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Vegan Energy Bars

I make a batch of these whenever I travel, then take some with me. They are compact and chock full of goodness, perfect for on the plane or on the go. You can play around with the fruits, nuts and grains, but this has a bit of just about everything. They seem to taste...

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Vegan Spicy Peanut Dip/Sauce

Vegan Spicy Peanut Dip/Sauce

Vegan Spicy Peanut Dip/Sauce This is kind of like Indonesian satay sauce, but without the coconut milk. It’s easier to make than the traditional version, because we are starting with peanut butter instead of raw peanuts. I used creamy, but chunky will work as well. There is a mixture of sweet, salty, sour and...

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Black Bean Dip

Black Bean Dip

Vegan Black Bean Dip I had forgotten about making this recipe in a normal-sized batch, and a friend reminded me today about it. So I apologize for the delay. Yes, this is the dip that was served at Ray Baker’s memorial at the arboretum. (If you want the dip with the hoisin sauce and...

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Vegetarian Chilaquiles (not a vegan recipe…yet)

Vegetarian Chilaquiles (not a vegan recipe…yet)

Vegetarian Chilaquiles (not a vegan recipe…yet) During a recent vacation in Mexico, one of the most popular dishes our group (made up of all omnivores, plus me) ate was chilaquiles, also known as Mexican lasagna. It’s quick to throw together and can be made with just vegetables, or enhanced with beans, if you so...

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Crowd-Pleasing Vegan Broccoli Salad With Cranberries

Crowd-Pleasing Vegan Broccoli Salad With Cranberries

Crowd-Pleasing Vegan Broccoli Salad With Cranberries Here is another one of those easy, basically dump-and-mix salad recipes. It’s a broccoli salad with cranberries or raisins, that you can make vegan very easily. I started with a popular recipe by Paula Deen, famous food celebrity. Then I read some of the many comments and tried...

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Vegan Tofu-Spinach Dip

Vegan Tofu-Spinach Dip

Vegan Tofu-Spinach Dip This recipe was developed as a vegan appetizer version of that onion and spinach dip that probably everyone has had at some potluck or party some time in their life. You know the one–I think you mix sour cream, onion soup mix, mayonnaise, water chestnuts, and spinach. This has no dairy,...

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Frozen Pea Salad, With or Without Feta Cheese

Frozen Pea Salad, With or Without Feta Cheese

Frozen Pea Salad, With or Without Feta Cheese In planning for the recent memorial service for my best friend’s husband, I needed some really easy, dump-and-mix recipes that tasted delicious. They also had to be made by people who don’t cook very much. And the ingredients would ideally be found at the local warehouse...

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Russian Korean Carrot Salad

Russian Korean Carrot Salad

Russian Korean Carrot Salad Here is a very simple and easy carrot salad that you can throw together at the last minute and take to that holiday potluck. Or if you find yourself with too many people and need more food, this can round out any meal. Carrots are cheap and nutritious, and even...

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Vegetarian/Vegan Minestrone Soup

Vegetarian/Vegan Minestrone Soup

Vegetarian/Vegan Minestrone Soup Minestrone is a classic Italian soup which usually contains vegetables, beans, and pasta or rice. It is a hearty and filling soup and can be a complete meal in itself. Here is my recipe for Vegan or Vegetarian Minestrone Soup. A close friend is grieving the loss of her husband, and...

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Vegan Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins

Vegan Peanut Butter and Jelly Muffins (SORRY, no photo this time. I gave the whole batch away while they were still warm (minus one for quality control, of course!) I’ll take a photo the next time, because I WILL be making these again.) Calling all pb and j fans! Here’s a quick and yummy...

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Vegan Ice Cream Cookbook

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Fun Animal Poems, Facts, and Activities for Kids

Learn about Hawaii while you draw

A Gratefulness Journal with Prompts

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