Category Archives: vegan

April Unprocessed: Banana Walnut Bites

So, it’s April, and it still doesn’t really feel like spring outside. But, I’ve got the urge to do spring cleaning. And what better way to do spring cleaning than to clean up my diet. Now, this isn’t some crazy cleanse. … Continue reading

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Tropical Tart

It’s the dead of winter, and it’s cold. Wouldn’t we all like just a little bit of the tropics right about now? You know you would. Unless you’re my kiddo, who absolutely turned his nose up at this one. Silly … Continue reading

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Pasta Veggie Soup

As the kiddo would say, “Mom, this is more pasta than soup.” So be it. 2 T. olive oil 1 onion, diced 3 ribs celery, chopped 3 carrots, chopped 2 cloves garlic 1 T. minced fresh herbs (I used rosemary … Continue reading

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Quick Bite: Sweet Potato Basil Soup

Some recipes I spend a lot of time on. Some recipes I throw together with whatever sounds good at the moment (or whatever is about to go bad in the fridge). Sometimes, that second kind of recipe yields a winner. … Continue reading

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How “Natural” Is Your Peanut Butter?

Growing up, there were always 2 jars of peanut butter in the cupboard – one small jar of Skippy creamy, and one giant jar of Jif crunchy. I was a Jif girl. It wasn’t because I liked crunchy better than … Continue reading

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Sweet Potato & Swiss Chard Sauté

Lest everyone think that I live on things like Sugar Crunch Coffee Cake, and lest anyone fear that I will no longer be posting healthy vegan food, today’s offering is both vegan and healthy. In fact, it will fit into … Continue reading

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Pina Colada Smoothie

Creamy, comforting, and full of vitamin C, this is the perfect smoothie for the cold and flu season. Or so says the sick kiddo. Pina Colada Smoothie 1 very ripe banana 1 small handful frozen pineapple 1/4 to 1/2 cup … Continue reading

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