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Native Foods’ Vegan “Eggs” Benedict

Native Foods’ Vegan “Eggs” Benedict

I started typing up this whole long thing about why I don't eat eggs because recently, I was called "an extremist" for that very reason. I started writing about how maybe, when I post vegan recipes as I have been strictly doing since 2011, (you will find some...

Vegan Deep Dish Breakfast Pizza

Vegan Deep Dish Breakfast Pizza

My husband Tony recently acquired two items - a wok, and a cast iron skillet. Therefore, as he does most of the cooking, everything we have eaten in the last three weeks or so has been cooked either in the wok, or in the cast iron skillet. This has been wonderful...

Chia Apple Spread Recipe from I Like Toast

Chia Apple Spread Recipe from I Like Toast

I like toast. I really do. I could eat toast every day. Toast with vegan butter. Toast with avocado and salt. Toast with jam. In an effort to help everyone enjoy toast as much as I do, Stephanie Strowbridge has created  I Like Toast: Every Morning is a Good Morning....

Vegan Crepe Recipe + Vegg Giveaway

Vegan Crepe Recipe + Vegg Giveaway

I had a chance to check out Vegg, the plant-based egg yolk replacer that's been simultaneously sweeping and weirding out the vegan community. Yes, there are lots of whole food options for egg replacement in your recipes (click here to download my handy egg & dairy...

Favorite Holiday Recipes + A Pretty Giveaway

Favorite Holiday Recipes + A Pretty Giveaway

It seems I've developed somewhat of a reputation for being a Grinch. Just because I hate everything about the holidays doesn't mean I don't want you guys to have a good time! So, not only have I rounded up all of my favorite holiday recipes, but I'm also going to give...

Teno’s Good Morning Apple Muffins & A Challenge Check In

Today is day 21 of the 28 Day Healthy Eating Challenge and I can honestly say this experience has changed the way the Slaters eat for good. Not only that, but I currently have two other sets of friends officially starting their challenges this week and I'm sure there...

Heart of Steel Cut Oat Bars

Are you looking for a breakfast bar fit for the sons of Odin? Well look no further, my brothers and sisters of metal, for I have clashed swords with our enemies fat and cholesterol and emerged victorious, with a heart of steel cut oats. This healthy, hearty...

Teno’s Snow Day Muffins

So far in Chicago we've gotten about 20 inches of snow and it's still coming down. The trains aren't running and our car is buried so we had ourselves a snow day. Teno was quite upset that I still had to do some work even though I was at home so I cheered him up with...

Crouching Corn Bread, Hidden Broccoli

Crouching Corn Bread, Hidden Broccoli

I think most parents are convinced, at least for a short while, that their toddlers are going to starve. How on Earth could a growing body possibly survive on little more than juice boxes and goldfish crackers? Tony and I do everything we can to introduce Teno to...