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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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What I Ate Wednesday & Strawberry Champagne Dressing

Carrie at the Getty Museum

Today’s photo food journal is part of “What I Ate Wednesdays” and shows a day’s worth of my healthy, vegan eats. Yesterday’s breakfast was a green smoothie with some special fruits from the farmers’ market including Concord grapes and pear. I like how the Vitamix pulverizes the grape seeds so I get the nutritional benefits… [Continue Reading]

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A Modern Twist to Vegan Apple Pie

Desert sunrise.

Good morning! Did you have a nice weekend? Mine was spent recovering from the cold I got at Vida Vegan Con last weekend in Portland (read my re-caps here and here). Just as soon as I was feeling better, Alan woke up on Saturday sneezing and sniffling. He’s much better at resting than I am… [Continue Reading]

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Apple Pie Kale Chips

Avila Bay.

Happy Friday to you! I hope you are having a good week. Alan’s Birthday Hike: This is what I’ve been up to: After my post on Wednesday morning, Alan and I joined an organized hike in our area that we had never done before. I thought what better way to celebrate his birthday and another… [Continue Reading]

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Cranberry Relish Salad Dressing & Weekend Adventures

Bag o' frozen cranberries.

Hi there and happy Monday! Today marks the re-entry back into the workplace and back to the regular routine for many. My classes are still on winter break, but I’ve started working on my independent study project already. Even though I consider myself fairly disciplined, it’s definitely a challenge for me to stay focused because… [Continue Reading]

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