Is Your Booze Vegan?

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Vegan Pecan Pie Dough Bites

I've tried to make vegan versions of just about every possible dessert and sometimes, things are just ment to be made the way your grandma made them.For these Pecan Pie Dough Bites that is not the case, these are ment to be vegan and raw. They are simple, tasty and good better for you cookies!...more

Our Hen House: An interview with the founders of the multimedia hub that helps YOU change the world for animals

Last week I shared a holiday post I wrote for Our Hen House and mentioned that Our Hen House recently reluanched their website as an online magazine. Today I want to provide you more information on this relaunch – the why of it – because I believe Our Hen House is truly our public radio and news source....more

Our first Christmas Eve and Christmas in Colorado

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Slow Cooker Lentil Minestrone Soup

[Editor's Note: In the wake of this busy season, I'm looking for quick dinners that have slow-cooked flavor. This lentil minestrone is perfect for that—add bread and a salad, and dinner's done! Plus, most of the (speedy) work is done in the morning when you throw all the ingredients in the slow cooker to simmer all day. --Genie] Lentil Minestrone Soup Recipe ...more

Slow Cooker Potato Soup from Budget Bytes

When Meatless Monday also happens to be Christmas Eve, I'm guessing an easy slow cooker soup might be just the thing for busy cooks. This Slow Cooker Potato Soup from Budget Bytes is made from ingredients you probably keep on hand, and most people would gobble this up with no clue it was a Meatless Monday dinner. Beth did use a little chicken base to add flavor, but you can sub vegetable base if you prefer. She also used potatoes with skins (which look a little bit like ham in the photo) but if you have kids, the soup might be an easier sell without the potato skins. ...more

Warm Squash and Cranberry Salad Recipe + Vegan Holiday Links You Can Use (12/23/12)

On this Sunday before Christmas I’m sharing holiday recipe links, instead of news.  If you’re having trouble with your menu you just might find some inspiration here!...more

Butternut Squash Polenta Bake

I last posted about the Spinach and Brown Rice Casserole at the dinner party and promised the other recipes.  In addition to the casserole, we put together a Butternut Squash Polenta bake and I loved the colors in this dish.  The squash, polenta and basil combined to make a very aesthetically pleasing addition to the table....more