After seeing “Super-Charge Me” cookies on just about every blog out there and paging through Eat, Drink & Be Vegan I knew that Dreena Burton had something going on and that this was a cookbook that I needed in my collection. Which, by the way, has gotten so large that I’m on the hunt for a larger bookshelf.

Everything in the book sounds delicious and I appreciate the use of real ingredients and not solely fake meat and cheese replacements like some other Vegan cookbooks that I’ve seen. Here is some of what I’ve made – can’t wait to make more and eventually I’ll get to those Super-Charge Me Cookies!

Polenta Croutons & Living Caesar Dressing

Simplest Garlic Bread

I suggest that this cookbook gets a place on your shelves – Dreena’s use of whole grains, legumes and veggies epitomizes what a vegan diet should be – wholesome and delicious.

Quinoa Chickpea Confetti Casserole with Kale

Olive & Sun-Dried Tomato Hummus

Don’t forget about the tea give-away!


curried pecans

If you have any of these left after a party, I’m sure they would make a great addition to a salad with some greens, apple and blue cheese. The likely hood of actually having any left? Not very good. These addicting morsels are perfectly sweet and salty, with the mysterious flavor of curry that will

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raw “nacho” lunch

Raw “nachos” might be one of my favorite raw meals – perhaps it is because I actually feel that I can make a decent raw sauce or perhaps it is my love of Mexican foods.  I just made my FIRST ever batch of “raw” tortilla chips – so much easier then I ever thought! (Thanks for

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