Happy Herbivore Blog

I've been making my own homemade vegan ice cream for a while now, but have been missing the thick, fudgey syrup of my past. There are a few vegan versions on the market but I wanted to see if I could do it myself. Turns out making homemade chocolate syrup is ridiculously easy and delicious! Whether you want a thick, chocolate fudge topping on your ice cream or a thinner chocolate syrup, this recipe can do it!

 homemade vegan chocolate syrup

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For whatever reason, green bean casserole never found its way to any Thanksgiving dinner I ever attended.  I once asked my Mother to make it for dinner and she looked at me like I was crazy space alien. "You don't like mushrooms or onions, Lindsay." Mom made a good point. I probably would have hated green bean casserole as a child. Thankfully, I've grown out of my bizarre food preferences from childhood and since discovered how wonderful ...

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Oh yes I did! The other night I couldn't shake a craving for a brownie. I'm not much of a chocoaholic usually, but I was in the mood and studying for the bar exam, so I figured, why not give myself a little treat? I've seen microwave brownie and chocolate cake recipes on blogs before but they use microwaves and I sadly don't have one in my new apartment. It was also 9:30 p.m ...

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I love gravy. My vegetables are often seen floating in it. Sometimes I have more gravy on my plate than anything else... and if no one is looking, I might just have a spoonful or two. Now a confession: for the past four years I've been living on a packet mix. I know, that's so unlike me. I usually abstain from "just add water" products but Hain's is pretty healthy and so darn delicious that I couldn ...

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After Chicago, Scott & I drove 700+ miles to my birthplace of Scranton, PA to surprise my entire maternal family. Last Saturday was the annual Family Reunion. For the last four years we've been unable to attend and this year we expected to still be traveling. The look on everyone's faces was priceless and it was great to see everyone, especially my younger cousins who have grown so much!

 Anyway, we're officially back in the City & ...

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