Monthly Archive: January 2014

Food Finds & Favorite Things

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Raw Vegan Cheesecake

It seems like every time I go to the store I find something new! Well something that’s new to me anyway. I like to pop into a grocery store that I don’t normally shop in just to see what they carry verses my regular haunts. Usually I find something interesting which I am happy to …

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Easy Vegan Mexican Casserole & Green Chili Hummus

Easy Mexican Casserole
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On Sunday we had a busy day filled with outdoor chores but I needed a dish to take to a friends for a Mexican themed dinner that night. A quick check with chef Google and I came up with this slow cooker recipe for rice and beans that had great reviews. This would make a …

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Samosa Wraps

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Samosa Wrap

I am so excited to share this recipe for Samosa Wraps! It’s one of those hybrid recipes where I took two recipes that were similar and took elements from both of them that appealed to me to create an easy but tasty entree. A whole wheat wrap is stuffed with Yukon gold potatoes, sweet potatoes, …

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Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

I was inspired by a stuffed acorn squash recipe in the Happy Herbivore Abroad cookbook. I doubled the spices, added garbanzo beans, onions and dried cranberries. These changes gave it a protein and fiber boost and took it from a simple side dish to a delightful entree. We like it so much that I’ve made …

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Curry Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

Stuffed Acorn Squash

One thing I do enjoy about the winter months is the wide variety of winter squash. It’s fairly economical, easy to cook, nutritious and loaded with fiber. Yet the best thing is that it tastes good, is low in calories and quite filling! Oven roasted squash is easy, simple and doesn’t need much adornment to …

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