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double chocolate baked donuts
Birthdays, Breakfast, Desserts, Easter, Father's Day, Oven Dishes, Valentine's Day

Double Chocolate Baked Donuts

Baking vegan donuts at home is always a treat, especially these delectable double chocolate baked donuts. These are so good topped with a simple sugar glaze, powdered sugar dusting, or even a thick vegan buttercream chocolate icing, like the one included in the recipe. Use colored sprinkles with the glaze or the icing to color […]

sweet spicy pineapple coleslaw
Fruit, Game Day, Lunch & Dinner, Salads, Sides, Southern US Cuisine, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Sweet Spicy Pineapple Coleslaw (No Mayo)

Oh my, this sweet, spicy pineapple coleslaw is so good! The sweetness of the pineapple with the heat of the jalapeƱos, the crunchiness of the cabbage, and the zestiness of the dressing with lemon, lime and agave – absolutely delicious! And this is another tasty, refreshing cold salad you can eat in the heat of […]

Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts, Drinks, Father's Day, Fruit, Gluten Free

Peach Pie Smoothie with Bourbon Maple Syrup

When the peaches are in season, nothing is better than a freezing cold peach pie smoothie with bourbon maple syrup. A few years ago, Lisa bought a bottle of bourbon maple syrup to use before we were vegan, as a glaze over baked salmon. Then we both became vegan before opening the bottle. As a […]

Appetizers, Condiments, Gluten Free, Italian Cuisine, Snacks, Summer Holidays, Vegetables

Giardiniera Italian Pickled Vegetables

We’ve been buying giardiniera (jar-din-AIR-uh) Italian pickled vegetables for years. But, after making these, I will always make it at home. This recipe has a lot of variations to suit your taste or cravings. Vegetables that can be made into giardiniera include cauliflower, carrots, bell peppers (of all colors), onion and celery. Flavor adding garlic […]

Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts, Easter, French Cuisine, Mother's Day, Oven Dishes

French Almond Croissants with Almond Paste

For a quick, simple dessert or brunch pastry, these puff pastry almond paste-filled French almond croissants (croissants aux amandes) are perfection. They are easy to make and have a delightful, slightly sweet, almond-y flavor. I top them with drizzled simply syrup and sliced toasted almonds for a nice glaze with a little crunch. The filling […]

easy applesauce bread
Breakfast, Brunch, Desserts, Oil Free Recipes, Oven Dishes, Snacks

Easy Applesauce Bread

I absolutely love this easy applesauce bread recipe from The Simple Veganista. In her recipe, Julie uses unsweetened almond milk to substitute for oil. I used oil when I made it because I love the classic sweet bread texture. To make an oil free version of this recipe, though, just use 1/3 cup of plant […]