Vegan Adventures: Isle of Skye

I know it’s a tourist hotspot, but the Isle of Skye is one of my most favorite places I have ever traveled to. It is so stunningly beautiful. If you’re making a trip to Scotland, visiting Skye should definitely be on your itinerary. Because Lainie is visiting us here in Scotland, and my husband didn’t

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Ireland for St Patrick’s Day 2019

“Ireland is a land of poets and legends, of dreamers and rebels.” — Nora Roberts My sister-in-law is here in Scotland, visiting us from the States. It is her first time in Europe and no trip to Celtic land (in my opinion) is complete without a stop in Ireland. Being that both she and her

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Oakland University Flash Fiction Short Story Competition Winner

I am really excited to announce that I came in third place in Oakland University’s University’s Flash Fiction competition for my short story “Selkie Daughter.” I won’t be able to attend the actual event to read it out loud (since I am living in Scotland), but I am always amazed and humbled when anyone decides

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Easy, Gluten-Free, Blender Pancakes

These pancakes may be allergy-friendly (vegan, gluten-free, nut-free) but they are full of flavor and fibre! They’re the perfect way to celebrate springtime. Ingredients ·        1 cup cassava flour (or chickpea flour) ·        1 cup plain oatmeal ·        ¼ cup plain, no-sugar-added applesauce  ·        1 ripe banana  ·        ¼ teaspoon baking soda ·        ¼ teaspoon baking powder ·        ½ teaspoon vanilla extract

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Potato Pancakes With Guacamole (Vegan, Grain-Free)

If it’s one thing Scotland is known for, it’s potatoes. And I’m very happy to indulge. I didn’t know there were so many varieties! What a newb, I am, eh? New potatoes have been a favorite lately. Their gentle, buttery texture mashed and topped with fresh dill and a dollop of vegan butter is heavenly.

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