Recipes by Rachel Jacobs

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It's Big, It's Huge, It's Vegan MoFo

It's Big, It's Huge, It's Vegan MoFo by Rachel Jacobs

PagesIt's Big, It's Huge, It's Vegan MoFoThis year I have decided to join up with tons of other bloggers and participate in the Vegan MoFo.MoFo you ask?Vegan Month of Food...get your mind out of the gutter I wasn't talking about THAT kind of mofo.I am very excited and a little nervous as most bloggers will post every day of the…

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Nana's Sour Cream Pound Cake with Cinnamon Crunch

Nana's Sour Cream Pound Cake with Cinnamon Crunch by Rachel Jacobs

PagesNana's Sour Cream Pound Cake with Cinnamon CrunchToday I am featuring another recipe by my Nana, hopefully you won't get tired of her recipes.I fell heir to her recipes boxes and books and have just had a wonderful time going through them and pickig out the ones I wanted to try.For some reason, I don't know why, but the desserts…

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Annie's Homegrown Pizza Giveaway

Annie's Homegrown Pizza Giveaway by Rachel Jacobs

As a part of Moms Meet, a program sponsored by Kiwi Magazine, I get to try products from time to time and then tell you lovely people (my wonderful and fantastic readers) all about them.Most recently I was given a chance to try Annie's Homegrown Organic Rising Crust pizza.The same Annie's that brings you the delicious cheddar bunnies…

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It's GIVEAWAY time

It's GIVEAWAY time by Rachel Jacobs

So it has been a little like Christmas at my house. I have won a couple of giveaways on blogs and the goods came in. I just wanted to share them because they were such fantastic items:Well I just wanted to give a quick shout out to those two ladies and their awesome giveaways.Feeling good about getting these things has made me…

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Pealightful 100th Post and GIVEAWAY

Pealightful 100th Post and GIVEAWAY by Rachel Jacobs

PagesPealightful 100th Post and GIVEAWAYI have mentioned before that I fell heir to my grandmother's recipes and cookbooks upon her passing.It has taken a while to go through all of them and see what treasures I have.One that I perused this weekend was called Look Who's Cooking !Produced in 1954 by the Junior Women's Club of Norfolk,…

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Cleanse Day 5 Vegan Black Bean Soup

Cleanse Day 5 Vegan Black Bean Soup by Rachel Jacobs

PagesCleanse Day 5 Vegan Black Bean SoupTwo posts in one day I know I can barely contain myself.However I meant to post Cleanse Days 3 & 4 yesterday, but I was having too much fun to do so.Sooooooo I will post twice today and give you the skinny.Speaking of skinny (although that is really a frame of mind) I have dropped another lbs…

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Caramel Birthday Cake for Mom

Caramel Birthday Cake for Mom by Rachel Jacobs

PagesCaramel Birthday Cake for MomThis past Sunday was my mom's birthday (to protect the innocent I won't reveal her age)She asked for a pound cake with caramel frosting.There was a standard to live up to, as the best pound cake with caramel frosting comes from a woman by the name of Frances who ran my youth group when I was younger.I…

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Lucy's Gluten Free Cookies

Lucy's Gluten Free Cookies by Rachel Jacobs

I have been meaning to share with you for months the ultimate in yard art:Your eyes do not deceive you this person has the tail end of an airplane in their front yard.I admit this is not the best photo, but I was trying to snap the pic while driving (not terribly safe). I am not sure what the significance is to them, but it is…

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Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie by Rachel Jacobs

PagesPumpkin Chiffon PieI promised to share with you a recipe that would remind you of fall and so today I am sharing with you my Nana's Pumpkin Chiffon Pie.Why make pumpkin pie in the summer when it is traditionally a fall delicacy?Because my 9 year old who never specifically asks for a dessert asked if I could make him a pie.On hand…

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A lesson in simplicity

A lesson in simplicity by Rachel Jacobs

Yesterday on Twitter I received some Earth shattering information.Well that might be a slight overstatement...but seriously I was pumped when I learnedI could grind my own flour.And not with a fancy grinder mind you with my Vita-Mix.I was tweeting with Janae of Bring Joy and she said making her own flour was as simple as a few seconds…

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