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Spicy Chipotle Blackened Tempeh Wraps

Spicy Chipotle Blackened Tempeh Wraps

The strike continues. I am in a no-bake zone currently. I refuse to create another cupcake batter after 5 recent failed attempts so my Valentine will be getting this Chipotle Tempeh Wrap instead. We both have been looking for ways to eat more vegetarian meals anyway and despite the fact that I have strayed from my...
Raw Garden Herb Spreadable "Cheese"

Raw Garden Herb Spreadable “Cheese”

Cashews are a lot like life. You have 2 choices with this nut: you see it for exactly what it is: just a nut; or you look beyond it and think of all the possibilities that you have the power to create from it. As life continues to settle for me with a new job,...
Traffic, Slaw, and Finding Hope in All of It.

Traffic, Slaw, and Finding Hope in All of It.

My beautiful friend Abby passed along a challenge to me to continue on a Blogger’s Relay about Hope. The point is to write about this little enigmatic word and pass it along.  Now, I don’t typically do posts like this because well, I just don’t. But since this issue has been on my heart anyway, I thought...
Raw Whipped Cream

Raw Whipped Cream

What happens when you combine super hot weather with a place that is null and void of air conditioning? You get one sweaty beast, that’s what. And by beast, I mean me. I’m melting, friends. It’s the kind of hot where, while sitting on a chair, you are nervously afraid to stand up in fear...
Santa Claus is coming to town (on a plate)

Santa Claus is coming to town (on a plate)

F&B Virtual Advent Calendar countdown: For me, it’s difficult to remember the day my parents sat me down to tell me that Santa doesn’t exist. Maybe it is somewhere deep down in the part of my brain labeled: “Cara’s Suppressed Childhood Memory Bank.” It’s quite possible that the trauma of such news sent me into a tizzy that I...

Quick and Easy Pico de Gallo

The tomatoes are coming! The tomatoes are coming! No seriously, they are here in mass volume–I cannot keep up. I went out to pick a few of them for some guacamole and….Holy cannoli! They are everywhere! What started out as a few ended up as almost an entire bucket full. So it’s time to get...