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 ...

Vegan Peanut Butter Smoothie

vegan peanut butter smoothie

Peanut butter is a staple in this house.  Many days it is incorporated into breakfast, lunch and a possible snack.  The other day my husband was wanting something different for breakfast so we decided to whip up a Peanut Butter Smoothie.  Luckily we already had a couple frozen bananas in the freezer.  Whenever our bananas ...

Vegan Maple Cream Cheese and Waffles

vegan maple cream cheese on waffles

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 ...

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 ...

My Plant Based Weekly Meals with Recipe

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  One of the first questions asked when people learn that I am plant based is, "What do you eat?"  It is almost a hard question to answer because there are so many things I eat.  I decided to keep track of what I ate for a week.  Here are the results, all plant based, not ...

Vegetarian Puppy Chow Recipe for Saint Patrick’s Day

Puppy Chow recipe

It's early March and the East Coast is getting slammed with another snowstorm.  So, What do I do?   I head to the kitchen to make this Vegetarian Puppy Chow recipe for Saint Patrick's Day. A few months ago I had never heard about Puppy Chow.  It was one night, when I was browsing Pinterest, that I came ...

Dairy Free Veggie Pizza

dairy free veggie pizza

Pizza is one of America's favorite foods.  When I stopped eating dairy, I was often asked if I missed pizza.  The answer was always no, because we never stopped eating it.  We still order pizza at restaurants, at our local grocery store and we love to make it at home.  At first we made it ...

Sell out your Bake Sale with these bake sale recipe ideas!

no fail bake sale recipes

Do the words "Bake Sale Goods Needed" strike fear in your heart like they do mine?  I always panic. What if I mess up? What if I don't make the prettiest treats? What if no one buys my stuff?  Well, I asked some of my blogging friends what THEIR no-fail Bake Sale recipe ideas are...and ...

Lentil Taco Recipe, Plant Based and Delicious

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When I was pregnant with my son, I ate a lot of Mexican food.  It was not uncommon for us to go to the same Mexican restaurant twice a week.  After my son was born, the waitress snatched up our "gringo" baby and showed him off to the kitchen staff.  Our love for Mexican food ...

I Am No Longer an Omnivore; Why I Don’t Eat Meat

vegan plant strong kale beans food

I grew up eating meat like most Americans. I happily gobbled down my meatloaf and pork chops, never really thinking about the source of my food or the impact it could have on my body. I was a kid with a lot of allergies and milk was one. Now, I would be considered lactose intolerant. ...