Archive of July2010

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Life Deserves Some Spice: My review of The 30 Minutes Vegan’s Taste of the East

30 Minute Vegan’s Taste of the East

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gluten-freerawsugar-free A Princess Parfait?

Perfect Pantry Parfait

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Peach, Nectarine and Pecan Parfait (4 of 5)

When I sat down to explore Heathy’s amazing Raw Parfait e-book the first recipe that struck me was the “Maple Walnut Crunch“. I eat a lot of lovely, leafy salads but there is still something quite compelling about the contrast between a rich cream and a nutty crunch.  As soon as I read that recipe […]

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Sensational Cherry Ginger Summer Parfait (3 of 5)

Hey, I think we’re starting to get a hang of this whole parfait thing. Let’s recap, we’ve taken our taste buds on a tour of France and the Middle East so far. Today, we continue the journey by exploring the exotic ingredients of China.  If you and I were playing a free association game and […]

Sultry Spice Market Parfait (2 of 5)

span style=”font-family: Georgia, ‘Times New Roman’, serif;”It wasnbsp;wonderful to hear that so many of you share my love of Lavender. There is certainly something interesting and exotic about adding floral flavours to your food. I don’t often play with edible flowers in my recipes, although a summer salad topped with pansies can make anynbsp;spread seem […]

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Sultry Spice Market Parfait (2 of 5)

It was wonderful to hear that so many of you share my love of Lavender. There is certainly something interesting and exotic about adding floral flavours to your food. I don’t often play with edible flowers in my recipes, although a summer salad topped with pansies can make any spread seem sophisticated. I have always been intrigued […]

Blueberry Lavender Lemon Bliss (Perfect Parfaits -1 of 5)

span class=”Apple-style-span” style=”font-family: Georgia, ‘Times New Roman’, serif;”Ah, inspiration! I am so delighted that I can find ideas that spur my creativity in the people, places and things that fill my life. I have been vegan for 26 years and own over 100 recipe books and yet everyday playing in my kitchen is a new […]

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Vegetarian Summerfest 2010

A week ago I was just hitting the road home after five fantastic days at Vegetarian Summerfest. Once again it was a phenomenal experience that left me full of energy and inspiration. Last year was my first time attending this amazing event, this year I returned as a speaker and brought my Mom along as […]

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Recipe Testing and Bake-Off Planning

Friday night could not come fast enough this week. It has been busy, hot and irritating. I think I’m feeling some post-vacation blues while also being enthusiastically motivated to change the world (and my life) after all the Vegetarian Summerfest inspiration. While I mull over my next steps, I’m working through the practical tasks at-hand […]

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You are what you eat

Rawlicious in Toronto

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It’s summer…so I’ve gone festing.

This is my version of the “Gone Fishing” sign. But since I don’t personally participate in such activities I’ve “Gone Festing” instead. Tomorrow, bright and early, I head off to Vegetarian Summerfest in Johnstown, PA. If you’ve never heard of Vegetarian Summerfest – my best description is: a cross between vegan camp and grad school. […]

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This week’s fresh finds

Last week, when I was at my Mom’s I found time to sprout some wheat berries and prepare a fresh batch of raw cinnamon raisin bagels based on the amazing tutorial evergreen posted on her blog. My Mom and I both really enjoyed slathering a little almond butter on these beautiful bagels. This week, I […]