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This Saturday, Spring Cleaning Pop-Up Shop/Open House! $0.00

This Saturday, Spring Cleaning Pop-Up Shop/Open House!

This Saturday, Spring Cleaning Pop-Up Shop/Open House!

Please join Strawberry Hedgehog for some good clean fun! (har har har)


When: 11am-6pm on Saturday 4/12
Where: at the Strawberry Hedgehog Central Phoenix soap factory
526 W. Mariposa St., Phoenix, 85013,
just southeast of Camelback & 7th Ave

 

Strawberry Hedgehog Spring Cleaning! You're invited!

Strawberry Hedgehog would love to see you this weekend!
  • You care about what you and your family put in and on their body!
  • You love a good deal and a great selection of amazing products!
  • Get the safest, freshest, locally handmade, toxin-free, effective bath and body products at a great deal!
  • Just in time to stuff Easter Baskets with goodies that won't rot your teeth.
  • Just in time to stock up on the most special gifts for Mom on Mother's Day!
  • RSVP and invite friends on facebook now, here: https://www.facebook.com/events/853958477964601/

Bring a friend with you on Saturday and mention the "bring a buddy" e-mail deal and you will receive a fabulous FREE GIFT WITH PURCHASE! While supplies last. Bring a friend, mention this deal, and get a free gift with purchase!

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This Saturday, Spring Cleaning Pop-Up Shop/Open House!

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Please join Strawberry Hedgehog for some good clean fun! (har har har)


When: 11am-6pm on Saturday 4/12
Where: at the Strawberry Hedgehog Central Phoenix soap factory
526 W. Mariposa St., Phoenix, 85013,
just southeast of Camelback & 7th Ave

 

Strawberry Hedgehog Spring Cleaning! You're invited!

Strawberry Hedgehog would love to see you this weekend!
  • You care about what you and your family put in and on their body!
  • You love a good deal and a great selection of amazing products!
  • Get the safest, freshest, locally handmade, toxin-free, effective bath and body products at a great deal!
  • Just in time to stuff Easter Baskets with goodies that won't rot your teeth.
  • Just in time to stock up on the most special gifts for Mom on Mother's Day!
  • RSVP and invite friends on facebook now, here: https://www.facebook.com/events/853958477964601/

Bring a friend with you on Saturday and mention the "bring a buddy" e-mail deal and you will receive a fabulous FREE GIFT WITH PURCHASE! While supplies last. Bring a friend, mention this deal, and get a free gift with purchase!

blueberry-cherry coconut ice cream $0.00

blueberry-cherry coconut ice cream

blueberry-cherry coconut ice cream

My dear friend, Kate, came by for an impromptu dinner before we ran off to a fun night of show-going at a tiny local venue. (Dana, the baker from my favorite vegan diner, Bragg's Factory Diner, was playing in her band JJCnV, so you know it was a blast!)  I made a delicious dinner of lentils cooked with garlic and red wine, brown basmati rice, and lemon-garlic kale but I needed something cool for my sweet tooth. Vegan ice cream to the rescue!

  • 1 can full fat coconut milk, chilled
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or more to taste
  • handful frozen berries and mangoes
  • handful frozen blueberries
  • handful dry sour cherries
  • splash of vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp tofuti better than cream cheese blended with a bit of maple syrup

Blend the coconut milk with the maple syrup and berry/mango combo until smooth, add in the extract and pour the mix into your ice cream maker. Let it chill and mix for a while until it just starts to firm up and then put in the blueberries, cherries, and cream cheese (if you don't wait they may sink to the bottom and that is not as fun). You could use fresh fruit but the frozen helps it solidify more quickly and I tend to be impatient. Mine set up in about 30 minutes in my magical ice cream maker that I keep in the freezer just in case I need to make ice cream at any point in time. Give it a try, play with the proportions and enjoy!

If this recipe sounds tasty to you, check out my other vegan ice cream related posts here.

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My dear friend, Kate, came by for an impromptu dinner before we ran off to a fun night of show-going at a tiny local venue. (Dana, the baker from my favorite vegan diner, Bragg's Factory Diner, was playing in her band JJCnV, so you know it was a blast!)  I made a delicious dinner of lentils cooked with garlic and red wine, brown basmati rice, and lemon-garlic kale but I needed something cool for my sweet tooth. Vegan ice cream to the rescue!

