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Cashew Chipotle Sauce

My quest for creamy, non-dairy sauces continues and today I tried using cashews for a base. It worked really well! I perked it up by adding chipotle peppers to make it a nice smoky and spicy sauce. The sauce can be used as enchilada sauce or like me, used it …

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Creamy Vegan Protein Risotto

I had cravings for risotto today, but had no risotto rice in the house. I decided use white basmati rice and it worked! I was also out of  non-dairy cheese, so I used soy creamer. I added read lentils to the “risotto” to make it more filling, creamy and a …

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Beet Carpaccio

A carpaccio is typically made with tender uncooked beef, I use finely sliced beets to make a similar but vegan dish. With their intense red color, beets vibrant color make for a beautiful dish, so use your imagination to arrange the “carpaccio” like a pro. Serves 4 4 large beets …

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Cashew Sausages

These little American style “sausages” come from adding good ingredients that were in my cupboard. Being creative in the kitchen is what excites me! Cashew nuts seemed like a great base since their natural sweetness would appeal to a toddler. In the past I have used rice or potatoes as …

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Christmas food re-invented into sandwish food

These are two dishes from Christmas dinner last night. It was a wonderful dinner and we ate well without that super heavy feeling you get sometime from a rich dinner. Today we had many left overs so so today we had sandwiches made out of leftovers. These two dished can …

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Christmas Quinoa

Glögg or mulled wine is a tradition in Scandinavia and a few other countries in Europe. Now it’s starting to come here in the US as well. Lucky us, we can find glögg mix at any Ikea in the US and you can drink it heated just as it is …

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