Decadent Vegan Chocolate Fudge: A Guilt-Free Delight

Indulging in a rich and velvety chocolate treat doesn't have to mean compromising your commitment to a vegan lifestyle. Vegan chocolate fudge is the perfect solution, satisfying your sweet tooth and your ethical values. This delightful dessert is easy to make,...

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Vegan Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Ingredients: Dry Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups whole wheat pastry flour (or a mix of whole wheat and all-purpose flour) 1/2 cup coconut sugar (or another unrefined sugar of your choice) 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp...

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Vegan Butternut Squash and Chickpea Curry

Ingredients: 1 medium-sized butternut squash, peeled, seeded, and diced 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 onion, finely chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 1-inch piece of fresh ginger, minced 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes 1 can (14 oz) coconut milk 2...

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Vegan Apple Cider Doughnuts

These vegan apple cider doughnuts are a delightful treat that perfectly captures the flavors of fall. They are tender, moist, and infused with the rich taste of apple cider, making them an irresistible indulgence for vegans and non-vegans alike. Enjoy them with a...

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Vegan Apple Cider Doughnut

Homemade Applesauce

Applesauce is a versatile and delicious treat that can be enjoyed on its own, used as a topping, or as a healthier alternative in baking recipes. Making your own applesauce at home is easy, and you can customize the sweetness and texture to suit your preferences....

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Vegan Mushroom Quesadilla Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 35 minutes Servings: 2 quesadillas Ingredients: For the mushroom filling: 2 cups sliced mushrooms (such as cremini or button mushrooms) 1/2 red bell pepper, thinly sliced 1/2 onion, thinly sliced 2 cloves...

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Refrigerator Cucumber Pickles

The community garden at Pillar Holistic Living is producing cucumbers like crazy ( and dill too)!  It is so amazing to see how well the garden is thriving. Over the weekend I made a big jar of refrigerator ( no special canning procedure necessary) cucumber pickles...

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Vegan Blueberry Pie Squares

These Blueberry Pie Squares are a delicious vegan dessert recipe inspired by the Happy Herbivore. What you will need: 2 cups of frozen wild blueberries ( thawed) 2 Tbsp of pure maple syrup 2 tsp of vanilla extract 2 Tbsp of lemon juice 2 cups of rolled oats 1 tsp...

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Easy Chana Masala

This recipe has been adapted by Rich Roll's The Plant Power Meal Planner This classic Indian dish is packed with fiber and protein- and one of our favorite midweek dishes that can be made ahead of time and kept warm in the crock pot. Ingredients:  2 cups of rice of...

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In 1996, something happened that changed my life forever. And, in turn changed many other lives, too. At the time I was in college working toward my degree in Psychology & Criminology. The summer before my senior year of college I was hit head on by a drunk driver.