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 to … [Go to Full Post...]
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 family's dinner.
Having a … [Go to Full Post...]
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 … [Go to Full Post...]
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 … [Go to Full Post...]
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. … [Go to Full Post...]
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 … [Go to Full Post...]
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 … [Go to Full Post...]
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 … [Go to Full Post...]
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 … [Go to Full Post...]
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 … [Go to Full Post...]
In the middle of pumpkin-everything-season make sure you don’t neglect those sweet, crisp apples. These biscuits are flavored with the essence of autumn – cinnamon, and they are packed full of juicy apples.
Fall is finally here. I love having the house open and listening the … [Go to Full Post...]
You always need a back-up plan in case you feel a little under the weather. This soup is what I’m counting on if I get sick this year.
This soup is pretty easy and you can even cut up the veggies the night before and keep in the fridge until the morning. Then wake up, throw everything … [Go to Full Post...]
Halloween is finally here! In case you still need to whip something up for your trick or treaters tonight or if you are planning a party this weekend, here are a few easy options for you.
A trio of spooky dips and/or spreads made from beans, veggies and one has some nuts in it to … [Go to Full Post...]
Maybe everyone doesn't do a count down of oatmeal day, but oatmeal fans are a different breed! Here are a few oatmeals for you to add in to your morning rotation plus a very special one for Halloween!
The top oatmeal is my Vanilla Fig with Baklava Topping from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two or Just … [Go to Full Post...]
Richa, of Vegan Richa, is one of my favorite vegan bloggers. She creates so many amazing vegan recipes and I love her Indian twists. She's written a great ebook for the Diwali holiday called Diwali Sweets. Keep reading to find out more about the holiday and the recipes in the book from Richa … [Go to Full Post...]