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Just For Fun

At my siblings' birthday dinner last weekend, not only did I make cranberry quinoa pilaf, I also made dairy-free cupcakes. Because there was no way I was going to a birthday dinner and having to pass on dessert! They are: Simple Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes Basic Buttercream Frosting (made with EB & soymilk) These are some… Continue reading Just For Fun

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Baked Blueberry Peach Oatmeal

Last Sunday I made blueberry peach baked oatmeal for breakfast. My mom had made it for New Years Day brunch and sent me the recipe because I liked it so much. She said The recipe was from Taste of Home. I searched and it appears to be a mash up of two baked oatmeal recipes… Continue reading Baked Blueberry Peach Oatmeal

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Snickerdoodle Blondies with Cinnamon Ice Cream

I follow Go Dairy Free on Twitter and awhile back they tweeted the following recipe: Snickerdoodle Blondies I thought it sounded amazing and made a half batch on Sunday.  Other than halving the recipe I made it as written except I used Bob's Red Mill Egg Replacer instead of an egg. I paired the blondies with… Continue reading Snickerdoodle Blondies with Cinnamon Ice Cream

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Peanut Butter Frosted Brownie Bites

The weekend before Thanksgiving, Benzo and I had some family over for dinner that we knew we wouldn't get to see for the holiday.  I went back and forth on what to make for dessert before finally settling on brownies from a mix with a cookies and cream variation that was on the back of… Continue reading Peanut Butter Frosted Brownie Bites

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Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

I don't usually make up my own recipes.  There are far too many good ones out there written by other people, and to be honest I'm not that creative.  People think I'm creative because I make stuff all the time, but really I'm just following other people's instructions.  My Type A personality is happy that… Continue reading Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins

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Chocolate Quinoa Protein Bars

A few weeks back when I got my protein awakening (preganant women need 60-70g per day!), I started thinking about all the different vegetarian items that have protein.  Of course lentils and beans came to mind, but then it occured to me - quinoa!  Quinoa is a grain that is a complete protein, meaning it… Continue reading Chocolate Quinoa Protein Bars

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Oatmeal Cranberry Walnut “Cookies”

When I set out to make these cookies last night, I did not intend to loop this post back to breakfast again.  Yet that seems to be what happened. Last night after a nutritious dinner of cereal 😉 Benzo and I were lounging around watching American Idol when we both really wanted something sweet.  I've had… Continue reading Oatmeal Cranberry Walnut “Cookies”