Vegan Seasonal Recipes

Orange Cookies for Halloween

This recipe was previously posted in a different form.  Click here for the Gluten Free version! This is the way I prefer to make them.  I try to balance out the unhealthy sugar and butter by using whole wheat flour and fresh oranges.  Add a little food coloring to the icing and some holiday colored sprinkles and you've got a treat for any holiday including the upcoming Halloween!! Grandma's Orange Cookies for Halloween (makes 3-4 dozen) Ingredients: 2 Cups Raw Sugar 1 Cup Earth Balance Vegan Butter 1/2 Cup Unsweetend Applesauce 1 Cup...

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Happy New Year Quiche

Happy New Year to all!!  Welcome to 2011.  I hope this year brings health, happiness, and success to everyone.  This also marks the 1 year anniversary of the Coppage house going vegan.  We continue to be happy about this decision and are learning and growing as people because of it.  It is still a struggle to go out and eat and it is a constant battle of defending our decision to other people, but we know this is right for us. To continue with the tradition of black eyed peas...

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What To Do With Leftover Cranberry Sauce

I made homemade Cranberry sauce from fresh cranberries this year.  It was delicious, but I had a lot leftover.  I started looking around online for ideas of what I could do with it so I wouldn't have to waste it.  I found lots of recipes for cranberry muffins which would probably be good, but just didn't sound very appealing to me.  What I did find that sounded appealing to me was Coffee Cake.  I couldn't find a vegan recipe so I took one that...

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A Vegan Thanksgiving

So this year due to finances, school, work, and other random reasons we were unable to travel to be with either of our families for Thanksgiving.  So instead we decided to do our own Thanksgiving here in Lake Charles with our MFA family (Master of Fine Arts). We are the only Vegans in the bunch, though there are a few Vegetarians.  We wanted to share with everyone that you can create a delicious holiday meal with compassion.  In the middle of our table we placed the adoption certificate for our sponsored Turkey, Velma and surrounded her with delicious Vegan foods....

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