Category Archive: Quick/Easy

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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How To Make My Big Beautiful Salad – BBS

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Big Beautiful Salad

If you follow me on the Nutmeg Notebook Instagram account or facebook you have seen my photos of what I have dubbed “BBS” – big beautiful salads! Hubby Tom and I love these giant salads that are indeed a full meal. When I first transitioned to a whole food plant based diet I was following …

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Chef AJ’s Holiday Feast Webinar Giveaway!

Creamy Curried Kabocha Squash Soup
Nutmeg Notebook

You are most likely already planning your holiday menu – I know I have been thinking about for at least week. It’s no secret that I am a “foodie!” After all I do have a food/health blog. Just because I transitioned to a whole food plant based lifestyle doesn’t mean I have given up my …

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Easy Whole Food Plant Based Batch Cooking

Batch Cooking
Nutmeg Notebook

When I first transitioned to a plant based diet I felt like it took up so much of my time just to prepare meals! When you aren’t using convenience items, prepared foods or processed foods you are pretty much making everything from scratch. I finally found my groove by simplifying our meals. I save the …

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Watermelon Salad

Chef Aj's Watermelon Salad
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Happy Fourth of July! It’s been crazy busy around here for the past week but I wanted to share this delicious watermelon salad that Chef AJ created. It’s so refreshing and perfect for your backyard BBQ and pot lucks all summer long. It might seem like an unlikely combination but trust me – you are …

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