Monthly Archives for October, 2014



What’s in a Name?

Posted on: October 28th, 2014 by
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You may have noticed the recent change of my blog name from New Vegan Kitchen to Veggie Based Cooking. I would like to delve into this just a little bit in response to the questions I have had surrounding the change. I am technically vegan. But more accurately, I eat a plant-based, whole-foods diet. I don't want the fact that I eschewed the vegan moniker to create Continue reading the story "What’s in a Name?"

Gluten-Free Flour

Posted on: October 23rd, 2014 by
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I posted a recipe for pumpkin pancakes and immediately received questions about how to make the fabulous flapjacks fitting for the gluten intolerant. The answer? Easy! Just use a typical gluten-free flour substitute. I know you can purchase GF flour in stores but I imagine it's way cheaper (and more reliable) to make your own, especially when a baker has already tested it time and Continue reading the story "Gluten-Free Flour"

Pumpkin Pancakes!

Posted on: October 21st, 2014 by
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Fall is here in Colorado. The leaves are absolutely gorgeous this year and slowly turning all sorts of yellows, oranges and reds. The temperature is dropping gently day by day and I find myself eyeing the new shipment of apple cider gallons at my local grocery store. But you know as well as I do that the seasons can't officially change until there is some Continue reading the story "Pumpkin Pancakes!"

2 Year Anniversary!

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by
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It has been two years to the day since I took meat, dairy and added salt, sugar and fat out of my diet. (For the one-year anniversary update, click here) I wanted to be in it for the long haul because I believed it was healthy, but I honestly wasn't sure how far I would get. Turns out, I've had no Continue reading the story "2 Year Anniversary!"