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Your favorite wine may not be Vegan!

What are you saying? That was my reaction when I found out that most wine is NOT vegan. Well, its true and its disappointing. Wine is made from grapes and other fruit, so naturally there is no reason for anyone to think that any animal derived ingredients would be in wine. However, during the filtration process wine makers use gelatin,…

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Recipes

Veggie Quinoa Salad with Apricot Lemon Vinaigrette

Hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing Thanksgiving holiday. If yours was anything like mine, there was way too much delicious food (hopefully vegan) right in front of you that you just had taste. This year, we relished in an abundant variety of sides that were absolutely divine. I will be posting a few that I will be making…

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Recipes

Apple Pie Oatmeal Breakfast

Simple, fast, warm and delicious would describe this apple pie oatmeal breakfast. It has all the flavors of a warm apple pie fresh out of the oven but it is also a heart healthy, filling and nutritious breakfast that is not overly sweet. It can also be pre-made and warmed up in the microwave at time. Apple Pie Oatmeal Breakfast…

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For Dogs

Pumpkin-Coconut Doggie Cookies

I really enjoy baking, more so than cooking. But I especially enjoy baking for others as well as  my three little fur babies Cody, Jacko and Buddy. We have been through a lot over the past ten years and now that they are getting older, I make sure that we have special times together and that includes indulging on some…

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Recipes

Sweet Surprise Banana Bread

  Fall is for baking all kinds of sweet, yummy treats. This easy banana bread with a sweet surprise middle is no exception. Makes a great quick snack or perfect with a cup of hot coffee or tea to get your day going on a chili November morning. It is semi-dense, moist and not too sweet. I pureed the bananas…

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Recipes

Savory Pumpkin Hummus with Toasted Naan Bread

Hummus is a perfect and quick appetizer to put together, not to mention a crowd pleaser at any party. I used to buy hummus all the time until one day I decided to make it and I never went back to store bought. This is a savory pumpkin hummus that is great on toasted Naan bread. It has a balanced…

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