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Sweet Potato Maple Mousse Pie + Eat Well. Party Hard.

‘Tis the season for cozy sweaters, lost mittens, Christmas carol Muzak, and – –  e-books!  Lucky me, I got the early scoop on the upcoming life-and-how-to-live-it guide by Ms. Claire of Eat Well.Party Hard.   And …

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The Losing & Winning Recipe: Mocha Spice Cupcakes with Maple Creme Ganache

On a wild hare a few weeks back, I entered a baking contest over at Earth Balance (via their Made Just Right site) – something I have heretofore never done. Since I only had a …

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Guest Posting at Veganosaurus: The Kelvis Sandwich

  Kel + Elvis = The Kelvis I’m very pleased to be “appearing” today on Veganosaurus – a blog jam-packed with inventive and delicious vegan recipes and written by one of the most kind-hearted women …

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Other People’s Food 7: The Comfort Food Edition

If you had to pick the ultimate comfort food, what would it be?  Pot pie?  A spicy curry?  Macaroni and cheese?  Or maybe hot cocoa (hot cocoa sounds more comforting than hot chocolate) or a …

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Mocha Spice Pancakes w/ a Simple Syrup

There’s nothing quite like pilfering a recipe – especially when you shamelessly pilfer one of your own recipes.  At least I’m giving myself credit – it’s just blogging etiquette.  These pancakes were inspired by my …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck: Maple Creme & Mocha Spice Cake Trifle with Fresh Blueberries

Welcome to the Potluck!  By now your waistband is probably stretched a bit, the table is thick with empty plates and glasses and you’ve probably gone through a napkin or two.  There are still lots …

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VeganMoFo: Cocoa PB Balls

Sigh.  The last peanut-milk-meal + chocolate post of the 2012 MoFo season!  This recipe is based on Cookie Bites by Erika over at Good Clean Food.  With my first taste of those nutty-chocolatey bites, I knew …

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Other People’s Food (6): Life is Sweet

What to do with that 5-pound behemoth of a zucchini that eerily resembles a lethal weapon wielded by an ogre in a Grimm’s Fairy Tale?  Grate that puppy up and make zucchini bread.  Lots of …

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Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Bread (or The Loaf Formerly Known As The Brick)

Remember this loaf?  The Brick?  The utter failure?  I was determined to try again – this time remembering the salt and the maple syrup – because I just knew it would be a good loaf …

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By Hand or By Machine: Cranberry Wheat Loaf

It’s been ages since I’ve posted a bread recipe and if I’m to achieve my goal of getting everyone on earth to at least once bake a loaf of bread – I’d better get moving.  …

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Chai Tea-Infused Cherry & Apricot Compote

Many years back, I went for lunch one day to a small Indian restaurant in the basement of an old house on the quiet part of Pearl Street in Boulder, CO. Basements aren’t the most …

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Maple, Bran & Date Quickbread

The Early Spring issue of The Baking Sheet came in the mail recently and – as usual – it had me primed to tie on the apron and let the flour fly.  But this issue …

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Maple Pumpkin Spice Latte (for the Slow Cooker)

As soon as I cracked open The Vegan Slow Cooker, by Kathy Hester, I knew I’d be spending a lot of time with this cookbook.  Yeah, there are the crock pot standards, the soups, the …

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Pineapple-Ginger Elixir

Sometimes when it’s cold and gray out, you want something warm and comforting, and sometimes…you want something as bright and cheerful as the summer sun.  And I don’t know about you, but I’d rather drink …

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Other People’s Food

This week I’m making recipes solely from blogs I’ve discovered since creating An Unrefined Vegan and I thought I’d share a few here. I loved Fig Newtons as a kid but gave up eating them …

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Yeasted Buckwheat Waffles with Cranberry-Date-Apricot Sauce

If there were an award for Best Aroma While Cooking in the breakfast food category, this is the waffle that would take home that prize.  The ingredient list includes yeast which gives the waffles a …

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Red Onion Marmalade

This is a very satisfying little concoction – delicious on sandwiches – that is slightly tangy and slightly sweet.  The recipe comes from The Vegetarian Bible, by Sarah Brown.  I changed out  few things – …

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