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Posted by Teddyrose@1 on December 18, 2016
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Giveaway Winners GaloreThanks so much to all the authors, publishers, and publicists for all of the awesome giveaways! They are so much fun to host and I know my readers appreciate them!!
Thanks to everyone who entered the following giveaways! Stay tuned for more exciting giveaways in the New Year!

Winners, please reply to the email I sent you today within 48 hours to claim your books. After 2 days you will be disqualified and a new winner will be picked. Rafflecopter picks all winners at random.

Secret Sisters by Jayne Ann Krentz

The winner is Anne B.

Walk Into Silence by Susan McBride

The winner is Carl S. Courtney

A Texas Cowboy’s Christmas by Cathy Gillen Thacker

The winner is Meredith M.

A Child Under His Tree by Allison Leigh

The winner is Nadine S.

Amish Christmas Blessings by Marta Perry, Jo Ann Brown

The winner is Margie T.


Desert Vegan Box Set 2 in 1: 150+ Ice Cream Vegan and Chocolate Vegan Recipes by Sam KumaDesert Vegan Box Set 2 in 1: 150+ Ice Cream Vegan and Chocolate Vegan Recipes by Sam Kuma

My favorite part of a meal is desert.  When I go to a restaurant, I ask to see the desert menu before I order dinner.  That way I know if I need to save room for desert.  LOL!  In fact, neither my husband, Bill nor I can eat as much as we use to.  When dining out, we often share a main dish and sometimes desert.  At home, I cook full recipes and we eat the leftovers.  We always have vegan deserts on hand, either ones I make or buy already made.  So, I am always happy to try out more desert recipes.

The Vegan Desert Box Set is two desert books.  One is vegan ice cream recipes and the other is vegan chocolate recipes.

Vegan Ice Cream Book

In the Vegan Ice Cream book, not all the recipes are actually ice cream.  It starts out with slush and shaved ice recipes, and then moves on to sorbets, and then ice cream recipes.   Some of the recipes call for an ice cream maker, which I don’t have.  I have made vegan ice cream without one using a special technique with good success so I used that with the recipes I tried.

All the fruit based sorbet recipes I tried worked fine and were quite delicious.  I made both the Lemon and Berry Sorbets. The Chocolate Sorbet was too icy but perhaps the result would have been better with an ice cream maker. I also made the Soft Serve Ice Cream that doesn’t call for an ice cream maker.  It was delicious but not very original.  There are a lot of frozen banana recipes out there. They are a vegan staple when it comes to desert and this is the first recipe I learned when I went vegan over 25 years ago.  There were some really good ideas for ice cream flavors and I look forward to trying more of the ice cream recipes.

There were also some ice Cream topping recipes like a berry sauce and hot fudge. The Peanut Butter Hot Fudge was really good.  It is rich so use sparingly.  Chocolate and peanut butter together is a favorite of mine!

Chocolate Vegan Book

The Chocolate Vegan Recipe Book is not just deserts, in fact, it starts with breakfast.  I don’t eat a big breakfast very often.  I usually just have a super-foods cereal mixed with my home made vegan yogurt and a handful of dried cranberries on top.  I follow that with a glass of my home made kombucha (a fermented healthy drink).  However, about once a month I make a brunch on the weekend for Bill and I.  Sometimes we invite friends over too.  This weekend I made the Chocolate French Toast.  French toast is my favorite comfort food and the cocoa powder and peanut butter made this French toast extra rich and flavorful.

I also made the Raspberry Hot Chocolate.  It’s been unusually cold here the last couple weeks so that really hit the spot.  I haven’t had time to make any of the cakes, cookies, etc but am looking forward to trying some of those recipes as well!

I give the Vegan Boxed Set books 4/5 stars.

I received the ebook version for my review.

About Sam Kuma

Sam Kuma is passionate about sharing his culinary experience to the world. His work involves modernization of healthy diet plans. He is good at vegan, ketogenic, paleo, dash and several ethnic cuisines. His main focus is to make healthy diets like vegan and ketogenic mainstream by producing delicious, appetizing recipes. In his first two books regarding Vegan recipes, he has produced delicious Vegan Chocolate meals, Vegan Desserts, Vegan Ice Creams, Vegan Burgers and Sandwiches. #veganweightloss

Buy Desert Vegan Box Set 2 in 1: 150+ Ice Cream Vegan and Chocolate Vegan Recipes by Sam Kuma 


Amish Christmas Blessings by Marta Perry, Jo Ann BrownAmish Christmas Blessings by Marta Perry, Jo Ann Brown

Thanks to Tracy G. Minsky of Meryl Moss Media, I am giving away one print copy of Amish Christmas Blessings by Marta Perry, Jo Ann Brown.

Description of Amish Christmas Blessings by Marta Perry, Jo Ann Brown

Explore the Amish community this holiday season with two tales to warm your heart.

The Midwife’s Christmas Surprise by Marta Perry

Three years ago, the man Anna Zook hoped to marry left her and their Amish community for the English world. Now devoted to proving her abilities as a midwife, Anna has given up on marriage and children for herself. But when Benjamin Miller returns, now a changed man, can delivering  a Christmas baby reunite these two hurting hearts?

A Christmas to Remember by Jo Ann Brown

When a little girl leads shop owner Amos Stoltzfus to an Amish woman in distress, he rushes them to his family’s farm. “Linda” has no memory and doesn’t know if the sweet child is her daughter or even her kin. As Christmas arrives and Linda’s identity is revealed, will Amos be able to claim his holiday guests as his own?

Praise Marta Perry

“With her beautiful storytelling, Perry weaves a tale that expertly captures the expressions, attitudes and ways of the Pennsylvania Dutch Amish with precision and charm.”-RT Book Reviews

Praise Jo Ann Brown

“Brown’s latest is a faith-filled read sure to touch hearts. Readers will be pleased to find out that the storyline about the children’s origins is resolved.”-RT Book Reviews

About Marta Perry, Jo Ann Brown

MARTA PERRY is a Pennsylvania-based author of more than 35 novels, many of them Amish Christmas Blessings by Marta Perry,inspirational romances. She uses her rural Pennsylvania life and her Pennsylvania Dutch heritage in writing her books, especially in her Pleasant Valley Amish series for Berkley Books and her new Amish-set suspense series for HQN Books. Marta and her husband live in a centuries-old farmhouse in a quiet central Pennsylvania valley. They have three grown children and six beautiful grandchildren, and when she’s not busy writing her next book, she’s usually trying to keep up with her gardening, baking for church events, or visiting those beautiful grandkids.

Amish Christmas Blessings by  Jo Ann BrownJO ANN BROWN is a lifelong storyteller and the award-winning author of numerous romantic novels. She also writes as Marianne Ellis. A former U.S. Army officer, she has taught creative writing at Brown University and is thrilled whenever one of her students publishes. She is active in adoptive family support. She currently lives in Nevada with her family, which includes one very spoiled cat.

Giveaway of Amish Christmas Blessings by Marta Perry, Jo Ann Brown

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