Top 21 Vegan Dessert Recipes of 2011

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                You knew it was coming! This post was a lot of fun to put together. After compiling the most popular dessert recipes of 2011, here’s what I found: You guys go crazy for: Anything NO BAKE! Quick & easy Chocolate, chocolate, and more chocolate Chewy, crunchy things Peanut butter AND chocolate Short ingredient […]

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Dinosaur Dill Crunch Salad with Salt & Vinegar Chickpeas

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The healthy dinner recipes continue… I’m happy to report that as of December 30th, I finished off my cabbage that haunted me for almost 2 months in my fridge. 2 months. I think I’ve discovered the fountain of youth because cabbage just won’t die! Plus, I really didn’t want to bring this “cabbage baggage” with […]

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Top 15 Vegan Breakfast Recipes of 2011

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       Not many people know that I’m a former stats geek. During my 2nd year of my undergrad program, I was absolutely terrified to take my first stats course. I thought I was going to fail, thus shattering my dreams of going to grad school. As it turned out, I ended up falling in love […]

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Top 10 Soup Recipes of 2011

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         Happy New Year! Are you eager, worn out, hung-over, excited, or ready for summer? Maybe, you’re cold and looking to warm up with a soothing bowl of soup? Or maybe you’re fighting off a bit of a cold from the holiday excitement? Yes to all of the above. Here are the top 10 soup […]

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New Year’s Smoky BBQ Chili with Flat & Crispy Cornbread

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I’ve never been a big fan of black eyed peas which is a bit strange given how much I love beans and legumes. I’ve made black eyed pea soups in the past and was always left a bit disappointed with them. I felt like I was just slurping broth and chomping on black eyed peas. […]

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Top 12 Vegan Entrées of 2011

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      The last week in December is one of my favourite times of the entire year. Everything slows down. It’s eerily quiet. The normal traffic has vanished. Snow falls from the sky and glistens on the trees. Eric’s home early from work.  We have impromptu get togethers with friends. I feel proud when I’m able […]

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Top 5 Salad Recipes of 2011

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      Last night, as I was eating my 4th holiday cookie in a row dunked in Holly Nog, I started to think about salad. and Green Monsters. Funny  how that works, eh? and then my thoughts drifted back to more holiday cookies. So I ate the last Chocolate Chip Cookie with toasted pecans (sorry Eric) […]

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Merry Christmas!

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I hope you are all enjoying your weekend so far! Do you have snow where you are? Nothing here….and very strange! Thank you for your kind words about my Grandpa in my last post. My family appreciates it so much. We had a great visit with him on Friday and he seems to be doing […]

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Nutcracker Cookies

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Some of you might remember that my Grandpa was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma right around this time last year. He had a rocky start to 2011, but his strength carried him through some very tough times and he enjoyed a happy and stable summer and fall season. He has unfortunately encountered another set back with […]

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Broccoli & Cheeze Soup

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I have scary memories of all of those “Cream of” canned soups. Anyone? For some reason my dad used to love those canned soups. Depending on the day it could’ve been Cream of Mushroom, Cream of Broccoli, or Cream of Chicken. He’s probably eating one right now, actually.  I’d watch in fear as he cranked […]

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