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Green {Vegan} Saag Recipe

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Fight your flu this fall with this warm, filling and nutritious meal. It’s much easier than it looks and the fragrant flavour perfectly offsets the soft texture. At my place, it often serves as a throw-together-last-minute dinner. In fact, although spinach … Continue reading

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White Bean and Basil Hummus

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It’s a nice change from regular hummus and has a particularly thick and creamy texture, not as nutty as chickpea hummus but equally as good. Serves: 1 1/2 cup Total Time: 5 minutes Ingredients 1 can cannelini or northern white beans, rinsed … Continue reading

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Healthy Savory Muffins

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You’re going to love this one. A filling, nutritious and delicious low-fat muffin. There’s no added sugar, oil or soy and all flavors are natural. Impressed yet? It’s a full-meal muffin which I’ve been eating most days as a quick … Continue reading

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Disturbing Suicide Food

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Disturbing Suicide Food I recently discovered this term, having noticed the illogical trend a long time ago. Suicide food is the sickening practice of advertising animal meat by displaying pictures of animals self mutilating, eager to be eaten or wide-eyed at the … Continue reading

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Top Tofu Marinade

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Top Tofu Marinade Time Prep: Overnight         Actual 1- 1 1/2 hour  Ingredients 5 tbsp rice vinegar 3 tbsp light soy sauce 2 tbsp dark soy sauce 1 1/2 tsp sesame oil 1 tsp granulated sugar 3/4 tsp chili paste 1 … Continue reading

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Delicious Tempeh Salad with {Vegan} Mayo

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 Delicious Tempeh Salad with {Vegan} Mayo I adapted this recipe from Food.com while looking for different ways to use tempeh. I’ll admit that I’m new to using this nutty brick – high in iron with a protein kick. The texture is … Continue reading

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Berry Grunts

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Berry Grunts  Time: 40 mins                      Serves: 4 individual or one mega monster Berry Filling
 4 cups fresh / frozen blueberries or strawberries ¾ cups raw sugar 1 tbsp. lemon juice … Continue reading

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Tomato Season = Tomato Soup

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Tomato Season = Tomato Soup It’s July, tomato season. All along my street sit grandmothers and farmers with bright red baskets bursting with ripe tomatoes. Selling them by the pound, then quickly replenishing stocks with a never-ending supply from their … Continue reading

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EWG Study: What You Should Buy Organic

The Environmental Working Group (EWG) recently completed its analysis of pesticide residue levels in conventionally-grown (non-organic) produce. From the results of almost 43,000 tests, EWG estimates that consumers could reduce their pesticide exposure by almost 90 percent if they avoid … Continue reading

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Much Ado About Picnics

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Much Ado About Picnics This weekend we were spoiled with beautiful weather and Shakespeare in the park. A perfect formula for some picnic action. In fact, across the two days I attended three picnics! As you can imagine, this called … Continue reading

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