Monthly Archives: July 2011

Get Raves with this Vegan Balsamic Salad Dressing

Seems like I am always asked to bring the salad to dinner parties with my omnivore buddies.  What always makes me happy is their request for me to bring that balsamic dressing again. This stuff is good! And a really … Continue reading

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Do You Miss ___________?

“I could never be a vegan because I can’t imagine living without (insert favorite animal based food here.)”  I hear that a lot from people commenting on my diet.  People have their favorite foods.  No surprise broccoli or tofu are … Continue reading

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Eat Your Beets

If you grew up like me, only tasting beets from a can, you probably didn’t get super excited about eating them. In fact, as a kid who liked my veggies, beets were the only one I  simply wouldn’t eat.   It wasn’t until I … Continue reading

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It’s Fresh Basil Season – This Vegan Caprese Salad Tastes Like the Real Deal

I love, love, love this time of year!  There’s nothing like heading out to my backyard and snipping some fresh herbs for my favorite dishes.  The basil is particularly happy this year. We’ve had a cooler, wetter summer and basil seems to … Continue reading

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