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Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   11-07-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 556
Posted By nomadmom
Tortillas spread with bean dip and topped with...

Tortillas spread with bean dip and topped with shredded romaine, chopped tomatoes, diced peppers, etc.  Roll them up and eat whole, or slice into pieces. 
Forum: Organize & Declutter   08-18-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By nomadmom
I keep my spices, with the name of each written...

I keep my spices, with the name of each written on the top, in a basket in the narrow cupboard next to my stove.  Instead of fumbling around, I pull the whole basket out, and can easily see what I'm...
Forum: Women's Health   04-30-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,761
Posted By nomadmom
From what I understand (having had issues with...

From what I understand (having had issues with iron-deficiency anemia and B12 deficiency on multiple occasions), ferritin levels indicate how much stored iron you have.  When ferritin falls below a...
Forum: Talk Amongst Ourselves   09-24-2011, 02:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 265
Posted By nomadmom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by Imakcerka http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1330664/do-you-believe-in-magic-magick#post_16670254)

Also...
Forum: Parenting   04-09-2011, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By nomadmom
Yes, dd is more or less a complete beginner.  I...

Yes, dd is more or less a complete beginner.  I do understand the importance of a good teacher and excellent basics if a person is serious about their instrument (my ds is a highly-talented...
Forum: Parenting   04-08-2011, 09:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,192
Posted By nomadmom
My dd wants to take piano lessons.  She has a...

My dd wants to take piano lessons.  She has a friend who plays to a high standard, and the friend has agreed to teach dd.  Bearing in mind she has no teaching qualifications, what would be a...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   03-16-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 472
Posted By nomadmom
To get my smoothies really smooth, I have to...

To get my smoothies really smooth, I have to first put in all the frozen fruit I want to use with just enough liquid to get the blades moving.  When it gets so thick that the blades stop, I scrape...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   03-14-2011, 03:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 324
Posted By nomadmom
Carrot and Coriander Soup   1 Tbs. oil 1...

Carrot and Coriander Soup
 
1 Tbs. oil
1 lb. carrots, sliced
1/2 large onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, minced
1 medium potato, diced
1 tsp. ground coriander
4 cups stock
generous handful...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-19-2011, 08:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,439
Posted By nomadmom
Drizzle popcorn with melted butter, then toss...

Drizzle popcorn with melted butter, then toss with one of these spice mixtures:
 
nacho = garlic powder, onion powder, chilli powder, cumin, oregano, salt
 
ranch = garlic powder, onion powder,...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-08-2011, 08:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By nomadmom
Well, I made them.  You all were right, the only...

Well, I made them.  You all were right, the only difference was the texture.  With the regular flour, they were tender, but the bread flour made them heartier -- more like a sandwich roll than a...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-06-2011, 12:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By nomadmom
I have a recipe for dinner rolls that calls for...

I have a recipe for dinner rolls that calls for all-purpose white flour and regular whole wheat flour.  I've made them before, and they came out great.  I'd like to make them again, but the only...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-02-2011, 01:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,615
Posted By nomadmom
Here's another idea for using leftover flour...

Here's another idea for using leftover flour tortillas.  The amounts given are for 6 tortillas (approx. 8"), but you can adjust for the number/size you have.
 
2 TBS butter, melted
1/2 tsp. cumin...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   02-02-2011, 01:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,615
Posted By nomadmom
I've quoted my own post because I only gave an...

I've quoted my own post because I only gave an ingredients list and not instructions.  This recipe is *so easy*!  You don't need a food processor because the dough comes together in seconds, doesn't...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-26-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,615
Posted By nomadmom
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by JessicaRenee http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-26-2011, 04:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,615
Posted By nomadmom
I don't know if it's the recipe, or the fact...

I don't know if it's the recipe, or the fact that I roll the dough on a silicone mat, but I've been making tortillas without a press for years and never ever have problems with the dough sticking or...
Forum: Pets   01-19-2011, 02:39 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,007
Posted By nomadmom
Happy Birthday, Asia!  She really is a beauty.

Happy Birthday, Asia!  She really is a beauty.
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-19-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By nomadmom
Momo123, thank you for the links!  Dd and I have...

Momo123, thank you for the links!  Dd and I have just printed several recipes off the maanchi site, and will be trying them this weekend.  And thanks, Cristeen, for letting me butt into your...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   01-18-2011, 03:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 279
Posted By nomadmom
sub'ing

sub'ing
Forum: Pets   01-01-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By nomadmom
UPDATE:   On the advice of our trainer, we...

UPDATE:
 
On the advice of our trainer, we changed to the kibble she uses for her competition dogs, and what a difference it has made!  Pup's been on it several weeks, and no more mushy poo and...
Forum: Pets   01-01-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,007
Posted By nomadmom
Yay, the pictures worked!  Welcome new puppies...

Yay, the pictures worked!  Welcome new puppies and people.http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif   We joined a dog training club a few weeks ago, and we love it!  Dh and I go to watch,...
Forum: Pets   01-01-2011, 11:09 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,007
Posted By nomadmom
Here he is at last!  I hope this works as I've...

Here he is at last!  I hope this works as I've never posted pictures before.  I'm useless with technology and had to get 13 y.o. dd to help me. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/eyesroll.gif...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   12-12-2010, 03:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 373
Posted By nomadmom
Whenever I have extra cream, I whip it with a...

Whenever I have extra cream, I whip it with a little agave syrup and vanilla, then freeze dollops of it on a tray.  Then, I store the dollops in a container in the freezer and use them in hot...
Forum: Vegetarian and Vegan   12-03-2010, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 294
Posted By nomadmom
This soup has it all -- healthy, cheap, easy and...

This soup has it all -- healthy, cheap, easy and delicious!
 
1/2 cup dry split peas
1/2 cup dry brown lentils
1/2 cup uncooked long-grain brown rice
1/4 cup pearl barley
1/4 cup dried minced...
Forum: Pets   11-30-2010, 04:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,007
Posted By nomadmom
Love all the pictures!  I will try to post some...

Love all the pictures!  I will try to post some soon.  Our pup is now 17 weeks old, and is doing great aside from a tummy upset from a possible food sensitivity.  He went to a 4-week basic training...
Forum: Pets   11-30-2010, 03:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 976
Posted By nomadmom
I don't think it's related to treats as we...

I don't think it's related to treats as we mostly use his kibble for rewards/treats and he only has "special" ones occasionally.  He never ever has table scraps, and there have been no household...
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