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Beetroot falafel with tahini dressing

I have a very limited history with beets. As a child, they rarely landed on my dinner plate except, it seems, when we went to my grandmother's house. Hers must have been either canned or boiled because, after one bite, I declared they were not for me. I grew up thinking I hated them,...

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Toronto’s Totally Fabulous Vegan Bake-Off

Before I get to the subject of this post, I need to announce the winner of my Vegan Eats World cookbook giveaway! According to Random.org, the winner is #19...

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Vegan Eats World review and giveaway

Terry Hope Romero's latest book, Vegan Eats World, came into my life on December 25th and was the best gift a girl like me could get. I've been a longtime fan of Terry's diverse collection of cookbooks---from Viva Vegan to Vegan Cupcakes Take Over the World and everything in between. Her new book continues...

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Gluten-free chocolate chip almond cookies

Six years ago today, I met my sweetie for coffee for the first time. We had met two months before, seen each other a few times, but hadn't yet clicked. The last time I saw him was at a holiday party I had organized at my apartment, where he accidentally left his scarf behind....

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Vegan Valentine’s Day gift boxes

I mentioned briefly in my last Treat of the Month Club post in December that, while Lisa and I were sad to say goodbye to our regular meet ups---in which we delivered six homemade vegan and gluten-free treats to each of our club members each month---we were also excited to share some news.