Without further ado, I want to announce the top three submissions for last week, in descending order. In 3rd place was the entry from Ali called Chocolate Kale Granola. Ali writes at the blog Farmers Market Vegan and I can’t wait to read more from this creative gal. Can you imagine…granola made with kale served in a kale leaf? Oh yeah, and did I mention chocolate? Brilliant!
The 2nd place entry was from Michele for her Roasted Sweet Potato + Black Bean Salad. I’ve made a salad similar to this one before, but it didn’t look this delicious:
Michele blogs over at Blissful Bites. Nice job, Michele!
And, finally…our top clicked-upon entry for the very first Healthy Vegan Fridays was … (drum roll, please) … Lou for her Breakfast Brownies and Jam entry!
Gosh, I’m salivating just looking at this picture. Lou is Australian (which automatically makes her cool and hip) and she has a great blog called Fridge Scrapings that I also just discovered this week. Plus, Lou has a really cute kid. Congrats, Lou!!! I really want to try making this jam using berries and chia seeds. So simple and lovely.
As a side note, my fellow hostess Gabby from The Veggie Nook also had a top-clicked upon recipe for her two versions of oatmeal cookies, so she definitely gets an honorable mention here. Gabby is so humble that she didn’t want to be featured, but I am so proud of her and couldn’t resist giving her a little love.
Oatmeal cookies made with dates and tahini from Gabby? So intriguing!
With that, the 2nd round of Healthy Vegan Fridays is officially OPEN. I have created a new tab on my home page with all of the information about how to enter, just click here. You have until Tuesday, August 7th to submit your entry so good luck! I can’t wait to see what all of you healthy, creative bloggers come up with this time.
Please remember that we’re trying to focus on whole food ingredients as the overall theme with the minimal use of processed or refined ingredients. I love that this blog party showcases that we can be healthy and vegan and, at the same time, create mouth-watering dishes. Yay for us!
I’ll be back tomorrow with my entry, did someone say Bob’s Big Boy Roquefort Dressing…veganized?
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