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“A New Chapter in My Life Is On the Horizon”: Suzanne’s Green Recovery Story

November 13, 2013

Suzanne is a frequent commenter on Choosing Raw. You may also know her through her own delightful blog, Hello, Veggy!, where she shares vegan recipes, offers DIY tips for wholesome living, and chronicles her own life. Long before we ever corresponded, I was struck by Suzanne’s thoughtful and precocious comments. Some time ago, she confided […]

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Weekend Reading, 10.27.13

October 27, 2013
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Only a week ago, I was on my way to upstate NY for Melissa’s beautiful wedding. The time has flown since then, filled up by words and friends and bouncing around New York. Yesterday, I was reunited with Chloe (whom I haven’t seen in over a year — a record for us, and much too […]

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Sweet Potato Jack-O’-Lanterns With Chocomole Frosting. Plus, Melissa’s Wedding Recap!

October 21, 2013

I like to think of myself as a pretty decent cook, but I know my strengths and I know my weaknesses. Creative salads? Killer chia pudding recipes? Sweet and savory salad dressings? I’m your girl. But ask me to decorate anything intricate, and all bets are off. I’ve got a steady hand, but I didn’t […]

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Weekend Reading, 10.11.13

October 11, 2013
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It’s hard to believe it’s been a week since I floated the idea of a “weekend reading” series, but here we are, seven days (and a few recipes) later. I was happy that so many of you expressed enthusiasm about this idea, so without further ado, here is yet another roundup of my favorite recipes […]

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Weekend Reading, 10.5.13

October 5, 2013
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I was an avid blog reader long before I became a food blogger. Like many people, I discovered what might be called “healthy living” blogs first, then more dedicated recipe/culinary blogs. I had been reading food blogs for only a short period of time when I decided to go vegan, so vegan food blogs (Vegan […]

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Book Review: No Meat Athlete by Matthew Frazier. Plus, Recipe for Chocolate Quinoa Protein Bars

October 2, 2013
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Many of you might already be familiar with Matthew Frazier and his blog, No Meat Athlete. Our blogs got started around the same time. From day one, I was drawn to Matt’s down-to-earth, accessible voice, his passion for healthy living, and his ability to push his own boundaries while all the while maintaining a realistic […]

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Sweet Potato Pesto Salad and DC VegFest Recap

October 1, 2013

Thanks for all of the great feedback on my expo recap! I’m glad that you enjoyed my reviews, and I hope that some of those products will impress you as much as they impressed me. It’s back to usual here, after all of the commotion of the Expo/VegFest weekend. And the usual always includes a […]

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