Crescent Rolls

-+*I dream of soft, fluffy rolls fresh from the oven that I can tear open with my fingers, watch as the smoke dissipates right before my eyes, slather with a dab of vegan butter and raspberry jelly, and then take a huge bite of…now doesn’t that sound like heaven? And after making these crescent rolls I definitely was in heaven. Because not…

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Kande Pohe

Kande Pohe

-+*Miles and miles of beautiful beaches. Seas, rivers, lakes. Crooked mountain roads that make you feel you are on a roller coaster instead of in a car. Breathlessly grand mansions. The birthplace of a man whose message of peace and nonviolence resonates to this day, more than 40 years since he was assassinated, and the…

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Peach Jam

-+*Where did the summer go? This morning, temps were in the 60s when I woke up– a big change from the 80-plus-degree mornings we have had these past few weeks in the Northeast. It’s refreshing but oddly odd, as the changing of seasons tends to always be, no matter how often we go through the…

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Peach and Berry Cobbler

-+*This might sound strange to many, but much as I love my veggies, I am not a huge fan of eating fruit. At least by itself. Of course, there are exceptions. I can eat Indian mangoes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and any time in between. As a child, a chocolate-brown fruit, chikoo, which is…

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Whole-Wheat Blueberry Muffins

Whole-Wheat Blueberry Muffins for IAVW: British

-+*It’s British month here at Holy Cow! with It’s A Vegan World: British, and what can be more British than a muffin fresh out of the oven? I remember the time I had my first muffin. It was the early ’90s and a British ship that had morphed from a military ship into a floating…

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Vegan Zucchini Bread, whole-wheat and low-fat

Low-Fat Zucchini Bread

-+*Zucchini is one of summer’s delicious gifts. This slender, dark-green squash has tender white flesh and a pleasantly bland taste that can adapt to almost any dish, sweet or savory. It’s great even raw, in salads or as crudites.Like other summer squash, zucchini is rich in vitamin C and beta carotene and, of course, fiber,…

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Applesauce Cake

-+*This Applesauce Cake is one of those recipes that you can make in a hurry with stuff that’s presumably sitting in your pantry. But the end result is so delicious, you can even serve it to company– as I have in the past, and trust me, it was gone in minutes. I always have applesauce…

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Vegan Buckwheat Waffles

Buckwheat Waffles

-+*I love trying out new ways to make waffles and pancakes, and these buckwheat waffles are a delicious variation on my no-egg waffle recipe. Buckwheat is not related to wheat– it’s actually a seed, and it’s terribly nutritious. You can read more about it here. I mix up the buckwheat with a lighter flour– you…

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Zucchini Muffins a la FatFree Vegan

-+*I’ve been having the time of my life going through the FatFree Vegan Kitchen blog to find recipes I’d like to cook all this month for Tried and Tasted, the event started by Zlamushka’s Spicy Kitchen that’s making its home right here on Holy Cow! for the month of May.It’s been hard, believe me, only…

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Warm Bread Pudding Topped With Strawberry Compote

-+*One of the poems I remember reading as a child is “Leisure,” by the Welsh poet W. H. Davies. “What is this life if full of care/We have no time to stand and stare?” went the opening verse. My life is filled with no more than the average cares, or stresses, that any working woman…

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Tuscan Bread

Rustic Tuscan Bread

-+*This classic bread from Tuscany, which requires three rises, including one rather long rise, is a labor of love. But as with all things you love, it is well worth the labor. One distinctive feature of this bread is that it is saltless, which makes it ideal for dunking into flavorful sauces like, say, a…

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Vegan Banana Cake

Vegan Banana Cake

-+*This vegan banana cake is one of the easiest I’ve baked, and let me tell you, it’s a keeper recipe. I worked off a recipe I found in a newspaper, but I changed it quite a bit to veganize it. To replace the egg, I added an extra banana which gave the cake more yummy…

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Vegan wholegrain waffles

Wholegrain Waffles

-+*I wanted to call these St. Waffles and I know, I know, it’s a weird name. But, trust me, these are so crammed with delicious goodness, they really do deserve to be sainted AND given an extra-bright halo. My waffle and pancake recipes are always healthy because I make them with wholegrain flours. These too…

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Savory Pancakes

Color Me Healthy: Savory Wholegrain Pancakes

-+*  Love pancakes as I do, I keep trying to come up with new ways to make and enjoy them. My latest venture were these incredibly nutritious and delicious savory pancakes that make even the healthiest regular pancakes doused in syrup look– dare I say the word?– fatter. As usual, I made these with whole-wheat…

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