Pumpkin Coconut Caramel Sauce

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  Happy December! It’s gotten really chilly here in North Carolina and even though it’s warming up during the day it makes me want to snuggle up in bed a little longer. Plus I can’t get enough hot tea or coffee. Even Max, one of our dogs, is sneaking closer and closer to the fireplace […]

Ricki Heller’s Macaroon Recipe and a Giveaway

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  Ricki Heller’s new book, Naturally Sweet & Gluten-Free is wonderful and I’ve recommended to many of my friends.  It has so many recipes that everyone can eat if they have allergies or not.  I’m lucky because Ricki is letting me share another of her recipes from the book with you. Make sure to enter the giveaway […]

Pineapple Coconut Farro

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It’s been too long since I’ve made a new breakfast recipe. The nice people of Tuscan Fields sent me some free farro to play with and  I started with a slow cooker breakfast!

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.

Date Sweetened Caramel Coconut Pancakes

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  These dessert-like pancakes have a secret weapon in the batter – white beans! The beans add extra fiber, protein and all keeps them moist without very much (or even no) oil. Even better the beans do not effect the flavor at all! I got the idea when I was writing The Great Vegan Bean Book last […]

Lychee Rosewater Pina Colada

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This has been one of those weeks when a cocktail seems like the right thing to make once  I finally get home. Maybe it’s heat coming back or perhaps it’s been too long since I took my last vacation. Since I still have book three to finish up, I can’t just get in my car […]

Baked Lemon Donuts with Vegan Cream Cheese Frosting

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These were my second batch of donuts and they are bursting with lemony goodness. The lemon extract has less of a bite than plain lemon juice, so I like using the two together. The lemon cream cheese frosting adds more sweetness but also a bit of richness to the bright flavor of the lemon donut. You […]

Baked Almond Donuts with Chocolate Glaze

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I’ve been on a donut kick this weekend and this is the batch that got me started. I wanted a sweet treat with little or no white sugar and low-fat as well. Not always an easy feat. I’m not giving up white sugar altogether, but I would like to be able to use stevia instead […]

It’s Finally Nog Season!

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Many of you know about my oatmeal addiction, but did you know I tend to hoard vegan nog? At the end of the season I buy extra to last me through the rest of the cold, dark winter. So the end of October or beginning of November I start looking for it to appear on […]

Slow Cooker Coconut Banana Pecan Coffee Cake Oatmeal

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Sorry I missed posting the last 2 days. I have a confession to make. I spent those 2 days oatmeal-less. I cheated on my oatmeal with vegan sausage biscuits and I have to admit it was pretty darn tasty! Of course, what really made it special was that I ate them on Halloween biscuits. I […]