Category Archive: American

Instant Pot Wild Rice

Some people think when you adopt a whole food plant based diet that your menu will be limited and your food choices are restrictive. Actually the opposite is true. Suddenly you discover a wide array of new food choices that you never even thought of before. Wild rice is one of my favorite foods now …

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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 friendĀ  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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No Oil French Fries In The Breville Smart Oven Air Fryer

Everyone most likely purchases an air fryer so they can make healthy fries at home – am I right? Come to think of it, I don’t think I have ever met a person who doesn’t like french fries! In an air fryer you can make delicious crispy crunchy fries with out any oil. That is …

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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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