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Vegan Blondies

4 Nov

Vegan Chocolate Chip Blondies | Adventures of a Hungry Redhead
Vegans are like rabbits. They eat carrots and they multiply… you know, like rabbits. I wonder if their feet when cut off and attached to key chains are lucky? Being that they are vegan, they would probably disapproved of me testing this theory.

I swear my circle of vegan friends has doubled this year, and as much as those rascally rabbits love my Chocolate Stout Brownies and Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, I’m in the middle of my “bar stage.” Don’t worry, I’m not frequently bars by myself ordering cheap beer and eating peanuts for dinner, this is far more sinister: have you noticed pretty much all of September was bar cookie posts? What can I say, I’m lazy. I like not having to wait to scoop out another dozen rounds of cookie dough and not having to prepare parchment paper for cookie sheets. Continue reading

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Almond Butter

2 Jan

Almond Butter | Adventures of a Hungry Redhead
Warning #1: If you do not have a food processor, this post is useless to you. Unless it convinces you to buy a food processor, in which case this could be a pivotal point in your life. I suggest you sit down.

Warning #2: Don’t be a snob and go ‘oh my God, almond butter? What kind of hippie do you take me for. Just pass me the Skippy.’ You sir —eating your peanut dust, sugar and oil—are in no position to judge my choices in nut butter. You need to stop your nut racism and give it a try. A packet of Justin’s Almond Butter at the store costs $0.99 if you want to start slow.

Almond butter is one of the easiest things in the world to make, but yet when you tell people you make your own almond butter, you sound like you have your own Food Network show. And you know what, if you make your own almond butter, you DO deserve your own Food Network show, because  you’re taking something that most people buy in the store and instead you’re making a yummier, tastier and less wasteful version. Watch your back Bobby Flay! Continue reading

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