Category Archives: vegan

SRC: Crunchy Granola by Everyday Insanity

It’s time, once again, for the Secret Recipe Club! This month my secret blog assignment was Cindy from Everyday Insanity. Cindy had a dream of an Easy Bake Oven as a little girl, and hey – so did I! (Okay, … Continue reading

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Cranberry Red Velvet Cupcakes

Have you heard of Iron Cupcake? It’s a world-wide event that promotes baking and eating while raising funds for local causes. The Iron Cupcake Madison group has held 6 events to “riff on cupcakes, promote enjoyment of unusual flavors, and … Continue reading

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SRC: Adventures in Dinner – Panna Cotta

It’s that time again – time for another edition of Secret Recipe Club. SRC is a virtual food blogger secret Santa party. All the participants are secretly assigned another blog to explore. We’re to select a recipe to make or … Continue reading

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Kiddo Quickie – Double Chocolate Peanut Flour Cookies

Saturday night I was tucking the kiddo into bed and telling him that I was going to bake cookies to take with while cheering on friends at Ironman Wisconsin. The conversation went something like this: Kiddo: What kind of cookies, … Continue reading

Posted in chocolate, cookies, flax seed, grain-free, nuts, vegan | 12 Comments

Let’s Play in the Kitchen: Itty Bitty Apple-tizers

For those of you that aren’t familiar with Kitchen Play, it’s a unique Progressive Party with six talented food bloggers assigned one of the following courses: cocktail, amuse bouche, salad, appetizer/soup, entrée (main course) and dessert. All six bloggers are … Continue reading

Posted in appetizers, apples, basil, cherries, Contests, nuts, snacks, vegan | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments

Banana Brownies (nut-free, grain-free, vegan, sugar-free)

Despite the fact that these brownies are typically considered the kiddo’s favorite, this is how this morning’s conversation went… Kiddo: “These are nummy! Best brownies I’ve ever had. Awesome!…. You know what would make these even better? Peanut butter.” Me: … Continue reading

Posted in bananas, chocolate, dates, desserts, flax seed, grain-free, nut-free, vegan | Tagged , , , , , | 28 Comments

SRC: Banana Cake (365 Days of Baking)

Have you heard about the Secret Recipe Club? It’s a monthly food blogger event where each blogger is secretly assigned another blog from which to draw inspiration. There are so many participants that posts actually go out three times a … Continue reading

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SRC: Black Bean Taco Pizza (Connor’s Cooking)

Each month for the Secret Recipe Club, bloggers are “assigned” a participating food blogger to make a recipe from. From time to time, something happens. An oven blows up. A kid gets sick. Every recipe you try is a miserable … Continue reading

Posted in beans, Blogger Community, cashews, grain-free, main dish, Mexican, raw, tomatoes, vegan | Tagged , , , , , | 19 Comments

Vegan Soy-Free French Silk Pie

My mom’s birthday was last weekend. She recently discovered that she can’t eat dairy. (Big shock – she’s my mom, after all.) I wanted to make something for her for her birthday, and one of her favorites is French Silk … Continue reading

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Triple Chocolate Cherry Pie (The Raw Pie Challenge)

I’ve been in a rut. Stuck. I’ve been making the same handful of things over and over, spending the least amount of time in the kitchen as possible. Living on giant bowls of fresh sweet cherries and big shredded cabbage … Continue reading

Posted in cherries, chocolate, coconut, Cooking Challenges, dates, desserts, grain-free, nuts, raw, vegan | Tagged , , , , , | 32 Comments