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Living Without Magazine's Special Feature

Living Without Magazine’s Special Feature

Living Without Magazine was the first allergen-friendly magazine I started to read when I first found out about my food sensitivities. It was always a treat to find a new issue on the magazine rack at Whole Foods–I would gobble up all of the information inside while feeling relieved that there was always a solution to my...
Vegan White Chocolate Bark

Vegan White Chocolate Bark

Sometimes I like to get a bit complicated in the kitchen. I’m not intimated by recipes that say they take an hour or 2 to create because cooking and baking are my opportunities to relax (that’s right, I said relax) and unwind from what is going on in my day. Don’t get me wrong, I...
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Muffins

It’s that time of the year where everything you bake needs to filled with the flavor of pumpkin. It’s a must, am I right?! There is nothing like having your entire house fill up with the smell of fall. I know, I know. I’m going back and forth on my posts. One day I’m all...
A Special Fork & Beans Announcement

A Special Fork & Beans Announcement

I really need your help. I have this ongoing problem that is becoming a huge issue in my life. I hate going to the gym. I’m sure you are thinking to yourself, “Oh silly Cara, just go outside and take a walk!” Allow me to clarify further. I have been hating working out…period. I haven’t always been...
Bake and Destroy's Slasher S'Mores Cupcakes

Bake and Destroy’s Slasher S’Mores Cupcakes

Any girl who loves Halloween is a friend of mine. Any girl who loves Halloween and bakes Halloween-themed items…now, that has soulmate-ness written all over it. I was without a doubt thrilled to try one of Natalie Slater’s (the ultra quirky, super fun, and talented author of Bake and Destroy’s) incredible vegan treats dedicated to my...
Autumn Harvest Veggie Soup (from Vegan Slow Cooking)

Autumn Harvest Veggie Soup (from Vegan Slow Cooking)

Yup, it’s true. Kathy Hester of Healthy Slow Cooking does it again! It’s her third cookbook and I’m not even exaggerating when I say that this is her best work yet. Vegan Slow Cooking for 2 (or Just For You) is a beautiful collection of slow cooking recipes that are eclectic at best–ranging from dinner...
Practically Raw Desserts Giveaway

Practically Raw Desserts Giveaway

*THIS GIVEAWAY IS CLOSED* I’m doing a giveaway today (U.S. Residents only) for this creatively treat-tastic book:   Amber is the too-hot-to-trot mastermind behind www.ChefAmberShea.com and now she has created a cookbook of some of the simplest yet most flavorfully nutritious desserts in their raw (with the option to bake) form. What I love about this book:...
Homemade Gluten-Free Vegan Kit Kats

Homemade Gluten-Free Vegan Kit Kats

I’m not even kidding when I say that this gluten-free vegan Kit Kats candy makeover has been 2 years in the making. Over the past 24 months I have been retiring the idea that there is a gluten-free wafer-like food item that is easily accessible to most people that could be placed inside the mid...
Homemade Lemon Drop Candies

Homemade Lemon Drop Candies

I have a special soft spot for Lemon Drops.   There are few memories I have of my grandmother but one that sticks out the most in my mind is how she always had Lemon Drops candies waiting for my sister and I whenever we came to visit. Now it is of no surprise to all of you that as a...
Homemade Vegan Heath Bars

Homemade Vegan Heath Bars

So I made the vegan Honeycomb the other day and thought that I was on my way to figuring out Butterfingers. Strike that because along the way to achieving that I actually found myself creating Heath Bars. Homemade Vegan Heath Bars.Score (skor) n. To take a kitchen knife in order to show hard candy who is boss. (Or:...
Vegan Caramel Sauce

Vegan Caramel Sauce

I must be on a vegan caramel kick lately (it’s all I have been posting it seems) but I am not even kidding you that this is the best vegan caramel sauce recipe I have yet to taste! The nut butter really mellows out the vegan butter and gives that perfect caramel flavor I have been...
Homemade Caramel Apple Lollipops

Homemade Caramel Apple Lollipops

    I had to think fast on my feet today. I came home after breakfast with this grandiose plan to get candy-making done on my day off, in hopes that I could plan ahead for the rest of the week. But wouldn’t you know it, the flippin’ gas company was in the neighborhood and...