  • 1 can full fat coconut milk, chilled
  • 1/4 cup maple syrup or more to taste
  • handful frozen berries and mangoes
  • handful frozen blueberries
  • handful dry sour cherries
  • splash of vanilla extract
  • 2 Tbsp tofuti better than cream cheese blended with a bit of maple syrup

Blend the coconut milk with the maple syrup and berry/mango combo until smooth, add in the extract and pour the mix into your ice cream maker. Let it chill and mix for a while until it just starts to firm up and then put in the blueberries, cherries, and cream cheese (if you don't wait they may sink to the bottom and that is not as fun). You could use fresh fruit but the frozen helps it solidify more quickly and I tend to be impatient. Mine set up in about 30 minutes in my magical ice cream maker that I keep in the freezer just in case I need to make ice cream at any point in time. Give it a try, play with the proportions and enjoy!

If this recipe sounds tasty to you, check out my other vegan ice cream related posts here.

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Flash Sale

Flash Sale

Happy 12/12/12! We are having a flash sale tonight, 5pm-8pm AZ time -- buy 3 get one free -- just enter coupon code 121212 at checkout below your cart contents and above your shipping info. The discount will be reflected at the bottom of the page! If you are planning to come visit us at Phoestivus at the Downtown Public Market this evening, just print out the coupon and we will honor the discount! ;c) Happy Holidays!

 

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Happy 12/12/12! We are having a flash sale tonight, 5pm-8pm AZ time -- buy 3 get one free -- just enter coupon code 121212 at checkout below your cart contents and above your shipping info. The discount will be reflected at the bottom of the page! If you are planning to come visit us at Phoestivus at the Downtown Public Market this evening, just print out the coupon and we will honor the discount! ;c) Happy Holidays!

 

Calling all bakers! $0.00

Calling all bakers!

Calling all bakers!

It looks like we will have a fantastic turn out on Sunday. Woohoo! Please continue to help spreading the word. We still need more bakers to sign on! You may be planning on baking but just haven't notified me - in order to plan accordingly please just shoot me an e-mail (strawberryhedgehog @ gmail.com)  to let me know what you plan to bring. One or two dozen of anything yummy is HUGELY appreciated! Cookies, cupcakes, cake, pie, candy - whatever you feel up for, we welcome it! We always need more gluten-free options. If you don't typically bake vegan goodies shoot me an e-mail and we'll chat about it! The substitutions couldn't be easier!

Thanks to the following people who are confirmed bakers for the event:

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It looks like we will have a fantastic turn out on Sunday. Woohoo! Please continue to help spreading the word. We still need more bakers to sign on! You may be planning on baking but just haven't notified me - in order to plan accordingly please just shoot me an e-mail (strawberryhedgehog @ gmail.com)  to let me know what you plan to bring. One or two dozen of anything yummy is HUGELY appreciated! Cookies, cupcakes, cake, pie, candy - whatever you feel up for, we welcome it! We always need more gluten-free options. If you don't typically bake vegan goodies shoot me an e-mail and we'll chat about it! The substitutions couldn't be easier!

Thanks to the following people who are confirmed bakers for the event:

Certified Local Fall Festival is here! $0.00

Certified Local Fall Festival is here!

Certified Local Fall Festival is here!

Certified Local Fall Festival

Saturday, November 10, 10am - 4pm

Portland Parkway, 10 W Portland St, Phoenix, AZ 

Click here for parking info and map

or ride the light rail to the Roosevelt & Central Light Rail Station!

This is a rain or shine event!

Join Local First in Downtown Phoenix this Saturday for our 8th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival! The new location at Portland Parkway is a beautiful, shaded green space where attendees can stroll, shop and be entertained.

This family-friendly event features hundreds of local business vendors, restaurants, food trucks, a Beer & Wine Garden and live music. Kids can enjoy a wide variety of activities including a bounce house, rock wall, Arizona Diamondbacks batting cage, hands-on STEM activities and more!

Our silent auction features Arizona staycation packages and unique products from local businesses, which you can preview here. Raffle drawings are held hourly for great items. The first 500 attendees receive amazing gift bags stuffed full of local goodies.

