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Mustard Roasted Potatoes and Chickpea Salad

This has been one of our favorite summer foods lately because it’s easy to make a head and eat as a picnic.  4 large potatoes diced into cubes, if organic or homegrown, keep skin on2 tbsp olive oil 3 tbs maple syrup3 tbs whole grain mustardA pinch of salt and black …

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Plant-Based Food Weekly Menu 4

By Fredrica Syren: This week we’re in Sweden, trying to stay cool in a heatwave by going to the beach as much as possible. Dinners will be lighter at times and fast to make because who wants to slave at in a hot kitchen? Not me! My family loves tacos …

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Weekly Menu 3

By Fredrica Syren: This week we’re spending parts in Paris so there will be many picnics while we’re out and about sightseeing. Usually that mean we make sandwiches or salads to enjoy in some park or something. I also always try to pack plenty of snacks but leave room for …

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Plant-Based Food-Harissa Marinade

Happy Memorial Day! This is a fast marinade made  for our Memorial Day BBQ. I’m marinating seitan slices and tofu steaks in it but I think vegetables or corn on the cob would be great too. Harissa paste is from North Africa and made with chiles blended into a paste with garlic, …

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The Art of Making Upscale and Fun Toasts

By Fredrica Syren: I just came back from Sweden and, while there, I ate a lot of toast. Not the kind you make in the kitchen and eat with some jam as a side for your eggs. No. I’m talking about upscale, yummy toast you eat as a main breakfast …

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Raising Plant-Based Children—Family Meal-Friendly Menus

By Fredrica Syren: My three children are being raised on plant-based foods, which means they eat nothing coming from an animal. Instead, they eat lots of whole foods with a rich variety of vegetables and fruits, beans and lentils, and minimally processed  foods. Many people ask us if it’s hard …

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Overnight Oats Tips and Recipes

By Fredrica Syren: I think most of us have heard of overnight oats by now, and most of us have tried it. As a busy mom of three whose husband is gone a lot for work, overnight oats has been a lifesaver. I mean, what’s not to love; it’s a …

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Ajvar Relish

By Fredrica Syren: I love this time of year when our homestead is completely exploding with vegetables and fruit and sometimes even unexpected too much of one or two kinds. It’s a luxury problem I know so you won’t here me complaining and instead I love the challenge of coming …

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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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Orange cheese cake in a jar

I found a web site with recipes for cheese cakes in a jar and I thought it looked so much fun that I decided to give it a try and made a cheese cake with orange flavor mixed with chocolate. This cheese cake is not baked so it’s a very …

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