Monthly Archive: April 2017

Free Party Recipes From Chef AJ!

Chef AJ's
Mexican Lasgana
Nutmeg Notebook

I have been eating a whole food plant based diet for four years and I still agonize over what to make for company. I don’t know why  - but it is what it is! I love Chef AJ’s recipes because they are tried and true recipes. What you may not know is that she puts …

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Watermelon Cake for Birthday Fun!

Watermelon Cake
Nutmeg Notebook

I have come across so many beautiful and interesting ideas on Pinterest. I “pin” many of them but rarely do I get around to actually executing a version of my own. That is until yesterday. I am highly motivated to do things for our granddaughter Alma who turned one year old this week! I saw …

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Oven Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers

Roasted Sweet Mini Peppers
Nutmeg Notebook

I know I am late to the party with oven roasting sweet mini peppers but as they say better late than never! I usually enjoy the mini sweet peppers raw as I love the crunch and the subtle sweetness. Oven roasting them takes them to a whole new level of deliciousness. They become so sweet …

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Bok Choy Fennel Salad

Bok Choy Fennel Salad
Numteg Notebook

This original recipe called for a shredded apple which sounded messy to me so I opted to make little julienne strips instead. My approach was to cut the apple in half, use a melon ball tool to remove the core, slice each half into rounds and then slice each round into sticks. Since I was …

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Tacos with Jicama Tortillas

Lentil Tacos & Jicama Tortillas
Nutmeg Notebook

Once a month we get together for a whole food plant based pot luck with a lovely group of friends. The friendships, conversation and food is fabulous. We always get introduced to some new recipe and get to try some new foods as well. My friend Lorna introduced us to lentil tacos using jicama tortillas! …

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