The Festival is free to attend!  $1 tickets will get you great food samples from amazing local restaurants. Entrance to the Beer and Wine Garden is $10.

Click here for a complete rundown of the day's events and participants, and make sure to RSVP to our Facebook event page!

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Certified Local Fall Festival

Saturday, November 10, 10am - 4pm

Portland Parkway, 10 W Portland St, Phoenix, AZ 

Click here for parking info and map

or ride the light rail to the Roosevelt & Central Light Rail Station!

This is a rain or shine event!

Join Local First in Downtown Phoenix this Saturday for our 8th Annual Certified Local Fall Festival! The new location at Portland Parkway is a beautiful, shaded green space where attendees can stroll, shop and be entertained.

This family-friendly event features hundreds of local business vendors, restaurants, food trucks, a Beer & Wine Garden and live music. Kids can enjoy a wide variety of activities including a bounce house, rock wall, Arizona Diamondbacks batting cage, hands-on STEM activities and more!

Our silent auction features Arizona staycation packages and unique products from local businesses, which you can preview here. Raffle drawings are held hourly for great items. The first 500 attendees receive amazing gift bags stuffed full of local goodies.

The Festival is free to attend!  $1 tickets will get you great food samples from amazing local restaurants. Entrance to the Beer and Wine Garden is $10.

Click here for a complete rundown of the day's events and participants, and make sure to RSVP to our Facebook event page!

Awesome Veg-Grocer-to-be needs your help! $0.00

Awesome Veg-Grocer-to-be needs your help!

Awesome Veg-Grocer-to-be needs your help!

From my buddy, Rikki, who has been working very hard on this worthwhile project:

I have been working on this project with a friend of mine Heather, to get an all plant-based grocery store open in Phoenix. I know for some of you not living in the valley or even miles and miles away this may not seem that important or even interesting, but what this can be is a foundation for future markets to open and model themselves after VegCo Market <---that is what we are calling it. It is an all plant-based (this means no meat, no dairy, no eggs, no seafood) grocery store that is focused on ethics and sustainability. Everything sold in VegCo will be as local as possible, as environmentally friendly as possible, no GMOs, no pesticides/herbicides on the food. There will be little to no packaging, we will have bulk bins for for items (except those that absolutely must be packaged or refrigerated) our mission is to be as bag-less as possible (bring your own), we will provide re-usable containers for the the bulk items. There will be an in house bakery and deli to get your food on the go, we will support local vendors and restaurants that would like us to sell their products. There will be classrooms to educate on gardening and composting, teaching about food and health and there will be a demonstration kitchen to teach customers how to create fabulous, environmentally friendly foods at home. So please take a minute, like us on Facebook, check us our on TumblrTwitter and Pinterest and please if you have a few dollars to spare check out our indiegogo page and make VegCo a reality.


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From my buddy, Rikki, who has been working very hard on this worthwhile project:

I have been working on this project with a friend of mine Heather, to get an all plant-based grocery store open in Phoenix. I know for some of you not living in the valley or even miles and miles away this may not seem that important or even interesting, but what this can be is a foundation for future markets to open and model themselves after VegCo Market <---that is what we are calling it. It is an all plant-based (this means no meat, no dairy, no eggs, no seafood) grocery store that is focused on ethics and sustainability. Everything sold in VegCo will be as local as possible, as environmentally friendly as possible, no GMOs, no pesticides/herbicides on the food. There will be little to no packaging, we will have bulk bins for for items (except those that absolutely must be packaged or refrigerated) our mission is to be as bag-less as possible (bring your own), we will provide re-usable containers for the the bulk items. There will be an in house bakery and deli to get your food on the go, we will support local vendors and restaurants that would like us to sell their products. There will be classrooms to educate on gardening and composting, teaching about food and health and there will be a demonstration kitchen to teach customers how to create fabulous, environmentally friendly foods at home. So please take a minute, like us on Facebook, check us our on TumblrTwitter and Pinterest and please if you have a few dollars to spare check out our indiegogo page and make VegCo a reality.


Exciting News! $0.00

Exciting News!

Exciting News!

Ladies and gentlemen, I've just been handed an urgent news story and I need all of you to stop what you're doing and listen! Strawberry Hedgehog Pop-Up Shop,Yoga Classes & Vegan Bake Sale!

