I first met Allison Rivers Samson at the Vida Vegan Conference – I was lucky to be invited to a super fun dinner she was also attending. Lucky because she brought all of us some of her amazing Lavender Caramels from her gourmet confection boutique.
I have kept in touch with Allison, and was so very excited to hear she was writing an e-book. I had been a longtime fan of her VegNews column, and her recipes (mac and cheese!) are legendary. Comfort food at it’s finest, which you all know I love.
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My beautiful friend Tess Masters has written a beautiful book!
I say this completely unbiased – The Blender Girl Cookbook is stunning – amazing recipes with gorgeous photography to match.
If you have a prized high-speed blender, you need this book. If you have a regular-speed blender, you need this book. Hitting the shelves today, this is a collection of 100 beautifully photographed recipes – super easy, super healthy – meals, snacks, desserts and drinks. From a Pineapple Salsa Smoothie and [click to continue…]
spabettie is the next stop on the Rawsome Vegan Baking Un-Cookbook tour – and this recipe I chose to share? Oh So Good. Totally Tahini Cups with Coffee Cream Filling – a simple recipe with only four ingredients, but so much flavor!
First, the book. The deliciousness comes from Emily von Euw of This Rawsome Vegan Life. With stunning photos of seemingly every recipe, this book is fun to just sit and read, as you know I love to do.
Upon my first browsing, I immediately had a list of recipes I wanted to try – these cups were first.
I have also made the Boston Banana Cream Deep Dish Tarts, which were uuhhh-mazing. I WILL be making the Fresh Citrus Tart with Lemon Cream – sounds so fresh and bright, and the [click to continue…]
Some of you know I have a massive cookbook collection. I like to sit and read them like novels. I curl up on the couch with the dachshunds, a cup of green tea, and some dedicated time to savor a book – from beginning to end. I look at the photos and recipe choices on the first pass through, then go back and read more thoroughly the recipes that caught my eye.
…like just about every recipe in Angela’s brand new The Oh She Glows Cookbook.
Angela was one of the first blogs I read, years ago. I had a twitter account before I had a blog, and got to know her as an Oh She Glows reader and through tweets. Her blog recipes were among my favorites, as they are not only creative, but always foolproof and delicious. Angela definitely makes plant based and vegan an incredibly flavorful experience.
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It’s my third cookbook review of Mofo, and again, I am giving away a copy to a lucky reader!
I am also sharing with you a recipe from the book – for one of the best smoothies I have ever had. Really, Jason keeps asking for it, I keep making it. I mean, a candy bar smoothie?
Yes, it really tastes like a candy bar. Adding the protein is what we generally do, and [click to continue…]
This caramel pairs well with just about anything.
As this slow simmered in my kitchen all day, the warm caramely scent was gloriously intoxicating. As soon as this caramel was done, I immediately made myself a cup of coffee to swirl it in.
This has since topped pancakes, oatmeal, ice cream, and numerous coffees. My spoon is hitting the bottom of the second jar – it is time to make more.
My friend Kathy Hester has just released another fantastic book, Vegan Slow Cooking For Two or Just For You.
Once again, I have a copy to give away today!
This book has stunning photography, and the [click to continue…]
This is by far the best queso I have ever had, anywhere.
I have already made it three times since I received The Sexy Vegan’s latest book, Happy Hour at Home. (Yes! Intrigued was I, as one of my favorite themes around here is my own Happy Hour at Home!).
I received Brian Patton’s book to review - Brian Patton is The Sexy Vegan – you may know him from
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