Category Archives: Nutrition

Open Face Cucumber Sandwiches

My grandmother would often serve cucumber sandwiches to the ladies when they came over for tea — with the full silver tea service and the most treasured collection of china cups — grandma liked to show off her varied collection. The cucumber sandwiches were considered particularly dainty and they always had the crusts cut off.… Read the rest

Memorial Day Shish Kabobs – Vegan

Memorial Day 2014

Remembering Those Who Served


The grave of Gerald BH Solomon

This 2014 Memorial Day we honor Gerald Solomon, former marine and congressman for Saratoga Springs. A strong patriot, an exemplary American, Gerry’s efforts were largely responsible for the creation of the National Cemetery next to the Saratoga battlefield where so many of our soldiers lie.… Read the rest

Trail Mix Cookies (a.k.a. ‘Dessert Balls’)

These incredibly rich and tasty cookies are great for snacks and even deserts. They are strictly vegan.


As always, if at all possible use organic ingredients. The rolled oats should be the large flake kind that take a fair bit of time to cook (not instant rolled oats!)


There is lots of room for individual adjustment to personal tastes.… Read the rest