Sweet & Spicy: Grilled Mango with Jalapeno Peppers

I saw this recipe in a recent issue of Cooking Light and also found it on The Food Network.  I figured it sounded interesting enough, and boy was I glad I tried it!  I’ve made this recipe a few times.  The delicious aroma and beautiful color of the dish had everyone in the house salivating

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Veganize It: Starbucks Chicken Santa Fe Panini

Before my vegan days, my favorite sandwich at Starbucks was the Chicken Santa Fe Panini.  Sometimes I still get a hankering for the sandwich served on flatbread with the sour cream chili spread and peppers.  I always paired it with BBQ chips. (My favorite chip flavor!) Well, I had faith I could replicate this sandwich

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Indulge Lightly: Easy Cheesy Potato Bowl Ideas!

Sometimes you just get those cravings you can’t avoid, and you probably shouldn’t if you don’t want to wind up pigging out on all kinds of other things that don’t even satisfy the initial craving. I was having one of these cravings yesterday.  I wanted something “cheesy” (for me, that means the vegan version) and

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Delicious & Simple: Brown Rice & Black Bean Stew

I created this recipe (pictured above with baked tofu) years ago when I first took a crack at going vegan.  Now, this dish not only serves my vegan lifestyle, but is a crowd-pleaser for my carnivorous friends and family!  Even my little picky nephew loves this hearty stew.  This will make a great addition for

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