Category Archive: Quick/Easy

Big Beautiful Chopped Salads

Chopped Salads
Nutmeg Notebook

For months now I have been enjoying big beautiful chopped salads that I lovingly refer to as my BBS. I saw Chef AJ demonstrate how to make one of these chopped salads in a cooking video and once I tried it myself I was hooked! Chopping the salad does something wonderful to the ingredients that …

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Breville Smart Oven Air – No oil Air Frying – Plant Based

Breville Smart Oven Air
Nutmeg Notebook

This past May we purchased the Breville Smart Oven Air – it is an incredible kitchen appliance. It’s a toaster oven on steroids! Seriously this appliance bakes, broils, roasts, reheats, works as a slow cooker, toaster, has a pizza setting, is an air fryer and a dehydrator! It almost sounds too good to be true …

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Fresh Spring Roll Wraps / Gluten Free

Spring Rolls
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One of my favorite summertime lunches is Vietnamese Spring Rolls. They are so refreshing and light because they are not fried. I love the colorful, crunchy fresh vegetables all wrapped up inside a rice paper wrap! They are so easy to make at home and you can use whatever vegetables you happen to have in …

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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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Another Whole Food Plant Based Batch Cooking Day

Batch Cooking
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Yesterday was another batch cooking day. It takes a few hours and lots of dirty dishes but it saves me so much time later in the week. I love having things made ahead so we can easily reheat and eat. It feels so good to fuel our bodies with healthy yet delicious food. Not only …

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