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Nelly’s energy Truffle Bars – Review and Giveaway!

Nelly’s energy Truffle Bars – Review and Giveaway!

I’ve really been making an effort eat healthier the past few weeks, and I’ve specifically targeted sugar.  Of course I still love a sweet treat, I just want to eat healthier versions. So when I was recently contacted by Nelly’s energy Truffle Bars about doing a review and giveaway I was VERY excited.  And I’m [...]

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Derby Pie

Derby Pie

In honor of Pi Day, I present Wolfie’s Derby Pie from La Dolce Vegan.  I’ve been wanting to make this pie for years, and I finally got around to it.  This is the second pie I’ve ever baked with a real crust – as opposed to a graham cracker crust or a Crostata. After making a [...]

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Oscars 2013 – Part 2

Oscars 2013 – Part 2

Right on the heels of Part 1 of my Oscar post comes Part 2!  Here’s the “Argochoke Dip: Go Cluck Yourself”, which I posted about a few weeks ago.  This was a big hit.  We had a couple vegetarians at the party, but no other vegans.  In case you’d be worried to serve this to [...]

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Oscars 2013 – Part 1

Oscars 2013 – Part 1

I did eight dishes inspired by the best picture nominees for our Oscar party this year.  I planned nine, but Pearl didn’t want to nap so there was no time for the “Zero Dark Meat Meatballs”, a reprise of “There Will Not be Blood Meatballs.”  Oh well… Above is a shot of the almost full [...]

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S’more Bars

S’more Bars

Continuing with my Oscar party dishes, I’ll be making these S’more Bars for the film Amour.  Unlike the Les Mis bread, we’re going full on title pun with this one.  Which means they should probably be S’mour bars for the sake of the party. These are way too easy to make for being as good [...]

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C’est La Video: Green Smoothie

I’ve been wanting to do a post about green smoothies for a while, and I was way overdue for shooting a new video, so I figured I’d tackle both at once!  With the New Year upon us and so many people making resolutions to eat a more healthy diet, I thought I’d show you guys [...]

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Allison’s Gourment Artisan Chocolate Give-Away!

Allison’s Gourment Artisan Chocolate Give-Away!

UPDATE: The winner of the give-away is Kari, who said – I would love to try Allison’s truffles. I’m not terribly good at making them myself!  Congratulations, Kari! It’s our last day of give-aways here at C’est La Vegan, and I think we’ve saved the best for last!  That’s coming from a chocoholic with a [...]

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Chocolate Graham Cracker Pudding Pie

Chocolate Graham Cracker Pudding Pie

This is one of my favorite recipes, and one of the first dairy-free recipes I ever made.  It’s from Marilu Henner’s “Healthy Life Kitchen” cookbook.  This pie is really simple to make, but it tastes incredibly decadent.  It’s not the healthiest food you can eat, but it’s a dessert that you certainly don’t have to [...]

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Malted Chocolate Chip Cookies

Malted Chocolate Chip Cookies

I found the recipe for these cookies on Hannah Kaminsky’s BitterSweet Blog.  It caught my eye because I love chocolate chip cookies, and I’m a huge fan of malt flavor.  I was so excited to try them out! I made these for some friends who were coming over to hang out for the evening, and [...]

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Update on C’est La Vegan’s First Cooking Class!

Update on C’est La Vegan’s First Cooking Class!

UPDATE: This past Saturday was the big day!  I wanted to share some pictures from my cooking class taken by the lovely Jackie of Alternative Outfitters.  I also have to thank Tera (of the beautiful elgin eco house blog) for being kind enough to open her amazing kitchen to us!  It’s an absolutely stunning space, [...]

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Mini Peanut Butter Cups

Mini Peanut Butter Cups

I have fond Easter memories of pastel “grass”-packed baskets brimming with yummy sweet treats, hours of playing with my cousins (some of the time spent swapping said treats), and a huge meal with the whole family to cap the day off.  Since Ryan and I don’t have any family here in LA, Easter isn’t what [...]

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Italian Hot Chocolate

Italian Hot Chocolate

When I lived in London my friends and I found a little Italian cafe in Soho that served the most amazing hot chocolate.  It was really rich and thick – almost like a chocolate pudding before it sets up all the way.  I think about that hot chocolate all the time, so you can imagine [...]

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Adult Shamrock Shake

Adult Shamrock Shake

It’s been a long, long time since I’ve had a McDonald’s shamrock shake (or McDonald’s for that matter…), so I should write a disclaimer that this shake won’t taste exactly like the fast food version – it’s better!  Adding some booze makes it an “adult” shake, and a perfect treat for the holiday. This shake [...]

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