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Forum: Spirituality   02-07-2012, 11:12 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 5,394
Posted By Malva
Subbing for 2012! I'm early enough on this this...

Subbing for 2012! I'm early enough on this this year that I should be able to do some purging/clearing/decluttering before it's time.
Forum: Unschooling   06-02-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,068
Posted By Malva
I was happy to see a rather balanced article on...

I was happy to see a rather balanced article on unschooling in today's paper:
 
http://www.ottawacitizen.com/story_print.html?id=4876896&sponsor=
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   05-13-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 433
Posted By Malva
We love this recipe later in the summer when the...

We love this recipe later in the summer when the tomatoes are plentiful. It's basically roasted tomatoes and onions on good bread with white beans.
 ...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-20-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,151
Posted By Malva
There are soy free recipes. I think several...

There are soy free recipes. I think several recipes may call for soy milk but you can sub your non-dairy milk of choice.
 
From that cookbook we regularly make the Nacho Cheese Sauce and the Lemon...
Forum: Canada   04-20-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 460
Posted By Malva
Judy's Organic Herbs near Ottawa may be what...

Judy's Organic Herbs near Ottawa may be what you're looking for. I haven't ordered from there so no first hand experience.
 
http://www.earthmedicine.ca/
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-12-2011, 06:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,954
Posted By Malva
Last night was Quinoa Chili. We make it with red...

Last night was Quinoa Chili. We make it with red quinoa, kidney beans, diced tomatoes, onion and garlic, chili powder, cumin, cayenne, s&p, 1-2 tbsp of nooch and occasionally 1 tbsp cocoa powder....
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-12-2011, 06:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,281
Posted By Malva
We buy a case of tofu each month and put the...

We buy a case of tofu each month and put the whole thing in the freezer as is. It's the kind in plastic wrap, not in a tub. I imagine if in a tup, you'd want to drain it first.
 
I've yet to find...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   04-12-2011, 06:23 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,569
Posted By Malva
Two resources I like are Becoming Vegan: The...

Two resources I like are Becoming Vegan: The Complete Guide to Adopting A Healthy Plant-Based Diet and Raising Vegetarian Children: A Guide to Good Health and Family Harmony. I loooove Crazy Sexy...
Forum: Spirituality   04-06-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,824
Posted By Malva
In which bagua does a new house go? I want to...

In which bagua does a new house go? I want to put a picture of it somewhere.
 
I couldn't sleep last night and finally felt inspired. I think I need to do an electronic map this year. How...
Forum: Spirituality   04-04-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,824
Posted By Malva
I seem to have a hard time moving in on this. ...

I seem to have a hard time moving in on this.
 
I still love last year's map and there is only two corners I would redo, the other 7 still speak to me. Any insight?
 
Would putting last year's...
Forum: Spirituality   04-03-2011, 08:29 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 8,824
Posted By Malva
Thanks Tracy! The little one is napping now, so...

Thanks Tracy! The little one is napping now, so I'll start prepping my background. I'll go get mags later today! 
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-27-2011, 04:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 474
Posted By Malva
We went from omni to vegan pretty much...

We went from omni to vegan pretty much overnight.
 
We had given up dairy a couple times in the past (made my babies scream if I ate it) so knew that aspect wasn't going to be a problem. We...
Forum: Spirituality   03-21-2011, 10:40 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 12,560
Posted By Malva
Subbing!

Subbing!
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-16-2011, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 418
Posted By Malva
I read The China Study and we went from...

I read The China Study and we went from conscious omnivores to a vegan diet pretty much overnight.
Forum: Canada   03-09-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 642
Posted By Malva
The problem with pediatricians is they see all...

The problem with pediatricians is they see all the worse cases, you'd probably have better luck with a family doctor.
 
If you're in the catchment area for the Somerset West Community Health...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-22-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,151
Posted By Malva
Warm Butternut and Chickpea Salad   ...

Warm Butternut and Chickpea Salad
 
http://smittenkitchen.com/2009/01/warm-butternut-squash-and-chickpea-salad/
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-17-2011, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Malva
Thanks! I was thinking Vitamix first, then...

Thanks! I was thinking Vitamix first, then juicer.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-17-2011, 07:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,844
Posted By Malva
I bought Crazy Sexy Diet in spite of the title...

I bought Crazy Sexy Diet in spite of the title after reading the article on Kris Carr in VegNews. I *love* it! 
 
At first her chipper tone was annoying but it grew on me and by the end, I really...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-15-2011, 06:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By Malva
Can you help me proiritize my purchases?   ...

Can you help me proiritize my purchases?
 
Blender: Currently using a blender base with mason jars. We've gone through a lot of blenders over the years. This one the motor hasn't died yet but the...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   02-15-2011, 05:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 380
Posted By Malva
We do both almond and rice milk (both...

We do both almond and rice milk (both unsweetened so there isn't any sugar in either) but no one drinks any kind of milk straight. The almond milk tastes better and has a better mouthfeel but it...
Forum: The Mindful Home   02-04-2011, 07:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 893
Posted By Malva
Leather is great with kids.   We have a...

Leather is great with kids.
 
We have a loveseat in the tv room that turns into a bed (think foldable futon but not exactly that). We got a mattress pad and put that under the slip cover. Nothing...
Forum: The Mindful Home   01-24-2011, 11:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,873
Posted By Malva
Second hand furniture and antiques is what comes...

Second hand furniture and antiques is what comes to mind first.
 
At least it had a chance to off-gas somewhere else than in your house.
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-24-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By Malva
I can tell you what I ate/am eating today, I...

I can tell you what I ate/am eating today, I don't have exact amounts but it may give you an idea:
 
Breakfast - 4 unsalted brown rice cakes with almond butter (maybe 2 tbps total?)
2nd Breakfast...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-19-2011, 07:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 309
Posted By Malva
Maybe make some energy bars with lots of nuts,...

Maybe make some energy bars with lots of nuts, seeds and hemp protein powder? Make cashew-based creamy stuff (dressing, sauces, desserts). Make sure to get lots of greens too, I find it helps keep...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   01-11-2011, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 268
Posted By Malva
We switched to an all-plant diet (except honey)...

We switched to an all-plant diet (except honey) last spring after reading The China Study. Check if your library has it, great book.
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