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Vegan Tagalong Cookies

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I love Girl Scout cookies. My family used to hoard them in the freezer until we could buy them again. This year, I missed the window to buy them, so I hit up Pinterest and found this recipe for homemade Tagalongs (my favorite!). And in my quest to try to make things just a little bit healthier – I opted to make them vegan. To my surprise, some Tagalongs ARE vegan straight from the box. For a list of other vegan Girl Scout Cookies, look here. Of course, I also used coconut oil to replace the butter. This will keep […]

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Pumpkin Sugar Cookies

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True to the season, I wanted to create a festive take on the traditional sugar cookie. Not to mention, coconut oil makes sugar cookies so delicious. Since I’ve been traveling a lot lately, I decided to pull a little inspiration from one of my favorite TV chefs, Sandra Lee, and made it “semi-homemade.” You can of course, go above and beyond and make these cookies from scratch. I started out knowing I wanted to make a pumpkin flavored cookie. Since I do my best thinking while driving, an idea popped into my head – why not replace the egg with […]

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National Shortbread Day

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Today is National Shortbread Day! While I WAS feeling a little cookie-d out from the holidays, I’ll still celebrate today, because I found a really good butter-free shortbread recipe. Traditionally made from one part sugar, two parts butter, and three parts flour, these crumbly little cookies are perfect with an afternoon hot beverage. When I lived in London, Brits referred to shortbread cookies as biscuits, and you could find them in any decent hotel next to the coffee maker. Our recipe is a little sweeter than the traditional, but I thought it was just about perfect!   Coconut Oil Shortbread […]

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