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A Lavender Coffee Syrup for Vegan Mofo 2014!

Lavender Coconut Sugar Coffee Syrup #vegan #paleo #rootforveggies

Happy Vegan Mofo everyone! That's month of food to those of you who are experiencing your first one. It's a whole month of vegan goodness where hundreds of vegan bloggers from all over the world come together and post vegan recipes all month long. I promise to do my best to bring you some fun … [Go to Full Post...]

Making You a Priority: Exercise

Taking TIme Out

I tend to overdo it with work. Promoting a new book while working on book 5, doing recipe development and social media pr - my to-do list only seems to get longer. There are more days than I want to admit where I work from when I get up in the morning until I go to bed at night. My goal … [Go to Full Post...]

4 Solutions to the Pumpkin Spice Controversy

Pumpkin Spice Cashew Creamer from HealthySlowCooking.com

I know, it's a little to early for me to go all pumpkin crazy on you. There's some information circulating about a certain coffee chain's pumpkin spice drinks. I want to give you some easy vegan homemade alternatives to make sure you're prepared for pumpkin season when it finally comes … [Go to Full Post...]

Fran’s Chocolate Chip Brownies

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Fran Costigan means business with a tag line like Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts for her Vegan Chocolate Cookbook. Make sure you read all the way to the bottom and enter to win a copy of your own! Fran has detailed instructions plus an intro chapter all about … [Go to Full Post...]

Curry Cashew Savory Granola From OATrageous Oatmeals

Savory Granola

Granola is one of my favorite things to have on hand for a quick breakfast or snack. I really enjoy creating granola recipes and I made some tasty ones for my new book including chocolate hazelnut and bourbon pecan. I also branched out into some savory granolas and have fallen in love with those … [Go to Full Post...]

Pomona’s Pectin Book Review and Strawberry-Vanilla Preserves

Pomona's Pectin Book Review

I want to let you in on a secret - I'm an armchair canner. I curl up on the couch and page through books full of beautiful jams, jellies and pickles. Then imagine how it would feel to have pantry full of goodies and think about stirring some blueberry jam in my winter oatmeal. Or another … [Go to Full Post...]

Vegan Garlic Herb Avocado Cashew Cream Cheese

A vegan spread made with avocados and soaked cashews

I love bagels. There's not much better than a nice smear on a everything bagel. I really miss the fresh baked bagels I got in my neighborhood when I lived in Brooklyn. There was a place that sold bagels wholesale, and you could smell the cinnamon raisin ones baking from blocks away. It felt like … [Go to Full Post...]

Oat-chata and a Cookbook and Calphalon Giveaway!

Oat-chata from OATrageous Oatmeals

Colleen from Souffle Bombay organized a blog event around cookbooks and her favorite cookware. She wants us all to celebrate our passion for cooking and the great pairing of Cookbooks & Calphalon. I jumped at the chance to join her and contribute my newest book, OATrageous Oatmeals to the … [Go to Full Post...]

Delicious Jams and Chutneys You Need to Try!

Sunchowders Emporia Fresh Fruit Jams & Chutneys

I already told you that at the Food and Wine Conference I met some amazing people. Wendy Reed is one of those and makes some of the best jam I've ever had. Better yet, you can even order from her Etsy Shop and try it for yourself. Wendy wasn't a sponsor at the conference, but let some of us try … [Go to Full Post...]

2014 Food and Wine Conference Recap Part 1

Duda Fresh Farms

It's been over a week since I've gotten home from the Food and Wine Conference in Orlando. It was a great conference with beyond amazing speakers and I'm looking forward to going again next year! The conference hotel was the Rosen Shingle Creek and you can see the view from my room below. I … [Go to Full Post...]

even more posts and recipes!

  1. OATrageous OXO Giveaway and an Oat Congee Recipe
  2. A New Drink for National Drink Watermelon Day
  3. Review: Vegan Ice Cream and a Recipe
  4. Chilled Summer Squash Soup
  5. OATrageous Oatmeals Pre-order Promotion
  6. Banana Avocado Mint Ice Cream – No Ice Cream Maker Needed!
  7. Refreshing Summer Watermelon Ricky Sweetened with Stevia
  8. Review: Thrive Energy Cookbook
  9. Eggplant Tapenade from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two
  10. Easy Vegan Avocado Lemon Basil Pesto
  11. VeganCuts Dog Lovers Box Giveaway!
  12. No-Added Oil Avocado Ranch Dressing
  13. Vegan Finger Foods by Celine Steen and Tamasin Noyes
  14. Quick and Easy Thai Red Curry
  15. Join Me at the 2014 Food and Wine Conference
  16. Strawberry Spelt Biscuits for Breakfast in Bed-Fest
  17. Review: Hamilton Beach 6-Speed Stand Mixer
  18. Green Pina Colada Smoothie
  19. Allison’s E-book: Comfortably Yum
  20. Kidney Bean and Summer Squash Mexi Stir-fry
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