Guest Recipes

Gingerbread  Cookies from Naturally Sweet Vegan Treats

By Kristy Draper / November 19, 2018 /

I have fond memories of gingerbread cookies. As a youngster, my kindergarten class learned how to make gingerbread men cookies, and then they mysteriously took off on an adventure through the school! ​We went on a scavenger hunt throughout the school looking for them using the clues they left behind at each stop. It took…

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Pumpkin  Spice  Pumpkin  Pancakes from Naturally Sweet Vegan Treats

By Kristy Draper / November 15, 2018 /

I love all things pumpkin this time of the year (yes, I am one of those people). Even though I eat pumpkin year round, I have a nostalgic feeling while cooking or baking around this time.  I love this recipe in Naturally Sweet Vegan Treats by Marisa Alvarsson for Pumpkin Spice Pumpkin Pancakes. Even more so…

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Veggie Patch Brownies from Naturally Sweet Vegan Treats

By Kristy Draper / November 6, 2018 /

The folks at Page Street Publishing have been releasing some great vegan cookbooks lately! One of their latest, Naturally Sweet Vegan Treats by Marisa Alvarsson is no exception.  I love baking and all things dessert related, but there are many times where I want a treat that is not too sweet or too heavy. Plus…

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A Taste of Thanksgiving Meatballs from Mindful Vegan Meals

By Kristy Draper / September 7, 2018 /

It is never to early start thinking about your Thanksgiving and holiday menus. I am so happy to be able to share this recipe by Maria Koutsogiannis’s, founder of FoodbyMaria, new cookbook, Mindful Vegan Meals.  This recipe drew me to this book instantly! The depth of flavors and the heartiness of this dish is magical! It…

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Healthy Alfredo Sauce from Mindful Vegan Meals

By Kristy Draper / September 1, 2018 /

Maria Koutsogiannis’s, founder of FoodbyMaria, new cookbook, Mindful Vegan Meals, is full of creative and healthy recipes. I connected with her story of overcoming an eating disorder and learning to love food and herself once again.  Maria’s open and honest approach to life and her meals is inspiring. I love her food philosophy, “Food isn’t…

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South Carolina Pulled BBQ from Great Vegan BBQ without A Grill

By Kristy Draper / August 11, 2018 /

There is still plenty of time left in summer to step up your BBQ game! Plus the best thing about this recipe from the Great Vegan BBQ without a Grill is that no grill is required!  I am a Texas girl and have always loved a good Texas style BBQ sauce. But this South Carolina…

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Chocolate-Banana Cream Pie from From the Kitchens of Yam Chops

By Kristy Draper / August 10, 2018 /

I am so excited to be sharing this recipe for Chocolate-Banana Cream Pie from the recently released From the Kitchens of Yam Chops cookbook!  What is not to love?! Chocolate, bananas, and tofu create this silky delight that will for sure become a regular in your kitchen!  Pick up a copy of Michael Abramson’s book to…

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