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Best-ever butter tarts

When I was young, my grandmother used to make butter tarts at this time every year and it's safe to say they were a family favourite. If you're not Canadian, you may not understand the need to find a suitable vegan substitute for butter tarts. Combining flaky pastry shells with a deliciously sweet filling...

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December Treat of the Month Club

With December here, Lisa and I are bidding farewell to our regular Treat of the Month Club as we fill up our to-do lists with exciting new projects for 2013. We are incredibly happy with the response to our monthly sweets over the last nine months and particularly the connections we made with new...

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Coconut joy truffles + giveaway winner

I must first apologize for my lateness in announcing the winner of my recent 30-Day Vegan Challenge giveaway. I should have posted on Friday but I seem to have got caught up in holiday parties, entertaining and gift-making. All excuses aside, I hope the winner enjoys her subscription to Colleen Patrick-Goudreau's fabulous new online...

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Review: Vegan Food Gifts

While the holidays are a fabulous time to be grateful and merry, they also stir up a lot of emotions, memories and even fears. Starting around mid-November, we engage in a flurry of parties, extra demands and financial stretching. If you're like me, it's easy to get caught up in the moment. Planning for parties,...

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The 30-Day Vegan Challenge giveaway!

You might be curious about the concept of veganism but something is stopping you from exploring it further. Maybe you have a pet and wonder if there's a difference between him or her and the pig that turned into the bacon on your breakfast plate. Maybe you saw an eye-opening video about society's treatment...