• A Few of My Favorite Things (and Recipes)
  • Vegan Peppermint Chocolate Chip Holiday Shake
  • Vegetable Tangine and Injera from Vegan Without Borders
  • Vegan Orange Marmalade Rolls
  • Vegan Food Gift: Vanilla Mint Vodka
  • Vegan Holiday Food Gifts: Citrus Rosemary Cookies
  • Sloppy Buffalo Beans from The Great Vegan Bean Book

Recent posts

Make Your Own Coffee Concentrate

Make Your Own Coffee Concentrate with your favorite coffee #coffee #coldbrew #coffeeconcentrate

I realized I've been teasing you with all kinds of coffee drinks, but I haven't shown you how to make your own coffee concentrate yet. Sorry about that! It's so easy to do that I forget that it's not common knowledge. I first had coffee concentrate when I lived in New Orleans and you could even buy … [Go to Full Post...]

Vegan Butterscotch Syrup

Homemade Butterscotch Syrup with Coconut Sugar #vegan #paleo

It's 10 days until OATrageous Oatmeals released and I am so excited! If you've pre-ordered my new book, be sure to email your pre-order receipt to oatrageousoatmeals@gmail.com before September 16. There are still openings to be in the first 100. Your receipt should have your mailing address on it, … [Go to Full Post...]

Vegan Chocolate Sauce made with Chocolate Stout

Homemade Chocolate Sauce with Organic Bison  Chocolate Stout

Another day, another syrup/sauce for Vegan Mofo! Today I have a thick, rich chocolate syrup for you. It has a base of chocolate stout beer with a little full fat coconut milk and sweetened with coconut sugar. It's not exactly on the good-for-you list, but you'll only use a tablespoon or 2 per iced … [Go to Full Post...]

DIY Fresh Blackberry Syrup

DIY Blackberry Syrup #vegan  #rootforveggies

There was a drink I used to get at Starbuck's that's long since discontinued. It was a blackberry green tea frappuccino and I really liked it. Over the years I tried to buy a pre-made berry syrup I liked. I couldn't find blackberry one so I tried a bunch of raspberry ones that I hated. Today I … [Go to Full Post...]

A Lavender Coffee Syrup for Vegan Mofo 2014!

Lavender Coconut Sugar Coffee Syrup #vegan #paleo #rootforveggies

Happy Vegan Mofo everyone! That's month of food to those of you who are experiencing your first one. It's a whole month of vegan goodness where hundreds of vegan bloggers from all over the world come together and post vegan recipes all month long. I promise to do my best to bring you some fun … [Go to Full Post...]

Making You a Priority: Exercise

I tend to overdo it with work. Promoting a new book while working on book 5, doing recipe development and social media pr - my to-do list only seems to get longer. There are more days than I want to admit where I work from when I get up in the morning until I go to bed at night. My goal … [Go to Full Post...]

4 Solutions to the Pumpkin Spice Controversy

Pumpkin Spice Cashew Creamer from HealthySlowCooking.com

I know, it's a little to early for me to go all pumpkin crazy on you. There's some information circulating about a certain coffee chain's pumpkin spice drinks. I want to give you some easy vegan homemade alternatives to make sure you're prepared for pumpkin season when it finally comes around. I've … [Go to Full Post...]

Fran’s Chocolate Chip Brownies

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Fran Costigan means business with a tag line like Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts for her Vegan Chocolate Cookbook. Make sure you read all the way to the bottom and enter to win a copy of your own! Fran has detailed instructions plus an intro chapter all about ingredients … [Go to Full Post...]

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