Category Archive: American

Creamy Balsamic Dressing – No Oil

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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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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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Pot Luck Recipes – Vegan Gluten Free and Delicious!

Mediterranean Baked Sweet Potatoes
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Earlier in the week my daughter Katy sent me a link for this recipe and as soon as I looked at it I knew I had to make it ASAP. Holy moly – it’s insanely delicious! I ate it for three meals in a row – yep – that’s how good it is. At first …

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Sweet Potato Pie Pudding

Sweet Potato Pie Pudding
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I don’t know about you but I love sweet potatoes all year long. Of course as soon as fall arrives you start seeing more sweet potato recipes floating around. At our house we enjoy them simply dusted with a little bit of ground cinnamon as a dessert or filled with a smoky lentil chili for …

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Nourish – Love Bowl – Comfort Food

Love Bowl
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This summer ¬†we traveled around the beautiful North West and a bit of Canada. Although we ate a lot of our own food from the cooler I scouted out some wonderful vegan restaurants as well. A common menu item that we encountered again and again was called a “Nourish Bowl or Love Bowl.” The name …

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