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Daiya Pumpkin Spice Cheezecake Review

It just gets easier and easier to be vegan! Looking for an easy Thanksgiving dessert? Try the Daiya Pumpkin Spice Cheezecake. It’s a seasonal item available in the last quarter of each year. Not only is it vegan, but it’s also soy-free and gluten-free (in case you are hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for family or… Read More ›

Patriotic Parfaits (Vegan, GF)

If you’re “of a certain age”, you remember how much fun Jell-O used to be when you were growing up. Baby Boomers experienced Jell-O at the height of its popularity – when young mothers were first being introduced to the joy and convenience of TV dinners and canned and packaged foods. Jell-O was a novelty,… Read More ›

Blackberry Crumble

Blackberry Crumble

Apples always get the attention in the fall … but early in the season, especially in the South, blackberries rule! This is a popular dessert and you can easily substitute other fruit/jam combinations. (But try it with blackberries at least once, pretty please?)

Mandarin Orange Upside-Down Cake

Friday marked the Chinese New Year – the Year of the Horse. I wanted to cook something special to celebrate, but, sadly, my Chinese cooking repertoire is rather limited. As was also my pantry – at least as far as Chinese ingredients go!  Beans, check.  Lentils, check.  Garam masala, check. But rice noodles – five… Read More ›

Chocolate Mocha Crazy Cake

This chocolate cake is one of the first recipes I learned to make as a child.  According to my mother, it was a depression-era recipe and called “crazy” because it was a cake with no butter, milk, or eggs.  In other words, vegan!  The original recipe made a light, moist, not-too-rich cake. I’ve since riffed… Read More ›

What Vegan Desserts Look Like In Charlotte

Yup, this little confection (from Laullipop & Co.) is completely vegan (and soy and gluten free).  Hazelnut crust, cinnamon filling, and an ooey, gooey caramel glaze.  It’s called “Behind Your Hazel(nut) Eyes” and it is absolutely delish!  If you live in Charlotte, check out my full review at Keep Charlotte Boring, and do try to… Read More ›

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