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Banana Bread on a Rainy Day

Here in Northern California we are either living through or anticipating a huge rainstorm. This is a rather interesting event to contemplate because, frankly, we have been in a drought for years.  Any thoughts that we are still in this drought have been dispelled by the high amount of rainfall we have received this season. […]

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Vegan Smores

What’s summer without smores? And what could be better than vegan smores? However, the classic ingredients for smores: milk chocolate, marshmallows, and honey grahams are definitely not vegan. So how do we do this? In this episode of VegNews TV, Kim shows some products that make smores do-able for vegans.  And quite frankly, these s’mores […]

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Fuyu Persimmon

All About Persimmons

Persimmons are n season. There is a lot of confusion between the two main types of persimmons, the Fuyu and the Hachiya. Often people will plant persimmon trees or move into a home with a persimmon tree and not know how to use their persimmons – or end up with a different variety of persimmon than what […]

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Vegan Sugar Free Gluten Free Cookies from Perez Hilton

      This recipe for vegan sugar free gluten free cookies appeared on Perez Hilton’s Facebook page.  All my favorite elements: no sugar, no gluten, vegan, delicious.  I have some ripe bananas in the freezer, so I am thinking of defrosting them and making these cookies this weekend. 3 ripe mashed bananas 1/3 cup […]

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