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Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Candy Cane Buttercream | Vegan

These cupcakes are ALL KINDS OF HOLIDAY YUMMMM!  Disclaimer - candy canes are technically not vegan because they're made with honey, and honey is a product of bees. Since bees are an animal, honey is an animal byproduct. HOWEVER, this frosting can easily be made without the candy canes!  Ingredients 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour3/4… Continue reading Peppermint Hot Chocolate Cupcakes with Candy Cane Buttercream | Vegan

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Guide to the Ultimate Vegan Party Platter

This party platter will satisfy vegans and non-vegans alike! Half of this beauty are the two different cashew cheese's and homemade tapenade (recipes below), the other half is the presentation (tips below) which I learned so much from my dear friend who owns Cultured by Colette in Austin, Texas. This beautiful soul owns a small business… Continue reading Guide to the Ultimate Vegan Party Platter

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Pumpkin Pie with Gingersnap Graham Cracker Crust | Vegan

One of the easiest ways to start cooking vegan is starting with desserts! It's so so easy to substitute eggs, butter, and milk with plant-based alternatives. This pumpkin pie filling was inspired by It Doesn't Taste Like Chicken (I changed some of the ratios to account for the flavors in the crust), which is an AMAZING… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie with Gingersnap Graham Cracker Crust | Vegan

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Chai Spice Pumpkin Cookies|Vegan

I had to try this recipe twice before I felt like I got it right. But one version is more sweet than the other, so you have the option! These Chai Spice Pumpkin Cookies are fluffy and light, while packing all the spicy flavor of fall goodness! Ingredients Dry Ingredients 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour… Continue reading Chai Spice Pumpkin Cookies|Vegan

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Vegan Shepard’s Pie

There's nothing like the temperature dropping below 70 degrees to want warm, cozy food in Texas. I've actually never had traditional Shepard's Pie but I imagine it isn't as good as this! This is a double recipe for the veggie filling so all you have to do on a busy weeknight is thaw the filling,… Continue reading Vegan Shepard’s Pie

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The Perfect Picnic Staple – Corn & Black Bean Salsa

This is the most perfect picnic salad because it travels well and you can make it in advance. It also give you all the good nutrition without weighing you down, no one wants to feel like a beached whale at a beach picnic! This salsa can be served over lettuce, quinoa, or a topping for tacos.… Continue reading The Perfect Picnic Staple – Corn & Black Bean Salsa

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5 Tips for Vegan-ing on a Budget

There's this large misconception that healthy foods and healthy lifestyle is expensive and it couldn't be further from the truth. Being vegan is very cheap, because it isn't all about chia seeds and goji berries (which are expensive by the way). But if you're mindful about what you buy and where, being healthy and vegan… Continue reading 5 Tips for Vegan-ing on a Budget