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Gluten-free and Vegan Banana Muffins

By Fredrica Syren:  Between my husband’s being gluten and lactose intolerant and my being vegan, baking surely is a challenge. Challenging but not impossible☺ During the cold season, I like to make muffins for the kids to eat when we’re outside, and these banana muffins are perfect for that. They …

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Nut Milk Pulp Recipe — Zero Waste

By Fredrica Syren: We drink only plant-based milk in this house because I’m vegan and everyone else in the family is lactose intolerant. You can image how many packages of almond milk we (a family of five) were sending to the landfills. Since we’re working hard to reduce our waste, …

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Go Nuts For Nuts–Health Benefits of Nuts

By Chef Centehua: Nuts are delicious and incredibly nutrient rich. A primary source of healthy fats, they are one of my favorite foods. I began introducing more raw nuts into my diet when I started learning how to prepare raw foods. It was very interesting to see how, the more fat I consumed, the …

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Meatless Monday — BBQ Neatloaf

By Fredrica Syren:  No, there is not a misspelling in title: since my meatloaf does not contain any meat, I simply call neatloaf. People who are foreign to a vegetarian lifestyle tend to think that all we eat are salads or side dishes, nothing hardy or comforting at all. My …

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Proteins for Vegans and Vegetarians

By Asha Kreiling Any vegan or vegetarian will tell you the question they are asked most often from meat eaters is “Where do you get your protein?” As a vegetarian with vegan tendencies, I expect this question to come up in every conversation about my diet. It gets old, but …

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Lentil and Cashew Curry

One of Isabella’s friends became a big sister two weeks ago and her class arranged for parents to volunteer cooking for the family. Off course I jump on that and made them a curry dish. I know curry can sound a little spicy for kids, but I make it mild. …

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Pasta Veggie Bake

I had planned to make lasagna today and here I was with ready with veggies, cream sauce and tomato sauce just to realize that I was out of lasagna sheets. Well, change of plans and I used penne pasta instead and made a bake pasta dish. It all tastes the …

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Parsley Pesto

My friend and I have a little exchange going on where she gives me lettuce, parsley, limes and jalapeno peppers from her garden and I give her artichokes and other goodies I have an overflow of. Yesterday, after our little girls had a play date I was so excited when …

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Nut cheese stuffed dates

I was giving a friend a recipe for an appetizer and it was for nut cheese stuffed dates, which are one of my favorite ones to serve. The salty and sweet combination are wonderful and dates are so much fun. Dates are rich in antioxidants and its natural sweetness revitalizes …

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