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Creamy Rosemary-Chive Cashew Spread

Creamy Vegan Cashew Spread with Rosemary and Chives

Nutritious breakfast spread options are typically limited to vegan buttery spread and traditional nut butters. I am also a fan of mashing fresh avocado on toast. Here is another savory topping to add to the mix that provides you with …

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Pear, Apple and Grape Salad with Thyme and Walnuts


Pear, Apple and Grape Salad with Thyme and Walnuts

Fall Fruit Salad

While lush summer berries and melons are frequently enjoyed as fruit salad, it is a mystery to me why seasonal fall fruits don’t get the same treatment. I’m trying to change that by tempting you with this …
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Creamy Vegan White Bean Ranch Dip

Creamy Vegan Ranch White Bean Dip

Ranch dressing….what’s not to love? The complex blend of herbs, spices and salt. The acidic tang of buttermilk. Its versatility on vegetable crudités, French fries, and dare I mention bad pizza crust? But the downside: 2 tablespoons delivers 145 …

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Crunchy Cilantro-Lime Hummus Tacos

Crunchy cilantro-lime hummus tacos (meatless recipes)

My husband actually raved about these vegan tacos! He didn’t ask for a side of chicken sausage or even sprinkle on cheese. He just happily ate (devoured) them, as I did: slathered with taco sauce and filled with mixed greens. The recipe …

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Slow Cooker Lentil Sloppy Joes

Slow Cooker Lentil Sloppy Joes

Slow cookers offer so much more than hearty winter stews, and in the summer any way to escape the heat of the kitchen is welcome. How about a summertime sandwich of lentil sloppy joes? The inspiration for this recipe stems from a …

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Tomato & Avocado Quinoa Salad with Cumin & Cilantro (and the skin and diet saga continues)

Tomato & Avocado Quinoa Salad with Cumin & Cilantro

For the past two weeks I’ve been adhering to a gluten-free diet and I’ve noticed a difference. Before I share the method behind my madness, I want to make sure the diet works for the reason I intended. No, a …

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Red Lentil Hummus with Cumin and Sriracha

Red lentil hummus recipe with cumin and sriracha

I’m not over exaggerating when I say that my husband and I eat hummus every. Single. Day. Usually I purchase commercially made varieties, but it just dawned on me while writing this that if I make my own batch of …

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Roasted Baby Broccoli with Toasted Almonds & Lemon

Roasted Broccolini with Lemon and Parmesan

Though a quick steam in the microwave serves a purpose when it comes to my weeknight vegetable routine, sometimes I’m looking for a side dish with a bit more excitement. Vegetables take on unexpected flavors and textures when roasted in …

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Recipe: Whole-Grain Sweet Potato Waffles with Orange and Cinnamon

Whole-Grain Sweet Potato Waffles with Orange and Cinnamon

This is a time of year that I surely want to get my fill of all the produce the season has to offer, and sweet potatoes are very high on my list. My friend Kim prepared the first sweet potato

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Vegan Recipe: Creamy Seasonal Vegetable Korma & Giveaway!

Creamy Seasonal Vegetable Korma

Recently I spent five days in Philadelphia for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo, the largest food and nutrition conference in the world. This year, for me, it was mostly about networking, book

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