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Vegan Nacho Cheese, or as Eric Likes to Call it: Dorito Dip

What do you call a nosy pepper? Jalapeno business! That joke literally makes me laugh every time. Anyhoo, I’ve recently dipped back into veganism, after getting some serious vegan eats in Texas two weeks ago, and one of the hardest things about veganism is the lack of cheese. Or at least it used to be! […]

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Homestyle Vegetarian Chicken Soup – Like Mom Used to Make

I know vegetarian chicken soup sounds like a contradiction in terms, but this recipe will clear up any confusion you may have. My mom isn’t known for her cooking. She’s not a bad cook, by any means. But cooking has never been one of her stand out qualities. Though thinking back, I have to say […]

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Cloudy with a Chance of Vegetarian Meatballs

I have been a vegetarian for 24 years (24 years!) and I have never made my own vegetarian meatballs. Don’t ask me why, I have no good reason for it. If I had to come up with a reason though, I’d say I was too overwhelmed by it. In my head I saw a vision […]

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Lemon-Soaked Quick Bread, That Tastes Just Like Cake

 Lemon-Soaked Quick Bread from Food Network, tastes just like cake! I’ve been working my way through this booklet from Food Network called 50 Quick Breads, and today I made Lemon-Soaked Quick Bread. So far, I’ve made 5 of the 50 breads. My goal was to post about every one of them, on Momma Bear Life, […]

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Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes Perfect for Fall Weather

Would anyone be adverse to changing the name of Fall to Pumpkin season? I mean really, pumpkin is the best part of Fall. Though to be fair there a few other things I love about Fall, like apple picking, changing leaves, sweaters, scarves, and all things crunchy on the ground. Anyone else go out of […]

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Perfect Pumpkin Bread to Celebrate the Fall

Fall is here, and that means all things pumpkin. My first pumpkin baked good of the season? Pumpkin bread! Do you get Food Network magazine? I have been getting it for the last five years, and I love it. I go through each issue, rip out the recipes I like, and keep them in a kitchen drawer […]

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Creamy Stove Top Pizza Mac and Cheese

Pizza and Mac and Cheese are my two favorite comfort foods, and this pizza mac and cheese is in a class of its own. It’s the perfect indulgence with the creaminess of mac and cheese and the savory flavor of pizza. Unlike some, mac and cheese doesn’t make me nostalgic feeling for my childhood. My […]

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