October 2013 • anunrefinedvegan



This very short work of fiction was first published on my old blog, Dough, Dirt, & Dye in September 2011.  It’s slightly spooky.  Wishing all you ghouls and goblins a Happy All Hallow’s Eve. TILT-A-WHIRL …

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Sweet Potato Apple Pie Ice Cream (Only On Cowgirls & Collard Greens)

Saddle up and ride on over to Cowgirls & Collard Greens to meet Ms. Kayle Martin and then slurp up my simple, seasonal recipe for Sweet Potato Apple Ice Cream.  While you’re there be sure …

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Building Block Recipe: Lemony Baked Tofu

Inspired by my blogging buddy, Susmitha at Veganosaurus, I signed up for a How Do account about a year or so ago.  Susmitha has a great voice and her How Dos are cute, concise, and …

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Quick Chocolate Chip Banana Squares (only on Vedged Out)

Woohoo!  Today is the second anniversary of An Unrefined Vegan and I would really love to be celebrating in person with my friend, Somer, instead of virtually – but the next best thing is guest-posting on …

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Cinnamon Apple “Toast.” Raw, Gluten- and Sugar-free.

When low, gray clouds scud across the blue and mornings are cool enough for a flannel shirt and the leaf tips of the winged elms, hackberrys, scrub oaks, and bois d’arcs turn brown, I feel …

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Peanut Butter-Maple-Pecan & Coconut Bacon Granola

This granola was to be the crowning glory on top of one of my Vegan MoFo 2013 recipes, but the base – ice cream – failed.  Not once, but twice.  The third recipe, Peanut Butter …

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The Virtual Vegan Potluck Returns on November 16. Sign Up Now!

If you’re a food blogger (and I know you are), click on over to the Virtual Vegan Potluck website and sign up for the November 16 event.  It’s as easy as pie.  Or soup.  Or …

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The China Study Cookbook Giveaway & Pumpkin Pancakes

Some books – and they don’t come around very often – are life changers.  Such was the case for me with The China Study, by T. Colin Campbell and John Robbins.  Because of this book, …

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Are You Experienced (in the Virtual Vegan Potluck)?

If you’ve participated in two or more Virtual Vegan Potlucks and you’d like to lend a hand with the next one, please visit the Virtual Vegan Potluck site for details.

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A Terminal Illness Primer for Caregivers: When Hope Meets Reality

How do you know when it’s time to stop the chemo?  What happens when the relationship you had with your loved one does a complete 180 and suddenly you are the decision-maker?  For patients and …

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Vegan Slow Cooking for Two Blog Tour, Giveaway, & Vanilla Fig Oatmeal

I call it kind of brand loyalty.  Here’s what I mean: whenever Kate Bush releases an album (and the good Lord knows she doesn’t do it often enough), I buy it.  Just as I’ll read …

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