Category Archive: Blender/Blendtec

Creamy Balsamic Dressing

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Creamy Balsamic Dressing

Salads are a big part of my weekly menu and I’m not talking about little itty – bitty side salads. No I am talking about Big Beautiful Salads – BBS for short! Thankfully hubby Tom also likes these salads and we can make a meal out of them. Like most people we enjoy a creamy …

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Donna’s Vegan Cheeze Sauce

Bean Burrito Bowl
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I am super excited to share this recipe with you all today! In the past two years since moving to a plant based diet I have tried many vegan/plant based cheese sauce recipes. Some of them were down right awful and others were just okay. That all changed when my friend Donna Weifert shared her …

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Sun Dried Tomato Basil Hummus

Sun Dried Tomato & Basil Hummus
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The Farmer’s Market has had the most beautiful basil lately. When I get it home I make a fresh cut on the stems and pop it into a jar of water and leave it on my kitchen counter. It will last about two weeks! I have been using it on my water sauteed veggies to …

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Chocolate Mint Smoothie

Chocolate Mint Smoothie

I have enjoyed so many amazing smoothie recipes on the Green Smoothie Challenge see my last post for all the details. It has my creative juices flowing and I keep having ideas for new flavors. Earlier this week I wanted a chocolate mint smoothie but I didn’t have fresh mint at the time so I …

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Hummus

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Hummus

A delicious, slightly nutty flavored dip perfect for an appetizer, snack or part of a lunch with whole wheat pita bread, pita chips, crudités or spread on a whole wheat wrap or flat bread. Hummus 1 15 ounce can chickpeas (Garbanzo beans), low sodium, drained and rinsed 2-3 Tablespoons lemon juice (start with 2 and add …

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