and one from Alex Jamieson's The Great American Detox Diet. It can easily be adapted to whatever's in your veggie drawer.
This is derived and slightly adapted from the "Tofu-chiladas" recipe in "Vegetarian Meals for People on the Go" by Vimala Rodgers. If you're vegetarian, it's a nice alternative to beans in your Mexican food. My husband said I could probably pass it off to meat-eaters as eggs in a breakfast burrito. I would never try to fool anyone, though.
These are adapted from Cookin'Diva's delicious
Recipe #236509, which were adapted from Kittencal's Recipe #73754. They are easy to change according to your own tastes. No matter what, they are tastier and healthier than store-bought.