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Lindsay Nixon’s “Harvest Salad” has been my go-to salad recipe this winter since it uses foods that are in season during the colder months. The star ingredient is the sweet potato. I had never really cooked with sweet potatoes before, but this scrumptious veggie has been one of my favorite discoveries since moving to a mostly plant-based eating lifestyle. They are especially good after I’ve roasted them in the oven. While their taste is amazing, sweet potatoes are also just plain good for you. Their natural sugars release slowly into our bloodstream providing a balanced source of energy that does not [...]
Fri, Mar 21, 2014
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My daughter loves to go around the house and pretend she’s eating out of her toys, and afterward saying “yummy.” And that’s the word that sticks out the most for me when I just think about making homemade Chocolate Banana Ice Cream! I consider this treat the plant-based eater’s best kept secret. Think about it—a dessert that’s full of fiber, sweet without any added sugar, smooth like soft serve ice cream without any added fat and chemicals to make it so, and complete with the nutritional benefits of bananas and chocolate—how can you lose? While I am not a nutritionist, I have [...]
Fri, Mar 14, 2014
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I don’t know about you, but wintertime and the colder temperatures outside make me want to cook soup for dinner, and there is nothing like a nutritious broth, teaming with vegetables that you need to eat up in the fridge, along with a hint of international flavoring, that can make a dinner better—health wise and in taste. The secret ingredient that makes this particular soup oh-so-yummy is peanut butter. It may sound odd at first, but I promise this recipe does not disappoint. And what it lacks in “looks,” it more than makes up for in taste and nutrition. I added a [...]
Fri, Mar 07, 2014
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