I Love Roland Foods Week, the Longhouse Revival and a Giveaway!

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  You’ve already seen some of my recipes that feature Roland Foods. One of my favorite jobs is doing recipe development for them and you guys always get to see those recipes here. Last month Roland Foods sponsored part of my trip to upstate New York to Longhouse Revival, so I decided to show my […]

Amazing Vegan Meal at Fearrington House

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There’s not much I like more than going out to a fancy dinner with friends. The Fearrington House is a 5 star restaurant right in my backyard and the food there always leaves me speechless. Cheryl and I like to celebrate there as much as possible, which on our budget means only a few times a year. But they […]

Roasted Root Veggie Hash with Gardein Beefless Tips

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So, yesterday you made a big batch of roasted veggies right? If you missed yesterday’s post, you can go here and get some info on roasting veggies in the oven and in your slow cooker! Maybe you made the yummy pizza too but you still have a ton of left over veggies. What else should you make? […]

Easy Roasted Veggies and Pizza with Almond Arugula Pesto

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Roasted root veggies are my latest obsession. Well, one of my obsessions, but at least my craziness keeps me occupied. Things like this tend to happen when you get more than one turnip that’s as big as your head! (Thanks winter csa for making me more turnip friendly!) You can roast veggies in the slow […]

Vegan Pimento Cheese Fondue for Your Super Bowl Party

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I grew up with sweet tea and grilled pimento cheese sandwiches. Now I sweeten my tea with stevia a touch of agave and I still make pimento cheese only now it’s vegan! This a traditional Southern favorite and it’s also soy-free and gluten-free when you use Daiya cheese! For about 1/4 cup of the fondue it’s […]

Quick and Easy Vegan Winter Squash Pasta Sauce

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Sometimes I leave the house without dinner in the slow cooker. For days like that this pasta sauce is easy to put together and tastes like you really put a ton of effort into it. In fact, it’s good enough to serve at your next dinner party! Tip: Hate trying to carve a giant winter squash? Worry […]

Winter CSA: Slow Cooker Asian Corn Cabbage Soup

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Winter CSAs are definitely an adventure. It’s an all you can eat wonderland of kale, chard, bok choy, cabbage, tatsoi, collards and even more healthy green veggies. Of course beets, lettuce, carrots, and even cauliflower are peppered into the mix too. We didn’t get a CSA the week we got back from vacation, so I innocently bought a […]

Vegan Autumn Lentil Soup

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This soup started with the gorgeous lentils above. I found them in a bulk bin at Whole Foods and fell in love. I knew that the red lentils wouldn’t stay red, but I had decided that the mixture would still look like autumn leaves after being cooked. Wrong! I also added these beautiful purple potatoes […]

Slow Cooker Summer Pasta Sauce with Fresh Basil

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I fell in love with all the vibrant colors at the farmers market this weekend! There were various shades of eggplant from lavender to deep purple, peppers of all colors and heat, even Italian tomatoes in red, yellow, and orange. The colors memorized me into buying more eggplant than I can typically sneak by Cheryl, my resident picky eater, […]