TEAse Me E-book Free w/ Subscription to An Unrefined Vegan

TEAse Me by Annie Oliverio

In July I published a little recipe e-book that is my love letter to the taste and versatility of tea. TEAse Me: 15 Tempting Plant-based Recipes Inspired By The World’s Favorite Beverage. TEAse Me is divided into three categories: Black, Matcha, and Herbal teas and I’ve included easy whole food recipes for breakfast, mains, desserts, and beverages. I had a blast creating the recipes and taking the photos.

It’s easy to get your own copy of TEAse Me. Subscribe to receive an email whenever a new post is published on An Unrefined Vegan (1-2 times per month) and get the e-book absolutely free, or purchase for $5.99 here.

Below is the list of recipes and a peak at some photos from the book.


  • Lemon Overnight Oats & Buckwheat with Blackberry Ripple
  • Oolong Tofu Bacon
  • Chocolate Earl Grey Pudding
  • Passionfruit-Berry Kombucha
  • Chia Chai Vanilla Smoothie
  • + Annie’s Chai Tea Blend (bonus recipe)


  • Matcha Lemon Loaf
  • Vanilla Matcha Latte
  • Orange Matcha Waffles
  • Matcha Mint Shortbread Cookies
  • Edamame Matcha Hummus


  • Pressure Cooker Peach Pie Steel-Cut Oats
  • Lemongrass-Ginger Miso Soup with Asian-inspired “Meat”balls
  • Triple Raspberry Smoothie
  • ChocolaTEA Chamomile-Lavender Medallions
  • Very Vanilla Banana Mini Doughnuts

TEAse Me by Annie Oliverio


Vegan Bowl Attack! Giveaway on An Unrefined Vegan

Scramble Burrito Bowl from Vegan Bowl Attack Photo by Annie Oliverio

Oh my, it’s been ages (over a year!) since I last posted to Virtual Vegan Potluck – but I just had to share the giveaway happening on An Unrefined Vegan right now. If you don’t already own a copy of Jackie Sobon’s new cookbook, Vegan Bowl Attack! then you’ll want to enter the contest for a chance to win one. Believe me, you want this book!

Jackie is not only the creative force behind the popular blog, Vegan Yack Attack, she dreams up incredible dessert recipes and shoots mouthwatering photographs for VegNews. It was very welcome news when her debut cookbook was published.

While you’re visiting An Unrefined Vegan to enter the giveaway, pick up Jackie’s recipe for Scramble Burrito Bowl. It’s really yummy. Get the recipe, see what else I cooked up from the book and enter the giveaway here.

Vegan Bowl Attack! by Jackie Sobon

Vegan Bowl Attack! by Jackie Sobon Photos by Annie Oliverio

The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook Giveaway!

The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook

If you’re looking for a cookbook filled with easy-to-make, healthy and wholesome recipes along with a bit of meal-planning help, Del Sroufe’s new cookbook, The China Study Quick & Easy Cookbook is just what you need! For a chance to win a copy and to get a taste of Del’s Southwest Burgers (that take only minutes to make), visit An Unrefined Vegan. You can also enter the giveaway below.

This giveaway is open to one and all! (If the randomly selected winner resides in the U.S. or Canada, he or she will receive a hard copy of the book. If the winner resides anywhere else, he or she will receive a PDF copy of the book.)


The Almond Milk Cookbook Giveaway

The Almond Milk Cookbook by Alan Roettinger

So many ways to use almond milk and meal! Alan Roettinger’s newest cookbook, The Almond Milk Cookbook, gets you from breakfast through dessert with these easy and delicious plant-based recipes.

I’ve got a copy of The Almond Milk Cookbook to give away. In the meantime, enjoy Alan’s recipe for luscious, dessert-worthy Chocolate-Raspberry Smoothie that is featured on An Unrefined Vegan.


The Homemade Vegan Pantry Giveaway

Homemade Vegan Pantry Collage

Don’t miss your chance to win a copy of Miyoko Schinner’s beautiful new book, The Homemade Vegan Pantry!

