Joni Newman’s Indian-Spiced Chili

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  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 post to enter to […]

5 Budget Saving Staples for the New Year!

5 Budget Saving Slow Cooker Staples

  Happy 2014 everyone! Thank you for spending time with me last year and telling me about making my recipes. This year there will be more recipes, ideas and ways to make dinner easier. You can look forward to a few ebooks this year and my new oatmeal book from Page Street Publishers will be […]

Allyson Kramer’s Pumpkin Chickpea Chili and a Giveaway!

Pumpkin Chickpea Chili

  I’m sure you’re busy getting ready for the holidays next week. I want to give you a wonderful recipe that’s easy enough to make tonight and you can eat on it until Christmas. Allyson Kramer’s Pumpkin Chickpea Chili from Great Gluten-Free Vegan Eats is filled with some of my favorite ingredients. Don’t have time to go […]

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 […]

Somer of Vedged Out Makes My Blueberry Lemon Cake and Pumpkin Gingerbread

Photo by Kate Lewis, Copyrighted by Fair Winds Press

Somer is another fab blogger I’ve become friends with this year. She has some pretty snazzy recipes on her blog, Vedged Out. She signed a book deal this year and I can’t wait to hold it in my hands. I’ll let you know when it’s available for pre-order, but for now you can dream about […]

Angela of Canned Time Makes Chocolate Chip Cookies and Hazelnut Ale Brownies

Photo by Kate Lewis

I just love Angela McKee of Canned-Time.com. From her cool, innovative recipes to her edgy, awesome photos it’s a place you want to visit often. Plus she’s a really nice person and that goes a long way with  me. I’ve had a really lucky few years when it comes to meeting vegan bloggers and authors! Angela makes […]

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 […]

Be Different and Drink Sweet Potato Spice Frozen Lattes

Sweet Potato Spice Frozen Latte

    Pumpkin spice frozen coffee seems to have a cult following and just heating the name invokes thoughts of sweaters and multi-colored leaves.  It’s a knee jerk reaction that you just can’t help. While I certainly have a recipe for pumpkin spice lattes both hot and frozen sometimes you have to try something new […]

It’s Pumpkin Drink Time! Vegan Pumpkin Spice Cheap-o-chino and Maple-sweetened Pumpkin-Spiced Latte

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I’m actually had a much needed weekend away from home and work. I started this post ay my friend’s amazing farmhouse somewhere up North. After an amazing dinner and a perfect night’s sleep I snuck down to the screened in porch to get in a little writing before everyone got up. Until Cheryl came down […]

Whole Wheat Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies

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These homemade treats are full of pumpkin and whole grains. That makes them perfect for Halloween and Food Day. (I can’t pass up a chance to add a little Halloween twist this time of the year!)