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Bloody Mary Green Smoothie

Look at that bad boy!!  That’s a humongous Brandywine that came out of our garden.  I have no idea how it didn’t break the vine on which it was growing.  State Fair material, don’t you …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck 3.0: Sweet Potato Fries with Parsley, Garlic and Lemon Zest

For the past two Potlucks, I went fairly elaborate. For Potluck numero uno I made Sage & Rosemary Dinner Rolls with Roasted Garlic Coconut Butter. For Potluck number two, I created Maple Creme & Mocha …

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Not-Too-Sweet Pear & Parsley Smoothie

Pear & Parsley sounds like a big American retailer’s idea of a quaint British shop (or should that be shoppe?) opening soon in a mall near you that sells soaps, pretty tea towels and cocktail …

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VeganMoFo: Roasted Tomato and Red Lentil Soup with Pepita Gremolata

Another one of my favorite vegan-friendly restaurants in Salt Lake City is Mazza Cafe.  It’s also another great place for vegans and non-vegans to sit down together for some seriously good eats.  I’ve never been …

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Berried Treasures & Portabella Stroganoff: The Unprocessed Giveaway

Life is uncertain.  Eat DESSERT first. – Chef AJ Tip: Excess/leftover blueberry filling and date streusel make an excellent whole-grain cereal topper. Berried Treasures with Macadamia Nut Creme and Portabella Stroganoff from Unprocessed: How to Achieve Vibrant Health and …

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Curried Couscous & Vegetable Salad

Mom used to make a super simple but delicious curried rice recipe that baked in the oven seemingly forever, tantalizing us with the delicious warm smell of curry, but it was worth the wait.  It …

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Build It and They Will Come: Muffuletta with Smoky Tofu & Olive Salad

I love baked tofu sandwiches.  But one thing that has always kind of nagged at me is that the baked tofu that I remove from the oven (dark brown, crisped edges) is not the same …

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7 Days of Salad. Day 6: Red Quinoa & Green Apple (and Making Vegan Butter)

Big thanks go out to Holly at My Plant-based Family and to Averil at The Cook, The Baker and the Clay Boy Maker for sharing The Versatile Blogger and The Sunshine Awards with me.  Woohoo!  …

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7 Days of Salad. Day 2: Olive, Sun-Dried Tomato & Caper Potato Salad

My mom has taught me many valuable lessons over the years.  Always bring a good book.  Being sick/tired/cold is a state of mind.  Do the crossword puzzle with a pen.  And it’s perfectly okay to …

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Tomato Soup with Roasted Chickpeas and Almonds

At 10:30 am I opened the refrigerator to see what our lunch options were and, depressed by the selection of leftovers, I decided lunch that chilly and windy day called for a big bowl of …

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