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Jalapeño Cranberry Papaya Couscous

Sweet, spicy, and a little bit sour, with no added fat. Tastes scrumptious hot or cold. We prefer to eat it cold over a bed of baby spinach or steamed kale. Skip the optional tofu or tempeh, and you’ve made the dish soy free!–JoniCeline

Chococado Pudding

This guilt-free pudding will have people wondering why all puddings aren’t made from avocados!

Smashed Pepper Peas

Peas are good, but these peas are awesome. Serve as an alternative to mashed potatoes. . . Without any added fat!

Roasted Squash & Red Lentil Spread

Richly seasoned with garam masala, this spread makes a delicious appetizer for holiday parties.–joniceline

White Chocolate Orange Corn Muffins

Delicious muffins from The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions by Celine Steen and Joni Newman

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    • Cranberry-Carrot Cake from Vegan Holiday Kitchen
      Six years ago, I was honored to work with Nava Atlas, taking the photos for her book Vegan Holiday Kitchen. It was a gorgeous hard-backed book, and I’m happy to announce it’s just come out in an equally beautiful paperback version, with full-color photographs on heavy, high-quality paper. To celebrate, I asked Nava if I... […]



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    • A Little Night Magic
        My parents were sticklers for honoring the traditional 12 Days of Christmas, which hardly anyone seems to recognize anymore. The traditional 12 days of Christmas  are bookended by Christmas Eve,  the Feast of the Epiphany on January 6th. In between are days that have both pagan and Christian significance. In even earlier times the […]