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Ann of Unrefined Vegan makes Vanilla Fig Oatmeal and a Recipe for Spooky Halloween Oats!

Photo by Kate Lewis

Ann is another wonderful friend I'm made this past year. Her recipes are stellar and she is the founder of the Virtual Vegan Potluck. She's sharing her beautiful photos and the recipe for my very favorite oatmeal - Vanilla Fig Oatmeal with Baklava Topping on her blog today. I will be announcing … [Go to Full Post...]

Fiery Black Bean Soup for World Vegetarian Day and a Giveaway

Fiery Black Ben Soup

Happy World Vegetarian Day! This Fiery Black Bean Soup is a variation of the soup I made last year for my Annual Gothic Dinner Party. Black beans have shown up in it several times since the deep, dark color of them are perfect for a spooky theme. I almost always whip up a last minute soup with … [Go to Full Post...]

Somer of Vedged Out Makes My Blueberry Lemon Cake and Pumpkin Gingerbread

Photo by Kate Lewis, Copyrighted by Fair Winds Press

Somer is another fab blogger I've become friends with this year. She has some pretty snazzy recipes on her blog, Vedged Out. She signed a book deal this year and I can't wait to hold it in my hands. I'll let you know when it's available for pre-order, but for now you can dream about the unique … [Go to Full Post...]

Angela of Canned Time Makes Chocolate Chip Cookies and Hazelnut Ale Brownies

Photo by Kate Lewis

I just love Angela McKee of Canned-Time.com. From her cool, innovative recipes to her edgy, awesome photos it's a place you want to visit often. Plus she's a really nice person and that goes a long way with  me. I've had a really lucky few years when it comes to meeting vegan bloggers and … [Go to Full Post...]

Monika Soria Caruso’s Gluten-Free Sausage and a Pasta Sauce

Photo by Monika Soria Caruso

Monika Soria Caruso of Windy City Vegan is one of my favorite testers and I'm lucky enough that we live close to each other to see each other every once in awhile. She's a great blogger and recipe developer in her own right.  She developed the gluten-free biscuit recipe in the bean book and … [Go to Full Post...]

Almond and Bean Fondue and a Sweet Earth Seitan Review

Photo by Kate Lewis, Copyrighted by Fair Winds Press

Cara Lyons of Cara's Cravings is giving out the recipe for Almond and Great Northern Bean Fondue from Vegan Slow Cooking for Two. She has an incredible recipe of hers for Roasted Cauliflower and Winter Squash Salad with Arugula and Pomegranate Seeds that I recommend you make. The fondue and salad … [Go to Full Post...]

Breakfast Pizza from Bake and Destroy

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Today I'm actually a part of someone else's blog tour! Natalie Slater's book, Bake and Destroy is quickly becoming Cheryl's favorite. The subtitle is Good Food for Bad Vegans and it is full of fun and decadent recipes that are a great way to let down your hair. I knew Cheryl would be head in … [Go to Full Post...]

Jackie Sobon Makes My Cheezy Butternut Squash Macaroni and a Winner!

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To continue the tour of beautiful photos by talented blogger we go to Jackie Sobon's Vegan Yack Attack. She has been on a vegan mac and cheez mission for vegan month of food.  While you're there getting my mac and chez recipe you might want to take note of her cool recipes. I'm thinking of adding … [Go to Full Post...]

Kristina Sloggett Shares My Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce

Vegan Slow Cooking for Two Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce

I love Kristina's blog, Spa Bettie, and am so excited to have her introduce one of my favorite recipes - Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce. This is a  must-make recipe to go along with fall. You know it's time to start the pumpkin craziness! Her blog is stuffed full of innovative and approachable … [Go to Full Post...]

Lots of Beans and Grains Slow Cooker Chili

Beans + Grains = hearty vegan chili!

Chili is one of my favorite staples. I'm sure it comes as no surprise since it's a stew and brown - two of my favorites when it comes to slow cooker dinners. Well, maybe some of my favorite foods just happen to be brown... Of course, it's great as is or with a sprinkle of vegan chez but that's … [Go to Full Post...]

Dianne Wenz shares my Lentil Quinoa Taco Filling and some Refried Beans

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Dianne is a powerhouse. Not only does she blog at Veggie Girl she is now the owner/editor of Chic Vegan. She also does marketing and design at Vegan Heritage Press, does health coaching and teaches cooking classes. I think we may be tied for person with the most jobs! While you're at Veggie Girl … [Go to Full Post...]

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup for 2 or 3

Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup for Two or Three

  I figured I should follow up with a soup recipe this week after going on and on about my love for soup last week. Thick and hearty split pea soup is one of my favorites of all time. It shows up whenever the temp dips or when I believe it's fall even if it doesn't feel like it. It costs … [Go to Full Post...]

Allyson Kramer shares my Vanilla Hazelnut Creamer and a Gingerbread Latte

Photo by Kate Lewis, Copyrighted by Fair Winds Press

One of the things I love about being a vegan author is how great the vegan author community is. Allyson and I haven't met in person yet, but I already know how awesome she is. She does great gluten-free recipes that everyone enjoys. Make sure to look at some of her beautiful photos and tasty recipes … [Go to Full Post...]

Be Different and Drink Sweet Potato Spice Frozen Lattes

Sweet Potato Spice Frozen Latte

    Pumpkin spice frozen coffee seems to have a cult following and just heating the name invokes thoughts of sweaters and multi-colored leaves.  It's a knee jerk reaction that you just can't help. While I certainly have a recipe for pumpkin spice lattes both hot and frozen sometimes you … [Go to Full Post...]

Slow Cooker Breakfast Burritos at 86 Lemons and a Bonus Oatmeal Recipe

Photo by Kate Lewis, Copyrighted by Fair Winds Press

Today my blog tour stops at 86 Lemons, Livvy Zimmerman's beautiful blog. her Chopped Power Salad really has me drooling. I love the vibrancy of her photos as well as her friendly conversational tone. It's like listening to an old friend with great taste in food! I'm still hoping fall will … [Go to Full Post...]

even more posts and recipes!

  1. Joni Newman’s Indian-Spiced Chili
  2. Super Easy White Bean Veggie Soup (Slow Cooker)
  3. 9 Amazing Vegan “Cheese” Recipes
  4. 4 Slow Cooker Oatmeals Make Tonight for Tomorrow’s Breakfast!
  5. Gear Up for Brunch: 3 Pancake Recipes Everyone Will Love
  6. Heard of Two Buck Chuck? Here’s a Two Dollar Stew!
  7. 5 Coffeehouse Slow Cooker Recipes
  8. 4 Winter Warming Recipes from The Great Vegan Bean Book
  9. 5 Budget Saving Staples for the New Year!
  10. 10 Minute Nutmeg Gingerbread Parfaits
  11. Allyson Kramer’s Pumpkin Chickpea Chili and a Giveaway!
  12. So Delicious Gingerbread Cookie Coconut Shake
  13. New Recipes on the Weiser Kitchen
  14. My Review of Julie Hasson’s Vegan Pizza
  15. Pear and Apple Cardamom Ginger Muffins
  16. Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce
  17. Easy Thanksgiving Dinner for Two
  18. Chipotle-Citrus Tofu and Broccoli from One-Dish Vegan and a Giveaway
  19. Food Blog South 2014
  20. Ricki Heller’s Macaroon Recipe and a Giveaway
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