Vegan Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Happy Thanksgiving week! I love this holiday. So much family and FOOD! And who says you have to love Turkey to enjoy the day? In celebration of Thanksgiving, I’ve compiled a list of some of my favorite vegan Thanksgiving side dishes. No animals were harmed in the making :). Continue reading

Kale & Walnut Pesto

Kale, kale, kale.  I feel like all I have been hearing and reading about over the past year or two is our curly friend kale.  And then I finally decided to give in and start cooking with it – sauteing it and adding it to Vegan Mac & “Cheese”, baking up some Smoky Kale Chips, etc.

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Homemade Whole Wheat Pizza Dough

I was a strange kid.  I never liked pizza growing up (or soda actually – and I STILL don’t thank goodness!).  So much so that when I went to birthday parties where they were serving delivery pizza, the moms would have to make me a peanut butter and jelly sandwich while all of the other kids reached for those greasy slices of white bread + stringy cheese.

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Homemade Taco Seasoning

So it’s Mexican night, taco Tuesday, whatever you want to call it in your household.  You’re at the grocery store, in the international isle, searching for your favorite packet of taco seasoning.  Quick question – Have you ever actually read the back of that thing? Do you know what’s in there?  A bunch of large words I can’t pronounce and I’m almost positive some of them mean sugar (why on earth do you need sugar in your tacos?).

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