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Black Bean and Corn Salsa

Black Bean and Corn Salsa

This recipe was given to me by a good friend in Tucson. She brought me a small container of it and I’m embarrassed to admit how quickly it was gone. I basically inhaled it. You know, it has never crossed my mind to put chili […]

Mustard Barbecue Sauce

Mustard Barbecue Sauce

This is the perfect condiment for mustard and spice lovers. I first tried it on a vegan chick’n biscuit, and let me tell you…it was divine. It would be excellent for making jackfruit barbecue, or soy barbecue, or with Gardein Crispy Tenders, as a dip […]

Chocolate Bark with Pumpkin Seeds and Sea Salt

Chocolate Bark with Pumpkin Seeds and Sea Salt

If you want to have something a little sweet and a little savory, this is the perfect snack or dessert! The combination of the sweetness of the chocolate, the savoriness of the pumpkin seeds, and the sea salt is just plain divine. And hey – […]

Smoky Collard Greens

Smoky Collard Greens

Yes, I am a Southern girl, and one of my favorite side dishes is collard greens. I love them with a little apple cider vinegar. And they aren’t just tasty – they are SO good for you! They support detoxification, they are a great source […]

Ten Quotes to Inspire You in the New Year

Ten Quotes to Inspire You in the New Year

The beginning of a new year offers a time for reflection…for self-evaluation…for hope…for healing…for opportunity…and far more. Regarding resolutions, mine has been the same for the last decade or so: be as decadent as possible, living as fully as possible, without being too poor or […]

Everyday Essentials: DIY Holiday Room Freshener

Everyday Essentials: DIY Holiday Room Freshener

Who doesn’t love the smells of the holidays? The hot cider, the fresh cut Christmas tree, the cookies, the sage stuffing, the fire…what a wonderful time of year! This easy DIY holiday room freshener is inviting, uplifting, and will welcome all who enter your home […]

Easy Tips for Eating Vegan on a Budget

Easy Tips for Eating Vegan on a Budget

Want to know one of the most common objections that I hear regarding eating a vegan diet? “It’s too expensive!” I call BS on that. Yes, it can be expensive if you buy fancy-dancy packaged (aka processed) vegan foods, but it doesn’t have to be […]