Recipe: Pumpkin Muffins with Chocolate Chips and Pecans

These muffins are yummy. Moist. Tender. Not too sweet. Pumpkin 'y'. Enough chocolate to tease you. Enough pecans to make me forever grateful I now live in a state where pecans are plentiful. (Pecans just may become my new obsession.) As a matter of fact, these are sooo good, I won't even pull out the…

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Recipe: Hidden Veggie Marinara

Confession. For an embarrassingly long time, I didn't know you could make marinara. I didn't know you could easily open a few cans, chop a few veggies, and throw everything in a pot, creating a meal with love, all while making your kitchen smell like an Italian restaurant. (Big bonus there, my friends.) I pretty much…

What I’m Missing

Hello from the land of 'all things BBQ'! Yep, here I am. Little ol' vegan me, desperately searching for vegan friendly restaurants to provide me with an occasional excuse not to cook. Not having much luck with that, although there was a cute little restaurant uptown (they don't say downtown) called Chili Thai where I…

Spring Break 2017: 2 for 1

Two for one, as in two days in one post, because yesterday's post never happened. But I'm on vacation, so it's okay. It was another rough start to the day: a leisurely walk with the Quinn in the Florida sunshine. Notice the tail down. Not only aren't there any squirrels to chase, but it's kinda…