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Home – AN ESSAY BY KAREN WINKLER

I see just her eyes through the crack in the door. She has green eyes that show her determination and commitment. She is staring at me, deciding whether to come in. I lift my head, and she immediately bursts through the bedroom door.   She peppers me with questions: “What are you doing? Were you sleeping? […]

Extraordinary Vegan Cookbook Giveaway

What better way to start off the New Year, but with the promise of Extraordinary Vegan* food? Chef Alan Roettinger’s cookbook promises just that and will help you get to the next level of vegan cooking. The book includes recipes from breakfast to tantalizing desserts. The introduction is short and sweet listing extraordinary ingredients—herbs, spices, fats, […]

Cookbook Preview: Vegan Chocolate by Fran Costigan, Part 3

Fran Costigan’s new dessert cookbook, Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts*, is due to hit stores in mid October, but you can pre-order one now. In the meantime, how about trying her luscious Chocolate Dulce de Leche, Gluten-Free Chocolate Chunk Cookie or the recipe below? Brownie Pudding Cakelettes There is almost nothing I’d rather bake and eat […]

Cookbook Preview: Vegan Chocolate by Fran Costigan, Part 2

Fran Costigan’s new dessert cookbook, Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts*, is due to hit stores in mid October, but you can pre-order one now. In the meantime, how about trying her luscious Chocolate Dulce de Leche or the cookie recipe below? Gluten-Free Chocolate Chunk Cookies Can gluten-free chocolate chunk cookies possibly be any good? Yes! This chocolate […]

Cookbook Preview: Vegan Chocolate by Fran Costigan, Part 1

The Vegan Dessert Queen is at it again. Well, she’s been at it not stop. Fran Costigan’s new dessert cookbook, Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts*, is due to hit stores in mid October, but you can pre-order one now. In the meantime, how about trying her luscious Chocolate Dulce de Leche recipe below? Chocolate Dulce de […]

Bloggers Launch Kickstarter for All-Vegan Convenience Store in Philadelphia

V Marks the Shop LLC to Serve Community, Compassion & Convenience V Marks the Shop LLC has launched a round of crowdfunding through Kickstarter.com to create an all-vegan convenience store in Philadelphia, PA. The purpose to bring a message of “Community. Compassion. Convenience” to the City of Brotherly Love by selling 100% vegan and cruelty-free products, ranging […]

Top 10 Uses for Baking Soda

Baking Soda – A Welcome Friend in the Kitchen! – by Laura Theodore The cleaning star in my kitchen is Baking Soda! Baking Soda is “eco-nomical” and eco-friendly and it is one of my favorite all-purpose cleansers. Kept in a shaker, it’s perfect for scrubbing a multitude of surfaces throughout the house. Who knew cleaning could be […]

Vegan Rose Quartz Necklaces by Mystical Makings

When Dave from Mystical Makings contacted me a few weeks ago about reviewing his new line of Vegan Rose Quartz Necklaces, I had to stop and admire these beauties for a while before I responded to him. I thought these necklaces were absolutely stunning. I love accessories with simple lines and chunky stones. And these pieces […]