Posted in condiments, Gluten Free, Recipes, Vegetarian

Cashew Cream (GF, V, DF, W30, Vegan)


Cashew Cream

  • Servings: 4-6
  • Difficulty: easy
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  • 1 c. raw cashews
  • 3/4 c. filtered water
  • salt, to taste


  1. Soak the cashews for 2 hours.  (Place the cashews in a bowl and then cover with water.)
  2. Drain.
  3. Add the cashews, filtered water, and salt to a blender.
  4. Blend until smooth.
  5. Store in the fridge.  Use within 4 to 5 days.

Happy eating,

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Posted in Bread, Bread and muffins, condiments, DIY

Do It Yourself – Spreads, Sauces, and Breads

This is my last installment of reviewing my Do It Yourself blog posts.  This DIY post features my blog’s spreads, sauces, and bread.

Sauces and Spreads

Homemade Applesauce
Homemade Applesauce


Homemade pumpkin butter

root beer
Root beer Barbecue Sauce
Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
Homemade Spaghetti Sauce
thousand island
Thousand Island Sandwich Spread


homemade baking mix
Homemade Baking Mix and Pancakes
homemade tortilla
Homemade Tortillas
Do It Yourself

I’ve created  a page with all the Do It Yourself posts for easy access.  Click on the picture below to go to the page.. Eating,

Posted in condiments, easy, Sandwiches

Homemade Thousand Island Sandwich Spread

When I was in college back in the 1990’s, I worked at McDonald’s.  I usually worked at the front counter, front drive-thru, or back drive through.  Hubby knew I was someone special because I would take an order, take money, and be eating my dinner in the office next to the drive-thru all at the same time.  He couldn’t believe I could multi-task like that.

One of the great benefits of working at McDonald’s was the free food.  As a poor college student, it was greatly appreciated.  I loved Big Macs and chicken nuggets with hot mustard sauce and sweet and sour sauce.  Yes, I know chicken nuggets from McDonald’s are not real chicken nuggets.

The special sauce on the Big Mac’s was one of my favorite parts of the sandwich.  I’ve made a homemade version of the special sauce.  It’s absolutely delicious.

Homemade Thousand Island Sandwich Spread

Stars of the recipe:

  • 2 Tbsp. mayo
  • 2 Tbsp. ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp. pickle relish
  • 1 Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce (not pictured above)


  1. Place all ingredients in a small bowl.
  2. Mix together until well combined.
  3. Serve on your favorite hamburger or sandwich.
  4. Enjoy!