Category Archive: American

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
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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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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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