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Traditional Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner: Holiday Meal Ideas

Traditional Vegan Thanksgiving Dinner: Holiday Meal Ideas

Well, this post is super late (oops!), but hopefully it will give whoever is reading this some holiday food ideas. I admit that this is not whole foods, nor is it particularly healthy as there is a lot of stuff that I bought from the store. Now, this is traditional in my house, so it may not be the same for you. Just to let you know I did have a turkey on my table for dinner. So what is…

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Vegan Mini Apple Pie Recipe: A Little Indulgence

Vegan Mini Apple Pie Recipe: A Little Indulgence

Apple pie is one of those traditional holiday desserts that everyone seems to expect. Well, Thanksgiving 2017 I had the unique experience of being by myself for the holidays. My family had all decided to go to Colorado Springs to visit family there. I, however, had the pleasure of working Thursday like I do every week. So, what’s a girl to do when she has to plan a holiday dinner all by herself? Go mini of course! I know that…

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Easy Vegan Gravy With Potatoes: Foolproof Gravy

Easy Vegan Gravy With Potatoes: Foolproof Gravy

I am the kind of girl that can go into a kitchen and make something. I can cook and bake with ease, if not a lot of mess. Do not hand my flour for it goes everywhere! However there is one thing that I cannot cook to save my life. Have you guessed what it is? I’m sure you have from reading the title, but it’s gravy. I can’t make gravy. If it has flour in it then I get…

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Basic Vegan Cashew Cream Recipe: The Cream for Everything

Basic Vegan Cashew Cream Recipe: The Cream for Everything

Have you ever just wanted one recipe that you can make a tweak or two and add it to everything to just make it taste better? Well, that is what cashew cream does. It is a wonderfully neutral base that can go sweet or savory, or just add that extra something to the recipe. Cashews by themselves are high in protein and essential fats for healthy skin and nails. They are also a wonderful source of magnesium, so for the…

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Date Sugar Recipe: The Sweetest Thing on Planet Earth

Date Sugar Recipe: The Sweetest Thing on Planet Earth

I consider myself to be a lover of all things sweet. The sweeter, the better in my opinion. There is however one food out there that is too sweet even for my tastes, and that food is dates. Specifically Medjool dates, but even the regular ones can be too sweet for me. So, what to do with nature’s perfect sweetener? Turn it into sugar of course! Now, this sugar will be great in anything baked, or oatmeal in the morning,…

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Simple Cooking Recipes For Beginners: Soup Edition

Simple Cooking Recipes For Beginners: Soup Edition

The easiest recipe anyone can make has to be soup. I mean, it’s difficult to screw up a pot of water, or broth, and veggies. It becomes slightly harder when adding rice, pasta, or tofu, but not by a substantial amount. Here are a few of my top simple cooking recipes for beginners: the soup edition! Basic Potato Soup This soup is perfect for beginners and can be served several different ways. I prefer mine blended completely to give it…

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Simple Cheap Vegan Meals: Rice All the Way

Simple Cheap Vegan Meals: Rice All the Way

Did you know that rice is one of the cheapest things to buy at the store? Beans are also on that list, too. So it would be common knowledge that a meal that consists primarily of rice and beans would be the least expensive meal of all. The awesome thing about this is that it is all a part of the whole food vegan diet. Simple cheap vegan meals can also be super easy to make. Being able to cook…

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Easy Pan Fried Tofu with No Oil: The Best of the Best

Easy Pan Fried Tofu with No Oil: The Best of the Best

Oh no! The dreaded edible white sponge! Run for your lives! Honestly, though, tofu is actually a pretty easy protein to work with. It can take on all different types of flavors, which means it can easily be substituted in for so many different recipes. As long as you know how to prepare it properly then the sky is the limit. Like with most recipes easy pan fried tofu with no oil has pros and cons to other types of…

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Vegan Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

Vegan Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Bites

I am a lover of peanut butter and chocolate. Before I went vegan my favorite candy of all time was Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. Unfortunately they are made with milk, and I am no longer able to consume them. So, I began hunting for a healthier substitute. I turned to protein bites as they had oats and coconut in them, and they worked for a little bit. I found the coconut flakes a little too dry and the oats a…

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How to Bake Potatoes in the Microwave: Simple and Easy

How to Bake Potatoes in the Microwave: Simple and Easy

I admit that if I don’t have the patience to even cut up a potato for my french fries in the microwave recipe (check it out here) this is my go to. This is the recipe that I make when I get into the kitchen after working a 12-hour shift, or two or three back to back, and I want to burst into tears because there is nothing to eat. You can use those pretty nifty microwave potato cooker bags….

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