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Spiked Applesauce in October

Welcome, O Autumn! Welcome, Vegan MOFO 17!

October 1, 2017

Explaining my absence from blogging … and some shopping suggestions to get you in the mood for Autumn!!!

White Lightning Rajma Masala (Mixed Kidney Bean Curry)

My partner is a man who likes his rice and beans. Specifically, he likes his rice and beans on Sunday. Every Sunday. According to him, it’s the only acceptable meal to serve on a Sunday evening. (I’ve tried serving other foods, but he was NOT amused.) So it was with dismay I discovered I only… Read More ›

Cinco de Mayo Salad With Spicy Avocado Dressing

Oh, all right. I know what everyone’s thinking. “Another salad recipe? Isn’t this the woman who HATES raw leafy greens?” Yes, I AM the woman who hates raw leafy greens. I’m also the woman who has decided to experiment with raw vegan for a few months. (Don’t panic, gentle readers … I’m not going totally… Read More ›

Glorious Green Goo (Spinach Artichoke Dip/Sandwich Spread/Pasta Sauce)

It’s a dip! It’s a sandwich spread! It’s a pasta sauce! It’s easy, fast, healthy, vegan, and gluten-free! “It” is my take on white bean-spinach-artichoke dip. I realize there were a number of white bean-spinach-artichoke dip recipes floating around the internet a few years ago, and while I can’t claim mine is superior to all… Read More ›

Irish Potato Soup (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day! Being of Irish descent, I have many family recipes I could share with you. Vegan Irish Stew. Sheepless Shepherd’s Pie. Colcannon. More recipes for cabbage and turnips than most people have ever dreamed existed. But what I’m sharing today is one of the most simple – and satisfying. Irish Potato Soup…. Read More ›

Scuppernong Season In The South

Originally posted on VegCharlotte:
Today I want to share something with you that I think of as not only quintessentially September, but quintessentially North Carolina. Muscadines, Scuppernongs, and Scuppernong Wine. If you’re not from around these here parts, you probably don’t know what I’m talking about, because muscadines are a type of wild-growing grape that…

Everything You Need To Know About Coconut Water … Plus A Review of Cocozia!

Some “experts” claim coconut water can cure anything and everything from cancer, crow’s-feet, and fallen arches, while warning the wrong brand of coconut water will cause irreparable harm.

Being a practical vegan, I will attempt to sift through some of the drama, heavy breathing, and hyperbole to discern the actual facts, so you can make informed choices about coconut water!

A Southern Thanksgiving And Vegan Waldorf Salad- Guest Post from Catherine At VegCharlotte

Originally posted on Eat,live,burp:
Happy humpday folks! I am on vacation for the next couple of weeks. I took this opportunity to write to some of my blogging buddies and requested them share recipes while i was away. They readily accepted my request and not only did they send me fabulous recipes, but…

Update – Still Out Here!

I’m still alive and well and will be blogging again soon. Just taking a brief hiatus due to:  being in a car accident, having the flu and complications, midterms, Christmas frenzy … Thanks to everyone who participated in the VegCharlotte 2012 Awards.  This turned out to be HIGHLY INTERESTING with more than a few SURPRISES,… Read More ›

Indian Grocery Shopping 101

If you’re a vegetarian or a vegan – or even just veg-curious – and have never gone shopping at an Indian grocery, you should!  Not only does Indian cuisine have an enormous variety of vegetarian and vegan dishes, but you can find so many inexpensive staples at an an Indian grocery – like rice, beans,… Read More ›

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