Healthy Vegan Fridays #26

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Healthy Vegan Fridays christmas logo

Healthy Vegan Friday

Happy Healthy Vegan Friday! I hope you like the holiday-themed HVF logo that my co-host Kimmy coerced me into making. She’s realllly into holidays. I’m pretty much only into Halloween, and not much into Christmas, which is why I have managed to somehow bring Halloween into Christmas this week. First, I will be attending a goth tea party on Saturday, for which I made some adorable kalamata olive crackers that I hope to share with you soon.

Healthy Vegan Fridays

Then Kimmy and I had a Nightmare before Christmas themed potluck to make up for the fact that we didn’t have a Halloween party, where I made vegan, gluten-free red velvet cupcakes that weren’t very good, so I won’t be sharing this recipe on my blog, but everyone else seemed to like them, so that’s what matters.

vegan Nightmare before Christmas cupcakes

Vegan Thanksgiving 2014

But just to prove that Halloween isn’t the only holiday I celebrate, here’s a recap of my Thanksgiving I spent in Atlanta making vegan Thanksgiving dinner with my friend Chelsie. Here are some pictures from my Thanksgiving in Atlanta. Yes, I am a full-grown adult who brings her doll to the dinner table. Here is Emily with mac-n-cheese bites to her left, and mashed potatoes, yams, and cauliflower to her right.

Emily w/ vegan mac n cheese bites and mashed potatoes

Here’s Emily again with my pumpkin cheesecake bear, which I was told by Michael (the muggle), tasted nothing like non-vegan pumpkin cheesecake, but was still good. He ate like 12, so whatever.

vegan pumpkin cheesecake bear

Goodbye Goodbye

On Tuesday night, I baked the biggest chocolate chip cookie I have ever baked in my life. David was scared of it and backed away from it when I offered him a bite.

Enormous vegan chocolate chip cookie

On Wednesday night, I baked red velvet cookies that hang off the edge of your teacup. I’ll be using these to make cookie sandwiches for the vegan cookie exchange this Saturday.

vegan red velvet teacup heart cookies

Then, I made homemade deodorant for the first time. And I used it today and it actually works! So exciting!

homemade vegandollhouse deodorant

I hope some of this week’s healthy vegan recipes will be holiday themed! I don’t celebrate Christmas, but I do celebrate solstice, and I plan to make some yummy nog, pumpkin pie, and whipped cream to bring over to my dad’s house.

Soooo, this is the final week for me to be co-hosting HVF with Kimmy. It was a fun experience and a good excuse for us to get together once a week and blog together. But let’s be real…I’m probably not healthy enough to be cohosting this linkup. I think it’s time we stop pretending I’m someone I’m not, haha.

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