The Klutter Koach’s Kreative Kitchen

This week was the first “normal” week after a month of holidays. Neither my husband nor I wanted to do any middle of the week food shopping because we were 1) tired and didn’t feel like it 2) wanted to use up leftovers and 3) didn’t want to spend any more money until it was Shopping Day, which is Thursday.

I always love a challenge using ingredients we have in the house. Most of the recipes were vegan-ish. I try to take photos of what I Kreate but that doesn’t always happen for a variety of reasons.

Menu items included: Homemade Pita. Recipe found in Spice & Spirit cookbook.


Orange Soup. Carrots, sweet potato, potato, butternut squash, and onion.


Cucumber Smoothie. Cucumbers and apple syrup. (no photo)

Cholent Stuffed Peppers. Red peppers stuffed with rice and leftover cholent from Shabbos (NOT vegan-ish)


Tortillas. Filled with sauteed onions, greens, and rice. (no photo)

Popcorn. Popped on the stove top. (no photo)

Banana Muffins


Rice Cereal Energy Bar. Puffed rice cereal, pumpkin seeds, raisins, dried cranberries, pumpkin seeds, chia seeds, chocolate chips, dates, a little sugar, and one egg.

rice krispie granola

Oatmeal. Topped with brown sugar and cinnamon. (no photo)

Vegetable Soup. Carrots, potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, and Onion. I drank most of the broth and mixed the vegetables with rice and buckwheat (no photo).

My cooking style is “easy, family-friendly, healthy, vegan-ish, and kosher.”  I have written other use-up-what’s-in-your-pantry posts.  You may also enjoy reading The Pantry Challenge , Pantry Challenge Day 2 , and Pantry Challenge Day 3 . Maybe I have a future career as a food blogger…

That’s all for now.  Happy cooking and have fun at being Kreative in the kitchen.

Karen, T.K.K.

October 2017


Published by Karen Furman

Hi. I’m Karen Furman, a home organizer and decluttering professional. Organizing is something I’ve been doing since 1st grade when used to straighten everyone’s desks. Fast forward a few decades later, I turned my passion for organizing into a business. Philosophy = Your home should be organized so you know where things are, to the degree that you feel relaxed and not stressed in your space. Method = A combination of Marie Kondo + FlyLady + my own style. YOU make the decisions. YOU decide what to keep and not to keep. I help provide clarity. Attitude = Positive, enthusiastic, non-judgmental

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