Recipe Reviews

Vive Le Vegan! – Apple Hemp Muffins

When I pick up my 5 year old son from pre-Kindergarten, we drive right past a Starbucks.  I have a little coffee habit and I’ve stopped by Starbucks before or after preschool more often than I’d care to admit.  My son’s favorite treat is their blueberry scone or 8-grain roll, neither of which is vegan,…

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Low-fat Vegan Pumpkin Muffins

I make the pumpkin muffins from Vegan With a Vengeance a lot.  If you’ve been to my house, I’ve probably served them to you at some point.  I love pumpkin so much and these muffins really are the best!  I do tweak the recipe to make it healthier – subbing in whole wheat pastry flour…

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Dreena’s amazing raw vegan brownies!

So, you want to have a brownie…but you don’t eat dairy or eggs?  Well, this is a uniquely challenging venture, as the usual tricks for “veganizing” a recipe don’t seem to work with the stubborn brownie.  Not to say it’s impossible – there are some good vegan brownie recipes out there – it’s just tricky….

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Slim Pickings

The kids and I spent the day visiting their grandparents, and my husband got home just before we did.  As I was pulling into the driveway, I noticed he had sent me a text message:  “you should consider eating dinner out.  Slim pickings here.” I’m sure you’ve had evenings like this.  You’ve plowed through last…

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Colleen Week: Day 6 (Butternut Squash Risotto)

This will be my 6th and final post in this week’s series, as I have run out of ingredients and we ended up having leftovers one night!  (For those of you just joining me, I have been cooking exclusively from Colleen Patrick Goudreau‘s three cookbooks this week.) I love risotto.  I have been making one,…

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