We are opening up the rest of my factory space to start building some beautiful community! Yoga classes and guided meditation will be offered starting in November M-Th evenings and weekend classes. We will have a cozy and inviting retail space set up on the dates listed below just for the holidays! No shipping, stop by and scope everything out, test it, don't rely on my verbal descriptions and pictures.. I can't wait!!!! I hope you will help spread the word and join us sometime. Mark your calendar for the dates below, especially November 18th when we will have a Vegan Bake Sale!!! 


 

E-mail StrawberryHedgehog@gmail.com if you would like to donate or want more info.

Download the PDF Flyer: PopUp2012

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Exciting News!

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Ladies and gentlemen, I've just been handed an urgent news story and I need all of you to stop what you're doing and listen! Strawberry Hedgehog Pop-Up Shop,Yoga Classes & Vegan Bake Sale!

We are opening up the rest of my factory space to start building some beautiful community! Yoga classes and guided meditation will be offered starting in November M-Th evenings and weekend classes. We will have a cozy and inviting retail space set up on the dates listed below just for the holidays! No shipping, stop by and scope everything out, test it, don't rely on my verbal descriptions and pictures.. I can't wait!!!! I hope you will help spread the word and join us sometime. Mark your calendar for the dates below, especially November 18th when we will have a Vegan Bake Sale!!! 


 

E-mail StrawberryHedgehog@gmail.com if you would like to donate or want more info.

Download the PDF Flyer: PopUp2012

glorious whipped body creme! $0.00

glorious whipped body creme!

glorious whipped body creme!

Our amazing whipped body creme just got even better! Don't worry - the fab-formula that has helped so many with extremely dry, sensitive skin remains the same - just organic aloe vera, vegetable glycerin, organic shea butter infused with herbs by yours truly, organic cocoa butter, veggie emulsifying wax, organic sweet almond and apricot kernel oils, vitamin e, grapefruit seed extract, rosemary oleoresin - nothing more or less. Beautiful new packaging is here without a bit of plastic! Can you hear the angels singing? ;c) We did not use plastic before BUT we had two piece lids that everyone had to fuss with.. one piece now and pretty colorful paper stickers! A gorgeous colorful paper wrap around the outside with alternating colors and angles of our logo - the strawberry hedgehog cactus blossom - held together with a gorgeous teal label with all the info you would ever need and topped with a blissfully bright Strawberry Hedgehog sticker. Who doesn't love that? I hope everyone enjoys the cheerful new glass jars with single piece metal lids. I know I am thrilled! Need to pick up a fresh jar for yourself? Please, be my guest!

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Our amazing whipped body creme just got even better! Don't worry - the fab-formula that has helped so many with extremely dry, sensitive skin remains the same - just organic aloe vera, vegetable glycerin, organic shea butter infused with herbs by yours truly, organic cocoa butter, veggie emulsifying wax, organic sweet almond and apricot kernel oils, vitamin e, grapefruit seed extract, rosemary oleoresin - nothing more or less. Beautiful new packaging is here without a bit of plastic! Can you hear the angels singing? ;c) We did not use plastic before BUT we had two piece lids that everyone had to fuss with.. one piece now and pretty colorful paper stickers! A gorgeous colorful paper wrap around the outside with alternating colors and angles of our logo - the strawberry hedgehog cactus blossom - held together with a gorgeous teal label with all the info you would ever need and topped with a blissfully bright Strawberry Hedgehog sticker. Who doesn't love that? I hope everyone enjoys the cheerful new glass jars with single piece metal lids. I know I am thrilled! Need to pick up a fresh jar for yourself? Please, be my guest!

Coffee, Cookies & Crafts this Saturday! $0.00

Coffee, Cookies & Crafts this Saturday!

Coffee, Cookies & Crafts this Saturday!

COFFEE, COOKIES & CRAFTS 7” INDIE CRAFT FAIR TO BE HELD OCTOBER 20 IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE 4TH ANNUAL GRAND AVENUE FESTIVAL

Phoenix, AZ (October 4, 2012) – Announcing the seventh “Coffee, Cookies & Crafts” independent craft fair, to be held at Bragg’s Pie Factory in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, October 20 from noon to 5:00 pm. The craft fair will be part of the 4th Annual Grand Avenue Festival, taking place throughout the day all along Grand Avenue. This is a free event that is open to the public.

