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Easy Vegan – Easiest Zoodles Ever!

I know that zucchini is mainly a summer veggie, but I'm all for going "off season" occasionally, especially if it's in the name of ease and nutrition. Here is the easiest, quickest version of the "classic" dish. Ingredients: 4 zucchinis, washed but not peeled 1 cup...

Perfect Brown Rice

In case you haven't guessed it already, I'm a Virgo.  Which means I'm cursed with searching for perfection in everything.  My latest search has led to perfection in brown rice.  Such a simple thing, you might say, but when made this way it becomes a...

“Carne” Asada Tofu & Portobellos

I LOVE carne asada marinade. It's so citrus-y & spicy. And just because I don't eat carne doesn't mean I can't enjoy the marinade. I have to say it works on just about all veggies, but mushrooms and tofu are my current faves. Unlike meat, it just takes a short...

Welcome…

I’m Erin O’Bryan

My goal is to share my vegan, ranch experience (yes, it’s a bit of an oxymoron I know) and the recipes I create AND LIKE.  Hopefully you like them too.  And to share some of the wacky things that go down on the ranch.  This city girl is constantly amazed, humbled and often grossed out. But determined to make a go of my new life.  As my mother always said, “Nothing worth doin’ is ever easy, honey”.  Ain’t that the truth?!

Award Winning, No Bull Chili

Award Winning, No Bull Chili

Maybe because it was St. Patrick's Day, and I'm more than a little Irish... Or maybe it was because the Universe was smiling on me that day... But whatever it was, a few years ago this chili recipe scored me a big win - First Place in the Red Chili Category at the...

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Glorious Greens

Glorious Greens

My garden is overflowing with greens right now, lucky me! I've got chard, beet greens and 3 types of kale. I mix them all together in my biggest pan for a colorful dish packed full of nutrition. Here's what I do to bring out the best in my greens: Ingredients: 8 to 10...

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Thai Almond Sauce

Thai Almond Sauce

I love, adore and crave this sauce. I make a big batch and stash it in my fridge to pour over everything from brown rice to steamed veggies to tofu to salad to noodles to....well, everything! Ingredients: 1/2 cup almond butter, crunchy or smooth, your preference 1/3...

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Liquid Apple Pie

Liquid Apple Pie

This delicious tonic will soothe a tummy ache and kids especially love it. If you don't want the sugar, just drink it straight (skip the juice). Ingredients: 1 cup organic, unfiltered apple juice 1 tablespoon kuzu powder 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1 1/2 cups cold water...

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Easy Vegan Banana Bites

Easy Vegan Banana Bites

So easy, so sugar-free (except what mother nature put in the fruit).  Best part is, they taste like banana ice cream! Ingredients: 4 ripe bananas 1 cup orange juice 1 cup unsweetened, shredded coconut Instructions: Slice a banana into 1/2" round pieces Dip each...

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Easy Vegan Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Easy Vegan Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Yes, there are only 3 ingredients in this "recipe" and you don't really need anyone to tell you how to make these little balls of deliciousness, BUT, I have a few tips to make them easy & successful every time. Ingredients: 8 ounces quality chocolate, the darker...

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