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Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

Have you seen Ray Villafane’s amazing pumpkin carvings? If not, go check out the gallery on his website. http://villafanestudios.com/gallery/ His creativity and skill are jaw-dropping. If you’ve ever attempted to carve produce, you will appreciate his skill. Inspired by his work, here is the best I could do:

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie

No Thanksgiving would be complete without pumpkin pie. But the traditional recipe calls for eggs and milk. The tricky part for vegans is how to get the filling to set without the eggs and milk that make it like a pumpkin custard. The milk part is easy. Substitute a nondairy milk, like soy, rice,...

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Vegetarian and Vegan Substitutions for Dishes

If you need to transform or alter a dish this Thanksgiving, or at any other meal, so that a vegetarian can eat it, and you are not sure what to do, here are some ways to do so. In this other post, I listed some vegetarian-friendly Thanksgiving dishes and suggestions. Vegetarian Substitutions for Bacon...

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What Do Vegetarians Eat for Thanksgiving?

What Do Vegetarians Eat for Thanksgiving?

Funny Save a Turkey Vegetarian Thanksgiving Shirt Thanksgiving has a special place in my heart, because I chose the day after Thanksgiving to become a vegetarian, way back in 1983. I liked turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and stuffing, and I wanted to eat that one more time before giving it all up. Every year,...

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A Different Take on Kinako Mochi

We just celebrated in another new year, and in typical Japanese tradition, I made some mochi. No, not in the traditional way, pounding with heavy mallets in a large wooden tree trunk bowl. But the modern, high-tech, low sweat way: an electric mochi machine. Pretty ingenious. You add the soaked mochi rice, turn it...

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Dairy Free, Vegan Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe

Dairy Free, Vegan Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe

Vegan Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe Need a satisfying dessert to take to that holiday get-together? This dairy-free, vegan pumpkin ice cream has no dairy products and can be made with either sugar or agave nectar. Agave won’t cause spikes in your blood sugar, so most people with blood sugar issues, like diabetics, can eat...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food Main Dish: Stuffed Intestines, Ghosts and Bloody Sauce

Vegan Halloween Party Food Main Dish:  Stuffed Intestines, Ghosts and Bloody Sauce

The main course for my vegan Halloween party was Stuffed Intestines, Ghosts and Bloody Sauce. I used the recipe found here, with a few changes. See my amended recipe, below. There was far too much bile. You only need about one fourth of the original recipe. The crust was delicious and surprisingly easy to...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food: Bloody Punch with Eyeballs

Vegan Halloween Party Food:  Bloody Punch with Eyeballs

These Floating Eyeballs were used in the Bloody Punch at my vegan Halloween party. They were easy to make and added an eery touch to the celebration. They also helped keep the punch cold. Oops, I forgot to take a picture of the punch in the punchbowl, with these eyeballs floating on the top,...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food

Vegan Halloween Party Food

This year, for my vegan Halloween party, I decided to keep the food fairly simple but still full of gory, gross fun, as well it should be. Half the battle is naming recipes something else, to get your guests in an unappetizing mood! Vegan Halloween Party Food Menu Appetizers Bloody Popcorn Goblin Eyeballs Graveyard...

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Vegan Halloween Party Food Appetizer: Goblin Eyes

Vegan Halloween Party Food Appetizer: Goblin Eyes

I found the ideas for these Goblin Eyes vegan appetizers for my Vegan Halloween Party from this site. I liked the idea so much, I stole it. I used purchased vegan round crackers as the base and made a hummus-like spread with some garbanzo beans, cashew nuts, garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and...

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