Speaking of guys…

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There’s another guy in my life, and his name is: Dad! Because our family was apart for my dad’s birthday in June, we waited to have a big celebration. Said celebration finally took place yesterday. And it began with a stack of vegan German Chocolate Pancakes. (The above photo is from last year’s Father’s Day […]

Smashing Chickpeas

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Smashing Chickpeas (serves 1-2) This recipe is one of my go-to ideas for when I don’t have much time to cook. 1 cup canned chickpeas a little under 1 cup spaghetti sauce or pizza sauce (about 200g) salt, if desied Combine and smash with a fork. Looks weird, tastes terrific!

Strawberry Shortcake in a bowl

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Strawberry Shortcake in a Bowl!    What love looks like in gastronomic form. Strawberry Shortcake in a Bowl A variation of the breakfast Blueberry Muffin Pudding 60g strawberries (about a heaping 1/2 cup) 1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract sweetener, if desired 2 tbsp creamer (such as Silk) 1 serving cooked oatmeal or bulgur (see: how to […]

Chatterbox

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I’d planned to get the “Hug a Fruit” tribute post up today, but I was a little too tired to finish it, thanks to… A certain date with Sports Store hottie! (The appropriate Africard of the day) I don’t want to bore you, so I’ll simply say I had an awesome time. We have so […]

Brownie Batter Sundae on a Friday

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The randomly-selected winner of the Magic Bullet giveaway… . Arielle! And her sundae of Brownie Batter Oatmeal, complete with coconut sprinkles! Arielle, email me! That is, if you can tear yourself apart from your Brownie Batter Oatmeal! . Next giveaway will go up soon! Also coming soon: details about my date!! 🙂 Happy Friday! .

About the Boy

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The other day, I walked into a local sporting-good store, intent on scouting out the Nike running gear. But when I chanced upon the clerk in the shoe department, said running-gear-scouting was forgotten. We talked for over an hour—first about running (which, it turns out, we both love), and then about basically every other topic under the […]

Chocolate Cookie Dough Product Review

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The other day, when I spotted the new Larabar flavors at the store—chocolate chip cookie dough, chocolate chip brownie, carrot cake, and peanut butter chocolate chip—my hand involuntarily reached out to snatch them. (Well, I only got these two, so I did manage to not buy all the newest Larabar flavors.) I love to make […]

Pirates of the Cacao-ribbean

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Great dessert stories yesterday. And I had no idea that Disney was so accommodating to vegans! I’d always heard it was hard to find vegan food at Disney. Guess that was old information. In terms of vegan desserts, I’ve been pretty lucky in that most of the ones I’ve tried have been yummy. Hello from […]

The “Carob-Covered” Katie?

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No, don’t worry. I’ll never, ever abandon my chocolate! Remember the review of my vegan dinner at Angelica Kitchen? Remember how I told you it would’ve been sacrilegious to leave such a delish restaurant without ordering a to-go dessert? Well, say hello to my chosen dessert: Sadly, it looks better than it tasted. And actually, […]

Vegan Greek Yogurt: a special guest’s take

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I’m away from my computer today, but I have a lovely little guest post for ya! Vegan Greek Yogurt with Probiotics You might recall my post on Vegan Greek Yogurt. I told you that it was a pseudo Greek yogurt because it contained no probiotics. Well, the following lovely lady modified my recipe for some […]