Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Holiday Recipes: Maple Pecan Yams

Photo:  Attribution Some rights reserved by mbrubeckMaple yams are a great alternative to candied yams

Maple yams are a great alternative to candied yams

Another holiday recipe that I never cared for a child are candied yams. They were way too sweet and coupled with marshmallows is just too bizarre.  Typically, we just cook yams like baked potatoes and call it good, but last Thanksgiving I discovered this recipe my children adored.

Maple Pecan Yams

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.  In a large pot of salted boiling water, add:

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Vegan Recipes: Quick and Easy Organic Chocolate Chip Pecan Muffins

My kids love to make muffins, and one of their favorite vegan recipes is for chocolate chip muffins. We like to put a special dash of bran on the bottom and a dash of coconut on top for an extra treat.  If you’ve never tried chocolate chips in a muffin, you will be pleasantly surprised!  These muffins are quick and easy to make, but be warned:  they will be eaten up quickly! [Read more…]

Kid-Friendly Vegetarian Recipes: Organic Vegan Chocolate Pecan Brownies

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I’ve been making the same vegan chocolate brownie recipe for almost two decades. Recently, I decided to try a new recipe, since I have added eggs to my diet.  I searched the internet and found a recipe that promised to be the best brownies; however, they did not compare to my vegan recipe. Whether you are a vegan or not, these vegan chocolate brownies are quick, simple, and delicious.

Vegan Chocolate Pecan Brownies

Mix and cook on low heat until thick.  Cool completely:

  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup water

In a separate pot, melt: