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A blog about Living Organic as a Plant-Strong, Garden-Intrigued, Vancouver Island-loving Granny: Recipes, Gardening Tips, Composting
Growing Yellow Doll Watermelon
2023-09-01 06:04
Yellow Doll Melon in its HammockWhen I was a child in the 1950s in the Canadian Prairies, I dreamed of growing exotic things in our mundane garden: maybe giant pumpkins or watermelons! We di… Read More
Gluten-free Stovetop Stuffing
2023-06-19 07:36
Gluten-free stove top stuffing-- a delish nosh bowl alongwith sauerkraut salad, hummus, broccoli, and kimchee. The recipe for a plant-based gluten-free stovetop stuffing came about when… Read More
A Yummy Gyro-- Plant-based, Gluten-Free
2023-06-16 18:39
Wonderful, yummy, messy, spicy, tasty, creamy, crunchy, crisp, chewy, savory, plant-based, gluten-free Gyro Our son, Philip, went on a high school trip in 1988 to Greece. He came back e… Read More
Soft Whole Wheat Bread Made In The Crockpot
2023-06-02 04:43
Quite a few years ago a friend told me about making a loaf of bread in her crockpot. It was all the rage where she lived. I didn't really engage. It didn't seem particularly interesting, to… Read More
Book Review Of Vi By Kim Thuy
2023-01-31 02:30
Vi by Kim ThúyMy rating: 5 of 5 starsI listened to this relatively short audiobook (3 hours)and was absolutely riveted, but sometimes so sparked by the narrative that I would go off s… Read More
Spelt And Oat Focaccia Bread Recipe
2023-01-02 03:37
HOW THIS SPELT AND OAT FOCACCIA RECIPE CAME TO BE:One day I was browsing the flour shelves in my favorite health food store when another shopper sighed in frustration and gestured at an empt… Read More
Super-Easy Apple-Raisin Quick Bread
2022-09-12 21:51
 I made this yummy apple-raisin quick bread this morning and unfortunately, my husband and I have practically eaten the whole thing before I thought of how useful it would be to get the… Read More
Ghost Gear: Haunting Canadian Waters
2022-09-01 20:34
O Canada! Our safe sea home and pristine land!Apparently NOT...Take a gander at the plastic gunk garnered from our "pristine" waters:A man-made garbage hill like this is known as "ghost… Read More
Granny Gardens: Straw Bed Potatoes!
2022-08-08 00:03
Such a surprise today to gently reach under the 6-inch layer of straw in our garden planter box and pull out a perfectly-shaped, flawless little potato!How did that happen?In the Spring when… Read More
Overnight Blueberry-Chia Pudding Pie Oats
2022-07-27 04:47
This delicious chia seed pudding is made the night before (takes about 5 minutes after you assemble the ingredients) and popped in the fridge for breakfast. This particular pudding includes… Read More
Moroccan-Style Sun-Roasted Vegetables
2022-07-27 02:08
When the July Sun bursts forth (finally) on Beautiful Vancouver Island, out comes my American Sun Oven and then we get creative-- no more HOT kitchen cooking.Today's recipe is for our favour… Read More
3 Quick Delicious Refreshing Carrot Salads
2022-06-24 03:30
 These 3 carrot salads are all vegan, but not all familiar. It only goes to show that carrots have a life of their own in the Veggie World. When I go scouting for a delectable and easy… Read More
25 Books About Religious Abuse
2022-05-24 02:12
This blog post contains links to 25 books-- mostly memoirs-- about religious abuse. And yes, I have read each of them (I am actually finishing one as I write this).  You will find the l… Read More
Easter Eggs For Vegans
2022-04-15 04:00
Of course, Easter is a Christian holiday that purports to use the egg as a symbol of Jesus having risen from the dead. The egg was before Christianity, a symbol of Spring fecundity and the r… Read More
Carrot Cake By Bonnie
2022-04-13 23:32
As you can see, a delicious piece of carrot cake, is being taken down.This is a vegan carrot cake baked by my dear friend, Bonnie. It followed a yummy meal our friends made as a sort of cele… Read More
Fat-free Oat Cheese Sauce
2022-03-10 00:42
Oat-based vegan cheese sauceHere is a delicious, healthy Mac and cheese recipe, particularly important for those following a diet geared for low fat heart health.  Besides no dairy, thi… Read More
5 Fabulous Fishy Vegan Sandwiches
2022-03-04 03:14
Fish Sandwich with Heart (Palm Heart, That Is)The first of the Fab 5 Fishy Sandwiches is more like a burger.  It is a voluminous, yummy confection that eliminates the Top 5 Allergens fr… Read More
Vegan Chocolate Truffles-  3 Easy Recipes
2022-02-14 05:13
 The three vegan chocolate truffle recipes that follow are easy to make, delicious, and healthier than many such recipes for trifles.  These recipes do no contain any dairy or proc… Read More
Gluten-free Vegan Chocolate Cake Recipe
2022-01-16 14:00
This gluten-free chocolate cake recipe is an adaptation* of a recipe that also claims to be low allergenic.  It does not contain the common allergens: eggs, dairy, wheat, peanuts, or tr… Read More
Roasted Eggplant Rounds WithVegan Cheese
2022-01-10 14:00
Roasted (Grilled) Eggplant RoundsIngredients1 Eggplant sliced into rounds tossed inbowl with 3 tablespoons olive oil, to coat😺😺Mix in a small bowl:3 tablespoons nutritional y… Read More
High Protein-Butternut Squash Salad
2022-01-08 05:20
This is a delicious filling, satisfying Salad that contains:Romaine lettuce2 cups cooked quinoa2 small butternut squash peeled  seeded, diced and tossed with olive oil, salt, pepper and… Read More
Salty And Sweet Strawberry Porridge
2022-01-05 14:00
 My husband and I love oatmeal porridge for breakfast. Sometimes we change it up and add ingredients that are not traditional. Here are some great Slow-Cooker porridges for example… Read More
Make Your Own Gluten-Free Flour Blend
2022-01-02 14:00
"All But Gluten" Gluten-Free BreadRecently I think I may have persuaded a friend with mysterious symptoms (sounding like gluten-sensitivity to me) to try going off gluten for a whi… Read More
Recipe For Strawberry Crispies
2021-12-30 14:00
Here's another recipe prepared the "raw vegan" way using the recipe for Buckwheat Crispies .  This is particularly soothing for kids who miss having their traditional gluten-l… Read More
Butternut Squash- Quinoa Salad
2021-12-26 19:42
We enjoyed this glorious salad on Christmas Eve.  It started out as a "bowl" in that the roasted butternut squash and quinoa were still hot when we added them in. The next day… Read More
Chocolate-Cherry Cobbler
2021-12-22 06:20
This yummy easy-on-me plant-based chocolate-cherry cobbler is a recipe of the fabulous *Forks Over Knives* team.  Link below.Chocolate-Cherry Cobbler, an incredible Christmas Confection… Read More
Lean Into Plants
2021-12-17 04:41
Lean Into Plants  (Find at by Candace FeldmanLean Into Plants is for those seeking an anti-inflammatory, primarily plant-based, nutrient-dense lifestyle with over 100+… Read More
10 Days Of GF Christmas -Day#3
2021-12-13 14:00
I hope you are having a pretty mellow day today. The more mellow you are (that includes smiling, (even if you don't particularly feel like it), the more healthy it is for your brain. Not… Read More
10 Days Of GF Christmas - Day 2
2021-12-12 14:00
Nice to have you here to do a little craft with recycled materials that you likely have around you somewhere.  If you missed the craft from yesterday, you can check it out HEREDECE… Read More
10 Days Of GF Christmas
2021-12-11 14:00
These 10 Days of Christmas on Organic Granny's site are henceforth dedicated to readers who are making a valiant effort to celebrate the Season without consuming gluten! I was thinking… Read More
Christmas Crafts And GF Cookies
2021-12-11 13:59
Here we go with ten days of fun and creativity!!The crafts are pretty simple and goofy sometimes-- but will click into your creative side, and should be relaxing and fun to do by yourse… Read More
2021-12-10 15:03
It is Christmas season, of course, so please forgive my divergence from strictly "healthy" fare... one could argue that I have used high anti- oxidants (raw cacao powder), enzyme-dense sweet… Read More
Recipe For Vegan GF Cookie Crumb Brownies
2021-12-08 14:00
 Several years ago my husband went off to Honduras to help build a church school as a volunteer.  I missed him.I had been eating lots of dopamine-producing foods and honestly had n… Read More
2021-11-24 14:00
This thick tasty smoky white bean spread is just super for a light topping on a veggie burger, or as a sandwich filler. Just a half a cup (125 grams) will provide you with 10.7 grams of… Read More
Recipe For Gluten-free Bumbleberry Crisp
2021-11-23 14:00
You can use any combination of berries you want in this crisp recipe (that is why they are classed as "bumbleberries").  The chopped apples provide pectin that gives it a nice gentle bi… Read More
Vegan Banana-Carrot Pulp Muffin Tops
2021-11-22 14:00
Are you looking for a way to use up all that carrot pulp (besides composting) that comes as a result of juicing? Here is a delightful recipe for a soft gliten-free cookie/muffin top that is… Read More
2021-11-04 23:27
 I finally tried soy curls!  They are not available to us locally-- and I do like to buy my groceries locally-- so I ended up ordering them.  I topped two pizzas and made… Read More
2021-10-24 21:37
I'm sure you have noticed that there is gluten-free information all over the internet now.  There are some amazing gluten-free and celiac responsive sites that offer information ab… Read More
Pecan-Quinoa Burger, Vegan, Glutenfree
2021-10-20 13:00
Combine the following and bring to a boil in a stainless steel 'less water' type pot, put on lid and turn down to Lowest setting for about 5 minutes.  Remove from burner and let it… Read More
2021-10-14 04:04
There are a few of us who are eating gluten-free at our Church and today's recipe, absolutely delectable finger-lickin good gluten-free apple cobbler is a great contribution to that-- or jus… Read More
Fast And Easy Red Onion Pickles
2021-10-11 13:00
 This red onion pickle recipe is so fast and easy-- and you can start eating the zesty relish the next day!What you need:2 large or 4-5 small Red Onions2 cups hot Water1 cup Apple Cider… Read More
Delicious Lentil-Rice Flat Bread
2021-10-09 17:04
 If you are a lover of "world"-style breads (as in, 'ethnic') you will love this recipe for gluten-free lentil-rice-chia flatbread. I promise. When you are trying to follow a glute… Read More
2021-10-08 13:00
This delicious polenta pie recipe is my attempt to replicate the yummy polenta pie we sampled on my birthday at Delicado's in Downtown Nanaimo. It's my way of feeding and thanking our s… Read More
Gluten-free Plant-based Pancakes
2021-09-01 14:08
I'm back! Once during the last few weeks on a "raw vegan cleanse" I kept thinking about pancakes!  The following recipe is the result. ** NOTE: Whisk together sweet and brown rice… Read More
Zucchini-Mushroom Quinoto
2021-08-19 02:44
This delicious plant-based grain and veggie mix is called a quinoto because it is like a risotto, but with quinoa instead of rice!INGREDIENTS:Serves 3-61-2 T. olive oil1 onion, chopped5 larg… Read More
3-Tomato Fresh Salsa Recipe
2021-08-05 14:00
Use whatever tomatoes you have around for the following delightful fresh salsa recipe adapted from Moosewood Restaurant's New Classics:350 Recipes for Homestyle Favorites and Everyday F… Read More
Lemon-Tahini Salad Dressing
2021-08-05 02:01
We had a wonderful zesty lemon-tahini dip with a veggie wrap served in a local eatery. This is my facsimile:  Blend together: 1/2 cup fresh lemon juice 1/3 cup appl… Read More
Meeting Meg
2021-08-01 07:10
You know how young children can announce after playing with a random kid fot five minutes at the playground that they have a "new friend"?Today my husband and I had a discussion about having… Read More
2-Ingredient Apple Butter
2021-07-23 04:14
I am very grateful to have a bounty of berries and other fruit to store away for winter meals.I must admit that these apples (above) are not a big thrill. They mature early-- in the July hea… Read More
Blue Heaven Pie
2021-07-04 14:07
Blue Heaven Frozen PieWe are soooo blessed in having a bounty of organic blueberries growing on a U-Pick farm just a short drive from us. Last night we dropped in and picked 12 pounds of the… Read More
Orange-Spinach Salad And Dressing
2021-06-23 16:54
     If you are lucky enough to have some spinach growing, this is an elegant little flavorful salad that you could expand for a potluck or a picnic or a light supper. I like… Read More
Cranberry-carob Chip Energy Balls
2021-06-17 17:58
These little cranberry-carob chip energy balls are so tasty that you forgive yourself for their NOT being entirely raw vegan (the raw honey, the carob chips, the sweetened dried cr… Read More

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