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Our Blueberry Pie Shake is like a slice of blueberry pie a la mode in a glass.

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Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen makes Indian food accessible for any cook, regardless of skill level. Richa simplifies seemingly complex techniques and shows you how to transform your food using combinations of spices and textures.

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These Veggie Rolls are a twist on Japanese hand rolls. We use ribbons of zucchini and yellow squash in place of nori. These make wonderful hors d’oeuvres for a summertime party.

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Our Watermelon Sangria, tastes amazing. It is a perfect refresher on a hot summer day. However, like any good sangria, it is potent, but the alcohol is barely noticeable. It is easy to drink more than you think you are. So please drink responsibly.

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Our fruit spring rolls are a new twist on Vietnamese summer rolls. Instead of a vegetable filling we use fresh fruit.

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Annie and Dan Shannon, the mastermind couple behind Meet the Shannons and the cookbook Betty Goes Vegan, are back with another amazing book, Mastering the Art of Vegan Cooking (Grand Central Life & Style May 12, 2015). The book opens with a touching introduction in which Annie and Dan share a personal story of loss and how this book rose out of needing to recenter and reorganize their lives. As part of this rebuilding, they focused on 4 principles of reducing waste, spending less and getting more out of their kitchen without feeling limited: Make sure it is sustainable – if you feel like you are sacrificing too much, you won’t stick with it. Do not sacrifice quality Learning how to get more than 1 meal out of more expensive ingredients like fresh herbs, vegan meats and vegan cheeses, and reply more of staples like beans, potatoes, rice and cabbage There is more to life

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June 29, 2015

The Squawker

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The Squawker was the signature cocktail we created for the Our Hen House pride party fundraiser we hosted. The name was inspired by the tagline at the end of the introduction to the Our Hen House podcast, “let’s get squawking.” It is the perfect refresher for a hot summer day and can be made with and without alcohol.

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Today, The Supreme Court of the United States issued its ruling in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, effectively making marriage equality the law of the land. As someone who came out in the early 1990’s, the reality of today’s ruling was something I always hoped for, but never allowed myself to expect. It’s been quite a struggle for us to gain this equal right. Because of the litany of so-called “Defense of Marriage” Amendments to various states’ Constitutions, it often seemed more likely than not, that marriage equality would exist for some, but not all Americans. Nine years ago, marriage equality was not available to Michael and me in New York. We had to travel to Canada to be legally married. While we are forever grateful to our progressive neighbor to the north for affording us this right, it still stings that we had to leave our home, our country, to secure this basic

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Our vegan Spanakopita Pinwheels, filled with spinach and tofu feta, bring the great taste of everyone’s favorite Greek treat to your plate.

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We’ve been in Jerusalem, Israel on vacation this week and have been taking in the sights and sounds of this beautiful, complex and culturally diverse city. One of the main attractions in this town is Machane Yehuda- The open air market or “Shuk”. There are so many delights for vegans to enjoy here.  We decided to take you on a tour and show just a few of them.  We hope you enjoy the video, below.

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