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Vegan Recipe | Roasted Rhubarb Granola Muffins

August 8, 2014

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Rhubarb gets me into a frenzy. Every year it’s the same: those pretty, slender stalks that bear my two favorite colours only visit our vegetable patches for a short while and before you know it, they’ve gone. So I panic, buy loads, try to make the most of them, but I just end up making […]

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Vegan + Gluten-Free Recipe | Lavender Chocolate Truffles

June 25, 2014

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I am a chocolate truffle fiend. No truffle is safe from me – if it’s vegan and it’s made of chocolate, I will eat it. I’ve got a fair collection on my own blog already, from traditional praline truffles to more, shall we say, extravagant ones, but I think I’ve really pushed the boundaries of […]

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Gluten-free + Vegan Recipe | Mixed Berry & Rhubarb Quinoa Crumble

June 2, 2014

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This might be a bit blasphemous to some, but I tend to prefer a hearty crumble to a pie any day of the week.  I think it’s because I love the combination of hearty grains and juicy, seasonal fruit.  There’s not too much prep work involved with crumbles like there is with a pie.  But, […]

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Gluten-free + Vegan Recipe | Almond, Orange + Cardamom Cookies

May 25, 2014

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I don’t know if these qualify as “cookies”. In the UK, these would most definitely be biscuits. In French, you would call these “sablés” (“sandy”) because of their crumbly texture. I guess “shortbread” is the appropriate term for these little treats, and you could almost imagine them patiently waiting in a tartan tin box for […]

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Vegan + Gluten-Free Recipe | Boozy Berries & Cream

May 13, 2014

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For months, my fridge has been stuffed with more strawberries than I know what to do with. I’ve been making chia seed jam and strawberry chocolate parfaits, not to mention slicing those red beauties up on our fresh greens and tossing them in to smoothies. I think I’ve actually come to take for granted that […]

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Vegan + Gluten-Free Recipe | Cardamom Roasted Strawberry Bread

May 9, 2014

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During strawberry season, my favorite way to eat them is raw.  Hands down.  Sometimes I catch myself at the kitchen sink, popping them in my mouth as fast as I can rinse them off.  If I have a little time on my hands, perhaps on a lazy Sunday, I’ll go the extra step and roast […]

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Vegan Dessert Recipe | Pear Custard Bars

May 6, 2014

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Hello! It’s Court from Kind Mom again! This month I’m going to share a fabulous sweet and fruity dessert, perfect for May! This is a great dessert to bring to parties and it’s sure to impress your vegan and non vegan friends alike. To be honest, I was waiting for an opportunity to make these […]

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Vegan + Gluten-Free Recipe | Minty Strawberry Shortcakes

April 7, 2014

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It’s finally strawberry season!  Well, at least it is here in my neck of the woods in Texas.  It’s always exciting when strawberries are in season because they mark the end of winter and the return of all the glorious spring and summer produce.  I find myself pining for them during the final weeks of […]

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Gluten-free + Raw + Vegan Recipe | Easter Cake Pops

March 25, 2014

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Easter, after Christmas, has got to be my favourite holiday. When I was little, my mother knew exactly how to make it special: she would hide hundreds of mini chocolate eggs in every nook and cranny of our house and on Easter morning, my sister and I raced to find the most eggs, then spend […]

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Gluten-Free + Vegan Recipe | Lemon Berry Tea Cakes

March 17, 2014

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This winter seems to be a little relentless as of late.  Every time I watch the weather channel there are talks of winter storms and even something called “thunder sleet”.  Yes, thunder sleet.  Though I enjoy the winter, I find myself longing for spring and summer produce and just a bit of golden sunshine.  I […]

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