holidays

Raw, Vegan Chocolate Bark with Cranberries and Hemp Seeds

February 13, 2014
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Today’s snow was not the first of the season, but it was the first that felt like a legitimate “snow day”: accumulation as high as the tops of my boots, the sight of my neighbors’ kids flinging snowballs at each other downstairs, and an entire afternoon spent sipping ginger tea atop my radiator. It was […]

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Quinoa Salad with Dried Cranberries, Apricots, Lentils, and Pecans

January 2, 2014
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Thank you so very much for your responses to my New Year’s post. I hope that 2014 is a good year for everyone so far. Perhaps it’s not quite forward-looking to make my first recipe of 2014 a dish I ate on Christmas day of 2013, but this last-minute quinoa salad was so tasty and […]

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The New Veganism: Vegan Hoppin’ John Recipe

December 27, 2013
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Images by James Ransom Happy Friday! I’m writing from upstate New York, where my best friend’s family lives, but I wanted to check in and direct you all to my latest recipe for The New Veganism column at Food52. This is a vegan rendition of Hoppin’ John, the traditional southern new year’s dish. I kept […]

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Snowy Quinoa and Coconut Breakfast Bowl, and 10 Ideas for Vegan Holiday Breakfasts

December 24, 2013
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Twas the night before Christmas, and even if you have a holiday feast prepared for this evening, it’s never too early to start thinking about breakfast. I love festive breakfasts anytime, but they’re especially lovely on holiday mornings. Though I created the quinoa and coconut breakfast bowl pictured above early in the month, at my […]

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Easy Raw, Vegan Appetizer: Endive Boats with Rosemary Cashew Cheese, Shaved Apple, and Pomegranate Seeds

December 23, 2013
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I am so glad that yesterday’s round up of holiday recipes was a hit! But if you were left wanting more, here’s a beautiful, easy vegan and raw appetizer to share with guests at any point in the next week or two (or year round, if you like). They’re endive “boats” stuffed with a dollop […]

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2013 Vegan Holiday Recipe Round Up: 30 Appetizers, Salads, Soups, Sides, Entrees, and Desserts for Your Celebration! Plus: Weekend Reading, 12.22.13.

December 22, 2013
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As usual, I’m a little late getting this round up of recipes together, but hopefully there’s still time for my readers to make a few of these recipes for holiday gatherings, or perhaps a New Year’s dinner party! Here are some of my favorite holiday dishes, all of them vegan, some of them raw, most […]

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Kale Salad with Roasted Sweet Potato, Avocado, and Pomegranate Seeds

December 11, 2013
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I have been eating this kale salad, or a variation of it, for weeks now. It’s colorful, seasonal, and features plenty of contrasting textures (crunchy pomegranate arils, creamy avocado, dense roasted sweet potato, and fresh kale). Once the potatoes are roasted, it’s easy to make, and the leftovers keep beautifully.

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