Mastrad Topchip Microwave Chip Maker Giveaway

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Mastrad sent me a TopChips microwave chip maker to review.  I know what you are thinking, a microwave can not make crispy chips.  I thought the same until I sliced up a potato using the mandolin slicer that comes with the kit and popped the chip maker in the microwave.  Seriously, 3 minutes later I ...

No Bake Peanut Butter Bars from Plant-Based Recipes Cookbook (Giveaway)

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Last week I received a copy of The China Study Plant-Based Recipes Cookbook from BenBella Books.  They know how much I like to read cookbooks with plant-based recipes and The China Study Cookbook does not disappoint.  Written by LeAnne Campbell, daughter of The China Study author, T. Colin Campbell, PhD, and mother of two hungry teenagers, ...

Food Should Taste Good Chips

Food Should Taste Good Sweet Potato Chips

We buy Food Should Taste Good chips as a treat.  We don't eat a lot of chips so when we do we want them to be great.  Food Should Taste Good sent me a sampling of their chips made with real ingredients.  The chips did not last long in this house.  The multigrain chips are ...

Vegan Tofu Scramble

Vegan Tofu Scramble

Today I am writing about another vegan breakfast option, Tofu Scramble.  It is quick and easy to make and really can be served at any meal.  I know that this one may be a hard sell for some people but honestly when it is seasoned and prepared nicely, tofu is quite enjoyable. I have been trying ...

Beanitos Bean Chips

Beanitos The Original Bean chips

Recently Beanitos sent us a case of their amazing bean chips to review.  As a family of self proclaimed chip-aholics, we got super excited.  Beanitos Bean Chips come in six varieties made with black beans, white beans or pinto beans.  Our case had a mix of the White Bean Restaurant style and Nacho Cheese along ...

Vegan Sticky Almond Blondies by Dreena Burton + a Giveaway

Vegan Almond Sticky Blondie recipe by Dreena Burton

Recently Dreena Burton sent me a digital copy of her  Plant Powered 15 to review.  She also offered to share one of her recipes with you.  Dreena is the author of 4 vegan cookbooks.  I reviewed Let Them Eat Vegan last year.  In addition to writing incredible vegan recipes, Dreena is active on Facebook and ...

Mixing up your breakfast routine with Banana Blueberry Smoothies #SilkFruit

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Do you ever wake up in the morning and look in the fridge for a quick breakfast, only to see the same old orange juice staring back at you? We love the refreshing flavor of juice to help wake up our taste buds, but we’re also looking for a healthier start to day, which means ...

Vegan Maple Cream Cheese and Waffles

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On the weekends I like to cook breakfast.  It is a nice way to spend time with the family after a busy week.  Sometimes I make a tofu scramble with home fries but our favorite is usually pancakes or waffles.  Last week I made up some waffles with a little shredded carrot and some carrot ...

The Good Bean All Natural Roasted Chickpea Snacks

The Good Bean All Natural Chickpea snacks

I was so excited when my box of snacks arrived from The Good Bean.  They sent all 4 flavors of their Chickpea Snacks (Sea Salt, Cracked Pepper, Smoky Chili and Lime, Sweet Cinnamon) and 3 flavors (Apricot and Coconut, Fruit and Seeds Trail Mix, Chocolate Berry) of their Fruit & No Nut Bars for me ...

Vegan Chow Mein Easter Nests

Chow Mein Easter Nests

Here comes Peter Cottontail and an Easter induced sugar high.  Even as an adult I get excited to get an Easter basket and enjoy all the treats.  Chow Mein Easter Nests have always been one of my favorites.  I buy chow mein noodles once a year specifically to make these delicious Easter nests.  There are many different ...