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So I'm basically in love with this new (to me) way to make potatoes. I toyed a little with what to call them, but this is really the best way to properly represent them. They don't need any fancy name at all, but if I was to call them anything else, I would probably go with Man Potatoes. Yes, Man Potatoes. Why you ask?Read More...

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Hey all! What a week! Here I am coming up for a little air and breathing deeply at the thought of a quiet weekend at home - I feel I've been a little MIA here the past few days - we've just finished up a whirlwind week of kids Christmas concerts, choirs, and gifts for teachers and friends, not to mention craziness at work &…

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What do you get when you cross shredded raw winter greens with delicious crispy apple and sweet orange persimmon? Well, the answer is simple. Your newest favourite winter salad! This fresh & nutritious bowl of delicious has become mighty popular in the meal rotation these days, as there is usually a few kale leaves & Brussels to be found lingering in my crisper along with…

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Life really is a funny thing. As we move forward (which we inevitably have to), it is certainly impossible to know what might inspire us from day-to-day, week to week, and so on. It could be a conversation over lunch, or a person you haven't seen for years that suddenly pops into your life. It could be a season, or the way you feel after…

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Hey everyone! I hope everyone had a great weekend! I am sure many of you are enjoyed a nice rest and took some time to enjoy the rest of the delicious posts from Vegan Blogger's Potluck that went down last week (with great success I might add). Great work and a giant fist bump to all involved! Today's recipe is another fave of ours, and it's…

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Holla Bloggers! Welcome to this stop on the Virtual Vegan Potluck! For occasions like this, sometimes you've got to whip up something special. Enter one of my all time favorite special occasion recipes. There are many amazing versions of vegan loaf recipes out there, but this one is well, special. This is a recipe I've been serving up in my house for years, and whether…

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I've got to come out with it. I know it's hard when this happens, but really, I've got to be honest. I've had a challenging week.'m not sharing this to elicit sympathy (well, not intentionally), but in truth, I'd be lying if I tried to pretend life was all roses all the time. Of course, this week has also brought it's fair share of amazing…

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Baking beautiful bread? Bread. Beauty. Bounty (alliteration today is brought to you by Cara). Today is the day! I've been excited about this one for weeks, that is ever since I discovered it (I haven't stopped baking beautiful bread since that day). This was a recipe I randomly & luckily stumbled upon, and I am not sure through which medium it actually came to me (I am…

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I think it is safe to say we all need a little comfort in the form of our favourite foods here and there. Growing up, one of my most favourite snack foods was just this - comforting - not to mention dirt cheap and easy to make. After all, what is easier than opening up a can of beans and heating them up? Toss a few…

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