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Creamy Roasted Potato Soup

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good …

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Pre-Order My Cookbook Crave Eat Heal + Get A Bonus E-Cookbook!

Part of me didn’t think I’d see the day – – but the day is here! My cookbook, Crave Eat Heal: Plant-based, Whole Food Recipes To Satisfy Every Appetite is now available on Amazon for pre-order! …

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Review & Giveaway: Eat Clean Live Well + Roasted Maple Balsamic Pears

Many years ago I bought Terry Walters cookbook, Clean Food: A Seasonal Guide to Eating Close to the Source when I starting phasing out refined sugars and flours (read: Hostess Ho-Hos) and began phasing in …

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Slow Cooker Dirty Chai

I love spicy, warm chai in all it’s incarnations (over the years I’ve shared: Chai Chocolate Chip Cookies, Chai-Spiced Oatmeal Tart, Chai Chocolate Green Smoothie, Vanilla Chai Truffle Cakes, Chocolate Chai Truffle Cakes, Banana Chai …

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Superfood Granola

  HEY KIDS! Head over to the Virtual Vegan Potluck website to find out who the winners are – selected by readers – from the December 13 Potluck! After reading this post, of course… This is …

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The Best of Jazzy Vegetarian DVD Giveaway + Festive Kale Salad

This is the genius of Laura Theodore’s recipes: healthy whole food ingredients, minimal oils and sweeteners, ease of preparation, and – – great-tasting food! It’s why I love her cookbooks and her television series, Jazzy …

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New Year, Different Perspective

I’m not going paleo. Just to get it right out there, right away: I have not joined the list of former vegans. This is not a post about my body needing animal products. But it is about …

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The Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck 26 & My Last One

There’s still a few days left to vote for your favorites from the Virtual Vegan Potluck! Voting ends January 3 and I’ll announce the winners shortly thereafter. So, yeah. This will be the last time I …

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Hoppin’ John Sliders on Cracked Wheat-Pumpkin Topknots

  About one year ago today I got off of my not-really-into-the-holidays duff and came up with a New Year’s recipe using black-eyed peas and greens. Problem was, it was too late to post for …

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Keepin’ It Kind Cookie Exchange: Chocolate Hazelnut Sandwich Cookies

  Christmas and cookies – a match made in holiday heaven! This year, as in the two prior years, I’m celebrating Christmas at Keepin’ It Kind’s Cookie Exchange. My first year, I shared a recipe for sweet …

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Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck 25 & Vote for Your Favorites from the VVP!

Before we kick off VVLP #25: You can now vote for your favorite dishes from last week’s Virtual Vegan Potluck! Cast your votes in each of 8 courses + the Featured Ingredient! Spread the word and …

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Lusty Vegan Review, Giveaway, & Lemon Meringue Chia Pudding

ONE OF YOU IS VEGAN. THE OTHER IS NOT. I was never in a “mixed” relationship. That is, a relationship in which I was vegan and my partner was an omnivore. At the time that …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck! Maple & Thyme Potato-Beet-Sweet Potato Stacks (a.k.a. Pomme Annie’s)

You know, for a while there I didn’t know if there was going to be a Virtual Vegan Potluck in 2014. It’s been one crazy-hectic year and whenever I thought about the effort that goes …

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Cran-Apple Chocolate Sipper for Juice Week

Who knew there was such a thing as Juice Week? Williams-Sonoma keeps tracks of these occasions and they were kind enough to contact me about participating by sharing a recipe, a how-to, or other juice-related story …

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Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck 24

Before we kick off Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck #24, remember that the 5th Virtual Vegan Potluck – the mutha of all vegan Potlucks – is all set and ready to go Saturday, December 13! I …

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YumUniverse Giveaway & YUMMY Maple Spice Sandwich Cream Cookies

  Oh my. Where to begin with Heather Crosby’s new cookbook, YumUniverse: Infinite Possibilities for a Gluten-free, Plant-powerful, Whole-Food Lifestyle? Gazing longingly at the Maple Spice cookies is certainly a good start, but there’s so much more. …

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Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck 23, The Virtual Vegan Potluck, & The Abundance Diet!

TODAY is the LAST day to sign up for the December 13 Virtual Vegan Potluck! Don’t miss out – sign up right here! And big news for Somer of Vedged Out! Her cookbook, The Abundance …

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Baked Pumpkin & Whole Grain Hot Cereal. Gluten-free.

Is the name a bit clunky? It is, isn’t it? I originally called this (the equally-clunky) Baked Whole Grain Pumpkin Oatmeal – and then I realized I hadn’t included oats. D’oh! The best I could …

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BOWLS! Review & Giveaway

As you have probably figured out, I like cookbooks and I like writing cookbook reviews – especially so when I have the chance to review a book by a blogging buddy. Today I’d like to …

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Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck 22

I suspect this week’s Linky might be a bit quiet as many of us enjoy feasting with our families and taking some well-deserved time off! Happy Thanksgiving to all of those who celebrate! For those of …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck Reminders. And: Prizes!