  • The craft fair will offer a variety of activities including 50 local vendors selling handmade goods, crafting demos, a craft supply swap, and other fun activities for the whole family. Attendees will get to enjoy a pop-up lounge with free coffee from Jobot Coffee Shop and sweets from local bakeries.
  • The free craft supply swap is open to everyone. Attendees are invited to bring old craft supplies and swap with others. Tables will be provided for the craft swap. Crafting demos will be scheduled throughout the day.
  • Local vendors will include A Blissful Life, Amazed Handmade Jewelry, anniewhere, Carol Roque, Chain Theory, Chaparral Beads, Cherry Forever, Clean Getaway Soap Co., Comics by Brandon, Crafty Modern, Dressy Pets Portraits, Elysian Art, Frog Loves Monkey, Gothcupcake, HeartShockApparel, Hip Veggies, Jjac's Mixed Media, Laminartz, Laura’s Crafterie, Letterpress Central, Lila-Jo, Madalyn Nault Accessories, Mermade Jewelry, Moderncat Studio, Mojave O'Hara Fine Leather Goods, Moos N More, Mrs. Patch Bag, Muddy Paws Barkery, Nina and Grapey, Origami Owl, Parkside Harmony, Patty Lewis Glass Artist, Pure Life, Queen of De Tile, RainShine BookArts, RunzwithScissors, Safety Third, Sebastien Millon, Shibuimono Arts, Sighfoo, Soaps 4 U, Starflower Jewelry, Steel Pier, Sticker Club Girl, Strawberry Hedgehog, Studio Artology, Sugared & Spiced, Voigt Metal, Wearable Art by Nadia K Taylor, Wit & Pepper, Xappaland and more.
  • “Coffee, Cookies & Crafts” at Bragg’s Pie Factory is presented by Moderncat Studio, lucky15creative, and Sticker Club Girl and is being sponsored by MADE Art Boutique, Kooky Krafts Shop, Practical Art, Halo Piercing, and Jobot Coffee Shop.
  • The Grand Avenue Festival is an annual celebration of the vibrant culture, art, history, and adaptive re-use of the Lower Grand Avenue Arts and Small Business District and adjoining neighborhoods. Small businesses and art spaces along this unique and historic travel corridor host tours of vintage commercial buildings and interesting adaptive re-use projects; create art exhibits; sponsor performances and music; and provide other special activities that highlight the history of this distinctive area of downtown throughout the day. More information at www.GrandAvePhoenix.com.
  • Bragg’s Pie Factory is located at 1301 W Grand Avenue in downtown Phoenix. The craft fair will be held in the parking lot located at Grand and McKinley. For more information, please email coffeecookiesandcrafts@gmail.com or check out Facebook www.facebook.com/CoffeeCookiesCrafts or visit www.coffeecookiescrafts.wordpress.com.
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COFFEE, COOKIES & CRAFTS 7” INDIE CRAFT FAIR TO BE HELD OCTOBER 20 IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE 4TH ANNUAL GRAND AVENUE FESTIVAL

Phoenix, AZ (October 4, 2012) – Announcing the seventh “Coffee, Cookies & Crafts” independent craft fair, to be held at Bragg’s Pie Factory in downtown Phoenix on Saturday, October 20 from noon to 5:00 pm. The craft fair will be part of the 4th Annual Grand Avenue Festival, taking place throughout the day all along Grand Avenue. This is a free event that is open to the public.

