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Black-Eyed Peas and Greens for New Year’s Day


I can hardly believe that the New Year is almost here. It's been a long and productive year, but I'm even more excited about the year coming up. Of course you have to have some black-eyed peas and greens for New Year's Day to make sure to have luck and money do 2015. In September I have a new … [Go to Full Post...]

Carrot Applesauce Cake from Sweet Eats for All

Carrot Applesauce Gluten-free Cake from Sweet Eats by Allyson Kramer

Allyson Kramer is letting me share her Carrot Applesauce Cake recipe from her latest book, Sweet Eats for All.  This book is jam-packed with 250 recipes all gluten-free and vegan. You can see some of Allyson's signature photography here and that always makes me get in the mood to bake. Be sure to … [Go to Full Post...]

Slow Cooker Potato Cauliflower Curry (Aloo Gobi) Recipe

Potato Cauliflower Curry (Aloo Gobi) |

This is another Tasteful Selections™ sponsored post. I've really enjoyed having a stash of their Honey gold and Ruby Sensation potatoes for the past few months. I've made stews, soups, roasted potatoes and it was about time I made one of my favorite curries, Slow Cooker Potato Cauliflower Curry, … [Go to Full Post...]

A Few of My Favorite Things (and Recipes)

A few of my favorite things |

Disclaimer: I did receive some of the products below for free, but all opinions are my own and I was not paid to write this post. One of my very favorite things in the winter is a pot of hot Earl Grey tea in the morning and a pot of get-ready-for-bed tea in the evening. I love all kinds of … [Go to Full Post...]

Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Chip Holiday Shake

Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Chip Holiday Shake |

Cheryl starts craving a peppermint chocolate chip shake during this minty, candy cane season. She's not vegan and she loves this shake. And if Cheryl likes it I think you and even your non-vegan family members will enjoy it too. Best of all it requires no ice cream, just things you already have on … [Go to Full Post...]

Vegetable Tangine and Injera from Vegan Without Borders


I am so exited to share these Vegetable Tangine and Injera recipes from Robin Robertson's new book, Vegan Without Borders. I've always enjoyed Robin's innovative and comforting recipes. I do think that this is her most spectacular book yet. To say there's a wide variety of recipes is an … [Go to Full Post...]

Vegan Orange Marmalade Rolls

Vegan Orange Marmalade Rolls for The Virtual Vegan Potluck |

Happy Virtual Vegan Potluck! I'm so happy that it's back. Please make sure to browse through the blogs that are participating. All the recipes are vegan and is linked from appetizers to desserts. My contribution is an easy Vegan Orange Marmalade Roll recipe. I always think I don't have enough … [Go to Full Post...]

Vegan Food Gift: Vanilla Mint Vodka

Vanilla  Mint Vodka from Vegan Food Gifts by Joni Newman

Here's another great DIY vegan holiday gift that there's still plenty of time to make - Joni Newman's Vanilla Mint Vodka from her book, Vegan Food Gifts! I love Joni and like to make my own gifts so this book is a winner! She has canning recipes like Lemon Lavender Curd and if you're looking for … [Go to Full Post...]

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