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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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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 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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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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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 LINKY Potluck 18

We had a great showing at last week’s VVLP – so nice to have new blogs joining in! Thanks to everyone for sharing your recipes!  In case you are new to the weekly festivities, here’s …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 17

So, Kel and I recently took a road trip to my hometown of Cleveland to take a break after the long, hot summer and the cookbook work, but primarily to spend time with my parents.  Oh, …

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Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 16

Welcome to the Virtual Vegan LINKY Potluck 16! What the heck is the VVLP? Well, it’s just like the Virtual Vegan Potluck – but this one happens every single week! Each and every Wednesday, you can …

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Virtual Vegan Linky Potluck 15

Have you all gotten your free download of 10 Vegan Halloween Recipes? This is a fun little e-book only at Abe’s Market that has recipes from Kathy Hester, Vegan Richa, Fork and Beans, and Bake and …

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Celebrating Jazzy Vegetarian Television Show’s Fourth Season with a Recipe & Giveaway!

I gave up on the Food Network ages ago. It seems they’re more interested in reality shows with ridiculous premises (make a 5-course meal out of panko, dehydrated strawberries, ramen noodles, and gristle. Go!) than featuring …

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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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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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Jazzy Vegetarian Classics Giveaway and Mushroom-Nut Burgers

My earliest musical memories center around jazz and food: popcorn by the fire on blustery winter nights warmed by the playful yet melancholy piano of Vince Guaraldi (and good as it is, I’m not talking …

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Giveaway: 40 Days of Green Smoothies!

A little over a year ago, I wrote a review of Becky Striepe’s (Glue and Glitter) 40 Days of Green Smoothies. I’m pleased to once again share this simple, colorful, and delicious e-book with you all – …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck Update #2: Miscellany

In case you haven’t already heard, the final Virtual Vegan Potluck participant list is posted in all of its 169-plant-strong glory on the VVP website. It would be understandable if you merely want to gaze …

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

It’s time to sign-up for the May 11 Potluck! Head over to the Virtual Vegan Potluck website where the sign-up form is now available – and then dust off your cookbooks, unearth the pots and …

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40 Days of Green Smoothies: A Review & Giveaway

All spring and summer long, I dutifully made and consumed a daily green smoothie – loaded with fruit and either spinach or kale.  I felt strong, healthy and virtuous.  Then the cold weather came along …

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Happy Herbivore Abroad Blog Tour & Giveaway

Back when I was doing a lot of international traveling, I was still eating meat and dairy.  I never gave a thought to what I would eat!  Well, except when using my rudimentary foreign language …

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Upcoming Giveaway: Happy Herbivore Abroad

Giveaway alert: On Sunday, December 16, I am honored to be participating in the 31 Days of Giveaways Blog Tour for Lindsay Nixon’s new cookbook, Happy Herbivore Abroad.  I’ll be sharing a short interview with …

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Getting & Giving

The Getting: I am woefully behind on saying “thank you” to several bloggers who have passed along some very nice awards to An Unrefined Vegan.  Angela at Canned Time & The Misfit Baker both awarded my …

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And Now, A Word For Our Sponsors

You may have noticed a Sponsors page on the Virtual Vegan Potluck website.  For this Potluck we thought we’d ask some of our favorite chefs, bloggers and businesses to help spread the word about the …

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And…the (final VVP) Blogroll, Please!

105 bloggers. 14 countries. 18 Appetizers. 5 Beverages. 6 Breads. 5 Salads. 10 Sides. 9 Soups. 23 Main Dishes. 29 Desserts. In only have one question: Do you think there will be enough to eat? …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck: The Post-Game Wrap-Up

Isn’t it nice not to have to clean up after a big party? Ahh, my head is now swimming with vegan recipes – all of your delicious creations from drinks to desserts.  Now I just …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck: Sage & Rosemary Dinner Rolls with Roasted Garlic Coconut Butter

Welcome to the Bread course of the Virtual Vegan Potluck!  This is just the beginning of some tasty carbs – both savory and sweet – here at the Potluck.  Thank you so much for being …

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Virtual Vegan Potluck: Final Update!

Two days away…Are you ready? I’ve heard from most of you and the answer to that question has been a resounding yes!  Below is the final list of participants.  Is that list a thing of …

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A Virtual Vegan Potluck Update: The Links Edition

That time is upon us, Potluck participants!  Just as in a real, in-person potluck, there is some preparation that needs to be done before the guests arrive.  Thankfully none of us has to tidy the …

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Banana-Chai Buttermilk Waffles with Cocoa-Coconut Butter

Have you signed up yet for the Virtual Vegan Potluck??  It’s easy to do – just visit the VVP page to get the details, then send me an email at anunrefinedvegan@gmail.com or leave a comment …

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A Few Good Vegans/A Carnival of Vegans (Volume 2)

Before I kick off Volume 2 of A Carnival of Vegans, a few administrative tasks: 1)  You can find Volume 1 of A Carnival of Vegans right here. 2)  Have you listed YOUR vegan blog …

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My Sally Field Moment*

I’m happy to report that the 2012 Award Season has not, unlike every year since my birth, passed me by!  It’s true: nominated in not one, but in two categories, I’ve gone home with three …

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