Category Archives: Anzia’s picks-a young vegans perspective

Yogurt Kale Dip

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For the last week, all of my non vegan friends have been raving about this new yogurt kale dip that Trader Joe’s just started carrying, even those that don’t like kale. The dip had me intrigued. I read the ingredients, … Continue reading

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Chocolate Mint Cake

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A few months back on our facebook page we asked if anyone was craving a specific cake.  We got two responses. One was from Doh, with a cake we are still working on and the other was from Lacey. Lacey’s … Continue reading

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Potato and Garbanzo Bean Croquettes

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So have you ever created a dish based on a condiment that you were craving? Well that is how this appetizer came to be. A few weeks back I had a taste of Trader Joe’s new cocktail sauce on my … Continue reading

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Blackberry Sugar Cookie Crust Tartlet

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If you are from the Northwest, have visited this time of year or have friends that live here you may be aware that we are currently in blackberry season. They grow in abundance and you are able to find them … Continue reading

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Seasonal Berries with Decadent Cashew Cream Sauce

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Years ago, my father in law worked for The Enchantment Resort in Sedona, Arizona, easily one of my favorite places to visit in the United States. I am usually not a fan of Arizona, the desert or the heat but … Continue reading

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Pita: Not Quite Whole Wheat, Not Quite White

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Growing up in my parents house it was obvious when dad had a rough day at work because he would come home and bake, whether it was homemade pizza, pretzels, bread, pita, etc… If it included yeast and a kneading … Continue reading

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Applesauce Cut Out Cookies

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A few weeks ago two of my daughters Taekwondo friends received their black belts and she wanted to bring cookies to celebrate made with her special Ninja cookie cutters.  Kids and adults would be eating them so I wanted them … Continue reading

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Cookies & Cream Chocolate Cake

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For the little vegans birthday we were baking two cakes and she got to choose one of them.  She challenged me to make a Cookies and Cream cake.  Why a challenge?  Because I am probably one of the few people … Continue reading

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Asian Style Broccoli Slaw

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  A friend of mine made an Asian spin on a taco where he used broccoli slaw instead of lettuce and a spicy peanut vinaigrette over the top.  His idea inspired my Korean Sesame BBQ Sauce Jackfruit Tacos but I … Continue reading

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Sun Dried Tomato and Caper Pilaf

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  Tired of just plain rice? We were, so I decided to try something new with a few ingredients I had laying around.  The little vegan can be finicky, especially when ingredients are mixed together, but if I have things … Continue reading

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