Butternut, Tempeh and Three Bean Chili

vegan chili blog (1 of 1)

It’s been a while since I’ve made a chili other than my standard, go-to Texas Red. Truth be told, that’s my favorite of all chili recipes. It takes time, but it rewards you with a mouth full of spice, subtle sweetness, and that hint of dried fruity flavor that only a variety of freshly dried chiles can…

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Pumpkin Spice Chex Mix

pumpkin spice chex mix blog (1 of 1)

Is it too late in the season to still be playing with the whole pumpkin spice thing? I feel like it’s just now fall, now that the temps are (hopefully) going to stay below 80 degrees around here. When I’m still wearing shorts, it’s hard to think that Thanksgiving is on the horizon. But now?…

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Sesame Broccoli

Sesame Broccoli blog (1 of 1)

How adept are you at calling an audible when it comes to dinner? Are you more of a planner, or a fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants cook? Me, I’m typically a planner. I do well making a weekly meal plan, and while I’m fine with switching up days, if I realize I forgot to buy an ingredient, or had…

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Prickly Pear Lime Margarita (Prickly Pear Syrup)

prickly pear lime margarita blog

The other day, I stumbled upon some gorgeous purple prickly pear at the farmer’s market. I’ve seen them on the roadside in the past few weeks, ripe and beautiful. But never have I had the nerve to stop and pick them. Besides, they have spines that will definitely cause some painful regret if you grab…

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