Oil-Free Vegan Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies

These might be my new favorite cookie.  I know.  I've said that before.  Can anyone have just one favorite cookie?  No.  That's just not fair. We must have an assortment of favorite cookies, right?...more

"Oven-Dehydrated" Kale Chips (no dehydrator needed! oil-free!)

I've had a problem.  A kale chip problem.  I have been buying too many packages of dehydrator-made-deliciously-expensive kale chips.Why not make them myself?  Well, I don't have a dehydrator, which truly makes the best kale chips.  I've made them in the oven before, but guess what?  They lose that gorgeous vibrant green color and get grayish, or burn in spots and taste bitter.  The taste is just not the same.  It's not fresh and clean, but rather bitter and sulphurous....more

Mango Sassy!

Here is an easy, cool refreshing drink for your long, hot summer days!  This drink first appeared in “eat, drink & be vegan“, and I have given you a few ‘extras’ for variety in today’s post....more

Vegan Burgers: Mushroom Pecan Slider

I had some fun facebook this morning, playing a guessing game with this photo.  And, Dana quickly identified them as my "Mushroom Pecan Burgers, Take II" from LTEV....more

Pecan Date Nibblers (with cooking video) gluten-free option, oil-free option

Hello my plant-powered buddies!  You get a "2 for 1" special today.  First, my recipe for Pecan Date Nibblers from LTEV (which are oil-free, sugar-free, and have a gluten-free option), AND you get to see this recipe in the making....more

Father's Day "Manly-Man" Veggie Burgers

Post preamble: My father passed away when I was young (I talked about it in this post), so Father's Day is very meaningful for me.  My children are blessed to have a father that is most loving and selflessly devoted - and I am equally blessed to have him as my husband.  So, celebrate the good dads in your lives, give them a hug and a good meal....more

Cinnamon Cookie Dough Bars

These bars are a combination of raw-meets-vegan.  A sequel to my "Cocoa Cookie Dough Balls" perhaps, or maybe my "Lemon-Kissed Blondie Bites".  And, they started as balls.  But, our wee girl keeps calling them "Sticky Balls"....more