Category Archives: Sweets

Drink in lavender season!

The Northwest loves its lavender, and right now is around the peak of the season. The annual Sequim lavender festival is this weekend if you want to really immerse yourself in all things lavender, but you can also find cut … Continue reading

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Snack for today: Chocolate Chia Pudding Parfait

Last night I saw this post on FatFree Vegan Kitchen, and I went right to work whipping up some pudding to enjoy today at work. I used agave for sweetener and just added layers of sliced banana. All told, this … Continue reading

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Shout-out to my super-accommodating mom

I grew up (and originally went vegetarian) in rural, northwestern Virginia. That’s our driveway, fording a creek. Like I say: rural. My parents still live in the house I grew up in, surrounded by encroaching suburbanization that is depressing but … Continue reading

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Blackberry-apricot jam with ginger

The good news is that this is the best jam I’ve ever made (and right up there with the best I’ve eaten), and I’m going to tell you how to make it. The blackberry flavor is much more noticeable than … Continue reading

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