  • The craft fair will offer a variety of activities including 50 local vendors selling handmade goods, crafting demos, a craft supply swap, and other fun activities for the whole family. Attendees will get to enjoy a pop-up lounge with free coffee from Jobot Coffee Shop and sweets from local bakeries.
  • The free craft supply swap is open to everyone. Attendees are invited to bring old craft supplies and swap with others. Tables will be provided for the craft swap. Crafting demos will be scheduled throughout the day.
  • Local vendors will include A Blissful Life, Amazed Handmade Jewelry, anniewhere, Carol Roque, Chain Theory, Chaparral Beads, Cherry Forever, Clean Getaway Soap Co., Comics by Brandon, Crafty Modern, Dressy Pets Portraits, Elysian Art, Frog Loves Monkey, Gothcupcake, HeartShockApparel, Hip Veggies, Jjac's Mixed Media, Laminartz, Laura’s Crafterie, Letterpress Central, Lila-Jo, Madalyn Nault Accessories, Mermade Jewelry, Moderncat Studio, Mojave O'Hara Fine Leather Goods, Moos N More, Mrs. Patch Bag, Muddy Paws Barkery, Nina and Grapey, Origami Owl, Parkside Harmony, Patty Lewis Glass Artist, Pure Life, Queen of De Tile, RainShine BookArts, RunzwithScissors, Safety Third, Sebastien Millon, Shibuimono Arts, Sighfoo, Soaps 4 U, Starflower Jewelry, Steel Pier, Sticker Club Girl, Strawberry Hedgehog, Studio Artology, Sugared & Spiced, Voigt Metal, Wearable Art by Nadia K Taylor, Wit & Pepper, Xappaland and more.
  • “Coffee, Cookies & Crafts” at Bragg’s Pie Factory is presented by Moderncat Studio, lucky15creative, and Sticker Club Girl and is being sponsored by MADE Art Boutique, Kooky Krafts Shop, Practical Art, Halo Piercing, and Jobot Coffee Shop.
  • The Grand Avenue Festival is an annual celebration of the vibrant culture, art, history, and adaptive re-use of the Lower Grand Avenue Arts and Small Business District and adjoining neighborhoods. Small businesses and art spaces along this unique and historic travel corridor host tours of vintage commercial buildings and interesting adaptive re-use projects; create art exhibits; sponsor performances and music; and provide other special activities that highlight the history of this distinctive area of downtown throughout the day. More information at www.GrandAvePhoenix.com.
  • Bragg’s Pie Factory is located at 1301 W Grand Avenue in downtown Phoenix. The craft fair will be held in the parking lot located at Grand and McKinley. For more information, please email coffeecookiesandcrafts@gmail.com or check out Facebook www.facebook.com/CoffeeCookiesCrafts or visit www.coffeecookiescrafts.wordpress.com.
easy colorful fajitas $0.00

easy colorful fajitas

easy colorful fajitas

I broke my veggie mandolin slicer about a year ago and my cooking has not been the same. I used to slice up anything and everything really quickly and with ease. I do not have serious knife skills.. or even very basic ones for that matter so no mandolin made me extra lazy in the kitchen. In comes Fresh and Easy. I feel like their infomercial now. I really couldn't stand them when they first opened here because my first experience there I was confused and they didn't have epsom salts. :c) All of my friends kept raving about them and I fell in love with their hummus at a pot luck.. it doesn't hurt that they are our closest grocery store either. So! They have pre-sliced all sorts of veggies and fruit. I had to work late last week and so did my husband. He was on his way home and so was I, I stopped by Fresh and Easy, grabbed these ingredients and dinner was done by the time he got home. Because some nights I only have ten minutes to make dinner... easy fajitas!

easy colorful fajitas

1 package gardein "chicken" strips

1 red onion, sliced

1/2 each, anaheim, red, yellow, green bell peppers, sliced

pinch of garlic powder

drop of liquid smoke

quarter red cabbage, shredded

1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed

Salt and pepper to taste

Salsa and sour supreme to taste

Corn tortillas

Heat a tablespoon of olive oil on medium-high heat, add in the onions and peppers. Allow to saute for a minute before adding in the gardein strips, liquid smoke, and garlic powder. In small sauce pan heat the beans with just a tablespoon of water, add salt and pepper to your liking, I think they taste more authentic just plain but sometimes I will sautee a clove of garlic first and then add the beans - whoooooa mama, good stuff. When the onions start to get transparent and the gardein is heated through you are done cooking! Warm your tortillas - an easy trick is to take a couple of tortillas and put them over your beans with a lid on top to steam them. Top your fajita veggies with a handful of your shredded cabbage. Top your beans with a bit of salsa and sour supreme and you are ready to have a delicious and nutritious super speedy meal!

