Apples + Agave

Oh, friends. It’s finally happened: I don’t have a photo to share with you today. Yesterday was busy busy busy. I celebrated my first Jewish holiday (assuming the childhood Hanukkah celebrations I held with my dolls and a bee-yoo-ti-ful clay menorah don’t count) at a Rosh Hashanah dinner with S’s extended family. Since we knew there wouldn’t be much vegan-friendly fare, we took matters into our own hands. We brought kugel (super yummy; and yes, you can cut down that olive oil measurement by a TON), macaroons (a never-fail recipe), and a mock chopped liverย (delicious with flatbread crackers from Whole Foods). We had a nice time, even though S’s six-year-old cousin refused to talk to us and hid in the kitchen the entire night. Kids, eh?

Anyway, we also brought agave nectar to stand in for honey, because it’s a tradition to eat sliced apples dipped in honey on Rosh Hashanah. According to some page I read on the internet, eating sweet foods is meant to “express our hope for a sweet new year.” Well, I can surely get behind that! And I’m okay with apples and agave, too.

Two big, plastic jars of agave .

Okay, I liedโ€”there’s a photo for ya. We buy our agave from Costco, and it comes in a big ol’ double pack just like that stock image right there. It lasts foreverrr. Maybe I should start dipping my apples in agave more often.

How have you veganized a holiday tradition?

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