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Something We Do Without: Electric Cooking Appliances

Originally posted February 2013

When we first got married, we had a very well-stocked kitchen. In included an electric can opener, a toaster with inserts so it could actually cook entire sandwiches, a pizza cooker, a deep fryer, a coffee maker with a timer, two slow cookers, an ice cream maker, a toaster oven, an electric coffee grinder, two popcorn poppers, two electric mixers, a blender, and a smoothie maker. 901 more words

Pepper and Tofu Sandwich

I’m not sure if it’s a Chicago thing or an Italian thing (possibly a Chicago-Italian thing), but while growing up, Pepper and Egg Sandwiches were a staple in my household.   171 more words

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Peanut Butter Date Balls

So I’ve been seeing folks eat dates smothered in peanut butter all over my Instagram feed and thought “wow, awesome combo, let’s make some power balls with the same flavors!”  Now, before you look at these ingredients and think “What the hell, I thought your recipes were supposed to be made of wallet friendly ingredients?”, let me share my secret with you: Costco.   225 more words

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Chickpea Salad

Ok, so I can’t take the credit for this one.  My friend, Jenn, administrator of VeganConsultant.com, posted a photo of her own chickpea salad on her Instagram and I just had to replicate it.   124 more words

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal

Oatmeal is a staple that everyone (vegan and omni) should have in their kitchen.  It’s cheap, filling and versatile.  You can eat it a few times a week and not get bored because there are so many variations!   132 more words

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#deepin findings

A year ago a dream started to take real shape, and so I began writing this blog. As every single thing, it changed a lot. 354 more words


Drowning in a sea of chocolate

Please don’t take away my healthy food writer creds. It’s just so easy to pop a dessert into the oven (and so hard to divide it into the proper number of servings), and this one is… 289 more words

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