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Foodie Tuesday: Why You Should Always Follow the Recipe

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People think I’m good at cooking because I can follow a recipe. However, following a recipe doesn’t mean I’m good at cooking; it means I’m good at reading. Unfortunately, I’m not always good at following the rules, which is why, every once in a while, I mess up a recipe big time. The most recent instance happened only last week, while I was attempting to make sunflower seed butter chocolate chip cookies. Continue reading

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Ask the Vegan: What Can I Use in Place of Eggs? Plus…A Giveaway!


Eggs are good for one thing…hatching cute little baby chicks. Beyond that, while they have traditionally been used for scrambling, binding, leavening, and thickening foods, I am happy to inform you that there are better, healthier, more ethical ways to prepare your dishes. Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Vegan Christmas Ginger Bars

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Being an avid lover of all things ginger, especially warm from the oven gingersnaps, you would think I’d have tried a ginger brownie before. But no, I’d never heard of one before today. The concept is simple and perfect. Take the sweet, spicy flavors of gingerbread cookies and mix them with the dense cakiness of brownies and watch all your dreams come true. Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Top 10 Spooktacular Halloween Recipes

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Being an October baby, I have a special fondness for Halloween. I am pretty sure that at least 50% of my birthday celebrations have been Halloween themed…including a few in the past five years (judge if you must! lol) Therefore, I consider myself to be the resident expert in all things spooktacular. Add to that my alter-ego, One Vegan Fatty, and I think you’ll find me qualified to present you with these tasty, fun, and at times, scary, Halloween inspired treats. Continue reading

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Foodie Tuesday: You Did What With Sweet Potatoes?!

Who can resist such cheesy goodness? Not I.

I firmly believe that there is no food that can’t be improved with the addition of one or more sweet potatoes. Some people say that fall is pumpkin season, but I’m sweet on sweet potatoes all year round. Continue reading

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Caramel Apple Monkey Bread Muffins

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Happy Fall, Friends! It’s officially here, and I daresay I’m finally ready for it. Ayinde mentioned that he was hankering for a good, old-fashioned caramel apple. I can’t remember the last time I had one, to tell you the truth, but I certainly used to love the gooey caramel that would stick to my teeth, the crunchy apple, the salty peanuts… Continue reading

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