Roasted Mushrooms, Peppers, Paneer/Tofu Curry

Every time I roast mushrooms for a pasta dish or quiche or even as an appetizer it always occurs to me that these gorgeous roasted mushrooms would taste wonderful with some Indian spices. I finally decided one day to make that roasted mushroom curry I’d been thinking about for a long time. I added paneer (pressed curd cheese) to the dish to give it some substance, but you can also use tofu or any meat of your choice instead.  Here is the recipe.

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How to Make Artisanal Soap

In my previous article on Artisanal Soaps  I mentioned that I have a friend Rose M. who makes her own homemade artisanal soaps. To get a better understanding of how these soaps are made I asked Rose to share with me the process of how she makes her soaps. I was blown away at the instructions. It’s not a quick “let’s make soap” type of project.  Making artisanal soaps take time, effort and precision.

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Artisanal Soaps. Aromatherapy in the Shower

Want to feel like you just walked in a field of lavender?  Or went for a hike in a pine forest?  How about a feeling of spiritual sandalwood to bring a sense of calm?  Want to take the ordinary task of bathing and turn it into something extraordinary?  Try using artisanal soaps in the shower. These hand made all-natural soaps will transform any shower into a spa-like experience. Continue reading Artisanal Soaps. Aromatherapy in the Shower

Happy Valentine’s Day! An Italian-inspired Vegetarian Menu Celebrating Love.

Happy Valentine’s Day! Valentine’s Day falls on a weekday this year – Tuesday, February 14th, 2017.  Kids have school, everyone is at work, but it is Valentine’s Day and no matter what day it falls on, it’s great to make this day that celebrates love, feel special for everyone.

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Dark Chocolate Orange Truffles

Chocolate truffles are the perfect dessert for times when we are craving something chocolaty. This recipe uses dark chocolate so we can eat our chocolate and feel good about it too 😄, especially when you consider that dark chocolate is good for you. Here is a recipe for homemade Dark Chocolate Orange Truffles.

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