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 […]

Easy Slow Cooker Date-Sweetened Apple Spice Creamer

Apple Cinnamon Creamer from HealthySlowCooking.com

Here’s another new vegan creamer to spice up your fall coffee or tea. It’s full of cinnamon and apple all wrapped up in a creamy So Delicious Coconut Milk. It’s cooked down thick and sweetened only with virtuous dates. This was my first recipe with So Delicious’ new Culinary Coconut milk and I decided to […]

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 fun recipes. I […]

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

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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 surprise me any day now. […]

Thai Coconut Tongue of Fire Soup from The Great Vegan Bean Book

Tongue of Fire Soup from The Great Vegan Bean Book

This creamy soup is full of Thai flavor. Lemongrass, lime, coconut milk, ginger and cilantro elevate this soup to an exotic treat. The tongue of fire in the title refers to a variety of heirloom beans with that name, which have a meaty mouthfeel and an undertone of spice in them. They are firm like […]

Ginger Red Bean Popsicles from The Great Vegan Bean Book

Photo by Angela of  canned-time.com

    I thought summer might end a little early but with weather there is almost always a turn. Today is in the 90s which is still better than the 100s, but I’ve been spoiled with to many perfect, cool mornings in a row. Since I can’t change the weather I’ll change my internal temp […]

Easy Asian Broccoli Slaw Made with Coconut Milk

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This is great as a side on a picnic or to top a veggie burger hot off the grill. It’s creamy with coconut milk and has a little kick from Sriracha. Mincing the broccoli will fool the pickiest eater into trying a few bites. This dish comes together in minutes, so it’s perfect for an impromptu party. […]

Lemon Coconut Pancakes

Lemon coconut pancakes

These cheery pancakes are full of luxurious coconut milk. The whole wheat flour and ground flax seed make them healthier, but they do have fat in them from the coconut milk.  They are a snap to make so you could whip up a batch in no time!

Coconut Hazelnut Spread

Coconut Hazelnut Spread Sweetened with Dates

I used to love Nutella but it’s not vegan-friendly since it contains milk.  I also don’t like that it has vanillin, is full of sugar and palm oil. But there are tons of vegan nutella redos, so I will spare you yet another. Even if nutella-making was out I still had it in my head to […]

Cherry Almond Cakelets

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Happy weekend everyone!  These little single-serving cakes are perfect for a dinner party or could be a special brunch treat. Full of sweet and tart cherries the almonds and coconut add great texture too. The cherry Amaretto sauce makes them an even more decadent treat.