Date Nut Bread
Moist, sweet, rich date flavor -
I love this recipe. I think it’s best cooled, then wrapped and served the next day, but after than slice and freeze it because it’s so moist it will mold very quickly. It is really delicious….even for people who say they don’t like dates.
Did you know there is Vegan Wine? The majority of people are unaware that wine, although made from grapes, may have been made using animal-derived products. Thankfully, there are several common fining agents that are animal-friendly and used to make vegan wine. Now, the trick is finding out which wines are vegan. Healthful Essence has great food, but we like wine as well. Continue reading
Best Way to Cook Squash
Butternut squash presents a particular challenge because of its oblong shape. To halve it, slice off the top and the bottom so it sits flat on a secured cutting board. Rest it on the widest end, and using a heavy knife, slice down vertically. If you face resistance, use a mallet – ideally rubber – to tap gently on the tops of both sides of the blade. Work as slowly as you need to. Continue reading