If you’ve put off signing up for the next Virtual Vegan Potluck on December 13, you’d better get on it! There’s only about a week left to add your name to the list of plant-powered …

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Just in Time, It’s Vegan for the Holidays!

I’m stepping a bit outside of my usual unrefined parameters to share a very special holiday recipe from Ms. Zel Allen. I met Zel via her site, Vegetarians in Paradise, when she was gracious enough to …

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Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck 21

From the look of our clicks, we were all seeking warm comfort foods last week! Let’s see what kind of comforting cold-weather dishes we can come up with this week! If you’re new here, you …

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Three Days of Matcha: Creamy Greens Matcha Soup with Tofu Croutons

*Yawn* everyone knows the many virtues of kale, right? One cup has (blah, blah) only 33 calories yet packs 3 grams of protein. Kale also contains lutein – an important nutrient for eye health – …

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Three Days of Matcha: Matcha Latte Tart + Kiss Me Organics Giveaway

  Matcha Mint Body Scrub is all well and good, but let’s get to the eating! Not too long ago I broke with tradition and instead of ordering my customary 16-ounce soy latte (no foam, …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 20

Don’t forget to enter these two giveaways here on An Unrefined Vegan: Plant Power by Nava Atlas Kiss Me Organics Matcha Powder Also, sign up for the December 13 Virtual Vegan Potluck is still open …

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Three Days of Matcha: Matcha Mint Body Scrub & Kiss Me Organics Matcha Giveaway

I love matcha powder so much and have been using it so often lately that I decided to spread this Kiss Me Organics giveaway over three separate posts – each with a recipe. What?! NEW …

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Review, Recipe, & Giveaway: Plant Power by Nava Atlas

As you can tell, I’ve been catching up on a backlog of cookbook reviews and giveaways. I hope you haven’t tired of them yet, because I have several more scheduled over the next few months (The …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 19

Have you signed up for the worldwide Virtual Vegan Potluck happening Saturday, December 13? If not, join the party by clicking here! I still need a couple of mentors to assist participants in the weeks ahead. …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck is Back! Sign-up Starts Today!

You read that right! After skipping the May 2014 Potluck we are back and ready to party on December 13! Are you a vegan or vegan-friendly blogger? Then head on over to the sign-up form …

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Healthy Recipes At Your Fingertips: Vegan Delish App Giveaway & Recipe

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Deep Dark Chocolate Chai Truffle Cakes & The Giveaway Winner

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Creamy Potato & Cauliflower Soup

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Virtual Vegan Potluck: Two Days Away!

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The Virtual Vegan Potluck Returns on November 16. Sign Up Now!

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Are You Experienced (in the Virtual Vegan Potluck)?

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Virtual Vegan Potluck Update #2: Miscellany

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Counting Down and a Vegan Cuts Snack Box Giveaway

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Giveaway: Todd's Seeds

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Ready, Set, POTLUCK! It's Time to Sign Up for the Virtual Vegan Potluck, May 2013 Edition

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Virtual Vegan Potluck Happening Worldwide, May 11, 2013

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Dehydrator Love

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Vegan Cuts Sample Box Giveaway on the VVP Blog

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Getting & Giving

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Savory Pumpkin Pie with Shiitake Mushroom Streusel

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Compassion Couture $25 Gift Certificate Giveaway

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The Winner of the forAnima $50 Gift Certificate Is...

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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forAnima $50 Gift Certificate Giveaway

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Want to Know Who Won?!

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Food Bloggers Against Hunger: A Recipe from my Grandmother

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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A Terminal Illness Primer for Caregivers: Comfort

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Growing Microgreens Step by Step E-Book Giveaway

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Meyer Lemon, Lime, & "Graham Cracker" Parfaits. Gluten-free.

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Guest Post on The Sweet Life: Ginger Green Matcha "Panna Cotta"

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Christmas Morning Peanut Butter & Chocolate Chip Waffles

Despite the minor unseasonal temperature blip happening in Oklahoma this week (we’ve had temps in the 60s – lovely!), we’re still deep in soup season. (Truly, it’s always soup season for me, but…) Like all good ...

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Big Reds: Raw Cherry-Chocolate-Coconut Cookies. Sugar-, Oil-, & Gluten-free.

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Help Me Choose My E-book Cover (Please and Thank You!)

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Smartphone Photography: Apps, Lenses, & Accessories for the iPhone

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Thoughts on Vegetarianism & Oil-free Black Bean, Corn, & Walnut Burgers.

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Mexican-Spiced Roasted Vegetable Sandwich with Green Chile-Chipotle-Cilantro Dressing

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