Good News, Everyone…

Hello Squirrel fans! I have a few announcements… First and foremost, Happy Blog-anniversary to The Auspicious Squirrel… it’s been 4 years! Wow! 🙂 When I started this blog I was on a journey, both on my path to veganism and on a path of self-awareness. I’m happy to say that I’ve been doing well on…

New Twist on an Old Favorite…

I’ve made one of my favorite snacks recently with a new twist… Remember these?… For version 3.0, I found out that I could use a gallon-size zip-top bag and so I employed that method again this time for version 4.0… The twist for version 4, you ask… blueberry muesli… I found this mix at Trader…

Flapjacks…

Before I get to the flapjacks… I wanted to showcase my dinner last night, just because it was so comforting and made a great picture… I had Get Better Soup… I didn’t have all the ingredients, like parsley and green onion, so I improvised and used dried basil and oregano. It was delicious. 🙂 Ok,…

Produce Wednesday, Strawberries, & Spring Cleaning Accomplishments…

It’s Produce Wednesday! Strawberries! Yippee! Today’s bounty: Fingerling Potato Mix (Rose Finn and Austrian Crescent) Eggplant–> Strawberries Strawberries Rainbow Chard Avocado–> Zucchini Zucchini Boston lettuce Bunched Carrots Golden Nugget Tangerines Grapefruit Mango Bananas I subbed out the eggplant for more strawberries and the avocado for more zucchini. I know I just posted a great use…

Way Better Than Fruit Cake!…

When I bought some gadgets from King Arthur Flour Co. a little while back, I also purchased a mix of dried fruit… They called it ‘Our Favorite Fruit Blend’… it “is a combination of diced apricots, [golden] raisins, pineapple cubes, chopped dates, and sweetened cranberries”. It sounded great! Upon it’s delivery, though, the package of…