Gingered Maple and Pecan Quinoa Granola

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I’ve loved Maple and Pecan Granola since I was a child. I remember eating huge bowls of the stuff from the ‘pound shop’ as young as 7 or 8 and I still love it to this day. Continue reading

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Cut Backs That Will Improve Your Health and Boost Your Bank Balance

There are probably two things that most people in the world would like to be; healthier and wealthier and the two are more connected than you might think.

Even the healthiest person in the world (Mr Motivator?) probably has days where they feel a little rundown and decide to ‘treat’ themselves to high calorie comfort foods. Sure, we’d all like to be a little healthier, a little brighter-eyed, a touch less tired and maybe one day, if we cut back on the chocolate, coffee and alcohol it might even happen. Continue reading

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Virtual Vegan *Linky* Potluck Part 18

Welcome to the Virtual Vegan *Linky* Potluck!

VVLPButton1300px The wonderful Annie of An Unrefined Vegan, the creator of the twice-annual Virtual Vegan Potluck has now designed an event to keep alive the spirit of the VVP on a weekly basis. Every Wednesday there will be a blog hop that runs along the same lines as the VVP: food bloggers contributing delicious vegan, plant-based recipes within the following courses: Beverages, Appetizers, Salads, Breads, Soups/Stews, Main Dishes, Desserts. So, every Wednesday I will be joined by Angela of Canned Time and Annie to host the Potluck party where you can submit your recipes to any one of our blogs through the link at the bottom of this post.  You have until the following Monday morning to enter and then we will share the favorite recipe from each course!

I’m loving the new faces popping in to the potluck! Keep sharing and inviting!

Here are the most-clicked from last week:

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Virtual Vegan *Linky* Potluck Part 17

Welcome to the Virtual Vegan *Linky* Potluck!

VVLPButton1300px The wonderful Annie of An Unrefined Vegan, the creator of the twice-annual Virtual Vegan Potluck has now designed an event to keep alive the spirit of the VVP on a weekly basis. Every Wednesday there will be a blog hop that runs along the same lines as the VVP: food bloggers contributing delicious vegan, plant-based recipes within the following courses: Beverages, Appetizers, Salads, Breads, Soups/Stews, Main Dishes, Desserts. So, every Wednesday I will be joined by Angela of Canned Time and Annie to host the Potluck party where you can submit your recipes to any one of our blogs through the link at the bottom of this post.  You have until the following Monday morning to enter and then we will share the favorite recipe from each course!

Here are the most-clicked from last week:

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HELP SANTA DELIVER HOMEMADE GIFTS!

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The wonderful vegan extraordinaire Zel Allen, author of books ‘Vegan for the Holidays’, ‘The Nut Gourmet’, blog ‘NutGourmet’ and food writer for Vegetarian Journal and Vegan Health and Fitness Magazine has started a new festive blog, aptly named the ‘Vegan for the Holidays Blog’. Here she has shared my DIY sugar scrub gift recipe and would love to hear any ideas you have for festive gifts or recipes! Be sure to check out the colourful new plac, you will be sure to start planning for the festive season!

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 Scrub bestGRAPEFRUIT AND POPPY SEED SUGAR SCRUB

For the friend or family member who really adores body care products, this homemade, Bow w:pineconecreamy white and almond-scented body scrub makes such a welcome holiday gift. Also unique is that a body scrub makes a delightful departure from the calorie-laden baked goodies that are so popular for holiday gifting. And it takes practically no time to whip it up in your home kitchen.

Recipe by Poppy of Bunny Kitchen

Poppy portrait w:kittiesI have always had a deep connection with animals as far back as I can remember. It probably comes as no surprise, therefore, that I became a strict vegetarian at the age of 6 and am now a devout vegan in my twenties. I work in a wildlife hospital, treating and rehabilitating all kinds of wild animals for the hopeful eventual release back to the wild.

I am also studying in my final year…

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Virtual Vegan *Linky* Potluck Part 16

Welcome to the Virtual Vegan *Linky* Potluck!

VVLPButton1300px The wonderful Annie of An Unrefined Vegan, the creator of the twice-annual Virtual Vegan Potluck has now designed an event to keep alive the spirit of the VVP on a weekly basis. Every Wednesday there will be a blog hop that runs along the same lines as the VVP: food bloggers contributing delicious vegan, plant-based recipes within the following courses: Beverages, Appetizers, Salads, Breads, Soups/Stews, Main Dishes, Desserts. So, every Wednesday I will be joined by Angela of Canned Time and Annie to host the Potluck party where you can submit your recipes to any one of our blogs through the link at the bottom of this post.  You have until the following Monday morning to enter and then we will share the favorite recipe from each course!

Wow! I’m just loving the Autumn feel in this weeks Potluck! You all went seasonal and shared recipes perfect for this time of year, and look at all the pumpkin love!

Here are the most-clicked from last week:

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Linguine with Saffron and Wild Mushrooms

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Pasta is one of those staples which is too often completely under appreciated for it’s versatility and ability to be one of the best fast foods there is. Pasta limited to being mixed with a jar of sauce is unjust when a multitude of delicious, nourishing, homemade sauces and toppings can be simply whipped together whilst the pasta boils. Continue reading

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Bunny Kitchen in the New Domu Online Cookbook

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Domu, the Home and Kitchen Specialists, are a brand born from ten years’ of experience with Designer Habitat, selling a wide variety of home and kitchen solutions like John Lewis but at a fraction of the cost, making kitting out your home and kitchen an affordable feat. Designer Habitat offer an unrivalled choice of creative kitchenware, practical ideas for the home & garden and inspiring gifts from all over the world, specializing in innovative products which can make life easier and more fun. Continue reading

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CURB TO CURVE: TIPS ON HOW TO CURB THE APPETITE

Appetite is both a psychological and physical phenomenon. Sometimes we eat for reasons like when we’re bored, stressed, tired, thirsty, or just because you “have to eat” other than our body needing nourishment. There are many weight loss programs and diet pills marketed as appetite suppressants; one such is the HCG diet available in many nutrition or health food stores online (should you consider this, make sure to purchase only from those with trusted HCG merchant account), but this should only be used under medical supervision because this could be dangerous for people with medical conditions. Continue reading

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Virtual Vegan *Linky* Potluck Part 15

Welcome to the Virtual Vegan *Linky* Potluck!

VVLPButton1300px The wonderful Annie of An Unrefined Vegan, the creator of the twice-annual Virtual Vegan Potluck has now designed an event to keep alive the spirit of the VVP on a weekly basis. Every Wednesday there will be a blog hop that runs along the same lines as the VVP: food bloggers contributing delicious vegan, plant-based recipes within the following courses: Beverages, Appetizers, Salads, Breads, Soups/Stews, Main Dishes, Desserts. So, every Wednesday I will be joined by Angela of Canned Time and Annie to host the Potluck party where you can submit your recipes to any one of our blogs through the link at the bottom of this post.  You have until the following Monday morning to enter and then we will share the favorite recipe from each course!

Here are the most-clicked from last week:

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