The Week in Review – June 22, 2013

Blueberry Lemon Bars [Grain Free, No Sugar Added, Vegan]  Ann Ning Learning How

Blueberry Lemon Bars
ACV = Apple cider vinegar
it got cut off, but I refer to the juice and zest of 1/2 a lemon
bake at 350 for 20 minutes
inspired by Paleo “Cornbread” Muffins by Empowered Sustenance


You know how I am spending more time in the kitchen lately?  It’s good for a few reasons:  I am trying to get creative with my food choices, reading and following recipes is good brain/eye work, and getting around the kitchen is an excellent mobility challenge.  It’s also highly functional – I view moving in the kitchen as an essential party of my recovery and a critical element of achieving greater independence.  Also, since I’m working on using Leo less it motivates me to walk/cruise without a cane since you have to carry ingredients from the fridge to your prep site.

132.  10 Tips for the Disabled Cook

132. 10 Tips for the Disabled Cook


Some of my experiments are complete flops.  If they are yummy but ugly I still eat them but don’t show them to you.  Today, though, I wanted to share my most recent flop – Blueberry Lemon Squares [Grain Free, No Sugar Added].  I think the problem was that the flax eggs were too cold so they made the coconut oil hard and then I had to add (too much) almond milk to fold the blueberries in.  Otherwise it probably would have worked out.  I’ll have to try again.  In the meantime, though, I’ve been eating my wet cake in a variety of ways – with Greek yogurt for breakfast, with Greek yogurt in a popsicle (just mix the 2 and freeze), and in a protein shake.  I have enjoyed these iterations of my failed baking I wanted to share them with you.  Waste not, want not.

The Week in Review || Post AVM Rupture Recovery June 22, 2013 || Ann Ning Learning How

Monday:  Happy Father’s Day!  Tanpo’s Greatest Hits

Tuesday: Peanut Butter Banana Cake [Grain Free, NSA, Vegan]

Wednesday:  “I’m not doing that.”  Never mind – I am.

Thursday:  So Simple: PB Zucchini Brownies [from, Grain Free, Vegan]

Friday:  Caught Red Handed Red Velvet Brownies [Grain Free, NSA, Vegan]


2 thoughts on “The Week in Review – June 22, 2013

  1. Hi Ning,

    Thank you for writing. If only your cuisines could pop out on a plate from the screen!! I was craving for your mom’s delicious ‘poh piah’ and uncle S.S is longing for your tasty cakes! Do you know uncle S.S.loves cakes and cookies?
    Have a blessed and beautiful weekend.

    Much Love & Prayers from London & Calgary,,
    Aunty Peng Leaxx

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