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DIY Green Milk

By Fredrica Syren As most people know, I’m a huge fan of raw and organic milk from cows or goats. However, for my family these wonderful nutritional milks are not working because my husband, daughter and I all have milk allergies. The funny thing is that we each like different …

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Raw “Tabouleh” Stuffed Tomatoes

By Fredrica Syren Phew! Just when I thought summer was over here in Sweden, it got super hot again. During summer months (and even in the winter sometimes), my family and I love eating raw food. I know I could never be a 100% raw foodie, but I believe it’s …

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Meatless Monday–Pasta with Chanterelles and Swiss Chard

By Fredrica Syren We try to eat as much local and organic food as possible, which also means we eat seasonal foods. For late summer here in Sweden, that means mushrooms, particularly chanterelles. Chanterelle mushrooms, the cream of the crop with their buttery flavor,  taste amazing in soups, on toast, …

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Chipotle Black Bean Burgers

By Fredrica Syren As a vegetarian, I eat lots of beans and gladly so, because I love them. If your goal is to be healthy or to lose some weight, then beans should be your best friends. Beans are super foods and unique because, not only are they a well-known …

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Meatless Monday — Chia Pudding

By Fredrica Syren So far, all my meatless Monday recipes have been main courses for a reason: when people look for recipes to cut out meat, they normally look for main courses. Today, however, my recipe is for chia pudding, which is a perfect breakfast or snack food. I personally …

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Meatless Monday — Creamy Mushroom Soup

By Fredrica Syren By eating more vegetarian and plant foods, you will improve your overall health. Many vegetables, fruits, beans, nuts and grains are considered super foods due to their huge amount of not only vitamins and minerals but also antioxidants that will help you combat many illnesses. One super food known …

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Meatless Monday — Warm Spelt Berry Salad

By Fredrica Syren On summer days I love eating salads; however, hubby doesn’t think they are very filling. To compromise, I made a warm salad with spelt berries to give him a more filling salad. I served it on a bed of spelt berries because they are high in nutrition and, with their …

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Meatless Monday — Butternut Squash Enchiladas

By Fredrica Syren After spending a few weeks in Sweden, I have started craving Mexican food, San Diego style. I don’t want to be snobby, but San Diego does have the best Mexican food this side of the border. My friend Kristen taught me how to make enchiladas, and I …

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Meatless Monday Recipe — Vegan Crab Cakes

By Fredrica Syren Studies show that going meatless once a week may reduce your risk of cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity. It can also help reduce your carbon footprint, and save important resources like fresh water and fossil fuels. This week’s recipe,from Kris Carr’s Sexy Crazy Cookbook, is a …

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Summer Canning Recipes

By Kim Robson  This summer has provided such a bounty of beautiful, fragrant and colorful produce that it’s hard not to take it all home. Luckily, when you know how to can, you CAN take it all home and preserve it for later! I found some gorgeous “red velvet” nectarines …

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