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I broke my veggie mandolin slicer about a year ago and my cooking has not been the same. I used to slice up anything and everything really quickly and with ease. I do not have serious knife skills.. or even very basic ones for that matter so no mandolin made me extra lazy in the kitchen. In comes Fresh and Easy. I feel like their infomercial now. I really couldn't stand them when they first opened here because my first experience there I was confused and they didn't have epsom salts. :c) All of my friends kept raving about them and I fell in love with their hummus at a pot luck.. it doesn't hurt that they are our closest grocery store either. So! They have pre-sliced all sorts of veggies and fruit. I had to work late last week and so did my husband. He was on his way home and so was I, I stopped by Fresh and Easy, grabbed these ingredients and dinner was done by the time he got home. Because some nights I only have ten minutes to make dinner... easy fajitas!

easy colorful fajitas

1 package gardein "chicken" strips

1 red onion, sliced

1/2 each, anaheim, red, yellow, green bell peppers, sliced

pinch of garlic powder

drop of liquid smoke

quarter red cabbage, shredded

1 can pinto beans, drained and rinsed

Salt and pepper to taste

Salsa and sour supreme to taste

Corn tortillas

Heat a tablespoon of olive oil on medium-high heat, add in the onions and peppers. Allow to saute for a minute before adding in the gardein strips, liquid smoke, and garlic powder. In small sauce pan heat the beans with just a tablespoon of water, add salt and pepper to your liking, I think they taste more authentic just plain but sometimes I will sautee a clove of garlic first and then add the beans - whoooooa mama, good stuff. When the onions start to get transparent and the gardein is heated through you are done cooking! Warm your tortillas - an easy trick is to take a couple of tortillas and put them over your beans with a lid on top to steam them. Top your fajita veggies with a handful of your shredded cabbage. Top your beans with a bit of salsa and sour supreme and you are ready to have a delicious and nutritious super speedy meal!

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‘sausage’ and peppers

‘sausage’ and peppers

This meal cooks in less than five minutes and is deeeelicious! Really, this is my excuse to eat a heap of sauerkraut and I do so with glee. Despite being absolutely tasty it comes packed with protein, vitamins from the peppers, expectorant powers of onion, and all of nutrients of cabbage plus the fermenty, digestion boosting, healthiness that sauerkraut is naturally equipped with. Sauerkraut is a power-food renowned across the world, even its juice is used medicinally in Chinese Medicine. Read more about how awesome sauerkraut is here or here.

 

Having GREAT sauerkraut makes all the difference. For years I have loved Bubbies until I found a local maker whose is just as great, Ray'z Not Yet World Famous Sauerkraut by Urban Survival AZ (follow them on facebook if you are in AZ to see what markets they will be at so you can get your hands on this lovely creation). If you are interested in trying it yourself here are a couple of recipes: traditional vs. no-pound technique. Your mustard quality really counts here, too. Be sure you get a good whole-grain mustard. I like the Fresh and Easy brand but just please please please don't use American yellow mustard, totally not the same. Bonus - whole-grain mustard contains selenium, a rare mineral necessary for thyroid health!

'sausage' and peppers (serves 2!)

    1 Tofurky Kielbasa link, cut in 1/2 inch slices
    1/2 each, red, yellow, and green bell peppers sliced
    1/2 yellow onion, sliced
    1 Tbsp GOOD grain mustard
    2 cups GREAT sauerkraut
    1/2 Tbsp olive oil

Warm olive oil to medium heat, saute peppers and onions until they start to soften. Add in the kielbasa slices and mustard, stirring until mustard is distributed and cooking until everything starts to brown. Plate up one cup of your favorite sauerkraut per plate and top with half of your sausage and peppers each.

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‘sausage’ and peppers

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This meal cooks in less than five minutes and is deeeelicious! Really, this is my excuse to eat a heap of sauerkraut and I do so with glee. Despite being absolutely tasty it comes packed with protein, vitamins from the peppers, expectorant powers of onion, and all of nutrients of cabbage plus the fermenty, digestion boosting, healthiness that sauerkraut is naturally equipped with. Sauerkraut is a power-food renowned across the world, even its juice is used medicinally in Chinese Medicine. Read more about how awesome sauerkraut is here or here.

