October 2017

Happy Halloween; I Made These Scary-Good Cupcakes with Black Beans

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You guys – I suck! Halloween is four days away, and I haven’t decorated yet… or fashioned any costumes… or even bought – forget about carved – a pumpkin. This is totally and historically unlike me, but when I explain why I’ve been so unmotivated, I know you’ll understand. (Especially if you’re the parent of […]

Jackfruit: Meet the Funky Fruit that’s Cropping up Everywhere (including in your tacos)

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Among the excellent abundance of meat alternatives available to us these days, there is… JACKFRUIT! Granted, unlike tofu and other soy derivatives often used to replace meat, jackfruit doesn’t provide much protein, however that’s made up for by way of its significant amounts of potassium and vitamin B as well as some E, magnesium, iron, […]

Believe Me! It's Vegan Butter.

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Not too long ago, I “discovered” Wayfare butter. I was psyched! It’s vegan, it tastes great, and it’s palm oil-free (a very important point for me)! That it was sold at the small natural food store near us was icing on the cake. So close, so available, so convenient! But then, all of sudden, Wayfare […]