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Heirloom Tomato & Hummus Challah Sandwich

Heirloom Tomato & Hummus Challah Sandwich

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Posted: March 10, 2012

This is one of my favorite lunches. Usually I make it as an open-faced sandwich so that  I don’t get too much bread. I love challah, light, fresh, soft and yummy. After a workout or […]

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Garden to Table Salad & Avocado Salad Dressing

Garden to Table Salad & Avocado Salad Dressing

From the Garden & Orchard at The Center For Living in Harmony Anna “Naturalista” Allen Harvested and created with Joy on February 25, 2012 Salad Dressing (estimate measurements) Non-garden Ingredients * Always choose organic items from […]

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Vegucated: The Documentary

Vegucated: The Documentary

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Posted: February 28, 2012

What happens when three meat lovers take a challenge to give up all meat and dairy products for six weeks? Can they survive? What do they eat? Will they remain vegan? This documentary explores the […]

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Brown Rice & Veggie Stir Fry

Brown Rice & Veggie Stir Fry

This comes from my Thai father’s kitchen with a few minor modifications. My father used Thai Tiparaos fish sauce which is very salty, albeit good. But it has a strong odor which most Americans aren’t […]

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Fresh Fruit Morning Salad

Fresh Fruit Morning Salad

I had my family over recently for a brunch and this was a huge success. This can be a starter for breakfast or the whole meal. We had some fresh squeezed apple juice and some […]

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Lentils

Lentils

This is an all-time favorite of mine, especially on a cold winter day. It’s hearty yet leaves you satisfied without feeling stuffed. Simple to make, easy to digest, and delicious. Use organic ingredients as much […]

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Tomato, Cucumber, Carrot Juice

Tomato, Cucumber, Carrot Juice

A tasty juice when you’re craving some green but you don’t want to juice lettuce like spinach and kale. Try this one for a little something sweet without a strong sugary flavor. The great thing […]

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Pumpkins, More than just for the Holidays

Pumpkins, More than just for the Holidays

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Posted: November 15, 2011

A pumpkin pie, wrapped in a warm buttery crust, brightens the long, darker days of winter as this attractive dessert graces the holiday table. Prior to big holiday meals, pumpkins first make their appearance at […]

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Veggie Bean & Brown Rice Salad

Veggie Bean & Brown Rice Salad

I love Mexican food but it can be very heavy, fattening, and hard to find entrees that are mostly plant-based meals. But this is one of my absolute favorites. As you can probably tell by […]

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A Gluten-Free Diet Is Not Just Another Fad Diet

A Gluten-Free Diet Is Not Just Another Fad Diet

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Posted: November 3, 2011

I am writing this because I just attended my first brown bag lunch session at the hospital where I work and was nearly blackballed for my audacity to speak out against what the lecturing registered dietitian […]

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