Cranberry-Apple Cider Punch (vegan, gluten free)

Print Cranberry-Apple Cider Punch (vegan, gluten free) This fizzy punch can be served with or without alcohol for a refreshing holiday treat. Prep Time 10 minutes Total Time 10 minutes Ingredients 4 cups Apple Cider chilled 2 cups Cranberry Apple Juice Cocktail chilled 2 cups Ginger ale chilled 1 12oz can Frozen orange juice concentrate…

Gingerbread (vegan, gluten free)

Print Gingerbread (vegan, gluten free) Adapted from the amazing Gluten-Free Baking Classics by Annalise Roberts, this recipe is simple to make yet results in a soft, spicy gingerbread cake that non one would guess is vegan or gluten free. Course Dessert Keyword Gluten Free, vegan Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 35 minutes Total Time…

The calm after the storm

Today is a great day to reflect on the holiday and the year in general.  Take out your journal, turn to a clean page and start writing.  How was the holiday?  What will you do differently next year?  What will you repeat for next year?  What amazing things happened this year? Taking this time to…

Twas the Night Before Christmas…

Twas the night before Christmas and here I am, having given it my all, having done the best that I can.  The shopping is done, the presents are wrapped and vegan dishes are baking so I don’t have to eat crap.  Whether you got it all done or not, it is time to stop, take…

Favorite Things

Holiday music, Christmas trees, festive lights, gatherings with loved ones, these are just a few of my favorite things.  What are your favorite parts of the holiday season?

Bringing the magic back!

  Today I was reminded of the joy in the holiday season. The past two weeks have been rough for me. I have been in a “funk” for lack of a better word. I have been tired, stressed and to be honest unable to get myself to a place of peace. The harder I tried…