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Weekly Rewind~Easter Edition

easter rewind

Are you excited for Easter weekend? I know my kids sure are! This week’s rewind is all about Easter. I’ve included both vegan foods as well as some other cute stuff I found around the internet. For even more Easter themed fun, check out my Easter Pinterest Board!


How cute is this guy? This zombie-style Easter bunny plush by HenryStMartin is a humorous addition to your Easter collection. You buy the zombie plush separately, but to add an Easter holiday touch to it, you can buy the zombie’s costume for $12 + shipping.


Super cute, super easy hats for your kids (or kid at heart)! Head on over to One Perfect Day for complete instructions and a free template!

peanut butter egg

Who doesn’t love chocolate and peanut butter? Check out this awesome vegan peanut butter egg from Sjaak’s Organic. Yum, yum!


Look, it’s a vegan bunny and eggs! Allison’s Gourmet doesn’t disappoint with this adorable vegan chocolate bunny speckled with rice crisps and flavored solid chocolate eggs.


These savory herbed shortbread with pesto filled thumbprints from Glue and Glitter sound like the perfect Easter appetizer to me.


Avocados are a staple in all vegan diets and this Chilled Avocado Soup from She Knows Vegan looks amazing!


I don’t think that lasagna is a traditional Easter dinner but it should be! This Vegan Lasagna with Basil Cashew Cheeze from Oh She Glows is incredible! My omnivore family devoured the whole pan.


I’ve always been intimidated by risotto, especially after watching Hell’s Kitchen and hearing Gordon Ramsay yelling at the chefs every. episode. that the risotto is CRAP! However, Jackie from Vegan Yack Attack assures me that this Asparagus Portabella Risotto is not to be feared.

miso tempeh

I think every vegan eats tempeh or tofu on a fairly regular basis, so Easter should be no different. These Miso Tofu or Tempeh logs from Kathy Patalsky look mighty tasty to me.


We can’t have a complete Easter without delicious desserts now can we? Isn’t this cake gorgeous? The original post is in Finnish so some of the ingredients are probably hard to find in the States, but I fell in love with the photos, so here is the cake!

cinnamon cheesecake bars

These Cinnamon Swirl Caramel Cheesecake Bars from Chef Amber Shea should not even be legal! Seriously.

What are your plans for Easter? Do you have an Easter Egg hunt? Do you host a big brunch or dinner for your family?


Weekly Rewind~Valentine’s Day Edition

rewind 02.08.13 Happy Valentine’s Day! I thought it would be fun to share all the yummy Valentine’s recipes I’ve been seeing around the blogosphere this week for the weekly rewind.

Let’s get started with drinks shall we?

Blood Orange Sangria from How Sweet It Is

Blood Orange Sangria

{Source: How Sweet It Is}

Red Velvet Smoothie with Cashew Cream Filling from Keepin’ It Kind

Can I interest you in some appetizers?

Beet Ginger Coconut Soup from A Farmer in the Dell

Go-To Kale Salad from Oh She Glows

{Source: Oh She Glows}

{Source: Oh She Glows}

Next for the entree..

Chana Masala from The Post Punk Kitchen

{Source: The PPK}

{Source: The PPK}

Spaghetti & No-Meatballs from The Lunchbox Bunch

{Source: Kathy Patalsky}

{Source: Kathy Patalsky}

And now for my favorite part of any meal, dessert!

Vegan Dark Chocolate Strawberry Truffles from Fork & Beans

{Source: Fork & Beans}

{Source: Fork & Beans}

Strawberry Shortcake with a Coconut Whipped Cream Topping from One Green Planet

What do you do for Valentine’s Day? Do you go out to dinner at a fancy restaurant with your love? Or do you prefer to make a sinfully delicious dinner in the comfort of your own home? I prefer staying home with my husband and three kids.