Vegan Mashed Potatoes

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The first time I had Connie's mashed potatoes, I couldn't believe how much better they tasted than mine (this is Karen but it's Connie's recipe).  Anyone can … [Read more...]

Cucumber and Tomato Salad

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Super yummy in a pita or in a wrap with hummus. Ingredients: 1 cucumber, diced 2 Roma tomatoes, diced 1/2 red onion, diced small clump of parsley, … [Read more...]

Fresh Guacamole

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We didn't have any salsa made and we were out of green chilies so we made another simple guacamole using all fresh ingredients. This is my favorite now. Quick … [Read more...]

How to Make a Vegan Pizza Dough

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It's really easy to make your own pizza dough and it's so cheap... It takes some time to rise but hands on time is short.  We always make two versions in our … [Read more...]

Vegan Apple Pie

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This is family favorite, especially around the holidays, but really any time.  Pie is easily made vegan and so delicious.  Ingredients: Top and bottom … [Read more...]

Perfect Pie Crust

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This is Connie's mother, Lorraine's,  old family recipe.  We videotaped the process to show you how it's done.  This pie crust is vegan and super flaky and … [Read more...]

Vegetable Pot Pie (Shepherd’s Pie) Two Ways

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With pie crust.  We cut out the top with Christmas tree cookie cutters for vents.  Cute for any holiday! With mashed potatoes on top!  Mmmm... comfort … [Read more...]

Fresh Green Salsa

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  Ingredients: One large can of tomatillos, drained 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped Juice and zest from … [Read more...]

Bet the Farm

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Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food by Frederick Kaufman Oh man...this is a really interesting book about food, money, hunger and power. It explores … [Read more...]

Eat and Run

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Eat and Run: My Unlikely Journey to Ultramarathon Greatness by Scott Jurek Jeff's thoughts: The fact that Karen has a huge crush on Scott Jurek aside, I have … [Read more...]