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Vegan Apple Cider Pancakes

I unfortunately didn't keep the original recipe, but I didn't end up following it to-the-T so I don't feel too horrible.

These light, fluffy pancakes were a great, filling way to start the day without any guilt. Low calorie and delicious. The ACV is for making them puffy, like a Crazy Cake.  It's also a  great way to cut out unnecessary calories for a beginner.

6 Tbsp. So Delicious Unsweetened Coconut Milk
1/2 Tbsp. applesauce
1/4 cup all-purpose, unbleached flour
1/2 Tbsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
Dash of nutmeg
Dash of cinnamon
Combine everything but the vinegar and whisk until smooth. If it's a little gloopy, add more milk.  If it's a little thin, add more flour. By the 1/2 Tbsp.Once your pan is heated, add vinegar and whisk. Let stand for a minute.Cook like normal pancakes, but wait a bit longer for the bubbles. Look for the cooking bubbles not the vinegar bubbles. You'll know what I mean when you see it. Makes 1 serving of 4 small panc…

Spicy Shrimp Miso Soup

It's chilly, but not cold, which is the perfect excuse to make some noodly soups. I've got all of the goodies in the house, and a hankering for spicy. I even have homemade veggie stock. Super easy to do to. Just save the buts of your veggies when you're chopping. I find carrots, celery, lettuce, onion, mushrooms, tomatoes, and garlic all work well. Avoid things that are broccoli/cabbage stinky or starchy. No bueno. Add in a handful of bay leaves, and any extras you need. I saw salt and spices for when I make the meal. It should fill your crock pot.  Cover with water, set on high, and walk away. Usually I set it up before I go to bed, and then do the straining when I get home from work the next day. Then I freeze it into 2 cup pucks, and stack in the freezer in gallon ziplocs.

The tricky to a good, Asian-inspired noodle soup is the noodles. Generally, I keep a couple different kinds around. A few packages of instant ramen, a few packages of stir fry or udon noodles, and a p…