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Peaches & Cream Cinnamon Toast ~ Vegan MOFO Day 16

My favorite late summer food? Stone fruits!!! Get them before they are gone 🙂 So it was one of those highly-suggestible food times, and I heard a mention of cinnamon toast.  Hmmm... cinnamon toast ~ haven't had that in years. But suddenly it sounds like the perfect thing 🙂 Yet, I couldn't quite bring myself… Continue reading Peaches & Cream Cinnamon Toast ~ Vegan MOFO Day 16

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Orange Flower with Maple-Ginger Cream ~ Vegan MOFO Day 3

It's really interesting to me how some things stick with you for years. And years and years. The dish that I decided to make today was based on something I read in a book when I was 13. The book was called Taking Sides by Norma Klein, and it's about a girl whose parents divorce… Continue reading Orange Flower with Maple-Ginger Cream ~ Vegan MOFO Day 3

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Vegan Chocolate Covered Cherries

When I was young, I somehow ended up at lots of banquet-y type things. Wedding receptions, award ceremonies and holiday celebrations... and there was a restaurant near our house that we went to occasionally that was a banquet-y type of place. When the adults were having drinks with dinner, what was my beverage of choice? A… Continue reading Vegan Chocolate Covered Cherries

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Creamy Pumpkin Corn Chowder with Chipotle Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

I have lived in California for 17 years now, and one thing that I definitely miss about Massachusetts is the seasons. Not that I loved being cold, or having humidity or mosquitoes, but I liked having a change every so often. And the leaves. Definitely miss the changing of the leaves. 🙂 One thing I… Continue reading Creamy Pumpkin Corn Chowder with Chipotle Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

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Creamy Curried Tomato Soup recipe from Bowls!

I love bowls ~ isn't this one beautiful?  l would love to have one, and not just for its inherent beauty, but for all of the delicious things I could put in it that would look even more spectacular. Mashed potatoes, soup, noodles, hummus, popcorn.... And there's even a new cookbook out that gives recipes… Continue reading Creamy Curried Tomato Soup recipe from Bowls!

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Fresh Spinach Soup with Thyme

This is one of my favorite kinds of recipes ~ it's simple and quick to make, and tastes great! It's perfect now, with all the fresh greens at our fingertips, but it also works year-round, as you can use any kind of leaf or pretty much any green thing in it. We made this at… Continue reading Fresh Spinach Soup with Thyme

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Buffalo Tofu Salad with Dilled Cashew Cream

I know I've been a little quiet lately, but I've got a recipe today that will hopefully make up for that, and some plans for the site that will bring new things much more often! All in good time... But this recipe brings together some of my favorite things. Tofu ~ I love tofu and… Continue reading Buffalo Tofu Salad with Dilled Cashew Cream

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Gluten-Free Spice Cake with Cinnamon-Orange Cream

One of the things that I try to do in all of my cooking classes is to give information and recipes that the participants can personalize and make their own at home. Rather than having to make the 4 recipes we use over and over again, the participants have a foundation to turn them into… Continue reading Gluten-Free Spice Cake with Cinnamon-Orange Cream

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Creamy Tempeh Salad with Roasted Tomatoes ~ Vegan MOFO 2013

I know, I know, I promised a tempeh salad recipe last night and didn't deliver. My bad. My excuse was that I was teaching people about yummy vegan food.... good enough? 🙂  For this class, the room was evenly divided, which was nice - there were a few vegans, a few vegetarians, and some omnivores.… Continue reading Creamy Tempeh Salad with Roasted Tomatoes ~ Vegan MOFO 2013

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Vegan Mac and Cheese with Tempeh Bacon, Scallions & Tomatoes ~ Vegan MOFO 2013

One of my all time favorite things to eat is macaroni and cheese. What is there to not like, after all? Lots of carbs with cheesy sauce holding it all together, yum. And it was even one of the first things I learned how to make as a child - yep, the neon orange stuff… Continue reading Vegan Mac and Cheese with Tempeh Bacon, Scallions & Tomatoes ~ Vegan MOFO 2013