Category: Vegan

Red Dried Fruit Chutney

Red Dried Fruit Chutney

[ 4 ] December 14, 2013 |

Today we’re making Red Dried Fruit Chutney. Chutney is a condiment which usually consists of a mix of chopped fruits, vinegar, spices, and sugar cooked into a chunky spread. Most chutneys are on the spicy-hot side, but it’s easy to adjust the heat factor to your liking. This Red Dried Fruit Chutney is not spicy, […]

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Overnight Maple Buckwheat in a Jar

Overnight Maple Buckwheat in a Jar

[ 14 ] December 12, 2013 |

Meet my new morning friend—Overnight Maple Buckwheat in a Jar. Making this filling, nutritious breakfast the night before is an amazing way to start the morning. This recipe gives my body a burst of energy to take on my day. With just a little bit of prep the night before, you’ll love this grab-and-go super […]

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Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash Rings

Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash Rings

[ 4 ] November 23, 2013 |

Food is such a seasonal thing, and even though squash is available in every season, it still reminds me of fall. This recipe for Maple-Roasted Acorn Squash Rings makes an elegant and healthy fall side dish. Acorn squash is easy to recognize; it looks like a giant acorn. It’s one of the most popular winter […]

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Creamy Key Lime Pie Smoothie

Creamy Key Lime Pie Smoothie

[ 3 ] November 14, 2013 |

For a little taste of heaven, you’ve got to try this key lime pie flavor in a smoothie. The creaminess and tart lime flavor of this smoothie really does make you feel like you are drinking a glass of liquefied key lime pie. This is almost dessert. But it’s too healthy for that. And there’s […]

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Apple-Suffed Acorn Squash

Apple-Suffed Acorn Squash

[ 2 ] November 11, 2013 |

This apple stuffed acorn squash recipe makes a delightful side dish. Colorful and tasty. Winter squash come  in many varieties, colors, and sizes. I use butternut squash and acorn squash most frequently because they have a pleasing flavor.  Winter squash are starchy vegetables and tend to range from slightly sweet to fairly sweet. Choose a […]

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No-Bake Protein Goji Berry Granola Bars

No-Bake Protein Goji Berry Granola Bars

[ 3 ] October 28, 2013 |

I almost feel like I’m sharing a big revelation when I tell you about this no-bake recipe for protein goji berry granola bars. These bars only take a few minutes to make, and they’re far, far healthier than store-bought protein bars. Have you ever read the ingredients on a packaged protein bar? Most of them […]

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Slow Cooker Applesauce #SundaySupper

Slow Cooker Applesauce #SundaySupper

[ 45 ] October 20, 2013 |

It’s the time of the year when apples taste so good, and the variety and crisp texture are spectacular. When I found out about this week’s Sunday Supper  theme “Sauce it up,” I knew exactly which recipe to choose. Nothing beats homemade apple sauce. If you’ve never tried it, it’s seriously time because this is […]

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Pumpkin and Berry Muffins

Pumpkin and Berry Muffins

[ 0 ] October 19, 2013 |

  These  pumpkin and berry muffins are  pleasantly spiced. Although there are no eggs or  butter  the muffins are fluffy and have the right amount of lightness. Fall is here. I don’t bake much in the summer; it’s  too hot in Florida. But when comes October, the weather cools down a little bit and we can finally open the windows […]

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Fall Minestrone Soup

Fall Minestrone Soup

[ 2 ] September 29, 2013 |

Fall is here, and even though we are warm in Florida, fall brings back memories of my childhood in Québec. The leaves are turning colors back home, and there’s likely a chill in the air that calls for a good hearty soup. There’s something comforting and satisfying about a good minestrone soup. I was craving […]

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Portobello Mushroom Fajitas

Portobello Mushroom Fajitas

[ 1 ] August 12, 2013 |

Looking for a healthy vegetarian meal, these Portobello Mushrooms fajitas are hearty, satisfying and full of flavors. The fajitas are fairly easy to make. Portobello Mushrooms had flavor and meatiness to a simple vegetarian meal .Rich in antioxidants, portobello mushrooms may help improve immune function. What a great summer dish, fresh and impressive.   Portobello […]

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Quinoa Vegetable Loaf

Quinoa Vegetable Loaf

[ 6 ] July 31, 2013 |

I can spend hours in natural health food stores. They are always filled with intriguing products. What inspires me the most is the variety of grains that they offer, they truly open new horizons for our taste buds. Who says Vegetarian/Vegan has to be boring? This Quinoa Vegetable Loaf is an incredible alternative to the […]

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Watermelon and Berry Popsicles

Watermelon and Berry Popsicles

[ 3 ] July 10, 2013 |

Beat the heat this summer with homemade fruit popsicles. Beautiful and Delicious Healthy Treats, these Watermelon and Berry Popsicles won’t last long. Use dixie cups or popsicle molds. Popsicle molds are available in kitchen supply stores. These are my favorite. Tovolo Groovy Ice Pop Molds, Set of 6, Yellow They are super easy to make at home. […]

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Orzo Salad with Three Peppers and Olives

Orzo Salad with Three Peppers and Olives

[ 3 ] July 5, 2013 |

    This is such a colorful dish it can’t help but be delicious too! It’s great served warm or cold. The orzo salad recipe is written as vegan, but feel free to add some crumbled feta or goat cheese for extra zing. Are you familiar with Cooking Planit? First things first  Cooking Planit  isn’t just […]

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Vegan Granola Bars

Vegan Granola Bars

[ 1 ] June 25, 2013 |

These soft  and satisfying Vegan Granola Bars are just about the most addicting snack you can make. Not too sweet and loaded with healthy ingredients. These granola bars are super easy to make, and can go from ingredients to oven in about twenty, twenty five  minutes.  You can make these completely yours, more sweet, less sweet, and […]

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Cajun Roasted Potatoes

Cajun Roasted Potatoes

[ 2 ] June 9, 2013 |

You can count on the fact that everyone ( almost) loves potatoes, especially when they are roasted up to be creamy and tender inside and crisp and brown on the outside. This is an easy side dish, pairs well with pork, chicken and fish. Any cajun or creole seasoning will work in this recipe. I […]

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Slow Cooker Chickpea Chili

Slow Cooker Chickpea Chili

[ 7 ] May 31, 2013 |

I have  started using my slow cooker more often. It’s convenient ,economic and  ideal to prepare soups, stews,and beans dishes. I can cook dinner while I am at work or out for the day. You won’t miss the meat in this flavorful chickpea chili. This chili is full of flavor and very satisfying. Full of […]

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