Easy DIY Strawberry Oat Milk with Flavor Variations

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  Flavored milks are heavy in fat and sugar, but this plant-based recipe is lightened up by using a base of oats and sweetened with stevia. We all know that oats are great to add to your diet, but did you ever think of making oat milk? Like other nondairy milks that are made of […]

Cardamom Strawberry Compote

Vanilla Cardamom Strawberry Compote

Today you get a day of rest in The Great Vegan Bean Book blog tour. So kickback and let your slow cooker make a treat for you. Strawberries infused with vanilla, cardamom and orange adds a surprise to a lazy Sunday brunch or as a quick weeknight dessert. It’s getting warmer so it’s time to get […]

Indian Summer Spiked Strawberry Mint Lemonade

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It’s always seems more exciting when Vegan Mofo is going on –  or it that just me? Did you see Cara’s Raw Peppermint Patties this morning? What about Veganosaurus’ Raw Fig and Cinnamon Ice Cream? And I can’t wait until I get time to cook Vegan Richa’s Mango and Hatch Chile Pizza. This past weekend it actually cooled off […]

It’s Strawberry Season!

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First an announcement: my black forest oatmeal is entered into the So Delicious recipe contest. To vote in the contest you have to like them on your Facebook page. (My oatmeal is the one on the bottom right corner.) Please take a minute to vote for it! You can vote once a day and I’d love to see […]

Strawberry Basil Mini Donuts

Strawberry Basil Mini Donuts

Lucky for me the first strawberries of the year already showed up at the farmers market and made their way into these bold donuts.  The next batch I’m getting is to going to be made into some strawberry vodka for a few herb cocktails on the deck. I love Spring!

Slow Cooker Strawberry Orange Mint Oatmeal

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I don’t know about where you are, but we can finally get local strawberries here in NC. I love them in everything from smoothies to salads and, of course, oatmeal. If you are using frozen or not-so-ripe strawberries you may need to add a little extra sweetener. But if you’re lucky they’ll be so sweet […]

Slow Cooker Strawberry Balsamic Oatmeal – If It’s Good Enough for Dessert…

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Berries are one of my favorite fruits and I love balsamic vinegar in sweet and savory dishes. In fact I love it so much that  friends give me fun flavors of balsamic for gifts, so I’ve accumulated a wide range of them. I love fig balsamic which is one I would have never bought myself. If you […]