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Why not Live Life through Desserts?

Why not Live Life through Desserts?

by Niki Konkoly

For some of us, dessert is the bejeweled crown of each meal; a divine celebration of life, family, and friendships. For others, it’s the tummy-upsetting devil in a silky, chocolatey disguise. Luckily, in this age, the pinnacle of dinner no longer has to be the bogeyman robbing us of our health, but a little everyday miracle putting a smile on our face and happiness in our bellies.

Years ago, I saw a movie in which the protagonist’s quirky, witty love interest had a very serious commitment to starting every meal with dessert. Rather than a political statement or medical condition, it was her means of ensuring that if she dies while eating her entrée (or if an asteroid comes hurling down onto the restaurant) she won’t miss out on her one last indulgence.
This struck a chord with me. While vegan soups and mains make me giddy with joy as well, desserts do have a special place in my heart.

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You Put What in Your Brownies?

You Put What in Your Brownies?

by Jessica Bose

Vegan bakers are forced to get creative when it comes to substitutions, so why not experiment?

Here, have a brownie and taste the gooey dark chocolate as it melts on your tongue and awakens your palette in a way that no other brownie has ever before. If you even dare to ask me about my ingredients prior to your first bite, well, I’m just not going to share them with you. Perhaps a little later on, if you keep an open mind, I’ll let you in on my secret ingredients and explain how I made a vegan brownie taste so darn good.

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Where to Find Hidden Vegan Treasures at Disneyland

Where to Find Hidden Vegan Treasures at Disneyland

By Richard Bailey

Disneyland is full of hidden treasures. There are unexpected freebies, magical surprises and even Mickey patterns in the layout of the park itself. One hidden treasure that you may not expect to find at Disneyland are the vegan desserts on offer. In fact, there is a great variety of vegan food to be found around the park – but let’s take a closer look at the sweeter treasures.

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QUIZ: Which Vegan Dessert Is Your Spirit Animal?

QUIZ: Which Vegan Dessert Is Your Spirit Animal?

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by Stacey O’Connor

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Discover the Benefits of Fall’s Favorite Fruit with These Gluten-Free & Vegan Harvest Pumpkin Muffins

Discover the Benefits of Fall’s Favorite Fruit with These Gluten-Free & Vegan Harvest Pumpkin Muffins

Written by Kristen Hisam

Every year, when early September finally rolls around, I head out to the store and come home with enough cans of pumpkin puree to last the average person an entire season. Yes, early September – because seriously, why bother waiting for fall to officially begin when the weather is cooling off and I’m already craving some delicious, orange-hued treats?

Less enthusiastic people may consider it slightly shameful that I always, without fail, end up having to re-stock a few weeks later – but the truth is, indulging in pumpkin goodies doesn’t have to leave you feeling guilty. In fact, this nutrient powerhouse is packed with vitamins, antioxidants, phytochemicals, minerals, and dietary fiber – all of which can benefit your physical and mental wellbeing in an impressive number of ways. With only 49 calories per cup and zero saturated fat or cholesterol to worry about, you really can’t go wrong!

Let’s talk about some of the fabulous health perks you can look forward to:

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