 

Having GREAT sauerkraut makes all the difference. For years I have loved Bubbies until I found a local maker whose is just as great, Ray'z Not Yet World Famous Sauerkraut by Urban Survival AZ (follow them on facebook if you are in AZ to see what markets they will be at so you can get your hands on this lovely creation). If you are interested in trying it yourself here are a couple of recipes: traditional vs. no-pound technique. Your mustard quality really counts here, too. Be sure you get a good whole-grain mustard. I like the Fresh and Easy brand but just please please please don't use American yellow mustard, totally not the same. Bonus - whole-grain mustard contains selenium, a rare mineral necessary for thyroid health!

'sausage' and peppers (serves 2!)

    1 Tofurky Kielbasa link, cut in 1/2 inch slices
    1/2 each, red, yellow, and green bell peppers sliced
    1/2 yellow onion, sliced
    1 Tbsp GOOD grain mustard
    2 cups GREAT sauerkraut
    1/2 Tbsp olive oil

Warm olive oil to medium heat, saute peppers and onions until they start to soften. Add in the kielbasa slices and mustard, stirring until mustard is distributed and cooking until everything starts to brown. Plate up one cup of your favorite sauerkraut per plate and top with half of your sausage and peppers each.

vegan stuff I love: Pizza People $0.00

vegan stuff I love: Pizza People

vegan stuff I love: Pizza People

Pizza People

Mobile Food Truck, Phoenix, Arizona 85014(480) 326-8542

How do I love Pizza People? Let me count the ways!

  1. Vegan cheese on request! They use Daiya - my favorite - which is soy free and gluten free.
  2. Gluten-free crust on request!
  3. Popeye Pizza (fresh basil, spinach, and grape tomatoes)
  4. Fun Guy Pizza (mushrooms and truffle oil)
  5.  Truly exceptional glutenous crust, while the GF is tasty and I am grateful they carry it, their regular crust is just SO GOOD.
  6. Deliciously simple sauce. I believe it is just crushed tomatoes and garlic.. how do they do it??
  7. They are like family! Oh wait... they ARE family! :c)

Pizza People is a spectacular food truck run by MaryBeth and Tim Scanlon. MaryBeth is my cousin inlaw, she is James' cousin. I adore Tim and MaryBeth, they make the best pizza and are super accommodating for all sorts of restricted diets. I really don't believe I am biased by being family, Pizza People is good people, really. Beyond my favorite pizza in town just based on being tasty, they are some of my favorite people and I admire how they treat their customers and run their business. Click here to follow them on facebook and see where they are at. They are usually at Food Truck Fridays at the Downtown Phoenix Public Market and they are starting at a new spot, 803 N 7th St (7th St/McKinley-just N of Roosevelt on east side street) Red Bricks Building Tues/Wed/Thurs 11-1:30. Check them out!

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vegan stuff I love: Pizza People

$0.00

Pizza People

Mobile Food Truck, Phoenix, Arizona 85014(480) 326-8542

How do I love Pizza People? Let me count the ways!

  1. Vegan cheese on request! They use Daiya - my favorite - which is soy free and gluten free.
  2. Gluten-free crust on request!
  3. Popeye Pizza (fresh basil, spinach, and grape tomatoes)
  4. Fun Guy Pizza (mushrooms and truffle oil)
  5.  Truly exceptional glutenous crust, while the GF is tasty and I am grateful they carry it, their regular crust is just SO GOOD.
  6. Deliciously simple sauce. I believe it is just crushed tomatoes and garlic.. how do they do it??
  7. They are like family! Oh wait... they ARE family! :c)

Pizza People is a spectacular food truck run by MaryBeth and Tim Scanlon. MaryBeth is my cousin inlaw, she is James' cousin. I adore Tim and MaryBeth, they make the best pizza and are super accommodating for all sorts of restricted diets. I really don't believe I am biased by being family, Pizza People is good people, really. Beyond my favorite pizza in town just based on being tasty, they are some of my favorite people and I admire how they treat their customers and run their business. Click here to follow them on facebook and see where they are at. They are usually at Food Truck Fridays at the Downtown Phoenix Public Market and they are starting at a new spot, 803 N 7th St (7th St/McKinley-just N of Roosevelt on east side street) Red Bricks Building Tues/Wed/Thurs 11-1:30. Check them out!