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A Post About Boobs… And Chocolate!

I give, to you, the 32C cups. The 3 stands for “3 steps” and the 2C stands for “chocolate and coconut.” What’d you think I meant? 😉 Yes, the title might be a stretch, but when I thought of cups and then remembered it was National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I had to tie the […]

Soup for the Italian Lover’s Soul

Happy chocolate-covered Sundae… oops, I mean Sunday. Here was my lunch yesterday: Italian Kitchen Sink Soup, an organic peach, and two slices of buttered (Earth Balance) Ezekiel toast. Just like with some of my stir fries and salads, this soup came about due to a need to “save” a bunch of veggies in the fridge. […]

A recipe, but NOT for Peanut Butter

Fact: I love Butter. Huh? How exactly is that vegan, Miss Katie? No wait! I’m talking about the likes of Hot Chocolate Butter, not the dairy stuff. Then, there’s peanut butter, cashew butter, banana butter, almond butter, and—of course—coconut butter. Don’t forget cacao butter, which is not only an ingredient in many chocolate confections, it’s […]

Redefining Fast Food

  Now that I’ve gone back to school, I’m needing to come up with even quicker meals. Katie, your recipes are already quick and easy. How much simpler can they get? What about a meal in 5 minutes? Sorry to Rachael Ray, but 30 minutes to dinner sounds like a long time to me. Sometimes, […]

Cinnamon-Raisin Breakfast Pudding

Do you resemble a certain member of your family? But first, another shot from dinner at the Clay Pit. And a close up, because when I was looking at this photo, I saw something that made me stop short. It’s super-obvious who takes after whom in our family: I am my mom and my sister […]

Raw Carrot Cake

I’m not normally a raw-carrot person, but the above was as dreamy as it looks. And now I’m still dreaming about it! I almost didn’t make it, though. When I looked through the cookbook, Raw for Dessert, I folded down a lot of recipes! Cashew Cream, Crème Brulée, Chocolate Pudding, and on and on. These recipes seemed […]

Smashing Chickpeas

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!

Vegan Black Forest ice cream

The Vita-Mix hugs a fruit May I present:Vegan Black Forest ice cream, in honor of Hug a Fruit Month.  It’s a pretty similar recipe to my Chocolate-Strawberry Ice Cream. Look, I made chocolate-cherry art: Black Forest Ice Cream (Makes about 2 cups) Ingredients: 8 grams (about 1 and 1/2 T) Hershey’s Special Dark (For most […]

3-Ingredient Coffee Ice Cream

To everyone who lamented their lack of Vita-Mixes: Most of yesterday’s Vita-Mix Ice Cream tips are just as useful for regular blenders or food processors! So you don’t have to be left out in the cold; you, too, can get cold inside, with vegan ice cream! Ice cream such as the one below: 3-Ingredient Coffee Ice […]

The Magic of PMS

Isn’t PMS wonderful? If you didn’t answer right away with an exuberant “YES!” then read on to learn how you can love PMS … well, one form of PMS, anyway! A few weeks ago, y’all left great suggestions for healthy dessert makeovers. One of your suggestions was so interesting I had to try it out right […]

Ginger Peach Curry

Two years ago, when I timorously announced to the blogworld that I enjoy eating something I dubbed “savory oatmeal,” I never expected the idea to become very popular. I figured people would think I was nuts! But here we are, in 2010, and it suddenly seems everyone’s tried savory oatmeal! Along with it, I’m also […]

Peanut Butter Banana Soft Serve

So remember when I said all I wanted to do in this hot weather was sit around eating salads and ice cream? Forget the part about the salad. And double up on the ice cream to make up for it. In this particular peanut butter and banana soft serve, the banana gives the recipe its […]

Healthy Chocolate Sauce

Healthy Chocolate Sauce!                   About a year ago, I fell in love with Artisana Cacao Bliss. However, my wallet was not so smitten: $11 for an 8-oz jar? In the interest of saving money, I vowed to attempt making my own Cacao Bliss… it turned out even […]

“Fudge You!” High-Protein Chocolate Cake

Above and below, covered in Vegan Whipped Cream. Possible problems with making a whole pan of brownies: After only a few days, they get hard and crumbly (especially the end pieces). If you live alone, it’s hard to finish a whole pan by yourself before they go stale. If you’re my mom, you disagree with […]

Magic Mushrooms

Story time! One day back in high school, my art teacher (we’ll call her Mrs. Smith) decided to show off a mushroom-shaped piece of pottery constructed by a student. “Look, class,” she said.  “Isn’t this gorgeous?” Her question was met with snickers. Confused, she asked, “You don’t think it’s beautiful?  Just look at the skill; look […]