Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce

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  Happy December! It’s gotten really chilly here in North Carolina and even though it’s warming up during the day it makes me want to snuggle up in bed a little longer. Plus I can’t get enough hot tea or coffee. Even Max, one of our dogs, is sneaking closer and closer to the fireplace […]

Easy Thanksgiving Dinner for Two

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  This year I have so much to be thankful for. I have the best friends and readers that anyone can have, a new spouse and I’m working on book number four. I want to let each of you know how thankful I am that you read my blog and include my recipes into your […]

Chipotle-Citrus Tofu and Broccoli from One-Dish Vegan and a Giveaway

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Robin Robertson has another new awesome book out and more on the way in 2014.  This time it’s 150 easy recipes that make delicious one dish meals. It’s filled with soups, stews, pasta, casseroles and more. It’s the perfect book to settle in for the winter with – that’s when I get all domestic. Plus […]

Food Blog South 2014

Join me at Food Blog South this year!

  I know many of my readers are also food bloggers so I wanted to share info about one of my favorite conferences, FoodBlogSouth. Clicking through the link will give you a $10 discount! This year the conference is all day January 25 with an opening party the night before. There are 3 tracks: Track A, […]

Ricki Heller’s Macaroon Recipe and a Giveaway

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  Ricki Heller’s new book, Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free is wonderful and I’ve recommended to many of my friends.  It has so many recipes that everyone can eat if they have allergies or not.  I’m lucky because Ricki is letting me share another of her recipes from the book with you. Make sure to enter the giveaway […]

Sloppy Black-Eyed Peas for Virtual Vegan Potluck

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  This is one of my favorite recipes from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just You and I’m so happy to be sharing this on the Virtual Vegan Potluck! It’s full of good-for-you ingredients and it takes very little hands on time. The black-eyed peas cook down into a thick stew as they meld with the […]

Some News and a Virtual Vegan Potluck Teaser

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  I don’t usually post on the weekends, but no one wants to miss the Virtual Vegan Potluck – especially not me! Tomorrow I’m sharing my recipe for Slow Cooker Sloppy Black-Eyed Peas that’s super-easy and full of veggies too. At the potluck you’ll find more than just my recipe, you’ll see all kinds of new, […]

Root Veggie Barley Risotto from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two

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It got into the 20′s here last night even though it was 70 degrees just 3 days ago, so that’s gotten me craving root veggies. I bought some great looking rutabagas at the farmers market and they will be the perfect centerpiece in this barley risotto tomorrow night. I’ve been in love with the humble […]

Vegan Food Gifts and a Giveaway!

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If you have been reading my blog for awhile you know I love Joni Newman. Not only does she dabble in comfort food, burgers and delicious recipes in general – she is also the answer to your holiday budget. She will help you spread the vegan tastiness around! Last year I gave away her Salted […]

Bourbon Recipes for Merrier Holidays!

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The holidays are approaching at a blazing speed. I don’t know about you but I always seem to stop taking good care of myself during all the festivities from Halloween till New Years. This year my answer for Thanksgiving is in a bourbon bottle. Don’t worry, I’m not planning on drinking my way through the […]