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Soaking and Sprouting Beans, Nuts, Grains and Seeds

By Fredrica Syren: Being a vegetarian for years, I base my diet on plants and depend on staples such as nuts, grains, seeds and beans. As a person who tries to use food to maintain health, one of the things I have discovered over the last couple of years on this journey is the …

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What to Stuff into a Hotdog Bun Besides a Hotdog

By Fredrica Syren: With summer comes lots of BBQs, and for us vegans or vegetarians there are few options to put into our hotdog buns besides fake meat franks that, quite frankly are not that appealing. The good news is that there are other, more interesting options. The best part …

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Eat Your Greens — Can You Eat Carrot and Beet Tops?

By Fredrica Syren: At the farmers’ market, you will be offered to have carrot and beet tops removed; you can see them in big piles behind the vendors. Most people, including myself at one point, have no idea that beet and carrot tops are edible and — more important — …

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Growing Sprouts — Indoor Gardening

By Fredrica Syren: We’re a family who loves all green vegetables. What is not to love? Green vegetables are superior when it comes to nutrition because they are alkalizing to your body, which is the cornerstone of a healthy body and immune system. One of our favorite vegetables, especially during …

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Rustic Red Wine Lentil Stew

By Fredrica Syren: I made lentil stew for our Christmas dinner, and it was a huge hit. It’s warming, satisfying and altogether yummy — and perfect for a special occasion or a very cold winter day. I served it with roasted potatoes and a large spinach salad but it goes …

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How Super Is Super Broccoli?

By Fredrica Syren: We all know that broccoli is a super vegetable due to its high volume of vitamins and minerals, but now there is a new super broccoli popping up in grocery stores. This made me wonder what it really is and how super it can be. I suspected …

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Vegan Tomato Pasta Sauce

By Fredrica Syren: So many on Instagram ask for recipes when I cook something that I decided I need to post some of them here on Green-Mom.com. You can also find lots of my old recipes under recipes on the left hand bar categories. This week is my last week …

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Creamy Broccoli Soup, When a Fast Meal is a Must!

Have you had one of those days when it’s lunch or dinnertime, kids are starved and cranky so you need to put food on the table ASAP? Well I have a lot of those days and that’s when it’s so hard to make something nutritional and not go for processed …

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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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