Monthly Archives: November 2009

Eco-Baking

As the title ought to imply, VEGirl standing for Vegan, Environmentalist, Gluten-intolerant girl, I am an environmentalist. I strive to use no plastic products, reuse paper with a blank side, and much more. Although I home school, I go to … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Before you eat, give thanks for something good in your life. At least your not eating a turkey!

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Gobbling without the Gobblers

If you visit this blog, you may be vegan. If you’re not, check out an article on turkey living (and dying) conditions here. Anyway, I hope you have decided to have a compassionate holiday this year, and gobble your food … Continue reading

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Pecan Joins the Party

I’m looking forward to Thanksgiving, and I love nearly every dish my family has on the menu: tofu loaf, broccoli, Waldorf salad, stuffing, cranberry sauce (yum…), mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie, and apple pie. But wait, you say, … Continue reading

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Breaking all the Rules

When you are gluten-free, some aspects of baking just get missed altogether. For example, kneading dough. I have very fond memories as a small child– kneading my own little bread dough ball, for my own personal bread loaf. Gluten-free dough … Continue reading

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Five favorite foods

It’s a lazy Sunday, I have had a buckwheat pancake brunch, and now have to face the fact that I am horrible at posting on this blog regularly! I will try harder, but since today is Sunday, and food is … Continue reading

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A memorial

It’s Veterans day, when people honor the dead and living who fought (or who are fighting) in the war. However, I would like to honor another, who did not die in battle. She fought her own silent war, as a … Continue reading

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