Monthly Archives: September 2012

Summer’s Last Hurrah: Raw Yellow Tomato Sauce

Today is the last day of summer (officially), and I am resisting it with all my might.  While I love the introduction of fall produce like apples and winter squash, I am a summer girl at heart and will dearly miss the warmth of summer, the abundance of fresh local produce, and just how vibrant… Continue Reading

2 Vegan Parmesan Substitutes: Brazil Nut Parmezan and Cheesy Sprinkle

In my recent plant-powered kids post about picky eaters, I mentioned two toppings that our girls love: “Cheesy Sprinkle” and “Brazil Nut Parm“.  Well, it’s not just our girls that love these sprinkly toppings – the adults in this household do too! Ok, I love both.  Hubby is not the biggest nooch (ie nutritional yeast)… Continue Reading

Wholesome Oat Snackles (vegan, oil-free, gluten-free option)

There are a few snack and cookie recipes that get whipped up in my kitchen every week, including Tamari Roasted Chickpeas, Banana Oat Bundles, Maple Banana Bread, Hummus (hummus, and more hummus), and these… Wholesome Oat Snackles from Let Them Eat Vegan.  I created these out of sheer immediate snack-necessity!  I was in the kitchen,… Continue Reading

How to Make Healthy Vegan Rice Krispie Treats

Rice Krispie Treats.  A childhood favorite since they were created, a classic.  They are fun, easy to make, and delicious.  But, they are not the most healthy treat.  Even vegan versions are packed with margarine and marshmallows, which equates to quite a lot of sugar and fat. In eat, drink & be vegan, I created… Continue Reading

Marinated and Roasted Tomato Garlic Hummus (oil-free)

Dreena’s my name.  Hummus is my game. Hummus purists beware, I am taking liberties with this classic dip once again.  We’ve all had roasted red pepper hummus – at least I think most of us have, right?  And, many of us have had roasted garlic in hummus.  But, what a hummus made with this: A… Continue Reading

Vegan Snickerdoodle Cookies and Ice Cream Sandwiches

C is for Cookie, S is for Snifferdoodles (aka Snickerdoodles, read on)… These past few weeks I’ve been pensive.  I think more than I’d like to any given day, but this past month I have felt particularly heavy in thought. September always evokes much mood for me – apprehension about a the school year for… Continue Reading

Wildside Jar for green smoothies, thick and nut-based sauces and dessert purees. I use mine 1-2x/day.

Twister Jar is the BEST for healthy, homemade salad dressings and sauces

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