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Restaurants & Markets

Farmhouse Greens in Catonsville, Maryland

We recently took a trip to Baltimore, Maryland, and the sweet historical suburbs of Catonsville and Ellicott City. The day after we left, Ellicott City experienced the floods you’ve seen on the news this past week. It was the second time for them to experience that level of flooding in two years. Everyone who has […]

orange dijon balsamic vinaigrette
All Vegan Recipes, Fewer Than 6 Ingredients, Fruit, Gluten Free Option, Savory Sauces & Dressings

Orange Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette

This orange Dijon balsamic vinaigrette is the perfect companion for Orange Avocado Almond Spring Salad. Its sweetness and tanginess add that bit of zing you sometimes want in a light salad. I favor the balsamic vinegar flavor over oil, so I increased the vinegar amount from the original recipe and added more orange juice. Adapted from […]

Orange Avocado Almond Spring Salad
All Vegan Recipes, Easter, Fruit, Gluten Free Option, Lunch & Dinner, Mother's Day, Salads, Sides, Vegetables

Orange Avocado Almond Spring Salad

I made this Orange Avocado Almond Spring Salad for Mother’s Day, when I was looking for a light, brunchy salad. The Orange Dijon Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing is a perfect companion to the salad – tangy and sweet. Roasting the almonds is easy and takes only 10 minutes. I used whole almonds, but slivered or sliced […]

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Lifestyle

Beach Bum Vegan

Why beach bum vegan? It’s the lifestyle! My husband and I moved to Florida four years ago – he retired and I stopped working (someone has to keep him company). Our “day-to-day” consists of hikes, kayaking, touring Florida, hanging out on the beach. We live outdoors! And we enjoy the fruits of our environment – […]

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Lifestyle

Putting the Nut in Coconut

Cooking should be fun, right? People who cook are creatives and artists. We all have our own styles and methods, and we play with food like paint on a canvas. When we read recipes, we taste the ingredients with our imaginations and know if they will or won’t work for us. We know how to […]