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#RaiseHealth Coconut Pulp Cookies + Giveaway

Raise Health Coconut Pulp Cookies from Carrie on Living |

It seems as if I’ve gone cuckoo for coconuts lately, but this cookie recipe is too good not to share: I’m also super excited to be part of’s #RaiseHealth campaign where bloggers create recipes using the company’s fantastic assortment of healthy products: It’s been way too long since I did a giveaway, and my friends at Vitacost… [Continue Reading]

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Unbaked Fudgy Brownies & Plant Power Giveaway

Unbaked Fudgy Brownies from Plant Power |

Woo-hoo, who’s ready for a giveaway? It’s been sooooo long since I did one and, now that we’ve passed Halloween, what better way to kick off the holiday season? Today’s recipe and prize comes from  accomplished cookbook author, Nava Atlas. Nava is also the proprietor over at (see my contributor page here), and she is… [Continue Reading]

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Blueberry Baked Oatmeal with Lentils

Baked Blueberry Oatmeal with Lentils from Carrie on Living |

I’m super stoked to share with you that I’ve been selected as the Canadian Lentils Blog Ambassador for the upcoming BlogHer Food ’14 Conference in Miami, FL! I think it’s an absolute perfect match considering that I luuuurve lentils. In addition to being a great source of protein, fiber, and heart-healthy minerals such as folate and… [Continue Reading]

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High-Protein Vanilla Crunch Muffins & Vitacost Giveaway

Vanilla Crunch Muffins from Carrie on Vegan |

I have been on a muffin-making kick recently! It all started with my renewed love affair with whole grains, plus a general attempt to include more healthy treats in my diet so I don’t feel deprived. The emphasis on ensuring adequate protein intake comes from the fatigue I encountered earlier this year. This recipe for… [Continue Reading]

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No-Bake PB&J Pie

Carrie on Vegan |

Happy (almost) Valentine’s Day! I know what some of you might be thinking…UGH, what a stupid manufactured holiday. Yeah, part of me thinks the same thing, but I’m feeling full of love and compassion and joy this year, so I’m taking any and all opportunities to express it: I’ve mentioned before that one of the… [Continue Reading]

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Recipe: Pumpkin Breakfast Brownies

Pumpkin Breakfast Brownies with non-dairy yogurt

The big day is almost here…Thanksgiving! I’ve tried to offer some healthy ideas for your vegan table this year, whether you be a host with the most or a guest just needing to bring a dish or two. I mentioned before that I’m taking it low-key this year and just cooking for my husband and… [Continue Reading]

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