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Stuffed Squash Blossoms

I’m so excited that I actually, finally tried this. I’m here to tell you it’s so easy and so incredibly delicious.  So if you planted too many squash plants, as I do every year, you won’t feel guilty grabbing some of the blossoms and making this...

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...

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...

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?!

Classic Organic Farm & Market

Classic Organic Farm & Market

This adorable farm stand is located 40 miles north of Santa Barbara & 4 miles south of Buellton, just off of Hwy 101. On this day I picked up some fresh beets, a variety of lettuces, onions and carrots.  The carrots were gone before we even made it home!...

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KitchenAid Blender

5-Speed Blender with Polycarbonate Jar This is by far the best blender I have come across. It's durable, kid-friendly (no glass to shatter), and is dishwasher safe. I just gave up and left this one on my counter because I found I was hauling it out several times a...

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Egg Substitutions

These are a few of my favorite egg substitutes you can use to "veganize" recipes . And they are brought to you by my favorite rooster posing very handsomely for the camera.

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Measurement Charts

I love these measurement charts. Leave it to Martha to create such handy and cute little kitchen guides!  Print them up and use as bookmarks, study aids (for those of you who are determined to commit them memory) or whatever you fancy. Click Here to Download in...

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Easy, Breezy Asparagus

Easy, Breezy Asparagus

Asparagus is so elegant looking and so easy to prepare, vegan or otherwise. Here’s how to make my favorite, easy asparagus. This dish is perfect for your Thanksgiving table, in lieu of the typical green beans: Ingredients: 1 bunch of asparagus 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp...

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Le Pain Quotidien

Le Pain Quotidien

Hard to pronounce, I know. I even looked it up, but French eludes me. Translated it means “daily bread”. So, you might wonder why a gluten-free connoisseur like me is talking about this restaurant. Well, I have to admit that I sometimes stare longingly at the fresh...

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