{MM} 9.30.2013



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 I have a little surprise for ya.

As you know, I’m working (feverishly) on getting together my ebooks that I’ll be releasing in November. I have one that’s nearly finished & I would like to give it away–you know, for free. My other ebooks will actually cost money (because despite existing virtually, actually do take quite a bit of work, turns out), but this one (which was not on my original list of ebooks to do) Simple: 15 plant-based recipes to get you started, will give you a taste for what’s coming in my premium cookbooks & ebooks.

I hope to have out to ya’ll sometime this week or next. I’ll keep you posted. I have to say, it’s been a blast cooking/baking & otherwise honing my culinary energies into creating something special for you.

On to the good stuff:

♥ These images of late summer make me pine for a place & space that is not Texas

♥ This new series: romance/dates on the cheap

♥ 50 FREE (or cheap) family activities

♥ If you make your own almond milk, you have lots of almond pulp left over, here’s one way to use it.

♥ Ashely’s thoughts on marriage (& incredible photos)

♥ Isn’t Adina’s edible garden amazing?
So jealous, especially since our edible garden this year was a flop.

♥ Two adorable kid food ideas for Halloween:
banana ghosts & tangerine pumpkins
three witches & a spider (for a vegetarian version for spider, use tofurky deli slices)

♥ When I saw this, I thought, you’ve got to be kidding me–tax deductions for Celiacs?! For reals.

One of Joseph & my favorite things to do together is laugh. We have a similar sense of humor & both think that the other one is pretty hilarious. We recently have gotten into the Studio C sketches on Youtube–it’s a squeaky clean (& we think rather clever & funny) version of SNL skits. I shared this one about Whole Foods last week on facebook. If you like to laugh, & appreciate clever, clean humor, check it out. I recommend starting with: email, five day weather forecast, & the facebook friends song.

to pin:
(all recipes vegan + gluten-free)

cumin roasted carrots w/ haloumi fresh dill
sweet & tangy late summer squash & quinoa

cinnamon sweet potato baked fries
pasilla chile stew

comfort food, right here:
freezer lasagna
cheesy tomato quinoa casserole

 Happy Monday, dearest!


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  1. Adina | Gluten Free Travelette
    on September 30, 2013 at 11:37 am said:

    Thanks for the garden love Janae! If it makes you feel any better, I think we’re losing the rest of our tomatoes to the crazy rain we’ve had here in the PNW.

    Also, adding to the chorus…I can’t wait for your ebooks!

  2. Alanna
    on September 30, 2013 at 10:11 am said:

    Can’t wait for your first e-book!
    We looooove Studio C too.
    Thank you for these yummy fall recipes and cute Halloween ideas.

    • Janae Wise
      on September 30, 2013 at 10:37 am said:

      It’s awesome, isn’t it? We both like some SNL stuff, but it’s so hit & miss, & the miss stuff is usually super crude humor which Joseph & I aren’t really into.

  3. lfwfv
    on September 30, 2013 at 8:20 am said:

    Always enjoy looking through some of these links Janae! Thanks! And can’t wait to see your new e-book(s).
    Have a great Monday!

    • Janae Wise
      on September 30, 2013 at 10:53 am said:

      Thank you Tanya! Hope you have a great Monday too.