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Chai Spice Snickerdoodle Cookies

Nothing says “I love you” or “thanks for being a good neighbor and never calling the cops on us” like homemade cookies. Hell, nothing says CHRISTMAS like homemade cookies. From scratch, flour on your face, batter on your fingers and a heavenly aroma in the air. Let’s do it.

Today, I bring you Chai Spice Snickerdoodles. What could be cozier than a warm cookie based off of a warm drink? You gotta try this recipe, which is a play off of this one. I added crushed peppermint in the topping because, Christmas. Make these. Delight people. Delight your damn self.

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Vegan Oreo Balls Recipe

No-Bake Candy Cane “Oreo” Balls

You’ve heard all about A Vegan Holiday, right? We’re so excited to be running this alongside Morsels and Moonshine! We hope you guys are busy baking the holidays away – so much fun! Here at the Friendly Fig, we wanted to share some of our favorite holiday cookie recipes. We have officially dubbed this week Vegan Christmas Cookie Week! We’re starting with Candy Cane Oreo Balls, and this recipe is dangerously easy. Yes, dangerous.

Break our your stretchy pants and get ready to eat your holiday heart out.
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A Vegan Holiday Week 2 Roundup

Week two of A Vegan Holiday is over and we’re still going strong! Thank you so much to all of you who have joined Bianca, Aileen and me to support one another and celebrate this wonderful time of year. Don’t forget: #aveganholiday runs until January 2, so keep those holiday-themed posts coming! Here are some of our favorites from the past week… Continue reading

Holiday Gift Guide: For the Wannabe Cook

The holiday season is upon us! I don’t like to even think about Christmas before Thanksgiving, but the day after, it’s all bets off. Fa la la la la. I love giving gifts. This year I have so many fun things I want to get people but, well, moneys and stuff. But I still spend hours poring over wish lists and going after catalogs with my Sharpie. So I have lists and lists of great stuff to share with you. This post is the first in a series of gift guides, so stay tuned!  Continue reading

Vegan Coconut Rice Recipe

Coconut Rice with Molasses & Cranberries

Happy Day Before My Favorite Holiday! Thanksgiving is the best, isn’t it?! This coconut rice will be so great tomorrow. I know, I know. Rice isn’t a very typical Thanksgiving dish. In my family we are very traditional: sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, stuffing. But not everyone likes that stuff, and when you’re making vegan alternatives, you have to get a little creative. Like this rice. Which I love. Keep reading for the recipe!

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Calling All Veg-Friendly & Vegan Bloggers!

Calling all vegan, plant-based, and veg-friendly bloggers! The Friendly Fig and Morsels and Moonshine are teaming up to showcase the best veg-friendly blogs for the holidays. A Vegan Holiday is a collaborative project with a goal of giving the vegan community the opportunity to collaborate, discover new bloggers, and connect across social media and through blogs. Want to participate? Find out more here.