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Easy Vegan Thanksgiving Stuffing

March 7, 2015

Forget the turkey. Who needs it when you have DELICIOUS vegan stuffing? This recipe is very simple, yet tasty and soooo good to have when all that Thanksgiving comfort food starts appearing.

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This is one of those recipes that I find difficult to stick to exact measurements. The type of bread you use, the concentration of your vegetable stock, etc, all can make a big difference in the taste and texture. Play around with it, just be sure not to add too much liquid at first, because you can always add, but you can’t subtract once you’ve gone too far.

Vegan Garlic and Leek Mashed Potatoes

March 7, 2015
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I have made this recipe numerous times when I needed to bring something to a pot luck or contribute a dish to a family dinner – and the funny part is, I never told anyone it was vegan. You can’t tell a difference at all! The fun part for you is – you don’t have to use any measuring cups to make this recipe. It can be tweaked just the way you want it.

RAW Key Lime Pie

March 7, 2015
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Ok, I know what you’re thinking…avocados = key lime pie????  Yes, its true, it can be done.   But you have to get GOOD avocados.  If they are brown and mushy, this recipe will not work.  You will also need a food processor for this – but if you’re into making raw foods, you have one anyway.  This dessert is SO easy to make and I recommend using single-serving pie tins and wrapping them with plastic after you make them rather than making one big pie (unless you’re making it for a group of people to eat at once), that way you aren’t exposing the pie to air every time you take a piece…because we all know that avocados turn brown after a few days.  But something tells me this won’t last a few days once you realize how good it is.

If you’re new to the concept of raw foods, check the home page for links to really great raw sites and I’ve even got some info posted on there as well!  You can always email me for answers to questions, too!  This is the best recipe for someone who trying to cut sweets but can’t seem to do it.  There is no bad fat in this recipe, so you don’t have to feel guilty about eating it!  Avocado and coconut oil are GREAT for you and this will leave you feeling satisfied and guilt-free!

Raw “sour cream” dip

March 7, 2015

Here’s another great raw foods recipe! This is an amazing twist on the traditional sour cream and herb dip for fresh veggies. Tastes similar to ranch dressing, but as you can see, its not only vegan, but raw too! You can use it as a spread as well – its great with all sorts of things. Make a double batch and keep it in the fridge – it will last about 7 days before it starts to get funky.

Easy Vegan Onion Rings

March 6, 2015
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For all you vegans out there that have the occasional craving for greasy onion rings, look no further – this will be exactly what you’re looking for! These are true vegan onion rings, perfect for dipping!

You can make as much as you want, this will be enough batter for a good amount of onion rings – probably about 6-8 white onions, depending on the size.

Vegan Valentine Red Velvet Cake

March 6, 2015
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Every year of my life, my mother or grandmother has made a red velvet cake for my birthday…however, the past few years since I’ve been vegan, its been the only thing missing from a wonderful birthday celebration.

My mother has opted for a vegan tres leches cake recipe, which I will post as well, but I have found a vegan red velvet cake recipe that is just perfect!  And just in time for you to make it for the one you love on Valentine’s Day!  You’ll be happy you did!

(Note – this recipe for a vegan red velvet cake is one of the most popular on this website, trust me you’ll love it!)

Perfect Basil Pesto

March 6, 2015
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This is another one of those recipes that you will love to eat, but hate to make if you are one of those people that needs exact measurements in order to participate.  But fear not!  Its easy…I just feel that making pesto is one of those things that requires a lot of playing around to get the flavor right.  Don’t be shy to make a mess and do lots of tasting.  You’ll be thankful that you did in the long run…because it will taste exactly the way you want it to.  Feel free to leave comments and ask questions – I’ll be happy to come to your rescue if you have any doubts!  Have fun!

Vegan Peanut Butter & Choco Chip Cookies

March 2, 2015
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Here’s a twist on an old classic.  The other day I was thinking about how I wanted chocolate chip cookies…but I also wanted peanut butter cookies.  Rather than make both (which was tempting)…I combined the two and voila!  These cookies speak for themselves.  They are truly THE bomb.

Vegan Empanada Dough

March 2, 2015

Empenadas are a classic Mexican snack, and with our Vegan empanada recipe you’ll be able to make this Mexican dish, filled with the filling of your choice! Empenadas are perfect for snacks, parties and picnics, everyone loves them!

Don’t forget to make a dipping sauce too, sweet chili sauces are my favorite for this!

Vegan Wedding Cake

March 2, 2015
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I’m getting married soon, and my mother is making the cake.  Nobody in my family is vegan, but I say – why not have a vegan wedding cake?  This vanilla cake recipe is the  perfect vegan wedding cake recipe no matter which size or shape you decide to have.  Just make the cakes a day or two in advance, refrigerate them, and there you go!  I have a great recipe for vegan frosting on this site as well, but I’ll put a basic vegan butter cream frosting up for those of you who like to keep it traditional.