Author Archives: Deanna

SRC: Smoky Caramel Brussels Sprouts

Wait just a gol’ darn minute. How is it possibly Secret Recipe Club time again? Where the heck did my summer go? Didn’t I just post my last SRC post yesterday? No? Oh. Well, anyway, this month’s installment of the … Continue reading

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SRC: Italian Roasted Broccoli

It’s time for the Secret Recipe Club again! I’m still in the midst of my elimination diet, and while I have added a couple of things back in, I worried this month that I wouldn’t be able to find a … Continue reading

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Kelp Noodles in a Nut-Free “Peanut” Sauce

I made a grocery shopping error. I accidentally grabbed the salted roasted sunflower kernels. And then, still blissfully unaware of my error, I threw the entire bag into the food processor and made sunflower butter. Just in case you’re wondering, … Continue reading

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Non-Dairy Queen Ice Cream Cake (Take 2)

A long time ago, I posted a super simple dairy-free “Better than Dairy Queen” ice cream cake. The picture sucked, and it was barely a recipe at all. And, yet, it still continues to be one of my most popular … Continue reading

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Coconut Carob Truffles

Oh coconut, how I’ve missed you. But, now you’re back! So, let’s have a torrid love affair in the shape of a truffle, okay? Okay. Coconut Carob Truffles – Vegan, Grain-free, Nut-free, Sugar-free 1/2 cup roasted pumpkin seeds, ground fine … Continue reading

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Carrot Cake Cookies

Today is Iris’ birthday! Iris is the genius behind The Daily Dietribe, and a published author for whom I was fortunate enough to be a test baker. Iris held a birthday cake challenge this month. I had every intention of … Continue reading

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Nut-Free Paleo Sandwich Bread

We interrupt your regularly scheduled vegan broadcasting for a brief foray into the world of paleo. Well, paleo-lite perhaps. Or in some ways, paleo-plus. Paleo-esque? Here’s the sum total of what I’m allowed to eat on this elimination diet: chicken, … Continue reading

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SRC: Quick Green Beans

My secret blog this month was Mom’s Crazy Cooking – a blog filled with quick and easy recipes (as well as some fancier fare). I’m on an extremely limited diet right now, and I thought it would be impossible to … Continue reading

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Peachy Keen Ice Cream

By now everyone has tried the infamous banana soft serve, right? Heck, there’s even a fancy schmancy machine to make it for you (as if your food processor or blender isn’t fancy enough). We love banana soft serve around here. … Continue reading

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Lucuma-sweetened Sunbutter

I’ve tried to make sunbutter in the past. My efforts have been less than successful. Most recently, I attempted it as a part of raw eating. So, of course, I used raw sunflower seeds. Um, yah. Don’t do that. Well, … Continue reading

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