Day: March 27, 2024

Food & Drinks

Simple Patatas Bravas

You may have that annoying friend who is always talking about their travels. Recently, I have been sharing a lot of travel-inspired recipes. I am afraid I may be becoming this person. But That’s not what I am trying to achieve! I can’t resist sharing the incredible food I had while I was away from the […]

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Coconut Cream Pie French Toast

I ran up to John and told him I had an idea for a recipe. The original recipe had a LOT of dairy, including half and half, butter and cream. I can’t eat that. So, I made a version that was as decadent but dairy-free. What is the fastest way to achieve decadence without dairy […]

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Vegan Banana Crumb Muffins

Banana muffins are my favorite muffins (except for chocolate chips, which I like occasionally but not too often). Last year, I spent a lot of time perfecting the recipe for my jumbo banana muffins for two. I think I found perhaps the best recipe for small batches of vegan banana muffins. These things are amazing. I […]

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Vegan Chocolate Lava Cake

You may not have noticed, but my favorite phrase right now is “hubba-hubba.” Can I help myself? These healthy beet-powered lava chocolate cakes are a treat! Valentine’s Day will be a blast this year, whether you’re single or not. The lava cake recipe was inspired by one I had in Bali last summer. But I […]

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Bourbon Caramel Almond Butter Cups

My sister and I both played sports heavily as children. We played all the sports: softball, basketball, track, soccer and volleyball. Our father coached at least 30 percent of these sports. I suppose we wanted to keep it within the family. Still not sure if this was a good or bad idea. I’ll come back […]

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Minute Vegan Hot Cocoa

Although we narrowly avoided the polar vortex, I still feel its effects. John and I spend most of our days inside, next to space heaters. When I can’t get rid of a chill or have a chocolate craving, I make my favorite vegan hot cocoa in 5 minutes (or less). Origins of Hot Chocolate chocolate […]

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Ingredients Vegan Gluten-Free Cookie

You want cookies sometimes. But you also want them to be healthy. You don’t always want to fill your kitchen with dishes and flour when you eat a cookie. Yep, five ingredients. You only need five ingredients. You can forget the eggs, flax, sugar, flour, and butter. You only need dates, bananas, oats, and almond […]

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Ingredient Vegan Cheesecakes

Six of my best foodie buddies have taste-tested this recipe and given it their approval. They weren’t vegan, either! These are even better than cheesecakes, that I cannot eat anymore due to my dairy intolerance. Crisis averted. The two-ingredient crust is the base of these seven-ingredient beauties! All you need are dates and raw walnuts or […]

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Vegan Peanut Butter Pretzel Truffles

This dessert is ideal for Valentine’s Day, as it is salty-sweet and melts in the mouth. It is also very shareable. What else could you want in a romantic romantic holiday dessert? Even if V-Day doesn’t appeal to you, there are still ways that you can celebrate. You’re having a bad hair day Your coworker […]

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Ingredient Ginger Beer Margaritas

This is the recipe that I am the most excited to try this month. No, really! This drink is my favorite of all the desserts I have shared (including the Cheesecakes). It’s a must-make. It would be best if you made it. Margaritas: Their Origins We don’t know which of the many theories about where the margarita […]

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