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the sexy sugar free vegan coobook!

oh boy oh boy, nancy chalmers from wolf and willow has just released her new cookbook, the sexy sugar free vegan! i’ve introduced this project to you before, and it’s been so fun watching it grow over the last year. nancy is one talented chef and it seems as though every recipe i try from her becomes my new favorite!

what is the sexy sugar free vegan project? if you’re familiar with nancy, you’ll know that she quit sugar last june, and shortly after started the sexy sugar free vegan project. at first, it was more of a personal project, but she started photographing her recipes and sharing them on wolf and willow. the response for more delicious sugar free recipes was overwhelming, so the project grew and grew until finally, an e-cookbook was born! inside you’ll find all the most popular recipes, as well as some new ones, along with some recipes collected from bloggers (like me!), fellow health coaches, vegan foodies and sugar free chefs.

why quit sugar? while nancy goes into depth on why (and how) to quit sugar in the cookbook, here’s the short and sweet of it: it makes you feel amazing! here are just a few things you’ll most likely experience from quitting sugar:

- a ridiculous increase in natural energy (no need for coffee anymore)
- a freakish increase in cognitive function and creativity
- radical improvement in immune function (never get sick anymore)
- gorgeous skin and hair (look younger)
- better, deeper sleep (have sweeter dreams)
- no more food cravings, like, ever

the sexy sugar free vegan coobook!

whether you’re ready to dive in head first, or just interested in trying out some delicious recipes, i know you’ll enjoy the cookbook tremendously. pictured above are just a few of my favorite recipes: 1) cacao, berry and coconut crunch ice cream 2) potato, rosemary and blackberry pizza 3) seared tofu, asparagus and macadamia nut salad and 4) roasted vegetable pot pies with a smoky ‘cheese’ sauce (contributed by yours truly).

the ebook includes:
* OVER 50 incredible sugar free + vegan recipes
* almost ALL of them are gluten free too!
* a handy list of pantry essentials
* tips on how to avoid hidden sugar
* sugar free + vegan ice cream, cakes and muffins
* vegan cheese, pizza and pasta recipes
* delicious raw food recipes

head on over to wolf and willow to grab your copy now!

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Spicy Scramble with Roasted Red Peppers

as i’m still winding down from the holidays, i won’t be starting our weekly dinner ideas again until next week. in the meantime, i wanted to share with you my absolute favorite new recipe (like, i’ve made it 3 times in the last week). spicy tofu scramble with roasted red peppers from nancy, the talented vegan cook over at wolf and willow!

it’s the most perfect scramble i’ve ever made, and i’ve been looking for a good recipe for a very long time. seasoned to perfection and paired with roasted red peppers, tomatoes and greens it’s like my dream come true in a bowl. slightly crunchy with a ‘cheesy’ flavor (from the nutritional yeast) it’s delightful, surprising and healthy to boot- what more could you ask for?! head on over to wolf and willow for the recipe!

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to BOTH the roost tribe AND toffee magazine Hello! Nancy here, from toffee magazine, popping by to share this exclusive offer in conjunction with Going Home to Roost. Simply purchase an issue of toffee magazine before January 1st and you’ll be entered to win a year’s subscription to BOTH toffee magazine AND the roost tribe for yourself and a friend! (that’s right, we’re giving away TWO free year subscriptions to both!)


toffee mag + roost tribe
what is toffee magazine? why, it’s a digital art and craft magazine made for creative types (like you!) who are looking for inspiring content, fresh ideas, and new projects that you can literally cut right from the pages – once you print them, of course! Every issue includes a 24 page ‘chewy’ centre section, comprising a FREE digital paper kit of 10 designer papers and coordinating printable projects. If it’s crafty, clever, fun and fabulous, you’ll find it in toffee.

what is the roost tribe?
in a nutshell, it’s a membership that gives you exclusive access to all things going home to roost! the tribe is a community for hand making, home growing birds of a feather. each new member will receive a welcome packet jam packed with insider info and tips from e-books detailing everything from how to grow your blog to my very own list of industry resources and supplies. additionally members receive exclusive premium content every single month, delivered right to your inbox. click here to see what’s included, all for only the price of a latte!

giveaway

about the giveaway: enter to win a year’s subscription to BOTH toffee magazine AND the roost tribe for yourself and a friend!

deadline: giveaway will end December 31st at midnight, eastern standard time. entries will be compiled, drawn from a hat and announced both here and on toffee magazine‘s blog on January 1st.

to enter: Simply purchase an issue of toffee magazine before January 1st right here.

additional ways to enter after you’ve completed the above entry:

>> like both going home to roost and toffee magazine on facebook and leave a comment on this post letting us know you did so.*

>> share on twitter and use handles @gohometoroost and @toffeemag. then come back here and leave another comment letting us know you did so.*

>> share on pinterest and include hashtags #toffeemagazine & #goinghometoroost. come back here and leave another comment with the url of your pin.*

*you may only enter using these additional ways after you’ve entered by purchasing an issue of toffee magazine.

good luck!

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congratulations, aria! you won a 1 year subscription to both the roost tribe and toffee magazine, PLUS you get to nominate a friend to win the same! i’ll be emailing you shortly!

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the sexy sugar free vegan project

my friend nancy from wolf and willow and i have had similar revelations over the past few years. mine having to do with becoming vegan and cutting out gluten, her’s having to do with becoming vegan and cutting out sugar. both of which have produced radical improvements in our health, minds and well being!

i’m super inspired by nancy’s latest sexy sugar free vegan project. it’s getting back to the basics- eating whole foods that are plant based AND sugar free. with benefits ranging from better sleep to an increase in energy, it’s definitely worth looking in to. check out this post to read more about quitting sugar, but in a nutshell americans eat 130 pounds of sugar a year. that’s up from about 20 pounds in 1820. THAT’S a lot of unneeded sugar!

the sexy sugar free vegan project

above recipes: kale, quinoa & green olive salad | coconut and vanilla bean yoghurt | super freen breakfast smoothie | cajun purple carrot + black bean sliders

as part of the project, nancy is posting a vegan, sugar free menu every day until christmas on wolf and willow. the recipes are delicious, wholesome and easy to follow along with! we encourage you to just give it a try. sign up for sexy sugar free vegan e-mails (scroll to the bottom) and just do what you can do. what do you have to lose?

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