And if you skedaddle over to An Unrefined Vegan, you can get the recipe for Miyoko’s ridiculously easy and amazingly delicious Glorious Butterless Butter (pictured above alongside As You Like It Crackers)!

Giveaway is open to those residing in the U.S. A big thanks to Miyoko and Ten Speed Press for the review copy and for the opportunity for one of my readers to win their own copy!


The Abundance Diet Giveaway

Abundance Diet Collage

This one’s close to my heart. Not only was The Abundance Diet written by my friend, Somer of Vedged Out, I took the recipe photos for this amazing book.

If you haven’t already purchased it or if you’d like to try and win a copy of a family member or friend, enter the giveaway below for a chance to win a copy. U.S. readers only, please.

Be sure and check out my full review on An Unrefined Vegan – including photos not in the book – and get Somer’s easy recipe for delicious Raw Cashew Horchata.


Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen Giveaway!

Vegan Richa's Indian Kitchen Collage

I’ve got a copy of Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen to give to one lucky U.S. reader + bunches of photos I took of her amazing creations + the easy and flavorful recipe for Roasted Cauliflower and Radish with Mustard, Nigella, and Fennel Seeds – all on An Unrefined Vegan today.

If you don’t live in the U.S., or you want to give Richa’s book as a gift, or you just can’t wait – order Vegan Richa’s Indian Kitchen here!


Crave Eat Heal Cookbook + Natvia Giveaway: Two Winners!

Crave Eat Heal Natvia Giveaway

I’ve got another giveaway to share today – and this one is for my very own cookbook, Crave Eat Heal: Plant-based, Whole Food Recipes To Satisfy Every Appetite! Two U.S. winners will receive a hard copy of my book + a yummy bunch of non-sugar sweeteners (see photo above) from Natvia!

Be sure to visit An Unrefined Vegan for my easy recipe for delicious, moist, and sugar-free Banana Bread Cookies that I make using Natvia’s awesome baking sweetener. It looks and measures just like sugar! Scroll down to enter the giveaway – – open through June 17!

Crave Eat Heal Natvia Giveaway


Restaurantware Giveaway + Raw Brussels Sprouts Salad on An Unrefined Vegan

Restaurantware Giveaway on An Unrefined Vegan

How does $50 bucks to spend on eco-friendly tableware from Restaurantware sound? Pretty good, huh? Then enter to win! Doesn’t matter if you live in the U.S., Canada, or overseas – you can enter (just be aware that the winner pays for shipping costs)! The above collage is just a tiny glimpse into the plethora of products from RW.

And if you’re craving something GREEN, visit An Unrefined Vegan for my raw Brussels Sprouts Salad with Tempeh Bacon (from Crave Eat Heal) – which looks even more appetizing on RW’s bambooware!

Raw Brussels Sprouts Salad from An Unrefined Vegan

Giveaway runs through June 17, 2015 and is open to EVERYONE! Keep in mind that this prize DOES NOT INCLUDE THE COSTS OF SHIPPING.


NuNaturals + Jazzy Vegetarian + Todd’s Seeds + E-Book Giveaway

Giveaway on An Unrefined Vegan

Long time no post! 

But I thought I’d better share this awesome giveaway with you: Laura Theodore (the Jazzy Vegetarian) and I are hosting a giveaway for FOUR U.S. readers to each win a big ol’ prize package that we’ve put together with some help from NuNaturals and Todd’s Seeds – companies whose products I use in my own kitchen, but also in the recipes in my cookbook, Crave Eat Heal

Blogs participating in my Crave Eat Heal Blog Tour from today through May 11 are also participating in this giveaway so look for those posts!

Four U.S. winners will each receive the following prize package

(1) A signed copy of ONE of the following from Jazzy Vegetarian: 

(2) One 1/2 pound bag of Todd’s Seeds Sprouting Seeds Mix

(3) All of the following NuNaturals products:

(4) A copy of my e-book, Crave. Eat. Heal. Outtakes.