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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 12

Welcome to the Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 12! If you’re new here, what is the VVLP? Well, it’s just like the Virtual Vegan Potluck – but this one happens every single week! Each and every Wednesday, …

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Macadamia Nut Spreadable Pepper-Herb Feta on Yummie Nation.

I’m just going to tease you with photos today – and then send you to Yummie Nation, where I’m a contributor, for the recipe for my gluten- and oil-free Macadamia Nut Spreadable Pepper-Herb Feta. I shared …

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Remembering 9/11

My friend, Angela of Canned Time, put together a post of recollections from September 11, 2001 from food bloggers – The Fit Vegan Ginger, The Road to Serendipity, Ordinary Vegan, Bunny Kitchen, The Vegan 8, VeggieGirl, as …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 11

A quick personal note here. I haven’t been as attentive to some of your blogs as I would like and that’s because my cookbook manuscript deadline is only a couple of weeks away. I’ve still got …

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Chipotle Sausage, Peppers, & Guacamole Flatbreads with Cilantro Cream

You probably didn’t notice it, but there is something new on my website – a small gray icon with two “thought bubbles” that floats on the right hand side of the page. That’s the sign-in …

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Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck 10

Welcome to VVLP10! Before we dive into last week’s most popular recipes, Angela, Poppy, and I have made one small change to how to Potluck works: you will no longer be asked for a back …

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Decadent Gluten-free Vegan Baking Giveaway and Meet Cara!

You know that panicked feeling you get when a special person is coming over to your house and you look around and realize that dust has settled over every flat surface, there’s a pile of clean …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 9

Has it been a week already?! I hope you all are hungry, because Angela, Poppy and I have some beautiful plant-based foods to share with you courtesy of last week’s VVLP participants. Feast your eyes below! …

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Double Chocolate Hazelnut Shookie

This warm weather drink is an “outtake” recipe from my upcoming cookbook; just couldn’t squeeze it in, so I thought I’d share it here.  This rich drink is not quite thick enough to be a …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 8

We had a fantastic turn-out for last week’s Potluck – so many incredible plant-based dishes! Let’s see if we can outdo ourselves this week! For a refresher course on how this link thing works, please …

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On Curly Hair, Mud Toothpaste, & Washing with Witch Hazel (My So-Called Beauty Routine)

Being the beauty and style-maven that I am…I thought I’d share some of my – ahem – “secrets.”  Just as I’ve made huge changes in the way that I clean my home – i.e., making …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 7

While Angela is galavanting around beautiful Alaska, Poppy and I are holding down the fort here at VVLP Central.  A quick reminder, we share your gorgeous dishes on Instagram, Pinterest (with link back to your …

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Cantaloupe Cream Shooters

Kel didn’t plant cantaloupe this year. And yet we have a veritable army of volunteer plants and a steady stream of melons. Along with its real estate-hogging pals watermelon, zucchini, acorn squash, and butternut squash – …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 6

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hello there!  Welcome to the 6th Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck!  Please enjoy the deliciousness from last week’s winners and then don’t miss out – – enter your own dish for this …

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Everyday (Super)food E-book Giveaway

Today I have the pleasure of introducing you to Danielle Dewar of the food blog, Baking Backwards, and recent self-published cookbook authoress! Congratulations, Danielle!  She and I go waaaay back to many Virtual Vegan Potlucks and …

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Roasted Apricot Custard Pie, BlogHer, & Jazzy Vegetarian Radio

Wednesday was a pretty good day for me and An Unrefined Vegan.  After a long absence, I recently re-created my BlogHer account, updated my profile and photo, and added a few posts – a recipe and a …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 5

It’s Wednesday and that means that it’s time for the VVLP5! Keeping things short and sweet, here are the most popular (calculated by number of clicks) dishes from last week’s Potluck: Appetizers Zucchini Chickpea Fritters …

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Kathy Hester’s OATrageous Oatmeals OXO Giveaway

It’s been giveaway crazy around here lately and I’ve got another one for you today! Actually – another two (in one)! Stellar vegan cookbook author, Kathy Hester, and kitchen utensil giant OXO have teamed up …

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Vegan Beans From Around the World: Review & Giveaway + Navy Bean Pie

Every dish in this book is good food, not just good vegan food. – Kelsey Kinser Over the past month – when I need a break from creating and eating my own recipes for my …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 4 & Can A Cookbook Save A Life?

