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Happy Thanksgiving (Gratitude Day) to everyone in the World!!
I know Thanksgiving is an American holiday, but I hope everybody everywhere has things to be grateful for everyday. I think it’s important to take a few minutes at least once a day to be grateful for all that I have, all that I am, and all that I’m yet to be, and to wish for wonderful things in the lives of others as well.

I started my day by making 3 pie crusts, all gluten free. One is for a pie that I’ve made for years called Chocolate Midnight (Originally Chocolate Almond Midnight because of a praline almond decorative topping I omitted, from the vegan Millenium Cookbook) It’s the most decadent chocolate cheesecake textured pie you’ll ever eat, and you’ll never know it’s made with silken tofu. I know you don’t believe me, if you’ve ever had a silken tofu ‘fail’ dessert, and believe me, when I was a vegan (for years and years), I tried my share.

Baby, this is the real deal, and many people have fallen in love with this pie, not knowing the tofu truth, and once they found out, they didn’t care, it’s that good. It’s requested by several people every year & is a required part of our family feast. This year I took the gluten out of the crust.

I’m in the break, between crust making and pie filling making. I had a hearty breakfast and my last cup of Stacy’s Taiwanese Assam. I’ve reviewed it several times, and it is bold and tasty, but now it’s gone. I foresee a Butiki order coming soon.

Bonnie

Happy Thanksgiving!

Nik

Vegan, gluten-free pie that is yummy. WANT.

Terri HarpLady

Oh, yeah, you want it!! It’s ridiculously creamy & chocolatey and sweet too. Very rich tasting, I can only eat a few bites.
The first time I showed up at a family thanksgiving with that pie, it was Tony’s sisters house. Not a single person there knows the meaning of eating healthy (Tony is learning). I made him promise not to tell them it was tofu, at least not until after they ate it. They devoured it! The other desserts all sat on the table, looking dejected.

It’s also easy to make. Let me know if you want the recipe. You too can blow your family away with tofu! Just don’t tell them…
;)

Nik

Terri, I would love the recipe, thank you!

Butiki Teas

Sounds amazing! I’m with Nik, would love to get a copy of that recipe.

Donna A

And I am following right behind the others, hoping you’ll share the recipe!

Terri HarpLady

ok, send me your email addresses, & I’ll get that out to you!

Indigobloom

ok I want a copy to! maybe you should just post it as a discussion item lol

Terri HarpLady

Good idea, Indigo! I’ll do it!

Terri HarpLady

Done!! Now you guys can all go over to the discussion board, where we have a recipe sharing discussion group!

Indigobloom

sweet!! thanks Terri, you are awesome!

Terri HarpLady

Aww, shucks! Thanks Indigo!

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Bonnie

Happy Thanksgiving!

Nik

Vegan, gluten-free pie that is yummy. WANT.

Terri HarpLady

Oh, yeah, you want it!! It’s ridiculously creamy & chocolatey and sweet too. Very rich tasting, I can only eat a few bites.
The first time I showed up at a family thanksgiving with that pie, it was Tony’s sisters house. Not a single person there knows the meaning of eating healthy (Tony is learning). I made him promise not to tell them it was tofu, at least not until after they ate it. They devoured it! The other desserts all sat on the table, looking dejected.

It’s also easy to make. Let me know if you want the recipe. You too can blow your family away with tofu! Just don’t tell them…
;)

Nik

Terri, I would love the recipe, thank you!

Butiki Teas

Sounds amazing! I’m with Nik, would love to get a copy of that recipe.

Donna A

And I am following right behind the others, hoping you’ll share the recipe!

Terri HarpLady

ok, send me your email addresses, & I’ll get that out to you!

Indigobloom

ok I want a copy to! maybe you should just post it as a discussion item lol

Terri HarpLady

Good idea, Indigo! I’ll do it!

Terri HarpLady

Done!! Now you guys can all go over to the discussion board, where we have a recipe sharing discussion group!

Indigobloom

sweet!! thanks Terri, you are awesome!

Terri HarpLady

Aww, shucks! Thanks Indigo!

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I’m so excited to have found this community! I’m a self-employed Harpist (acoustic & electric – Originals, Classical, Rock, Jazz, etc) & Singer/Songwriter. My days & nights revolve around teaching at home, playing gigs, gardening,& fixing awesome food to eat. My schedule is different everyday, but I just go with the flow, & I sip a lot of tea!

My love of Tea began with Herbals back in the 70’s. One of my favorites was a licorice blend from House of Hezekiah, an old tea shop in Kansas City. There was also a tea with mint, rose petals, chamomile, etc called Nuclear Casual Tea.
In the 80’s I gave up caffeine, chocolate, alcohol, (& a few illicit substances…), and brewed medicinal blends & tinctures to support 4 pregnancies (all children born at home). In the 90’s my love affair with green teas began when I discovered ‘The Republic of Tea’. Their beautiful teas & packaging inspired my original song, “TeaMind”, from my CD “Zen Breakfast”. If you’d like to hear the song for free, drop by my website.

In general, I drink my teas straight, but occasionally I add a pinch of Stevia & maybe some coconut or almond milk (I’m allergic to dairy, gluten, & various other things & avoid most sweets.)

I’ve explored a variety of teas:
Whites tend to be a little bland…sorry
Oolongs – wonderfully sensual
Roobios – I’m not a fan in general
Puehr – a fairly new direction for me
I’m not a huge fan of flavored teas, but I do make exceptions, & I’ll try just about anything once.

And Black Tea, Oh how I love thee!!
I am on a quest for the most wonderful breakfast cup! I will find you, my Love!

Location

St. Louis, MO

Website

http://www.harpsinger.net

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