Snacks

Cuisinart Ice 21: A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Review by a Real User

Cuisinart Ice 21:  A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Review by a Real User

Cuisinart Ice 21: A Cuisinart Ice Cream Maker Review by a Real User I had been wanting to get an automatic ice cream machine for a while but wondered if it was worth the expense. I finally caved and got one that I hoped would be inexpensive, easy to use, durable, and give me...

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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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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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Asian Black Bean Dip (A Vegan Recipe)

Asian Black Bean Dip (A Vegan Recipe)

Asian Black Bean Dip (Vegan) Here is an easy dip that you can whip together when you need something to serve guests in a hurry. You are likely to have almost everything needed in your fridge and pantry. The one exception might be hoisin sauce, although I keep a bottle of the stuff in...

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Healthy Halloween Treat: Bloody Popcorn

Healthy Halloween Treat:  Bloody Popcorn

Healthy Halloween Treat: Bloody Popcorn Maybe you are sick of the candies everywhere at Halloween. Or you are just one of those people who prefers savory, salty treats. You are in luck! Okay, I admit, this isn’t exactly red, so the name Bloody Popcorn doesn’t quite do it justice. Besides, it’s not runny, like...

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A crowd-pleasing way to use kimchi

A crowd-pleasing way to use kimchi

A Crowd-Pleasing Way to Use Kimchi I took this to a meeting recently and was surprised with how many compliments it received. I needed a dip to go with some fresh vegetables, and hummus was just too boring. So I did a variation of vegan mayonnaise and added kimchi juice. The full kimchi flavor...

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How to make the most delicious popcorn I’ve ever had

How to make the most delicious popcorn I’ve ever had

The most delicious popcorn I’ve ever had was not in some movie theater. It wasn’t some exotic flavor in a gourmet restaurant. It was, of all places, in the remote jungles of Indonesia. There was nothing special about the popcorn per se. The secret was obviously in the oil…extra virgin coconut oil, which the...

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Vegan No-Cook Spiced Apples

Looking for a quick, easy, healthier potluck or holiday dish? Try these spiced apples. There is no cooking involved, apples are in season, and you probably have everything you need already. You can throw it together in about 15 minutes. I made these at the spur of the moment, when I had planned to...

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Vegan Penguin Holiday Appetizers

Vegan Penguin Holiday Appetizers

(I apologize for the poor quality of the pictures, but you get the idea.) Need a head-turning appetizer to warm up the holiday season? I made these adorable penguin appetizers for a Christmas Eve party last year, and they were a huge hit, both with the novelty/cuteness factor, and for the taste. Besides, I...

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Sweet Thai Snacks

Sweet Thai Snacks

Despite my uncomfortable and worrisome, bubbling and unstable abdomen, I decided to brave the trip to Warorot Market, an enormous warren of shops. Typical of markets throughout Asia, this one filled the three or four stories of the concrete building, plus all the space in the side streets adjacent to it. At home, we...

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Vegan Ice Cream Cookbook

Greens Reusable Fabric Tote

Fun Animal Poems, Facts, and Activities for Kids

Learn about Hawaii while you draw

A Gratefulness Journal with Prompts

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