Before I launch into the VVLP4, I’d be grateful if you would take a few minutes to read Holly’s (My Plant-based Family) heart-wrenching post, Can Buying A Cookbook Save A Life? about Gabriel, a sweet …

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Beta Carotene Sipper

Along with that little bit of leftover chipotle in adobo and that smidgen of tomato paste, I inevitably end up with some pumpkin puree after opening up a can.  This drink was born when Kel …

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Fudgey Brownie Bites, Gluten- and Sugar-free + A NuNaturals Giveaway

I always look forward to hosting NuNaturals giveaways not only because I love their products so much – but also because they’ve been so generous with me and my readers.  They love sharing their products with …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 3

First things first: We have a new Instagram account just for the VVLP and it’s where we share photos from each week’s winning recipes!  Please follow us if you’re on Instagram. And don’t forget, we …

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12 Thoughts On Writing A Cookbook

As I enter the fourth month of cookbook–writing adventures, it’s time to pause and reflect on the experience.  Here are some of my deep, deep thoughts: Some Most Every Days I Eat Too Much I only regret …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 2

It’s Wednesday and that means that it’s time for the VVLP2!  For this week’s Potluck, I’m sharing one of my favorite cool dessert recipes: Mint Chocolate-Mint Pudding and a Black Bean, Corn, & Walnut Burger. …

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Guest Post on Chic Vegan: Pine Bark

You remember Paula Deen, right? She of the sticks of butter, sparkling cups of granulated sugar, and piles of bacon?  Yeah, this recipe was inspired by hers. It’s just a smidgen healthier and it’s 100% …

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Pictures From A Trip

I published this short piece on my first blog, Dough, Dirt, & Dye on August 24, 2011, shortly before I met my brother for our third and as it turned out, final Little Grand Canyon …

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The First Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck!

  Welcome!  Nice to see you here for the very first Virtual Vegan *Linky* Potluck!   Either in a stroke of genius or a “why didn’t I think of that before” moment, it occurred to me …

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The Organically Clean Home Review & Giveaway

This little 6-inch x 8-inch book, The Organically Clean Home: 150 Everyday Organic Cleaning Products You Can Make Yourself – The Natural, Chemical-free Way, by Becky Rapinchuk (Clean Mama), completely changed the way that I …

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Welcome, Summer

Or Farewell, Spring, perhaps.  Saying goodbye to cooler temperatures, the bold chirps of frogs, the bright yellow-green of new leaves makes me a little sad.  It used to be that I loved summer, that I couldn’t wait …

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

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Deep Dark Chocolate Chai Truffle Cakes & The Giveaway Winner

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Creamy Potato & Cauliflower Soup

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Virtual Vegan Potluck: Two Days Away!

Welcome to the Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 12! If you’re new here, what is the VVLP? Well, it’s just like the Virtual Vegan Potluck – but this one happens every single week! Each and every Wednesday, ...

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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)?

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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

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Virtual Vegan Potluck Happening Worldwide, May 11, 2013

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Dehydrator Love

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Vegan Cuts Sample Box Giveaway on the VVP Blog

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Getting & Giving

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Savory Pumpkin Pie with Shiitake Mushroom Streusel

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Compassion Couture $25 Gift Certificate Giveaway

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

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forAnima $50 Gift Certificate Giveaway

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Want to Know Who Won?!

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Food Bloggers Against Hunger: A Recipe from my Grandmother

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A Terminal Illness Primer for Caregivers: Comfort

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Growing Microgreens Step by Step E-Book Giveaway

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

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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

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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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