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Vegan Almond Milk Fro-yo is at TCBY!

Vegan Almond Fro-yo at TCBY

It always warms my heart to see vegan options pop up in the national arena. Even better I love seeing this soy-free, gluten-free and nondairy frozen vegan yogurt right in my own backyard. I'm hoping this is showing up in airport because it would be awesome to have an option there too. They … [Go to Full Post...]

Irish Cream Oat Pancakes

Vegan Irish Cream Pancakes

With St. Patrick's Day behind me and a whole pitcher of vegan Irish Cream Liquor in the fridge it's time to make some Irish cream recipes. I thought pancakes would be a good place to start. After all the Irish cream is mostly coconut and cashew and that makes everything moist and … [Go to Full Post...]

Cashew Coconut Irish Cream

DIY Vegan Irish Cream

Happy St. Patrick's Day! In my pre-vegan days I loved Irish cream and while you can't buy a vegan version at the store it's easy enough to make yourself. Plus you can make a gluten-free version by using a gluten-free Irish whiskey like Jameson. First you make a cashew cream and then add in some … [Go to Full Post...]

Slow Cooker Beyond Meat Chili

Beyond Meat Chili

I have to say this has not been my favorite week. We didn't have power for 3 days and with our well that means no water too. I now know that I haven't appreciated water piped in the house nearly enough. Then yesterday the power went off again while I was working on a tight deadline. I put on my big … [Go to Full Post...]

Creole Okra Corn Soup

Okra Corn Soup from

Just when I think winter has finally gone away we get snow and frozen rain again. It's March in North Carolina and it's just not supposed to be like this! It was 70 degrees over the weekend and 12 degrees this past Monday night. I have a suspicion that these crazy ups and downs are why all my … [Go to Full Post...]

Weekend Spelt Vegan Sausage Pancakes


  It's Friday so that means it's time to figure out what to make for brunch this weekend. I've been on a pancake kick at home. I like that everything I need is there waiting in my pantry. I also love the flavor of sausage spices with pancakes covered with maple syrup. I thought why not … [Go to Full Post...]

Joni Newman’s Indian-Spiced Chili


  Joni Newman's new book, Fusion Food in the Vegan Kitchen, pulls together wonderful combinations of at least two cultures in each recipe. It was supposed to snow here today and it's a little dreary and this chili will definitely brighten my evening! Be sure to scroll to the bottom of the … [Go to Full Post...]

Super Easy White Bean Veggie Soup (Slow Cooker)

Slow Cooker White Bean Veggie Soup from

Since I've been hiding away working on my oatmeal book, I thought I better put up a new recipe to let you know I haven't abandoned you. Just to update you on my new book, Oat-rageous, the first edits are done and it is being copyedited as you read this and Kate Lewis is taking the photos for it. … [Go to Full Post...]

9 Amazing Vegan “Cheese” Recipes

Photo by Somer McCowan

Stop by Key Ingredient today to see my roundup of 9 amazing vegan "cheese" recipes from some of my favorite bloggers. And beautiful photos like Somer's Kick Ace Extra Sharp Raw Vegan Holiday Cheddar Cheese Ball pictured above. I promise you'll be wowed! … [Go to Full Post...]

4 Slow Cooker Oatmeals Make Tonight for Tomorrow’s Breakfast!


It's no secret that the weather has been cold. Do you know what's better than staying under the covers in the morning? Waking up to the smell of homemade oatmeal and knowing it's ready to eat! All of these recipes are for a 1 1/2 to 2 quart slow cooker and make 2 to 3 servings of steel-cut … [Go to Full Post...]

even more posts and recipes!

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