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  • Vegan Peanut-Butter Cookies
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    Vegan Peanut-Butter Cookies

    Serves: About 14 cookies

    Time: 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    Every once in a while I just crave a peanut-butter cookie. So, it’s the holidays, I’m going to splurge with a couple of these delicious vegan cookies that are super easy to make. You can […]

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  • Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie
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    Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

    Serves: 8-10

    Time: 50 minutes

    Difficulty: medium

    There are many gluten-free and dairy-free (gf/df) recipes out there for pumpkin pies, but few that are also vegan and actually turn out tasting like Grandma’s original recipe with heavy cream, eggs and old school […]

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  • Spicy ‘Vegged-Out’ Black Bean Chili
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    Spicy ‘Vegged-Out’ Black Bean Chili

    Serves: 10-12

    Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

    Difficulty: intermediate

    A sure crowd pleaser, even the meat eaters in our family enjoyed this dinner. Recipe by Jody Pinchin

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  • Garlic Spaghetti Squash With Soy Sausage
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    Garlic Spaghetti Squash With Soy Sausage

    This is a very light and delicious meal. It takes the place of a heavy Italian spaghetti dish. After eating this plant-based recipe, you’ll feel energized and fulfilled. The hardest part is trying to cut […]

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  • Thai Yellow Curry
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    Thai Yellow Curry

    It’s a bit coincidental that I decided to make my dad’s famous Thai Yellow Curry the other night. My father passed away about 11 years ago on Labor Day Weekend. My mother had been married […]

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  • Chinese Salad With Peanut Sauce
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    Chinese Salad With Peanut Sauce

    Serves: 2-4

    Time: 20 minutes

    Difficulty: Easy

    Craving some Chinese food and that yummy peanut sauce? That was the case for me the other day. So I pulled out one of my favorite un-cookbooks, Live Raw by Mimi Kirk. She’s the sweetest […]

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  • How To Make Homemade Almond Milk
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    How To Make Homemade Almond Milk

    Almond milk is a favorite of mine but I had never made it fresh. Someone once asked “how exactly do you milk an almond?” Too cute! Well, here’s how. The recipe comes from our favorite […]

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  • Carrot, Apple, Cucumber Juice
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    Carrot, Apple, Cucumber Juice

    Serves: About 3 glasses

    Time: 15 minutes, including cleaning the juicer!

    Difficulty: Easy!

    Heathy Diet Advisor When you first start juicing, finding the right combinations can be a little tricky. Certain fruits and vegetables might not sound like they’ll create the perfect blend but they do. Other times […]

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Vegan Peanut-Butter Cookies

Vegan Peanut-Butter Cookies

Serves: About 14 cookies

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

Serves: 8-10

Time: 50 minutes

Difficulty: medium

Spicy ‘Vegged-Out’ Black Bean Chili

Spicy ‘Vegged-Out’ Black Bean Chili

Serves: 10-12

Time: 1 hour, 15 minutes

Difficulty: intermediate

Garlic Spaghetti Squash With Soy Sausage
Thai Yellow Curry
Chinese Salad With Peanut Sauce

Chinese Salad With Peanut Sauce

Serves: 2-4

Time: 20 minutes

Difficulty: Easy

How To Make Homemade Almond Milk
Carrot, Apple, Cucumber Juice

Carrot, Apple, Cucumber Juice

Serves: About 3 glasses

Time: 15 minutes, including cleaning the juicer!

Difficulty: Easy!

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