Category Archive: American

Oat Groats What Are They & How Do You Cook Them?

Just when you think you have tried most of the whole grains and cereals a different one crosses your path. Such is the case with myself and oat groats. Recently my friend  Barbara Whitney suggested that I might enjoy oat groats in place of brown rice in savory dishes. In the past I have made …

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Instant Pot Steamed Vegetables

The Instant Pot pressure cooker is amazing for making, soup, chili, stews, rice and beans. It also can be used to lightly steam vegetables. Did you know you can set it for 0 minutes? That is the perfect amount of time to lightly steam some greens. I even made a video so you could see …

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Plant Based Batch Cooking To Start The Year Off Right!

Happy New Year! What better way to start the New Year then batch cooking and prepping for the week ahead. Since adopting a whole food plant based diet – WFPB – I have found that batch cooking makes my life so much easier. Once a week I spend 4-5 hours cooking and prepping food that …

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Fall Pudding SOS Free

Even though we follow a Whole Food Plant Based lifestyle that doesn’t mean that we can’t enjoy a holiday dessert. Everyone likes dessert and especially at the holidays. That doesn’t mean that you have to give in to overly indulgent unhealthy food that might send you right into The Pleasure Trap and cause you to crave more …

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How To Cut A Fresh Pineapple Quick & Easy

I love fresh pineapple all year long and fortunately we are able to purchase them all year long. I used to dread cutting the pineapple up and sometimes I would cheat and buy the already cut pineapple at Costco or Sams’ Club. But that was so expensive and sometimes the pineapple wasn’t completely ripe so …

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