Vegan Black Friday

Vegan Black Friday

With today being the official kickoff of the Holiday Shopping Madness (oops, I meant Season), we are presented with an outstanding opportunity to use our dollars as our voice, letting others know that we will not use our dollars to contribute to the suffering of other sentient beings, to the expansion of global warming, and to the negative health consequences of friends and loved ones.

Each dollar we spend, each gift we give, is a chance to practice dynamic harmlessness.

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Beet Burgers

Beet Burgers

For our first two years, Richard and I had a long-distance relationship, he living in Washington State and I in New Jersey. We’d meet somewhere across the country for our rendezvous, but our favorite place was what has now become our home—Sedona, Arizona.

The first time we met in Sedona was the first opportunity I had to cook for him. Oh, one important fact to note–Richard was not vegan. In wanting to ensure that I was able to create meals that would please this omnivore in my vegan home, I asked him what foods he enjoyed eating. His response—“I can tell you what I don’t like. I hate beets!)

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Ah, now….what to do with the limoncello…why, make a limoncello coconut cake. My original cake recipe was for a white cake with a custard filling and buttercream icing. The Limoncello Coconut Cake Series Parts 2-4 will give you my non-vegan original recipes followed by my transformed and improved vegan recipes, taking creative license with all of them. My hope is that you’ll read these recipes, and that they will inspire you and provide you with guidance regarding how to do the same with your heirloom recipes.

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In keeping with the theme of celebrating World Vegan Month with a daily post instead of my typical weekly Tuesday posts and in going to the roots of Veganification, which is celebrating the journey of becoming and being vegan, I thought that I’d take you through the journey of veganifying

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Hump Day is here! Today is Wacky Weiner Wednesday. That’s right. It’s not just your plain old vegan hot dog on a bun with some mustard and sauerkraut. Not that there’s anything wrong with that dog, because every now and again I get me a real hankering for one of them that I succumb to. But, let’s expand our horizons a little today.

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Hola, Amigos!

So, today everyone is familiar with tacos. We devour them at those readily-recognizable fast food chains and savor them at the family-run local Mexican restaurant.

Typically, a taco is a corn (maize) tortilla that is used as the vessel that is folded around a filling.  Ahhh, but is has become so much more!

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Meatless Monday – November 7, 2016

Meatless Monday – November 7, 2016

While Sir Paul McCartney is probably the face that we tend to associate with the modern-day version of Meatless Mondays, its beginnings are actually based in early 1900’s during World War 1 (WW1).

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