A Baker’s Dozen of Vegan Christmas Cookies!

Honk If You're Vegan

I said I wasn’t going to post any more sugary recipes, but it’s the holidays. We all allow ourselves a few indulgences at this time of year. So I’m taking a guilty break until Christmas and then it’s back to the healthy routine. I will note that several of the cookie recipes I’m sharing are at least healthier than typical recipes and of course they’re all vegan. There’s a gluten-free recipe here too!

A Baker’s Dozen of Vegan Christmas Cookies!

1. Coconut-Lemon Meltaways by Addicted to Veggies

My good blogger buddy, Poppy, told me about this recipe and the photo alone made me melt. These cookies are a raw, healthy-ish and super easy to make.

2. Christmas Light Cookies by Fork & Beans

These Christmas Light Cookies are so festive that they’ll even cheer up your neighborhood Scrooge.

3. Magical Coconut Bars by Post Punk Kitchen

If you’ve got…

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Journey–The Lone Wolf

Wolves and Writing

It was revealed on Monday that over the weekend, Journey, Oregon’s wandering wolf, crossed the border into California once again. He didn’t stay long before returning to the Southern Cascades of Oregon. Karen Kovacs, Wildlife Program Manager with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife reported that the wolf was following migrating deer and elk.

Dispersal is a normal behavior for wolves, although few travel as far or for as long as Journey. He has gone over 3,000 miles since leaving the Imnaha pack in the northeast corner of Oregon in September of 2011. I remember that time well. I left the same area a few weeks behind him after attending a rural writing retreat along the Imnaha River. Driving home, I watched for OR 7 (he hadn’t earned the name Journey yet) as I made the long trip back to southern Oregon. I didn’t see him of course, but…

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Is this what it’s like at your house too?

Morning humor. Or is it morning wisdom?

Snow in Egypt for the first time in 112 years

Feed birds in winter

Dear Kitty. Some blog

In the northern hemisphere, winter is coming.

For many birds, it becomes harder to find food.

This video shows how one can make a fatball to feed winter birds in one’s own kitchen.

The video is in Dutch; but the images say much in themselves.

This video from Britain says about itself:

Feed the Birds with the RSPB

Get some recipe ideas and top tips for preparing a delicious meal for your garden visitors.

USA: How Will Our Birds Cope With Winter’s Big Chill? Here.

“Backyard bird feeding can make a real contribution to their survival and even thriving during the winter months”: here.

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